Senthilkumar Thiyagarajan
Graduate Research Assistant, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA

Senthilkumar Thiyagarajan is a current Ph.D. student in Technology Leadership and Innovation Department at Purdue University. He is currently working as a Graduate Research Assistant in PLM (Product Life-cycle Management) Center at Purdue University. He received his Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the Arizona State University and Bachelors degree in Production Engineering from the PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. His research interests include Six Sigma, Supply Chain Management, Lean Management, Agile Manufacturing, Big Data, and Product Life-cycle Management. He has published papers in the proceedings of leading international conferences and has published an article in International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management. He is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and has worked within the Medical Device Industry in the roles of Quality Engineering, Process Improvement and CAPA (Corrective and Preventive Action). 

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Conference Chair's Message

Laura Martin-Samala

Continuous Process Improvement is not just something a Lean Six Sigma (LSS) practitioner helps organizations achieve, but is also a fundamental core competency of their personal make up. That is why  innovative companies are looking for people that use the LSS way of thinking at every level. In this age of “Big Data”, “IOT” and “AI”, ... read more