Advisor: M. Ali Montazer, Professor, Ph.D., University at Buffalo
This 12-credit certificate provides professionals who are interested in advancing their knowledge and skills with the most up-to-date analytic techniques and standards in the areas of quality assurance and control, reliability engineering, and experimental design. The program provides a solid foundation in probability and statistical methods, followed by specialized courses in quality, including the ISO standards; in reliability, including reliability algorithms and models; and in experimental design, including factorial and Taguchi methods. The courses taken for this certificate are applicable toward the M.S. degree in industrial engineering.