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Research in Quality and Reliability linking Science, Engineering and Management Webinar (14 April 2021)

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
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Title: Research in Quality and Reliability linking Science, Engineering and Management
Date: Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Time: 4:00 PM (Malaysian Standard Time)
Speaker: Prof. Min Xie, Chair Professor of Industrial Engineering, City University of Hong Kong


In today’s competitive world, quality and reliability are of increasing importance to both manufacturer and consumer. There are many new research and application problems that have to be dealt with as systems have become more complex. In this talk, we will start with some industrial quality and reliability problems that are studied in our research, and discuss some engineering and managerial decision issues which are the ultimate objective in doing research. Some future and challenging issues in research and applications in quality and reliability engineering and management will also be discussed. Finally, we will also share some experience in publishing the results in reputable international journals.

About Speaker:

Prof. Min Xie completed his undergraduate study and received his MSc in 1984 from Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, and he later received his PhD in 1987 from Linkoping University, Sweden. Dr Xie joined the National University of Singapore in 1991 as one of the first recipients of the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Research Fellowship. After 20 years, he moved to City University of Hong Kong as Chair Professor of Industrial Engineering in 2011. Prof Xie serves as an editor, associate editor and on the editorial board of 20 established international journals. Prof Xie has supervised over 50 PhD students and they hold regular positions in banking, industry and academia in different continents. Prof Xie was elected fellow of IEEE in 2005 for his contribution to software and systems reliability.


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