Chris Lane

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Chris Lane

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Chris Lane has been working in reliability and system safety engineering for 26 years. He has worked for IBM, Loral and Lockheed Martin on strategic programs including the Global Positioning System ground system, Air Forces’ Data System Modernization, and more recently on key FAA air traffic management programs. Chris was both the technical lead and manager in Reliability, Maintainability, and Availability (RMA) for the FAA's Display System Replacement (DSR), User Request Evaluation Tool (URET), Host Computer System, En Route Automation and Modernization (ERAM) and Data Comm. In this capacity, Chris led the RMA modeling, Failure Modes Effects Analysis, and hazard analysis efforts to ensuring reliability and operation of safe air traffic control system. Chris has published several papers in the field and has lectured at the University of Maryland on software reliability modeling.

He can be reached via email at chris.lane at

last updated 23 October 2010 - cgr