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Douglas Montgomery

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Regents Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 8809
Biography

Regents Professor
Department of Industrial Engineering
Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering

Dr. Montgomery is Regents Professor of Industrial Engineering & Statistics. His research interests are in industrial statistics. He is an author of 16 books and over 180 technical papers. He is a recipient of the Shewhart Medal, the Brumbaugh Award, the Hunter Award, and the Shewell Award, and the Ellis R. Ott Award. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, the American Society for Quality Control, the Royal Statistical Society, the Institute of Industrial Engineers, and an Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute. Expertise Industrial statistics Quality engineering Operations research Education 1969, Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, Virginia Tech
1967, M. S. Industrial Engineering, Virginia Tech
1965, B.S. Industrial Engineering, Virginia Tech
Publications
  • Borror, Connie Margaret, Burdick, Richard K., Montgomery, Douglas C. Analysis of Variance Components in Gauge R&R Studies. Encyclopedia of Statistics in Quality and Reliability (2007).
  • Montgomery, D C, Montgomery, Douglas C, Hubele, N F. Engineering Statistics. (2007).
  • Montgomery, Douglas C, Runger, G C. Applied Statistics and Probability for Engineers, 4th edition. (2007).
  • Montgomery, Douglas C, Runger, George, Hubele, Norma Faris. Engineering Statistics, 4th Edition. (2007).
  • Chatlani, V., Tylavsky, D., Montgomery, Douglas. Statistical Properties of Diversity Factors for Probabilistic Loading of Distribution Transformers. (2007).
  • C Lawson, Douglas Montgomery. Logistic Regression Analysis of Customer Satisfaction Data. Quality and Reliability Engineering International (2006).
  • K Skinner, G Runger, Douglas Montgomery. Process Monitoring for Multiple Count Data Using a Deleted-Y Statistic. Quality Technology and Quantitative Management (2006).
  • K Vadde, V Syrotiuk, Douglas Montgomery. Optimizing Protocol Interaction using Response Surface Methodology. IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (2006).
  • N Kumar, K Kennedy, K Gildersleeve, R Abelson, C Mastrangelo, Douglas Montgomery. A Review of Yield Modeling Techniques for Semiconductor Manufacturing. International Journal of Production Research (2006).
  • S Gupta, Douglas Montgomery, W Woodall. Performance Evaluation of Two Methods for Online Monitoring of Linear calibration Profiles. International Journal of Production Research (2006).
  • S Kowalski, G Vining, Douglas Montgomery, C Borror. Modifying a Central Composite Design to Model the Process Mean and Variance when there are Hard-to-Change factors. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society C (Applied Statistics) (2006).
  • T Robinson, S Wulff, Douglas Montgomery, A Khuri. Robust Parameter Design using Generalized Linear Models. Journal of Quality Technology (2006).
  • Y Park, Douglas Montgomery, John Fowler, Connie Borror. Cost-Constrained G-Efficient Response Surface Designs for Cuboidal Regions. Quality and Reliability Engineering International (2006).
  • Montgomery, Douglas C, Peck, E A, Vining, G G. Introduction to Linear Regression Analysis. (2006).
  • Montgomery, Douglas C, Peck, E A, Vining, G G. Introduction to Linear Regression Analysis. (2006).
  • Goldfarb, H B (Author) ,Montgomery, Douglas C (Author) . Graphical Methods for Comparing Response Surface Designs for Experiments with Mixture Components. Response Surface Methods and Related Topics (2006).
  • Montgomery, Douglas C (Author) ,Jennings, C L (Author) . An Overview of Industrial Screening Experiments. Screening: Methods for Experimentation in Industry, Drug discovery, and Genetics (2006).
  • Lin, Y., Pfund, M., Fowler, John, Montgomery, Douglas. Classification of Parallel Machine Environments under Various Correlation Structures. (2006).
  • A Brombacher, Douglas Montgomery. News from Newcastle: Product Quality from a Customer Perspective (Editorial). Quality and Reliability Engineering International (2005).
  • A Ozol-Godfrey, C Anderson-Cook, C Borror, D Richardson, Y Park, Douglas Montgomery. Prediction Variance Properties of Second-Order Designs for Cuboidal Regions. Journal of Quality Technology (2005).
  • A Ozol-Godfrey, C Anderson-Cook, Douglas Montgomery. Fraction of Design Space Plots for Examining Model Robustness. Journal of Quality Technology (2005).
  • C Borror, R Burdick, Y Park, Douglas Montgomery. Confidence Intervals for Misclassification Rates in a Gauge R&R Study. Journal of Quality Technology (2005).
  • D Drain, C Borror, C Anderson-Cook, Douglas Montgomery. Response Surface Designs for Correlated noise Variables. Journal of Probability and Statistical Science (2005).
  • D Houston, S Ferreira, Douglas Montgomery. Using Unreplicated 2k-p Designs for Characterizing Moderately Dimensioned Deterministic Computer Models. Quality and Reliability Engineering International (2005).
  • D Jearkpaporn, Douglas Montgomery, G Runger, C Borror. Model-Based Process Monitoring using Robust Generalized Linear Models. International Journal of Production Research (2005).
  • D. Jearkpaporn, Douglas Montgomery, George Runger, Connie Borror. Model-Based Process Monitoring using Robust Generalized Linear Models. International Journal of Production Research (2005).
  • Douglas Montgomery. Changing of the Guard (Editorial). Quality and Reliability Engineering International (2005).
  • Douglas Montgomery. Generation III Six Sigma (Editorial). Quality and Reliability Engineering International (2005).
  • Douglas Montgomery, D Holcomb, R Burdick, C Lawson, W Molnau, F Zenzen, C Jennings, H Shah, D Sebert, M Bowser. A University-Based Six-Sigma Program. Quality and Reliability Engineering International (2005).
  • Douglas Montgomery, R Myers, Jr Carter, Vining WH. The Hierarchy Principal in Designed Industrial Experiments. Quality and Reliability Engineering International (2005).
  • G Vining, S Kowalski, Douglas Montgomery. Response Surface Designs Within a Split-Plot Structure. Journal of Quality Technology (2005).
  • H Goldfarb, C Borror, Douglas Montgomery, C Anderson-Cook. Using Genetic Algorithms to Generate Mixture-Process Experimental Designs Involving Control and Noise Variables. Journal of Quality Technology (2005).
  • S Kowalski, C Borror, Douglas Montgomery. A Modified Path of Steepest Ascent for Split-Plot Experiments. Journal of Quality Technology (2005).
  • S Suryanarayanan, Douglas Montgomery, G Heydt. Considerations for Implementing Tag Schedules in Transmission Circuits. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems (2005).
  • S. Mason, John Fowler, W. Carlyle, Douglas Montgomery. Heuristics for Minimizing Total Weighted Tardiness in Complex Job Shops. International Journal of Production Research (2005).
  • Burdick, R K, Borror, C M, Montgomery, Douglas C. Design and Analysis of Gauge R&R Studies: Making Decisions with Confidence Intervals in Random and Mixed ANOVA Models. (2005).
  • Montgomery, Douglas C. Design and Analysis of Experiments. (2005).
  • Montgomery, Douglas C. Introduction to Statistical Quality Control. (2005).
  • Hoskins, D, Colbourn, C, Montgomery, Douglas. Software Performance Testing using Covering Arrays, Efficient Screening Designs with Categorical Factors. (2005).
  • Hines, W W, Montgomery, Douglas C, Goldsman, D M, Borror, C M. Probability and Statistics in Engineering. (2003).
  • C Borror, A Heredia-Langner, Douglas Montgomery. Generalized Linear Models in the Analysis of Industrial Experiments. Journal of Propagations in Probability and Statistics (International Edition) (2002).
  • C Borror, Douglas Montgomery, R Myers. Evaluation of Statistical Designs for Experiments Involving Noise Variables. Journal of Quality Technology (2002).
  • J Fowler, N Phojanamongkolkij, J Cochran, Douglas Montgomery. Optimal Batching in a Wafer Fabrication Facility Using a Multi-product G/G/c Model with Batch Processing. International Journal of Production Research (2002).
  • J Wisnowski, J Simpson, Douglas Montgomery. A Performance Study for Multivariate Location and Shape Estimators. Quality and Reliability Engineering International (2002).
  • K Canter, D Kennedy, J Keats, Douglas Montgomery, W Carlyle. Screening Stochastic Environmental Life Cycle Assessment Inventory Models. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment (2002).
  • Myers, R H, Montgomery, Douglas C. Response Surface Methodology: Process and Product Optimization Using Designed Experiments. (2002).
  • A Heredia-Langner, Douglas Montgomery, G Runger, C Borror, R Post. Performance of Customized Control Charts to Detect Process Disturbances. Quality and Reliability Engineering International (2001).
  • D Houston, S Ferreira, J Collofello, Douglas Montgomery, G Mackulak, D Shunk. Behavorial Characterization: Finding and Using the Influential Factors in Software Process Simulation Models. Journal of Systems and Software (2001).
  • Douglas Montgomery. Opportunities and Challenges for Industrial Statisticians. Journal of Applied Statistics (2001).
  • Douglas Montgomery. The Future of Industrial Statistics. Orion (2001).
  • J Wisnowski, Douglas Montgomery, J Simpson. A Comparative Analysis of Multiple Outlier Detection Procedures in the Linear Regression Model. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis (2001).
  • L Perry, Douglas Montgomery, J Fowler. Partition Experimental Designs for Sequential Processes: Part I - First-Order Models. Quality and Reliability Engineering International (2001).
  • S Lewis, Douglas Montgomery, R Myers. Confidence Interval Coverage for Designed Experiments Analyzed with Generalized Linear Models. Journal of Quality Technology (2001).
  • S Lewis, Douglas Montgomery, R Myers. Examples of Designed Experiments with Nonnormal Responses. Journal of Quality Technology (2001).
  • W Molnau, Douglas Montgomery, G Runger. Statistically Constrained Economic Design of the Multivariate Exponentially Weighted Moving Average Control Chart. Quality and Reliability Engineering International (2001).
  • W Molnau, G Runger, Douglas Montgomery, K Skinner, E Loredo, S Prabhu. A Program for ARL Calculation for Multivariate EWMA Control Charts. Journal of Quality Technology (2001).
  • W Woodall, Douglas Montgomery. Using Ranges to Estimate Variability. Quality Engineering (2001).
  • Montgomery, D, Montgomery, Douglas, Cheng, S, J. Wu, C. Invited discussion of Factor Screening and Response Surface Exploration. (2001).
  • Montgomery, Douglas, Lawson, C, Molnau, W, Elias, R, Hoerl, R. Invited discussion of Six Sigma Black Belts: What Do They Need to Know?. (2001).
  • A Heredia-Langner, E Loredo, Douglas Montgomery, A Griffin. Optimization of a Bonded Leads Process using Statistically Designed Experiments. Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing (2000).
  • B Nelson, Douglas Montgomery, R Elias, E Maass. A Comparison of Several Design Augmentation Strategies. Quality and Reliability Engineering International (2000).
  • C Borror, Douglas Montgomery. Mixed Resolution Designs as Alternatives to Taguchi Inner/Outer Array Designs for Robust Design Problems. Quality and Reliability Engineering International (2000).
  • Douglas Montgomery, J Keats, L Perry, J Thompson, W Messina. Using Statistically Designed Experiments for Process Development and Improvement: An Application in Electronics Manufacturing. Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing (2000).
  • Douglas Montgomery, J Keats, M Yatskievitch, W Messina. Integrating Statistical Process Monitoring with Feedforward Control. Quality and Reliability Engineering International (2000).
  • J O'Neill, C Borror, P Eastman, D Fradkin, M James, A Marks, Douglas Montgomery. Optimal Assignment of Samples to Treatments for Robust Design. Quality and Reliability Engineering International (2000).
  • L Zimmer, Douglas Montgomery, G Runger. Guidelines for the Application of Adaptive Control Charting Schemes. International Journal of Production Research (2000).
  • W Carlyle, Douglas Montgomery, G Runger. Optimization Problems and Methods in Quality Control and Improvement(with Discussion). Journal of Quality Technology (2000).
Research Activity
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 595Continuing Registration
IEE 784Internship
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
IEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 572Design Engineering Experiments
IEE 578Regression Analysis
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 584Internship
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 493Honors Thesis
IEE 572Design Engineering Experiments
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 582Response Surfaces/Process Opt
IEE 584Internship
IEE 585Six Sigma Capstone.
IEE 593Applied Project
IEE 595Continuing Registration
IEE 599Thesis
IEE 672Adv Topics-Experimental Design
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
IEE 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 572Design Engineering Experiments
IEE 578Regression Analysis
IEE 579Time Series Analy/forecasting
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 585Six Sigma Capstone.
IEE 593Applied Project
IEE 595Continuing Registration
IEE 784Internship
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
IEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 572Design Engineering Experiments
IEE 578Regression Analysis
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 584Internship
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 493Honors Thesis
IEE 572Design Engineering Experiments
IEE 578Regression Analysis
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 582Response Surfaces/Process Opt
IEE 584Internship
IEE 585Six Sigma Capstone.
IEE 593Applied Project
IEE 595Continuing Registration
IEE 599Thesis
IEE 790Reading and Conference
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
IEE 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 572Design Engineering Experiments
IEE 579Time Series Analy/forecasting
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 585Six Sigma Capstone.
IEE 593Applied Project
IEE 595Continuing Registration
IEE 784Internship
IEE 790Reading and Conference
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
IEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 572Design Engineering Experiments
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 584Internship
IEE 585Six Sigma Capstone.
IEE 790Reading and Conference
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 493Honors Thesis
IEE 572Design Engineering Experiments
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 582Response Surfaces/Process Opt
IEE 584Internship
IEE 585Six Sigma Capstone.
IEE 590Reading and Conference
IEE 593Applied Project
IEE 595Continuing Registration
IEE 598Special Topics
IEE 599Thesis
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 492Honors Directed Study
IEE 572Design Engineering Experiments
IEE 579Time Series Analy/forecasting
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 585Six Sigma Capstone.
IEE 595Continuing Registration
IEE 672Adv Topics-Experimental Design
IEE 784Internship
IEE 790Reading and Conference
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
IEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 572Design Engineering Experiments
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 584Internship
IEE 585Six Sigma Capstone.
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 381Lean Six Sigma Methodology
IEE 572Design Engineering Experiments
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 582Response Surfaces/Process Opt
IEE 584Internship
IEE 585Six Sigma Capstone.
IEE 590Reading and Conference
IEE 595Continuing Registration
IEE 598Special Topics
IEE 599Thesis
IEE 790Reading and Conference
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
IEE 799Dissertation
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 492Honors Directed Study
IEE 493Honors Thesis
IEE 572Design Engineering Experiments
IEE 579Time Series Analy/forecasting
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 584Internship
IEE 585Six Sigma Capstone.
IEE 590Reading and Conference
IEE 595Continuing Registration
IEE 784Internship
IEE 790Reading and Conference
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
IEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 572Design Engineering Experiments
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 584Internship
IEE 585Six Sigma Capstone.
IEE 590Reading and Conference
IEE 595Continuing Registration
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
IEE 498Pro-Seminar
IEE 572Design Engineering Experiments
IEE 580Practicum
IEE 582Response Surfaces/Process Opt
IEE 585Six Sigma Capstone.
IEE 590Reading and Conference
IEE 593Applied Project
IEE 595Continuing Registration
IEE 598Special Topics
IEE 599Thesis
IEE 790Reading and Conference
IEE 792Research
IEE 795Continuing Registration
IEE 799Dissertation
Presentations
  • Montgomery, Douglas. keynote address: “The Modern Practice of Statistics in Business and Industry”. Swiss Statistics Meeting (Nov 2007).
  • Montgomery, Douglas. Statistics and the Transformation of Science, Business and Industry. International Statistical Institute Meeting (Jan 2006).
  • Lawson, C, Montgomery, Douglas. Business Process Characterization using Categorical data Models. 49th Annual Fall Technical Conference (Oct 2005).
  • Montgomery, Douglas. Criteria for Designing Experiments: Some Practical considerations. Los Alamos National Labs Design and Analysis of Experiments Conference (Oct 2005).
  • Montgomery, Douglas. Some Trends in Six-Sigma Education. 49th Annual Fall Technical Conference (Oct 2005).
  • Montgomery, Douglas. Statistics and the Transformation of Science, Business and Industry. 5th Annual ENBIS Conference (Sep 2005).
  • Montgomery, Douglas, Goldfarb, H. Graphical Methods for the Evaluation of Mixture and Mixture-Process Designs. Joint Statistical Meetings, Session on the 50th anniversary of mixture experiments (Aug 2005).
  • Montgomery, Douglas. Statistics and Statisticians in Today's Business World. Royal Statistical Society Conference on Business Improvement through Statistical Thinking (Apr 2004).
  • Montgomery, Douglas. Some Opportunities and Challenges for Industrial Statisticians. Industrial Statistics in Action 2000 Conference (Sep 2000).
  • Montgomery, Douglas. "A Modern Framework for Enterprise Excellence", Deming Lecture. Joint Statistical Meetings
  • Montgomery, Douglas. “Statistics and Science, Business and Industry”, Invited keynote presentation. JMP Users’ Conference
  • Montgomery, Douglas. “Teaching DOX: Some Adventures and Lessons Learned”, Invited Plenary Presentation. ASA Quality and Productivity Research Conference
Service
  • Graduate Affairs Committee, Member (2005 - Present)
  • Search Committee, member (2005 - Present)
  • International Journal of Six Sigma, Member of the Editorial Board (2005 - Present)
  • Journal of Probability and Statistical Science, Editorial Advisor (2003 - Present)
  • Naval Research Logistics, Associate editor (2003 - Present)
  • Journal of Applied Statistics, Member of the Editorial Board (2002 - Present)
  • International Journal of Production Research, Member of the Editorial Board (2000 - Present)
  • Quality and Reliability Engineering International, Editor (2000 - Present)
  • Total Quality Management, Editorial Board Member (2000 - Present)
  • Dean's Advisory Personnel Committee, Member (1998 - Present)
  • United States Golf Association, Member Techniocal Advisory Board (1998 - Present)
  • Quality Engineering, Editorial Board Member (1997 - Present)
  • Journal of Quality Technology, Member of the Editorial Review Board (1988 - Present)
  • Quality and Reliability Engineering International, Editor (2000 - 2010)
  • Journal of Applied Statistics, Editorial Board Member (2002 - 2010)
  • International Journal of Production Research, Editorial Board Member (2000 - 2010)
  • Journal of Quality Technology, Editorial Board Member (1988 - 2010)
  • American Society for Quality - Brumbaugh Award Committee, Member (1992 - 2009)
  • American Society for Quality Brumbaugh Award Committee, Member (1992 - 2009)
  • American Society for Quality - Publications Management Board, Member (2005 - 2008)
  • American Society for Quality Hunter award Committee, Chair (2006 - 2008)
  • American Society for Quality Publications Management Board, Member (2005 - 2008)
  • Department Personnel Committee, Member (2006 - 2007)
  • American Society for Quality Shewhart medal Committee, Chair (2005 - 2007)