ASQ Announces 2022 Fellows
Fellows represent years of dedication to ASQ and practice as a quality professional
Milwaukee, Wis., April 28, 2022 — ASQ has named four members as Fellows for their achievements and contributions to the advancement of quality. ASQ has nearly 500 active Fellows who represent diverse industries on a global scale. Fellow membership status is awarded to individuals who are ASQ members in good standing and meet the following criteria:
- Have at least 15 years of quality-related experience.
- Achieve requirements across six professional categories.
- Are sponsored by peers and endorsed by their ASQ section or division.
- Have been an ASQ Senior member for five years or longer.
The new Fellows will be recognized in a ceremony at ASQ’s World Conference on Quality and Improvement (WCQI) in May, held in Anaheim, Calif.
In alphabetical order, the 2022 Fellows are:
Kaushal Mehta, Reliance Industries Ltd., India – For exemplary achievements and leadership across a broad spectrum of business excellence and quality management areas; for excellence in design and deployment of governance and performance measurement frameworks; and for inspirational commitment to furthering quality thinking and for creating tangible impact through ASQ community activities.
Vic Nanda, Nokia, Ariz. – For exceptional leadership of business transformation, operational excellence, and customer experience turnaround in global organizations; for designing, developing, and deploying Master Black Belt, Lean Six Sigma Champions, and Lean and Kaizen Practitioner certification Programs; and for advancing the quality body of knowledge with scholarly contributions.
Peihua Qiu, University of Florida, Fla. – For fundamental methodological research in quality control and management, for contribution in quality-related education, training and consulting, and for service to the profession as editor and associate editor of quality-related professional journals.
Song Zhou, Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, China – For outstanding contributions in quality education, including ASQ certification promotion and training; for devoted local membership community leadership and management; and for professional competence in quality management in the electronics and semiconductor industry.
ASQ is the leading membership association to help quality professionals achieve their career goals and drive excellence through quality in their organizations and industries.
ASQ provides expertise, knowledge, networks, and solutions to a global membership of over 55,000 individuals spanning more than 130 countries. ASQ was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., USA.