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Stephen is a Senior Member of ASQ, Past Metropolitan Section Chair and is a certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE).

Root Cause Analysis Workshop – April 18th

Learn to significantly reduce the recurrence of quality, safety or environmental problems. Upon completion of this workshop, one will be able to understand selected root cause analysis and corrective action terminology; understand and perform or facilitate root cause analysis using a variety of techniques – e.g., Change Analysis, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, Hazard-Barrier-Effects Analysis, Time-line Analysis, Cause and Effects Analysis.
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March Section Meeting – Joint meeting with NJIT Student Section

photo: NJIT Campus
NJIT Campus Building
The section’s March meeting will be a joint meeting with the NJIT Student Section on March 4, 2013. The program will consist of diner followed by the following short presentations:

  • Welcome by Austin Lin, ASQ Section 300 Chair and 2013 Feigenbaum Medal recepient along with Dr Paul G Ranky, NJIT Professor, ASQ Member (15 mins plus Q/A)
  • Andrew Campbell and Heiko Sieling, Eastern Millwork, Inc., NJ: High Quality, Complex Woodworking Project Challenges and Solutions (30 mins plus Q/A)
  • Yijun Zheng and Paul G Ranky: Towards an Integrated Lean Six-sigma Statistical Methodology and Toolset For Digital Enterprise Improvement (30 mins plus Q/A)
  • Gregory N. Ranky: Sustainability and Energy Independence for the Future: Alternative Nuclear Fusion Approaches (30 mins plus Q/A)
  • Paul G Ranky: Continuous Quality Improvement Opportunities and Challenges for Small, Large and Megacities: a Multimedia Journey Around the World (30 mins plus Q/A)

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Austin Lin awarded the 2013 Feigenbaum Medal

Photo: Austin Lin
Austin Lin
Congratulations to the current NY/NJ Metropolitan Section Chair. ASQ has announced Austin as ASQ’s 2013 Feigenbaum Medal recipient!

In part the citation reads:

“For the interdisciplinary collaborative application of quality methods, both within and beyond the quality profession’s traditional scope, with an emphasis on career development and nurturing the growth of professions’ future leaders.”

Austin will join the growing list of past medal recipients.

The presentation of the medal will take place on Sunday afternoon, May 5th prior to ASQ’s annual business meeting which will take place as part of ASQ’s World Conference on Quality and Improvement to be held at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indianapolis IN May 6 – 8, 2013.

“The Feigenbaum Medal is presented to the individual who is 35 years of age or younger, who has displayed outstanding characteristics of leadership, professionalism, and potential in the field of quality and also whose work has been or, will become of distinct benefit to mankind.”

November Section Meeting – Understanding Graduate Programs in Quality Management

If your interests are to advance your education, this presentation offers insight into the available Graduate Programs in Quality Management/Quality Assurance. Discussed will be the differences between the programs. This presentation is limited to only MS programs in the US, and also will not include certification programs, or those programs with an emphasis on Quality.
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