Prof.dr. Ronald J.M.M. Does
Ronald J.M.M. Does is professor of Industrial Statistics at the University of Amsterdam since 1991. He received his PhD degree in Mathematics at the University of Leiden in 1982. He was employed as associate professor in Medical Statistics at the University of Maastricht for eight years. In 1989, he moved to Philips Electronics, where he became a Senior Consultant in Industrial Statistics.
In 1994, he founded the Institute for Business and Industrial Statistics at the University of Amsterdam (IBIS UvA). As managing director of IBIS UvA he has worked and is working for a number of large organizations, such as Academic Hospital Groningen, Achmea Pensions, ASM Lithography, DAF Trucks, Douwe Egberts, Fokker Aerostructures, General Electric Plastics, Philips, Red Cross Hospital, Reinier de Graaf Healthcare Group, Stork, Thales and Zwitserleven.
In 2008, he received the William G. Hunter Award from the Statistics Division of the American Society of Quality. He is internationally active in the ASQ, ENBIS and ISBIS. Furthermore, he is a member of the International Academy for Quality and editorial board member of Quality Engineering, International Journal of Lean Six Sigma and Quality Technology & Quantitative Management.
Since 2011, he is also director of the Institute of Executive Programmes of the Amsterdam Business School at the University of Amsterdam.