Robert is the president of Launsby Consulting in Colorado Springs,
Co. Mr. Launsby is the co-author of six books:
-Understanding Industrial Designed Experiments
-Straight Talk on Designed Experiments
-Process Validation for Business Success
-DOE for Injection Molding
-"Engineering Today's Designed Experiments"
-"Design for Six Sigma"
Bob has trained thousands of people
in various techniques including experimental design, process control,
FMEA, concept selection, design control, process validation, fuzzy
control, Design for Six Sigma, and QFD.
James is a graduate of the University of Colorado with a bachelor's
degree in mechanical engineering and has recently completed his
MBA. James has over twelve years of experience in medical product
support and medical injection molding. During that time, he has
successfully applied the theories of decoupled molding, design of
experiments, and statistical process control to injection molding
processes. He was awarded a patent for an insert molded surgical
instrument and has applied for a process patent on a unique insert
molding technique. He regularly consults for the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration on the topics of plastic processes used in medical
devices and process validation for molding and extrusion.
Gary has more than 30 years of engineering, consulting and teaching
experience. Gary earned a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering
from the University of Missouri-Rolla and a M.S. in Applied Statistics
from the University of Northern Colorado. Prior to consulting and
teaching statistical problem solving techniques full time, Gary
was the Quality Director for Maxcor Manufacturing Co.
Richard Discenza, Ph.D.
Richard is the author of nine books in the fields of quality control,
supply chain management and project management. He received an M.B.A.
in Quantitative Methods from Syracuse University as well as a Ph.D.
in Management from the University of Oklahoma. Richard has over
17 years of training experience and is a former Dean of the College
of Business at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. He has
facilitated numerous training courses in Project Management, Six
Sigma and many other fields. He has also had 87 articles published
in various quality magazines.
Dennis has a BS in Chemical Engineering from
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and an MS in Chemical Engineering
from Northeastern University as well as being a Certified Six Sigma
Black Belt. He has over twenty years of experience in engineering
and quality management at both Fortune 500 and pre-IPO companies
including manufacturing experience in semiconductors, lithium ion
batteries, telecommunications, and carbon reinforced composites.
Dennis has applied statistical expertise in Design of Experiments,
Variance Components Analysis, Monte Carlo simulation, SPC, and Inferential
Statistics. He has consulted and led courses in Minitab, Root Cause
and Corrective Action, SPC and Six Sigma.