Professor, Associate Chair
Department of Mechanical Engineering
A. James Clark School of Engineering
Peter Sandborn is a Professor and an Associate Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maryland. His interests include electronic part obsolescence management (including forecasting, mitigation and refresh planning), prognostics and health management for electronic systems (including optimal application of PHM to systems, and design for availability), technology tradeoff analysis for electronic packaging, parts selection and management for electronic systems, and system lifecycle and risk economics. He has also done work on return on investment, design for availability, and maintenance optimization for wind turbines and wind farms.