Prof. dr. Jeroen de Mast
Jeroen de Mast studied mathematics at Leiden University. In 2002 he defended his PhD thesis Quality Improvement from the Viewpoint of Statistical Method at the University of Amsterdam. He has worked at IBIS UvA since 1998. As consultant and trainer he has worked for ABN AMRO Bank, LG.Philips-Displays, Philips Lighting, Perlos (Fin.), Hueck Folien, United Biscuits, General Electric Plastics, Douwe Egberts, Philips Healthcare, Sensata Technologies, NedTrain, and many more Dutch and international organizations. He is one of the founders of Dommel Valley Platform for Design for Six Sigma and Design for Reliability, focusing on the high-tech industry in Eindhoven Region.
Since 2006 he holds a position as associate professor at the University of Amsterdam, and since 2011 he is professor of industrial statistics in the Faculty of Economics and Business. He is a frequent publisher in the international academic literature on subjects as problem-solving and exploratory data analysis, measurement system analysis, Lean and Six Sigma, and Six Sigma's business economic context. Further, he has co-authored four books about Six Sigma, and publishes frequently in the professional literature.
Jeroen is recipient of the 2005 Brumbaugh Award (ASQ), the 2005 ENBIS Young Statistician Award, the 2007 Nelson Award, and the 2008 Feigenbaum Medal (ASQ). He is section editor of the Encyclopedia of Statistics in Quality and Reliability, conference chair of the Sixth Annual Conference on Business and Industrial Statistics in Wroclaw, member of the editorial board of various academic journals, and has been responsible from 1999 until 2005 for the membership communication and administration of the European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics.