Profiles in Reliability – Ramesh Gulati

Ramesh Gulati

Tell us your name
Ramesh Gulati

Where do you live?
Murfreesboro, TN

Tell us about your education background.
Professional certification: PE, CMRP, CMRT, CRE, CRL, CAMA.

Tell us about your professional background.
Over fifty years of diversified experience in people and process improvements in consumer products, process – service and heavy metal industry. Broad background in operations analysis, performance measurement – metrics, plant reliability & maintenance process improvement tools/techniques – CBM/PdM, TPM, RCM etc., and implementation of asset management systems (ISO Certified).
Have been involved in establishing plant equipment reliability program from scratch. Known as “Reliability Sherpa”.

How have you given back to the reliability profession?
Have presented over 100 papers at many conferences such as ASQ, IIE, SMRP, PEMAC, IMC, etc.. Supported development of ISO 55000 standard as a US team member. Supported development of CMRP/CMRT/CRL certification. Heavily involved with societies ASQ, IIE, SMRP etc.. at grass root level.
Teach Maintenance Reliability Best Practices seminars-short courses at the University of Tennessee, University of Wisconsin, Mississippi State etc.
Author of 5 Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Management related books.

What do you enjoy most about reliability?
Writing and teaching Reliability-Asset Management.

What do you do for fun and relaxation?
Read, write about maintenance reliability and watch movies

What is reliability in your own words?
Delivers “Peace of Mind” .  Minimum failures and lower total cost of ownership.

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