Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering - Leading Process and Product Improvement

Leonard R.Lamberson, Ph.D.

Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Western Michigan University
E-207 Parkview Campus
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5336
Phone: (269) 276-3367
Email: leonard.lamberson@wmich.edu



 

Publications:

Leonard“Time-to-failure for a “k parallel r-out-of-n” system,” (with E. Kostandyan and A. Houshyar), Systems Simulation and Modelling, Accepted for publication, 2010, Vol. 30, Issue 4, Paper No. 205-5453.

Leonard“Monitoring Manufacturing System Availability,” (with Gary S. Wasserman), International Journal for Production Research, Vol. 39, No. 4, 2001.

Leonard“Bayesian Weibull Reliability Estimation,” (with D.I. DeSouza, Jr.), IIE Transactions, Vol. 27, No. 3, June 1995.

Leonard"Spares Provisioning Under Reliability Growth," (with Gary S. Wasserman), Logistics Spectrum, Vol. 26, No. 4, 1992.

Leonard"Modified Growth Model Improved Spares Management," (with Gary S. Wasserman), Reliability Review, The R&M Engineering Journal, Vol. 12, No. 3, September 1992.


Consulting:

  • Consulting with numerous national companies in areas of Product Reliability and Design of Experiments

Teaching Experience:

  • Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 1989-1999
  • Chairman,Department of Industrial Engineering and operations Research, Wayne State University, 1982-1989
  • Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering and operations Research, Wayne State University, 1970-1981

Awards:

  • Fellow, American Society of Quality Control, 1988
  • Division Award, Quality Control and Reliability Division, Institute of Industrial Engineers, 1985
  • Leadership and Distinguished Service Award, American Society for Quality Control, 1980
  • Craig Award, Outstanding Publication on Automobile Reliability, Automotive Division, American Society for Quality Control, 1978
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, Wayne State University, 1970-1971

Professional Memberships:

  • American Society of Quality Control
 

Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5336 USA
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