Woodall is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, a Fellow of the American Society for Quality, and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute.
ProcessMiner™ announced today that Professor William H. Woodall has been appointed to the company’s Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Woodall is Professor Emeritus of Statistics at Virginia Tech, a former editor of the Journal of Quality Technology (2001–2003), and was a longtime Associate Editor of Technometrics.
“I am delighted to welcome Bill to our board of advisors,” said Karim Pourak, Co-founder and CEO of ProcessMiner. “He offers an extensive wealth of knowledge and an advantageous background in the process monitoring field. Our board is looking forward to leveraging Bill’s broad experience in statistics and quality along with the insights he will provide as we continue to focus on executing our strategy and delivering value for our clients.”
With the appointment, ProcessMiner’s Advisory Board now comprises four directors, all of whom are external and independent. Woodall joins ProcessMiner Advisory Board members Bill Donges, Managing Director and Founder at PdActive Inc.; Jeff Fulgham, Consulting Executive, Corporate Visions, and President, StrategyH2O; and Chris Luettgen, Professor of the Practice and Associate Director, Georgia Institute of Technology.
“It is exciting to see how ProcessMiner’s turnkey AI technology is delivering higher quality and lower costs across a wide range of industries by enabling autonomous manufacturing,” said Woodall. “I am pleased to join its Scientific Advisory Board, and I look forward to working closely with the ProcessMiner leadership team and its partners to help the company expand upon its strong growth and success.”
Woodall has published well over 150 papers, most on aspects of process monitoring and health-related surveillance. He is the recipient of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Shewhart Medal (2002), the European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics Box Medal (2012), and the ASQ William G. Hunter Award (2019). For individual papers, he and coauthors have received the Jack Youden Prize (1995, 2003), the ASQ Brumbaugh Award (2000, 2006), the Ellis Ott Foundation Award (1987), the Soren Bisgaard Award (2012), the Lloyd S. Nelson Award (2014), and a best paper award from IIE Transactions on Quality and Reliability Engineering (1997).
ProcessMiner remains committed to being the industry-leading autonomous control solution delivering process improvement recommendations and parameter control changes in real-time to the production line. The ProcessMiner AutoPilot platform delivers material reductions in scrap, defects, and errors commonly encountered in complex manufacturing processes.
ABOUT PROCESSMINER: Founded in 2014, the ProcessMiner™ platform predicts problems in real-time using AI within the manufacturing process. The platform is being rapidly adopted by the Tissue and Packaging industries, inclusive of manufacturers in the Pulp, Paper and Plastics industries and pilot projects are underway with water treatment and energy sectors of manufacturing. For more information, visit https://www.processminer.com.
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