Gustavo Melo

Gustavo Melo

Before coming to LHP, Gustavo spent 10 years developing, managing, and certifying safety Critical Aircraft Systems including Ice Protection, Cabin Pressurization, Oxygen and Bleed Air Systems. He is well versed Systems Engineering tasks such as Functional Hazard Analysis (FHA), System Safety Assessment, Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Failure Propagation Analysis, System Requirements Specification, and Interface Control Documents, Validation and Verification of Requirements and testing from the component to the integrated levels. Gustavo also has experience in electronics and digital controls. He led an electronic controller project for an aircraft, from the detailed hardware design up to the component qualification testing using DO-160 standard. While working at EMBRAER, Gustavo worked for 2 years as a Designated Engineering Representative (DER) for the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC). Gustavo led his team through innovative initiatives which resulted in patent applications. At LHP, Gustavo manages the LSS engineering team in Michigan and supports training and implementation of Functional Safety for our customers spread across the country.

Recent posts by Gustavo Melo

6 min read

How to Approach Test Requirement Projects with Different Customers

By Gustavo Melo on Oct 27, 2022 3:09:43 PM

Introduction The process of reviewing, writing, managing, and implementing requirements within functional safety is important in the automotive industry. Requirement implementation is especially important for testing-correction-retesting, which ensures validation. When engineers run these tests, they can determine whether these applications are operating within their intended functionality.
Topics: Test Requirements
6 min read

How to Review, Write, Manage, and Implement Test Requirements

By Gustavo Melo on Oct 27, 2022 12:06:23 PM

Introduction The process of reviewing, writing, managing, and implementing requirements within functional safety is important in the automotive industry. Requirement implementation is especially important for testing-correction-retesting, which ensures validation. When engineers run these tests, they can determine whether these applications are operating within their intended functionality.
Topics: Functional Safety Test Requirements
12 min read

What are the key considerations for putting technical safety requirements to work

By Gustavo Melo on Dec 3, 2021 11:27:50 AM

What are the key considerations for putting technical safety requirements to work  
Topics: Functional Safety Technical Requirements
10 min read

How to Write Requirements for Functional Safety

By Gustavo Melo on Nov 29, 2021 5:24:21 PM

How to Write Requirements for Functional Safety     What are the scope and purpose of safety requirements The role of writing requirements in the realm of automotive functional safety is to provide a clear understanding of the needs for implementation, independent of the Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL). It is important to clearly define what is going to be implemented, and how it is going to be implemented. This is accomplished through the creation and use of two key documents that are scoped and tailored to the automotive industry:
Topics: Functional Safety ISO 26262
6 min read

5 AUTOSAR Expectations vs. Reality

By Gustavo Melo on Dec 16, 2020 3:08:26 PM

5 AUTOSAR Expectations vs. Reality
Topics: AUTOSAR
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