Dr. Beth Cudney, associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been elected a 2013 Fellow of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) in recognition of her contributions to quality.
Cudney will be presented with a Fellow pin and honored at the 2014 World Conference on Quality and Improvement in Dallas on May 4, 2014.
The honor is awarded for outstanding leadership, professionalism and exceptional contributions to the advancement of quality and lean in education and the manufacturing industry through the structure, development and design of course content, publication of many papers and editing of the Quality Management Forum.
To be considered by the society examining committee, Fellow candidates must have 15 years of active experience in quality related positions, be a senior member of ASQ in good standing for five consecutive years and have attained distinction in quality-related disciplines. Cudney has an established record of contributions, both to the quality profession and to the society.