One day seminar on "Reliability Engineering"

Dr. Kazuyuki Suzuki interacting with the participants Mr. R Sivanesan National President felicitating Dr. Kazuyuki Suzuki with a Tanjore Plate Audience during the lecture on Poka Yoke Mr. C V Gowri Sankar, Secretary NIQR Chennai Branch delivering a lecture on Poka Yoke Mr. T. Vinod Kumar, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering introducing the speaker

NIQR Head Quarters organised an one day seminar on "Reliability Engineering" on 3rd Jan 2015 at Hotel Westin Chennai, Velachery, Chennai 600 042 conducted by Dr. Kazuyuki Suzuki. 62 delegates from all over India attended the seminar.

Mr. R. Sivanesan, National President – NIQR and Sr. Vice President - CQ, Ashok Leyland Ltd inaugurated the seminar and delivered the inaugural address.

The overall objective of the programme was to introduce the participant to a revolutionary reliability technique that can dramatically improve reliability right at the design stage, in hours, instead of waiting months and years to confirm unreliability in the field.

Dr. Suzuki covered the following topics enabling all the participants understand the nuances of each topic.

  • Invitation to Reliability Engineering
  • Scheme of Reliability and Measure of Reliability
  • Prevention of Reliability and Safety Problems
  • Methods of Reliability focusing on Prevention

Reliability Data Analysis

The session was very interactive and the enthusiasm of the participants was at its peak during the problem solving in Reliability Data Analysis. Dr. N. Ravichandran, Executive Director – Lucas TVS Ltd delivered the valedictory address. The seminar was coordinated by Dr. V. Swaminathan, National Vice President - NIQR.

Dr. Kazuyuki Suzuki is a Professor at the Dept. of Informatics at the University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo. He has been working on Reliability Engineering and Quality Management for over three decades. He has served as both the president of the Japanese Society for Quality Control (JSQC) in 2010/11 and the president of Reliability Engineering Association of Japan (REAJ) in 2012/13, besides a member of the Deming Prize committee. He has won the Deming Prize for individuals in 2014.

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