Hello again Marco.
Thanks for working with me on this to clarify just what you need.
Here are some additional contacts to ISO 9000 and QC specialists in
academia who I trust will meet your criteria (I even included one in
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additional information about the folks listed here, or any additional
contacts. Just post a Request for Clarification, and I'll be happy to
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Best of luck in your dealings with USDA...
McDonough School of Business
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Professor Guerrero-Cusumano?s research interests include: benchmarking
and competitive quality, multivariate methods applied to quality, ISO
9000 certification procedures, international standards, quality
control methods applied to the judicial system, information theory,
quantitative methods applied to Finance (stock diversification,
options and futures markets) and information systems.
Dr. Guerrero-Cusumano is a member of INFORMS, POMS, ASQ and ASA and he
is in the editorial board of ?Benchmarking for Quality Management and
Technology: An International Journal? and in the editorial team of the
?Journal of International Business Study.?
School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology
Dr. Harrison M. Wadsworth is a Professor Emeritus in the School of
Industrial and Systems Engineering at the Georgia Institute of
Technology. He received the Ph.D. in Statistics from Case Western
Reserve University in 1960 and the M.S.I.E. and B.I.E. in Industrial
Engineering from Georgia Tech in 1955 and 1950, respectively. His
research interests are in Statistics, Quality Assurance, and
Reliability. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Ohio and a
Certified Quality Engineer. He is a RAB Certified Quality Systems Lead
Auditor and an AIAG Certified auditor for QS 9000. He is the author of
numerous publications and technical reports and coauthor of the book,
Modern Methods for Quality Control and Improvement, John Wiley & Sons,
1986. He is the editor of the Handbook of Statistical Methods for
Engineers and Scientists. McGraw-Hill, 1990 and 1998, and a former
editor of the Journal of Quality Technology.
Ahmad K. Elshennawy, Ph.D.
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems
University of Central Florida
Research and Teaching Interests
? Quality Management/Systems: ISO 9000, Six Sigma Quality, Lean Six-Sigma
Co-author of: "The Certified Quality Engineer?s Handbook", Second Edition,
Exemplary Service Professor of Engineering Management
Wesley J. Howe School of Technology Management
Stevens Institute of Technology
Director, Engineering Management Program
Professor John Mihalasky has taught Industrial Engineering at Newark
College of Engineering and new Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark,
NJ. Prior to that he has also worked at Westinghouse Electric Corp.,
Lamp Division as an Engineer and Quality Control Manager. In addition
to this he also has experience in Private In-House Consulting and
Independent Contractor-Consulting as Expert Witness.
"ISO 9000: The Latest Wonder Drug To Solve The Quality Problem And
Improve Global Competitiveness?"
Organizing for Product Safety Under ISO-9004,"
Dr. Nael A. Aly
Professor and Chairperson
Department of Management, Operations, and Marketing
Californial State University Stanislaus
Dr. Aly's professional activities are extensive. He is a certified
Quality System Provisional Auditor (ISO 9000 auditor). He is a senior
member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), and a member of
the Institute of Operations Research and the Management Sciences
(INFORMS), American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS),
American Society for Quality Control (ASQC),...
Dr. Aly is considered to be one of the experts in the Quality
Management field. He has an impressive record in designing, conducting
training programs, and consulting in SPC, TQM, and ISO 9000 and its
implementation in manufacturing and service organizations.
College of Business Administration
University of South Florida
Author and co-author of quite a number of papers on ISO 9000
School of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Phone: (518) 276-6852
Fax: (518) 276-8227
Dr. Sullo teaches courses and conducts research in statistics, quality
control and management, and reliability engineering. He has been
involved in training engineers and managers from many organizations
and corporations in industrial statistics and quality management,
especially in the ISO 9000 series of international quality standards.
He has extensive consulting experience in industry and is a member of
ASA, ASQC and the Biometrics Society.
Deborah F. Cook, Associate Professor
Department of Business Information Technology
Virginia Institute of Technology
Phone: 540 231-4847
Deborah F. Cook is Associate Professor of Business Information
Technology. She received the Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from
Texas A&M University, and M.S. in Agricultural Engineering and B.S. in
Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Virginia
Polytechnic Institute and State University.
She has been a senior industrial engineer at Sperry Corporation and an
industrial engineer at Hercules, Inc. Her research interests are in
the areas of quality control for continuous manufacturing processes,
neural network techniques for manufacturing process modeling and
control, and ISO 9000.
Again, let me know if you need anything else.
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