Don Darling

Reliability Engineering Director

Cypress Semiconductor Corp.

Don Darling is reliability engineering director at Cypress Semiconductor. He was formerly reliability engineering director in charge of worldwide customer quality engineering at Spansion. He has been with AMD/Spansion/Cypress since 1985, supporting the microprocessor, interface, network, microcontroller, analog and memory product lines. Prior to that, he held various quality and reliability engineering positions at Honeywell, focusing on raw material analysis, metrology, manufacturing process control, documentation and audit roles in quality engineering and management. He is co-holder of two patents.
Articles by Don Darling
  • Quality and reliability–they’re not the same

    Quality measures the manufacturing process while reliability evaluates the effect of part quality over time. Learn about the units of each and how each measurement contributes to the product performance you seek.