We are pleased to welcome Prof. Jiju Antony and Dr. Hebatallah Shoukry as members of staff at the Smart Systems Group.
Prof. Jiju Antony is recognised worldwide as a leader in quality management and Lean Six Sigma methodology for achieving and sustaining process excellence. He is a Professor of Quality Management in the School of Social Sciences at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland. He is a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society (UK), Fellow of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI), UK, Fellow of the Institute of Operations Management (FIOM), UK, Fellow of the American Society of Quality (FASQ), USA, Fellow of the International Lean Six Sigma Institute (ILSSi), USA and a Fellow of the Institute of the Six Sigma Professionals (ISSP), UK. He is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and has trained over 1400 people as Lean Six Sigma Yellow, Green and Black Belts from over 22 countries representing over 180 organisations in the last 12 years. He has been elected to the International Academy for Quality (IAQ) as an Academician, the first ever elected person from Scotland and 4th in the UK due to his major contributions in the field of quality management. IAQ has so far 84 Academicians from over 40 countries in the world.
Dr. Hebatallah Shoukry was born in Alexandria, Egypt. She received the B.Sc. degree (Hons.) in Electrical Engineering, Communication Department, Alexandria University, Egypt, in 2006, and two M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA, and Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen, Germany, in 2010 and 2013, respectively. She was a Research Assistant with Friedrich-Alexander University, from 2013 to 2014. She pursued her Ph.D. degree with Heriot-Watt University, U.K, in June 2020. Her current research interests include stochastic geometry, analysis of wireless cellular networks, and ad-hoc sensor networks. She is currently an Assistant Professor in School of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS), Heriot-Watt University, U.K., teaching in Graduate Apprenticeship program in Data Science.
We at the Smart Systems Group look forward to working with you both.