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For more details about Statistics and Reliability Discussion Group Meetings, feel free to contact Dr. John Flaig, Chair of ASQ Silicon Valley Statistics and Reliability group.

Email: johnflaig@yahoo.com,

Applied Technology: http://www.e-AT-USA.com, or http://www.advpst.wordpress.com

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John J. Flaig, Ph.D. is a Fellow of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and is managing director of Applied Technology, a consulting, training, and publishing company (www.e-AT-USA.com). He is Chair of the ASQ’s Statistics and Reliability group and was previously Program Chair for the Silicon Valley ASQ’s Annual Quality Conference, the Scholarship and Awards program, and the Education program. His industry experience spans more than forty-five years where he was employed in everything from small startup operations to some of the largest companies in the world such as Apple, Applied Materials, and Hewlett-Packard. He is Advisor to and Adjunct Professor for the International Technological University. In addition, he is Analytics Advisor to 1factory a Supplier Quality Management software company.

Dr. Flaig has published over twenty peer reviewed research papers in areas such as process capability analysis, adaptive control charts, factor effects analysis and SPC, optimal resource allocation, and supplier management. In addition he has published over seventy Quality Technology related articles in the popular press. He was formerly a member of the Editorial Board of Quality Engineering a journal of the ASQ, and Associate Editor of Quality Technology and Quantitative Management a journal of the International Chinese Association of Quantitative Management.

Dr. Flaig has given lectures and seminars in Europe, Asia and throughout the United States. His special interests are in statistical process control, process capability analysis, supplier management, design of experiments, failure mode and effects analysis, variation analysis, systematic problem solving, causation analysis, and process optimization. He holds a doctorate in engineering and technology management from California Southern University, a master’s degree in mathematics from the University of California, and a bachelor’s degree majoring in mathematics and economics from California State Polytechnic University. Dr. Flaig received the 2012 Distinguished Alumnus Award from Cal Poly’s College of Science.


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