By Surojit Mahalanobis
NEW DELHI: Three Indian scientists, two of them NRIs, are among 25 worldover who have been awarded Fellowship for 2012 by the American Society for Quality (ASQ), the world’s most trusted Quality teaching and training house.
The scientists areNebraskaUniversity’s Ram R. Bishu, Ohio-based Dilip Anand Shah, and Mumbai-based Debashish Sarkar. The Indian scientists have meticulously implemented Quality norms in the systems of their organizations leading into prominence. With other 22 scienjtists, they join the elite class of 600 active ASQ fellows who are at work to transform the standard of organizations from very good to excellent in Quality norms.
Prof Ram R. Bishu of the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering atUniversityofNebraska,Lincolnearned the laurel for ongoing training of quality management professionals on topics including statistical process control, Six Sigma, process reengineering through design of experiments, and configuration of quality in information systems. His experience in product and process evaluation and use of sophisticated statistical techniques provide invaluable knowledge to a generation of quality advocates.
Prof Dilip Anand Shah is attached to E=mc3 Solutions inMedinaatOhio,USA. He came to prominence for his sustained contributions to metrology and quality community, with a view to fostering mutual relationships with allied professional organizations. He through his professional art promoted the ASQ’s vision of extension education increasing the Society’s visibility to other organizations and the public.
Prof Debashis Sarkar isAsia’s Service Lean Pioneer and Author. Based in Mumbai, as an individual ASQ member, Prof Sarkar excelled at sustained leadership in service performance improvement. He pioneered the application of lean principles to service organizations inAsia, for development of a model approach to service lean transformation.
ASQ is a not-for-profit non-political professional community of people dedicated to instituting Quality in service, processes and production. Its members are across the organizations and individuals, who share world’s niche best practices to make organizations perform better. (IPA)