Long Beach
CSU Long Beach
CSU Long Beach
Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden

Conference Honoree: Bill Woodall, Professor of Statistics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.  Bill is a prolific researcher of statistical methodology in the area of statistical quality control and improvement, including health-related monitoring and prospective public health surveillance.  He has held editorial positions for the Journal of Quality Technology and Technometrics, and has directed or co-directed dissertation research for 28 Ph.D. students. Bill is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association, the American Society for Quality, and the International Statistical Institute. 

Short Vitae


The 29th Quality and Productivity Research Conference

June 4 - 7, 2012
California State University Long Beach
Long Beach, CA


*** QPRC 2012 Conference Talks***
( zip format, 111.5 MB)

In addition, a short course on SPC methods will be offered Monday, June 4th, 2012.

Conference Flyer

The goal of the conference is to stimulate interdisciplinary research among statisticians, scientists, and engineers in quality and productivity, industrial needs, and the physical and engineering sciences. Statistical issues and research approaches drawn from collaborative research will be highlighted.

If you are interested in helping organize the conference, or want more information about the event, please contact one of us:

Daniel R. Jeske (Conference Chair)
Professor and Chair
Department of Statistics
University of California
Riverside, CA  92521
Email:  daniel.jeske@ucr.edu
Phone:  951-827-3014 

Alan Safer (Local Chair)
Professor and Graduate Statistics Advisor
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
 California State University, Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90840-1001
Email: asafer@csulb.edu