Reuel Smith is a post-doctoral associate under the Systems, Risk, and Reliability Analysis (SyRRA) Lab and adjunct faculty at the A.J. Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland College Park. His research areas of study include crack propagation and detection modeling, reliability modeling, and the development of learning tools for reliability engineering courses. He received his PhD in reliability engineering in 2017, one M.S. in mechanical engineering in 2011, another M.S. in aerospace engineering in 2007, and a Bachelor’s degree with Honors in aerospace engineering in 2005; all from the University of Maryland College Park.