About
ASQ-RRD

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ASQ & ASQ-RRD

The ASQ Reliability and Risk Division is the largest group in the world who promote risk analysis and reliability training. We are a volunteer organization focused on providing member benefits, thus advancing risk analysis and reliability engineering globally. We are a major professional association within the framework of the American Society for Quality.

Our members have particular expertise and interest in reliability and related disciplines. Our activities are concerned with reliability, maintainability, quality, safety, and effectiveness of products, processes, and services important to our members and the community at large. Our organization is open to ASQ members.

Everything You Need To Know

We provide you with thorough knowledge and only the best reliability training and education.

Everything You Need To Know

We provide you with thorough knowledge and only the best reliability training and education.

Our Leadership Team

Who We Are

"Our officers and volunteer team."

Our officers are elected by our membership and serve two year terms.  In order for the division to function our officers are supported by a large volunteer operations team.

Rong Pan

CHAIR

Dr. Rong Pan (PhD, Penn State) is the Chair of the ASQ Reliability & Risk Division, has research interests in statistical modeling and data analysis, specifically in the design and analysis of experimental designs, quality and reliability engineering, statistical learning theory, and the development
of digital manufacturing. He is a senior member of ASQ, IISE and IEEE, and a lifetime member of SRE. He is recently serving as the chair of Data Science, Analytics and Engineering (DASE) PhD program.

David Auda

David Auda
CHAIR‐ELECT

David Auda is the Chair-Elect of the ASQ Reliability & Risk Division. He is a certified reliability engineer and quality manager who has worked on new product development in custom instrumentation, medical devices, aerospace, energy and automotive disciplines. David has worked extensively in the area of risk analysis, failure prevention, root cause analysis, problem solving, strategic planning, safety engineering as well as numerous other related disciplines. David has a BSEE from the Rochester Institute of Technology, with honors, Tau Beta Pi, and pursued his master level reliability studies at the RIT Center for Applied Statistics. 

Mohammad Pourgol

SECRETARY

Dr. Mohammad Pourgol is the Secretary of the ASQ Reliability & Risk Division. he is a safety/reliability analyst in multidisciplinary systems analysis with Teradyne and an Associate Professor (adj) of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maryland. Dr. Pourgol is an IEEE Senior Member, ASQ Fellow, and ASME Fellow. Additionally, he is a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Massachusetts and holds certifications as ASQ CRE, CSSBB), and CMQ/OE. Dr. Pourgol has authored over 160 papers in archival journals and peer-reviewed conferences on his research and has been an invited/Keynote Speaker at numerous conferences and webinars.

Active Volunteers

Angleat Shelikoff
Angleat Shelikoff
Marketing Manager
David Auda
David Auda
Webinars Executive Producer, English Webinars Host, Instructor, and RAMS Management Committee
Jim Breneman
Jim Breneman
Newsletter Editor and Instructor
Mohammad Pourgol-Mohammad
Mohammad Pourgol-Mohammad
Newsletter Co-Editor and Instructor
Trevor Mar
Trevor Craney​
Treasurer, RAMS Board of Directors, and Instructor
Pankaj Shrivastava
RAMS Management Committee
Yeshwanth Reddy
Website support and Social Media Manager
Carol Parendo
RAMS Management Committee
JD Solomon
JD Solomon
Instructor
Mindy Hotchkiss
RAMS Board of Directors
Rong Pan
RAMS Management Committee and QE Best Paper Chair
Tim Gaens
Tim Gaens
Webmaster and Social Media Manager
Tamunoteyim "Tammy" Karibo
Website support and Social Media Manager
Our Leadership Team

Join Our Team

"From any geographic location!"

You can volunteer from any geographic location!  Just send us an email at webmaster@asqrd.org and we can get the process started.  

Industry Leaders

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Learn at Your Own Pace

With our recorded webinars.

Professional Certification

Our training material will prepare you for the official certification of ASQ.

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