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


Community Engagement

To provide high-quality solutions for the improvement of processes in healthcare and public health.

To be the leaders in continuous improvement of health systems in Southwest Michigan.

•     Facility layout (re)design
•     Workstation (re)design
•     Operations analysis/Process improvement
•     Resource planning support tools
•     Personnel scheduling support tools
•     Design and implementation of quality systems
•     Risk identification and analysis
•     Model-based decision support

Analytics tools
•     Statistical data analysis
•     Control charts
•     Multivariate regression models
•     Logistic regression
•     Data mining
•     Design and analysis of experiments
•     Survey design and analysis
•     Computer-based systems simulation
•     Optimization models

Diagnostic tools:
•     Time studies
•     Work sampling / occurrence sampling
•     Process mapping and standardization
•     Survey studies


  • Training on the topics above can also be provided through the HSDSL lab.



Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5336 USA
(269) 276-3350 | (269) 276-3353 Fax

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