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Personal Statement

I am a Research Fellow for the Department of Design, Manufacture and Engineering Management (DMEM) and currently fulfil the role of Knowledge Exchange (KE) & Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Coordinator for DMEM.

I am passionate about Operational Excellence and my research and industrial engagement activities are aimed at helping organisations perform better.

Research Interests

  • Product Development
  • Product Optimisation
  • Lean Design
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • Design for Six Sigma
  • Process & Operational Excellence

Teaching Interests

  • Product Development
  • Design Methods
  • Design and Manufacturing Management
  • Project Management
  • Continous Improvement
  • Lean Thinking
  • Lean Six Sigma

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Projects 2006 2020

Research Output 2007 2014

17 Citations (Scopus)

An application of Six Sigma methodology for improving the first pass yield of a grinding process

Gijo, E. V., Antony, J., Kumar, M., McAdam, R. & Hernandez, J. L., 2014, In : Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management. 25, 1, p. 125-135 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Six sigma
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24 Citations (Scopus)

Reducing patient waiting time in a pathology department using the Six Sigma methodology

Gijo, E. V., Antony, J., Hernandez, J. L. & Scaria, J., 2012, In : Leadership in Health Services. 26, 4, p. 253-267 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Total Quality Management

Activities 2010 2018

  • 5 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Organiser of major conference
  • 1 Invited talk

KTP Workshop

Richard Lord (Speaker), Jose Luis Hernandez (Organiser)
10 Jan 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Introduction to Lean, Six Sigma and LSS

Jose Luis Hernandez (Invited speaker)
8 Oct 2014

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk