Dr. Amit Mitra: Professional Services and Grants

  • "Six-Sigma Black Belt" course, with Mark Clark, delivered to professionals from various organizations. Sponsored by the Alabama Technology Network (ATN) and Auburn Technical Assistance Center (ATAC), Auburn University, October, 2015.

  • "Six-Sigma Black Belt" course, with Mark Clark, delivered to professionals from various organizations. Sponsored by ATN/ATAC, Auburn University, September - October, 2014.

  • Presented a series of seminars with Mark Clark on "Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) Certification Review" for Mando Corporation, sponsored by Alabama Technology Network, Auburn University, November, 2013.

  • Session Chair in a session on Service Contracts at the Annual Meeting of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), October 6-9, 2013.

  • "Six-Sigma Black Belt" course, with Mark Clark, delivered to professionals from various organizations. Sponsored by ATN, Auburn University, September - November, 2013.

  • "Six-Sigma Black Belt" course, with Mark Clark, delivered to professionals from Halla Climate Systems Alabama Corporation, Shorter, AL. Sponsored by ATN, Auburn University, February - April, 2012.

  • Decision Sciences Institute - Strategic Planning for International Affairs Committee.  Selected as Committee member (2010-2012) and participated in making recommendations to the Board.

  • Six-Sigma Black Belt course, with Mark Clark, delivered to professionals from Halla Climate Systems Alabama Corporation, Shorter, AL. Sponsored by ATN, Auburn University, February- April, 2012.

  • Six-Sigma Black Belt course, with Mark Clark, delivered to professionals from various organizations, Auburn University. Sponsored by ATN, Auburn University, September - November, 2011.

  • Six-Sigma Plus Black Belt course, with Mark Clark, delivered to professionals from Boise, Inc., Chicago, IL. Sponsored by ATN, Auburn University, August-September, 2010.

  • Sankar, C. (PI), Mitra, A (Co-PI), Raju, P.K. (Co-PI), Mixson, D. (Co-PI). Grant of $408,110 from the U.S. Department of Commerce- Economic Development Administration (EDA), for geospatial mapping of Alabama's coast, September, 2009-September, 2011.

  • Six-Sigma Black Belt course, with Mark Clark, delivered to professionals at Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc., Vance, AL, June-September, 2009.

  • Education Chair, Central Alabama Chapter of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), 1993 - 2009.

  • Session Chair in a session on "Applications of the Lean Approach", Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Baltimore, November 22-25, 2008.

  • Panel discussant in a session on "Importance of Teaching from the Dean's Perspective", Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Baltimore, November 22-25, 2008.

  • "Six Sigma Green Belt Course" - Conducted with Mark Clark, delivered to professionals, sponsored by the Alabama Technology Network, Auburn University, November, 2008.
  • Quality and Productivity - Myths and Realities. Presented to the American Society for Quality, Auburn, AL, July 12, 2007.

  • "Six-Sigma Black Belt Course" - A four-week comprehensive course, spanning four months, delivered to professionals, conducted with Mark Clark, sponsored by the Alabama Technology Network, Auburn University, February - June, 2007.

  • "Six-Sigma Plus Black Belt Course" - A four-week comprehensive course, spanning four months, conducted with Mark Clark, sponsored by the Alabama Technology Network, Auburn University, May-July, 2006. Offered to professionals from Bowater Newsprint, Childersburg, AL.

  • "Six Sigma Plus Black Belt Course" - A four-week comprehensive course, spanning four months, conducted with Mark Clark, sponsored by the Alabama Technology Network, Auburn University, May - June, 2006. Offered at Jackson, AL for Boise Corporation professionals.

  • Failure mode and effects criticality analysis. Presented to the American Society for Quality, Auburn, AL, January 25, 2006.

  • Session Chair, in a session on "Process Monitoring and Diagnosis", Annual Meeting of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, San Francisco, November 13-16, 2005.

  • Quality function deployment. Presented to the American Society for Quality, Auburn, AL, October 19, 2005.

  • Quality costs and the target quality level. Presented to the American Society for Quality, Auburn, AL, April 13, 2005.

  • "Six Sigma Plus Black Belt Course" - A four-week comprehensive course, spanning four months, conducted with Mark Clark, sponsored by the Alabama Technology Network, Auburn University, February - June, 2005. Offered at Bogalusa, Louisiana for Temple Inland professionals from various plants around the country.

  • Presented a series of seminars with Mark Clark on "Six Sigma Plus Black Belt Training," designed for professionals in Boise-Cascade, Jackson, AL, sponsored by the Alabama Technology Network, Auburn University, October 2004 - January, 2005.

  • Presented a series of seminars with Mark Clark on Six Sigma Plus Black Belt Course, sponsored by the Alabama Technology Network, Auburn University, offered at Auburn University and also at Teksid Aluminum Components, Inc., Sylacauga, AL, January - June, 2004.

  • Presented a series of seminars with Mark Clark on Six Sigma Blue Belt Seminars”, special seminars designed for professionals in Wise Alloys, Muscle Shoals, AL, sponsored by the Alabama Technology Network, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, July December, 2003.

  • Presented a series of seminars with Mark Clark on Six Sigma Plus Black Belt Course, sponsored by the Alabama Technology Network, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, May August, 2003.

  • Moderator at a session on “Articulation Issues and the Pre-Professional Core,” Annual Meeting of the Alabama Association for Higher Education in Business, Orange Beach, AL, March 6-7, 2003.
  • Made a presentation on “Standards and Assessment,” Annual Meeting of the Alabama Association for Higher Education in Business (AAHEB), Orange Beach, AL, March 6-7, 2003.

  • Presented a seminar on Basics of Six Sigma, American Society for Quality, Section 1522, Auburn, AL, February 18, 2003.

  • Presented a series of seminars with Mark Clark on Six Sigma Plus Black Belt Course, sponsored by the Alabama Technology Network, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, April - August, 2002.

  • Presented a seminar on Seven Basic Tools for Quality Improvement, American Society for Quality, Section 1522, Auburn, AL, January 28, 2002.

  • Session Chair in a session on Statistical Quality Control, Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, San Francisco, November 17-20, 2001.

  • Presented a series of seminars with Mark Clark on Certified Quality Technician (CQT) Examination Review, sponsored by the Auburn Technical Assistance Center (ATAC), July - October, 2001.

  • Session Chair in a session on Topics on Reliability and Failure Analysis, Joint Statistical Meetings, Atlanta, August 5-9, 2001.

  • Organizer and Session Chair in a paper session on Quality Issues in Manufacturing, INFORMS International Meeting, Maui, Hawaii, June 17-20, 2001.

  • Presented a seminar on Design of Experiments - An Overview, to the local chapter of the American Society for Quality, Auburn, AL, May 2, 2001.

  • Session Chairman in a paper session on "Statistical Decision Making Issues," Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Orlando, November 18-21, 2000.

  • Presented a series of seminars with James N. Hool on "Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) Examination Review," sponsored by the Auburn Technical Assistance Center (ATAC), February-May, 2000.

  • Provide technical assistance on a project on quality control and improvement to Inflation Systems, Inc., LaGrange, GA, sponsored by the Auburn Technical Assistance Center (ATAC), 1999 - 2000.

  • Presented a series of seminars with James N. Hool on "Certified Mechanical Inspector (CMI) and Certified Quality Technician (CQT) Examination Review," sponsored by Auburn Technical Assistance Center (ATAC), August-October, 1999.

  • Session Chair in an invited session on "Warranty and its Impact on the Manufacturer and Consumer," INFORMS Cincinnati, Spring 1999, May 2-5, 1999.

  • Presented a series of seminars with James N. Hool on Basic Statistics, Statistical Process Control and Reliability to Schlumberger Corporation, Tallassee, AL, January - February, 1999.

  • Presented a series of seminars with James N. Hool on Basic Statistics and Statistical Process Control to Schlumberger Corporation, Tallassee, AL, September - December, 1998.

  • Presented a series of seminars on Quality Management Techniques to Sony Magnetic Products Inc. of America, Dothan, AL, June-July, 1998.

  • Presented a series of seminars with James N. Hool on Design of Experiments to Schlumberger Corporation, Tallassee, AL, March-May, 1998.

  • Panel discussant in a session on "Curriculum Issues in Operations Management with International Perspectives", at the First International Conference on Operations and Quantitative Management, Jaipur, India, January 5-8, 1997.

  • Discussant in a paper session on Educational Issues in Management Science at the Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Orlando, November 23-26, 1996.

  • Panel Chair in a paper session on "Strategic Quality Paradigms: Issues, Trends, Impacts, Options and Recommendations for India's Global Competitiveness", at the Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Orlando, November 23-26, 1996.

  • Session Chairman in a paper session on "The Role of the Customer in Quality Management," at the Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Orlando, November 23-26, 1996.

  • Presented a course with James N. Hool on, "Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) Examination Review Course," sponsored by the Center for Management and Executive Development, College of Business, Auburn University, September - December, 1996.

  • Presented a seminar on "Reward and Recognition System for Positive Reinforcement" at the National Conference on Continuous Quality Improvement - The Malcolm Baldrige Award Criteria in Education: Guidelines for Continuous Improvement in Higher Education, October 22-25, 1995, Auburn University.

  • Organized the National Conference on Continuous Quality Improvement-The Malcolm Baldrige Award Criteria in Education: Guidelines for Continuous Improvement in Higher Education, October 22-25, 1995, Auburn University.

  • Presented a seminar on "Total Quality Management - Guidelines to Improvement in Academia", at the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) conference on Continuous Improvement Symposium, October 2-3, 1995, Philadelphia.

  • Session Chairman in a paper session on "Applied Statistics" at the Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Honolulu, Hawaii, November 20-22, 1994.

  • Cluster Chair for the "Warranty Management" cluster at the national INFORMS meeting, Los Angeles, April 23-26, 1995.

  • Presented a seminar on "Statistical Process Control," American Society for Quality Control, Auburn, AL, February 5, 1994.

  • Chairman in a panel session on "Product Warranties: Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice," at the joint national meeting of the Operations Research Society of America and The Institute of Management Sciences, San Francisco, November 1-4, 1992.

  • Session Chairman in a paper session on warranty analysis at the joint national meeting of the Operations Research Society of America and the Institute of Management Sciences, Anaheim, California, November 3-6, 1991.

  • Presented a two-day short course on "Textile Statistical Process Control: By Examples," with Roy M. Broughton, Jr. and Yehia Elmogahzy, sponsored by the Engineering Extension Service, Auburn University, October 17-18, 1990.

  • Presented a course on "SAS and Research Methodology," sponsored by the Center for Management and Executive Development, College of Business, Auburn University, for Alabama Power Company, Birmingham, Alabama, February 5-March 16, 1990.

  • Recipient of a grant of $20,001 from Ace Products, Inc., Lineville, AL, through the Auburn Technical Assistance Center (ATAC), for design and implementation of statistical process control, October 1989-June 1990.

  • Presented a two-day short course on, "Quality Assurance and Statistical Process Control," sponsored by the Center for Management and Executive Development, College of Business, Auburn University, for U.S. Steel Corporation, Birmingham, September 7-8, 1989.

  • Recipient of a grant of $12,693 from Ace Products, Inc., Lineville, AL, for instruction in statistical process control, April-August, 1989.

  • Track Chairman in Quantitative Methods/Statistics/Management Science, Southeast Decision Sciences Institute, Charleston, S.C., February 22-24, 1989.

  • Recipient of a competitive Summer Research Grant of $5000 from the College of Business, Auburn University, 1988.

  • Session Chairman in a paper session on Statistics and Management Science at the Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, November 23-25, 1987.

  • Recipient of a competitive Summer Research Grant of $5000 from the College of Business, Auburn University, 1987.

  • Presented a two-day short course on, "Quality Assurance and Statistical Process Control," sponsored by the Center for Management and Executive Development, College of Business, Auburn University, September 15-16, 1987. Also presented on March 29-30, 1988, and September 13-14, 1989.

  • Presented a two-day short course with James N. Hool on, "Quality Assurance and Statistical Process Control," sponsored by the Office of Continuing Education, College of Business and Engineering Extension Service, College of Engineering, Auburn University, May 21-22, 1985. Also presented on October 29-30, 1986, and May 20-21, 1987.

  • Moderator at a video teleconference on "The Technology of Quality: Theory Sigma," presented by J. Stuart Hunter, sponsored by the Office of Continuing Education and School of Business, Auburn University; American Society for Quality Control, Huntsville Section; NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville; University of Kentucky Continuing Education for Engineers; and the National University Teleconference Network, held at Huntsville, Alabama, November 27, 1984.

  • Session Chairperson at a paper session in Statistical Methodology at the 13th Annual Meeting of the American Institute for Decision Sciences, Boston, November 18-20, 1981.

  • Discussant at a paper session in Applied Statistical Analysis at the 10th Annual Meeting of the American Institute Extension for Decision Sciences, St. Louis, October-November, 1978.

 

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