Wadsworth, Harrison 1924-

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WADSWORTH, Harrison 1924-

(Harrison M. Wadsworth, Jr.)

PERSONAL: Born August 20, 1924, in Duluth, MN; son of Harrison M. and Alice D. Wadsworth; married Irene Hawkins, November 16, 1950; children: Harrison M. III, Alice Wadsworth Lunsford. Education: Georgia Institute of Technology, B.I.E., 1950, M.S.I. E., 1955; Case Western Reserve University, Ph.D., 1960. Religion: Episcopal.

ADDRESSES: Home and office—660 Valley Green Dr. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30342; fax: 404-250-1493. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Writer. Union Carbide Corp., quality control engineer, 1954–57; Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, instructor in statistics, 1957–60; Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, professor of industrial and systems engineering, 1960–91, professor emeritus, 1991–; H.M. Wadsworth and Associates, Inc. (management consultants), Atlanta, president, 1991–. Registered professional engineer in Ohio; certified quality engineer and quality systems auditor; International Standards Organization, subcommittee chair; Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award, past examiner and chief examiner; BVQi, contract auditor. Visiting professor at universities in Turkey, China, Lithuania, and Costa Rica; consultant to businesses in Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey, Singapore, Russia, and Lithuania. Military service: U.S. Army, 1943–47, 1950–52.

MEMBER: American Society for Quality Control (fellow; chair of standards committee, 1988–98; chair of Reliability Division, 1995–97; past chair of Quality Management Division), Institute of Industrial Engineers (life member), American Statistical Association (fellow; chair of Atlanta Committee), Sigma Xi, Alpha Pi Mu.

AWARDS, HONORS: American Society for Quality Control, Brumbaugh Award, 1970, Shewhart Medal, 1989, Austin Bonis Award, Howard L. Jones Medal, Distinguished Service Medal, and Fremd-Marshall Award; book of the year award, Institute of Industrial Engineers, 1987, for Modern Methods for Quality Control and Improvement.

WRITINGS:

(With K.S. Stephens and A.B. Godfrey) Modern Methods for Quality Control and Improvement, Wiley (New York, NY), 1986, 2002.

(Editor) Handbook of Statistical Methods for Engineers and Scientists, McGraw-Hill (New York, NY), 1990 and 1998.