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Durward E. Rutledge, P.E.

Mr. Rutledge, President of Integrity Engineering, inc. is a Registered Professional Engineer with degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics from the University of Texas at Arlington. He founded Integrity Engineering to focus on ensuring product, process, and system integrity. Services include: systems engineering; design assessments and analyses; new product design and development; systems integration; patent research and documentation; proposal management, preparation and support; program management; compliance evaluations; test planning and coordination; risk analyses; disaster recovery and contingency plans; environmental compatibility; documentation; operator and technical manuals; industrial design; and, Year 2000 (Y2K)/Century compliance. Experience includes: commercial, consumer, and military projects; telecommunications, inmate telephone systems and jail management systems, construction equipment, manufacturing facilities and plant relocation, RF Internet interfaces, point of sale projects, Kiosk design and build, turn-key proposal and product development efforts, test and evaluation programs, aircraft (rotary and fixed wing) integration, and power plant mechanical systems. Mr. Rutledge was Director of Research and Development and a member of the Advisory Board for American Automation, Inc. He has been granted 3 US patents. Mr. Rutledge was Department Manager of Specialty, Support, and Test Engineering at Electrospace Systems, Inc. (Chrysler, Raytheon E-Systems), where he developed, staffed, and managed several diverse corporate specialty engineering disciplines (e.g., system, product, and facility safety; reliability; human factors); environmental, electromagnetic effects, and qualification test; compliance; systems engineering; structural integrity; mass properties/weight and balance; airworthiness; and configuration management. He helped prepare and present several corporate processes, such as System Design and Analysis, Engineering Processes, Systems Engineering, Configuration Management, Human Factors/Ergonomics, HAZCOM, and System Safety Engineering. He also directed construction and operation of corporate environmental, acoustic, and electromagnetic effects test laboratories, managed over 50 consecutive profitable independent test programs, and provided technical and cost support to over 400 proposals. While at Bell Helicopter Textron, Mr. Rutledge worked on special projects, proposals, and new development efforts, including the NASA/Army Tilt Rotor aircraft program, and establishing the System/Flight Safety Group.

Professional Affiliations include:

National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
Licensed Professional Engineer, Texas (PE)
Registered Engineering Firm, Texas Board of Professional Engineers
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Charter Member, North Texas ASME Electrical and Electronics Packaging Division Technical Chapter (EEPD)
North Texas Chapter Human Factors Society (NTC/HFS)
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE)
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
Richardson (TX) Chamber of Commerce

In addition to numerous industrial and technical short courses, Mr. Rutledge has completed:

"Statistical Process Control" - Southern Methodist University's Center for Statistical Consulting and Research
"Engineer as Manager and Leader" - Texas Tech University's College of Business Administration
"Crash Survival Investigators School" - Arizona State University's College of Engineering and Applied Sciences


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