Professor Jiju Antony
Professor Jiju Antony is recognised worldwide as a leader in Lean Six Sigma (LSS) methodology for achieving and sustaining process excellence. He is a Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and certified LSS Master Black Belt in the department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi. He has a proven track record for conducting internationally leading research in the field of Quality Management and Lean Six Sigma. Professor Antony has authored over 450 journal, conference and white papers and 12 text books. He has published over 300 papers on Operational Excellence topics alone and is considered to be one of the highest in the world for the number of publications in this discipline according to Google Scholar and Scopus. He has an h-index of 86 according to Google Scholar with a total of over 28000 citations on quality management and operational excellence topics. He is currently serving as the Editor of the International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, Associate Editor of the TQM and Business Excellence Journal, Associate Editor of TQM Journal (Emerald) and Associate Editor of Quality in Education (ASQ). He is serving on the Editorial Board of six international journals. Professor Antony has worked on a number of consultancy projects with several blue chip companies such as Rolls-Royce, Bosch, Siemens, Parker Pen, Siemens, Johnson and Johnson, GE Plastics, Ford, Scottish Power, Tata Motors, Thales, Nokia, Philips, General Electric, NHS, Glasgow City Council, ACCESS, Scottish Water, Police Scotland, University Sectors and a number of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises. Professor Antony is a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, UK; Fellow of the Chartered Quality Institute, UK; Fellow of the Institute of Operations Management, UK; Fellow of the American Society for Quality and Fellow of the Institute of Six Sigma Professionals. He has been elected to the International Academy of Quality as an Academician last year, the first one to be ever elected from Scotland and the fourth from the UK.