|Greetings from the President|
It has been my great pleasure and honor to serve all of you as president of the IIE QCRE Division. I want to take this opportunity to thank all of you for helping us to achieve our goals to better serve the quality and reliability communities.
We have a very motivated and productive team this year. I want to thank Professor Shiyu Zhou for his leadership during 2008-09 and continued support during 2009-10. We were fortunate to have Gregory H. Watson, chairman of Business Excellence Solutions Ltd., and Professor Nagi Gebraeel, Georgia Institute of Technology, on the Board (2008-10). We were also happy to welcome two new board members: Professor Om Yadav, of North Dakota State University and Trevor Craney of Shell Exploration & Production (2009-11). They are bringing their expertise in quality and reliability engineering from both academia and industry to the board. More from the President
|Introducing Your New QCRE Division Board Members:|
Trevor Craney is the reliability team lead for the Shell Exploration & Production unit in Houston, Texas. His areas of expertise are in the practice of statistics, reliability and industrial engineering in a variety of industrial and commercial applications. He holds three masters degrees in these fields in addition to professional certifications in both quality and reliability engineering from ASQ. Trevor has been a senior member of IIE since 2007 and active in QCRE since 2006. He is the editor of the Reliability Review which is published by the ASQ Reliability Division where he has also served as its vice chair for membership. We welcome his applications orientation and believe that his very practical, hands on approach to reliability applications will be most welcome among our members!
Dr. Om Prakash Yadav is an assistant professor of industrial and manufacturing engineering at North Dakota State University in Fargo, N.D. He received his Ph.D. in industrial engineering in 2002 from Wayne State University and he worked briefly with TRW and Ford prior to joining the Adjunct Faculty at the University of Michigan. In 2004, he began a full-time academic career at North Dakota State. Yadav has been an active member of QCRE Division since 2005 and he has delivered papers in the last five IERC conferences. In 2007, he organized and chaired invited sessions in reliability at the IERC in Nashville and in 2009 he was a session chair at the IERC. In addition to IIE, he has been active in the Society of Automotive Engineers, ASQ and SME.