Dr. Andreas Vlahinos is a Principal of Advanced Engineering Solutions. Andreas has concentrated on rapid new product development. He has been instrumental in rapid product development through the implementation of Design For Six Sigma (DFSS) and Computer Aided Concurrent Engineering for several Government agencies and industry partners. He has been Professor of structural engineering at the University of Colorado and he has published over 150 publications in areas of structural dynamics, design optimization and DFSS. He has received the R&D 100 award and several patents. He received his Ph.D. in Engineering Science and Mechanics from Georgia Institute of Technology.