Published: Jan 11, 2008 10:30:40 AM
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Black receives the Lean Division Teaching Award
J Black, professor emeritus in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering has received the Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Lean Concepts by the Lean division of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE). Black was presented with the award in May at the annual IIE conference in Nashville.
Lean concepts lay out a process for improving quality, eliminating waste, reducing time and minimizing cost in order to develop more efficient systems in manufacturing and other processes.