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Ron Kenett Biography

Biography of Ron S. Kenett

Ron S. Kenett, Ph.D. is Chairman of the KPA Group, Senior Research Fellow, the Samuel Neaman Institute, Technion, Haifa and Research Professor at the University of Turin in Italy. He is an applied statistician with recognized contributions to statistical methods and applications in a wide range of domains. He was awarded the 2018 Box Medal by the European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics and the 2013 Greenfield Medalist by the Royal Statistical Society for outstanding contributions to applied statistics. He is Editor in Chief of the Wiley Encyclopedia of Statistics in Quality and Reliability, a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, Past President of the Israeli Statistical Association, Past President and Honorary Member of ENBIS, the European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics. As a Professor of Management, at the State University of New York, he was awarded the General Electric Quality Management Fellowship. For nine years he served as Director of Statistical Methods for Tadiran Telecommunications Corporation and, previously, as researcher at Bell Laboratories in New Jersey. His 200 publications are on topics in Industry 4.0 analytics, data science, industrial statistics, biostatistics, process control, design of experiment, customer surveys and quality management. Ron is author co-editor of 14 books including Systems Engineering in the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Big Data, Novel Technologies, and Modern Systems Engineering, John Wiley and Sons, 2020, The Real Work of Data Science: Turning data into information, better decisions, and stronger organizations, John Wiley and Sons, 2019, Analytic Methods in Systems and Software Testing, John Wiley and Sons, 2018, Modern Industrial Statistics: with applications in R, MINITAB and JMP, 2nd edition, John Wiley and Sons, 2014, Statistical Methods in Healthcare, John Wiley and Sons, 2012, Modern Analysis of Customer Surveys with Applications using R (with S. Salini), John Wiley and Sons, 2011, Process Improvement and CMMI for Systems and Software, Taylor and Francis Auerbach publications, 2010, Operational Risk Management: A Practical Approach to Intelligent Data Analysis John Wiley and Sons, 2010 Software Process Quality: Management and Control Marcel Dekker Inc., 1999, Modern Industrial Statistics: Design and Control of Quality and Reliability Duxbury Press, 1998. Ron's Ph.D. is in Mathematics from the Weizmann Institute of Science. A partial list of companies he has consulted for includes: Intel, AT&T, AVX, EMC, National Semiconductors, Motorola, Dun & Bradstreet, Tadiran, Applied Materials, Israel Aircraft Industries, Amdocs, Nice, Teva, Perrigo and Roche. For an interview with Professor Kenett on his career in statistics click here, and for a video interview click here.

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