First IEOM Global Lean Six Sigma
Speaker Registration: https://www.xcdsystem.com/IEOM/attendee/index.cfm?ID=Ql0Fn1s
IEOM Lean Six Sigma focuses on best practices. It includes the following areas but not limited to:
- Continuous Improvement
- Deming’s Plan-Do-Check-Act
- Design for six sigma
- Lean Enterprise
- Lean Production
- Lean Thinking
- Pull Production Systems
- Six Sigma in Offices
- Six Sigma in Services
- Structured Problem Solving
- Takt time
- The Toyota Way
- Value Stream Mapping
- Waste Elimination
- or similar topics
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All speakers need to register and pay the registration fee.
Lean Six Sigma I – Plenary
Tuesday, April 4, 2023 – 2:00 – 3:45 pm – Room 2 (Virtual)
Session Chair: Dr. Qipeng Phil Zheng
2:00 – 2:20 pm, Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Dr. Sushanta Tripathy, PhD (Industrial Engineering, IIT, Kharagpur)
Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering
Program Chair, Supply Chain Management
Program Head, Industrial Engineering
KIIT Deemed to be University
Dr Sushanta Tripathy is a techno-commercial professional with a good administration experience, exposed in the field of teaching/research on supply chain, operations management for more than three decades, including a foreign assignment as assistant professor in Industrial engineering department at Mekelle University, Ethiopia for two years. Currently, he is a Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering in KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India, where in addition to teaching, research and administrative jobs he is also actively involved in organizing seminars, conferences and other academic and non-academic events. . He has written one book titled Production and Operations Management published by Scitech Publications, Chennai which is a reference book for the management students under Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) curriculum. He has published more than hundred papers in Scopus indexed high repute international journals, i.e International Journal of Production Research, Research in Transportation Economics, IEEE Journal of Industrial Engineering, Sustainable Production and Consumption, Journal of Modelling in Management, Management Decision, Sustainability, International journal of Procurement Management, International Journal of Business Excellence and many more. He is also the reviewer of many repute International journals. He has received best researcher award in COSMIC-2018, AETM-2017,AETM-2015, IRTD-2014. He is the chief editor of International Journal of Research in Mechanical Engineering & Technology (IJRMET) and editorial board member of various international journals, i,e International Journal of Research in Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering, International Journal of Research in Computer Science and Electronic Engineering, American Journal of Industrial Engineering,International Journal of Education and Applied Research. Presently, he is working in the various areas of Industrial Engineering areas (Supply Chain Management, Quality Management, Sustainability, Re-manufacturing, multivariate analysis & data modeling, service operations management, and productivity management). Five PhD students have already awarded under his guidance and Four PhD students are currently working under his supervision. He is a fellow of Institution of Engineers (India) and life member of IET.
2:20 – 2:40 pm, Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Dr. Suraj Kumar Mukti
Department of Mechanical Engineering
National Institute of Technology
Dr. Suraj Kumar Mukti is working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Raipur, India. He has completed his Ph.D. research work in Management at his own institute i.e., NIT Raipur under the supervision of Dr. A. M. Rawani, Ex-Director and Professor at NIT Raipur. His fields of interest are Industrial Engineering & Management, Enterprise Resource Planning, Management Information System, Knowledge Management, e-Waste Management and Technology Management.
In institutional level Dr. Suraj Kumar Mukti is taking care of various vital Committees, Institutional Start-up Cell, Anti-Ragging Committee, In-Charge Mechanical Engineering Departmental Library and Training Cell (Internal) under Career Development Centre at NIT Raipur presently. In Departmental level Dr. Suraj Kumar Mukti is handling the responsibility of Faculty In-Charge, Departmental library, Faculty In-charge and faculty advisor of B. Tech second year.
Dr Suraj Kumar Mukti is supervising various Ph.D., M. Tech. and B. Tech. Scholars and known as renowned Ph.D. thesis evaluator and research paper reviver in his field. He has teaching and research experience of more than 22 years and also served as an Engineer at Chhattisgarh Electricity Board, in State Government. He has published, more than 40 papers in reputed journals and attended & presented research papers in many important International Conference within the country and abroad as well.
Dr Suraj Kumar Mukti is handling the sponsored project by Science and Engineering Research board (SERB), DST, Govt. of India and got published 2 patents recently from government of India. He has organized many short-term training programs, delivered expert talks, taken technical sessions and handled other important events at his own and other institutes as well. Dr. Suraj Kumar Mukti has authored 4 books viz. Customer Relationship Management: A Management Perspective, Execution of ERP system: A Case Study Approach, Knowledge Management: Implementation Methods and Strategies and Industry 4.0: Advances and Applications.
2:40 – 3:00 pm, Tuesday, April 4, 2023
CEO and Founder
Detroit, Michigan, USA
Daniel Hodges is a Mechatronics Engineer. He is the Founder and CEO of Meknology LLC, a two year old tech startup focused on creating technical solutions centered around issues of sustainability and social justice. Currently, Meknology is ambitiously approaching issues of wastewater treatment and water scarcity with it’s new and innovative approach to vacuum distillation. It involves the use of a proprietary architecture and smart energy management with hybrid and full renewable energy power sources. He received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from MSU and his Master of Science in Mechatronic and Robotic Engineering from Lawrence Technological University. Daniel’s professional and technical experiences includes product design, project management, process development, test planning, marketing studies, customer engagement, and equipment design and build in the automotive, appliance, plumbing, nuclear and aerospace industries. His innovative and entrepreneurial nature has led to many commercialized new patent protected products for many clients and Meknology’s own water purification technology.
3:00 – 3:20 pm, Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Process Engineer – Toyota Boshoku South Africa
BTECH: Industrial Engineering (Cum Laude & Deans Merit 2020)
Masters student: Durban University of technology
Durban, South Africa
Prenisha Govender is a process engineer at the worldwide automotive company, TOYOTA BOSHOKU SOUTH AFRICA, an automotive manufacturer situated in Durban. She has completed her Diploma and her Bachelor of technology in Industrial Engineering from the Durban University of Technology. She is also currently completing her Masters in Industrial Engineering with the thesis based on her years of experience with the Toyota Production Systems. Upon graduating with her BTECH in Industrial Engineering, she has also obtained Cum Laude and Deans Merits award of her year of completion. She has also written a paper on the use of Kaizen principle and line balancing technique that was presented at the 33rd South African Institute of Industrial Engineering conference that took place in October 2022. This Journal paper was then also published in the South African Journal of Industrial Engineering special edition where it was published in the world of industrial engineering. Her research interests are Toyota Production Systems, Lean manufacturing, optimization and Kaizen. She has also represented the Durban University of Technology at the 13th International Conference in industrial engineering and operations management in Manila, Philippines.
3:20 – 3:40 pm, Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Dr. Qipeng Phil Zheng
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems
College of Engineering and Computer Science
University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL 32816, USA
Dr. Qipeng Phil Zheng is an Associate Professor and the graduate coordinator in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems, and the director or Applied Operations Research Lab at University of Central Florida. He is also the Editor-In-Chief of Energy Systems, a Spring Nature journal. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering at University of Florida.
He has worked in the fields of stochastic programming, network optimization, integer programming, applied game theory, and applications in a variety of areas, such as energy systems, transportation planning, production planning, sustainability, supply chain management, water-food-energy nexus, Artificial Intelligence and applications (e.g., social media, predictive maintenance), among many others. He has published more than 40 articles in various high-quality journals, including flagship journals in Industrial & Systems Engineering (IISE Transactions), Power Systems (IEEE Trans on Power Systems), European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, etc.
His research has been supported by various federal funding agencies, such as National Science Foundation, Air Force Research Labs, Department of Energy, NASA, NAWCAD, etc.
Lean Six Sigma II – Plenary
Tuesday, April 4, 2023 – 4:00 – 5:45 pm
Room 2 (Virtual)
4:00 – 4:20 pm, Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Dr. Milad Talebzadehhosseini
Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Data Science and Business Analytics
Florida Polytechnic University
Lakeland, Florida, USA
Dr. Milad Talebzadehhosseini joined Florida Polytechnic University as a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Data Science and Business Analytics in August 2022. Before joining Florida Poly, he was a post-doctoral scholar at the University of Central Florida. Talebzadehhosseini received his Ph.D. in industrial engineering from the University of Central Florida in December 2021. His research mainly focuses on the applications of network science and data science techniques in the areas of sustainability, supply chain management, economic complexity, economic development, and green economic development.
4:20 – 4:40 pm, Tuesday, April 4, 2023
James J. Cochran, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research, Professor of Statistics, and Rogers-Spivey Fellow
University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
James J. Cochran has been a Visiting Scholar with Stanford University, the University of South Africa, the Universidad de Talca, and Pôle Universitaire Léonard De Vinci. He has published over forty articles in peer-reviewed academic journals and seven textbooks, and he has served as a consultant for many companies, government agencies, and NPOs. Professor Cochran was a founding co-chair of Statistics Without Borders, and he established the annual INFORMS/IFORS International Education Workshop series and has co-chaired workshops through this initiative in Uruguay, South Africa, Colombia, India, Argentina, Kenya, Cameroon, Croatia, Cuba, Mongolia, and Moldova. In 2006 Professor Cochran was elected to the International Statistics Institute, in 2008 he received the INFORMS Prize for the Teaching of OR/MS Practice, and in 2010 he received the Mu Sigma Rho Statistical Education Award. In 2011 Professor Cochran was named a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, in 2014 he received the Founders Award from the American Statistical Association, and in 2015 he received the Karl E. Peace Award for Outstanding Statistical Contributions for the Betterment of Society. In 2017 he received the Waller Distinguished Teaching Career Award and was named a Fellow of INFORMS, and in 2018 he received INFORMS President’s Award.
4:40 – 5:20 pm, Tuesday, April 4, 2023
President & CTO
Enterprise Transformation Excellence
New York, United States
Donald Kuk is an innovative, multiple industry award winning Global Enterprise Transformation, Intelligent Automation, and Operational Excellence Senior Executive with 20 plus years of delivering record setting top line growth, customer and employee satisfaction, and margin improvement leading rapid Enterprise Transformation, Intelligent Automation, and Turnaround and Recovery for the world’s most highly regarded manufacturing, retail and central banking, insurance, technology, health care and health sciences industry leaders. Mr. Kuk is highly regarded for his use of advanced Lean Six Sigma Based Analytics and compassionate Leadership to deliver dramatic global improvement for Fortune 10 companies and nations alike.