Salah Haridy, Ph.D.


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Salah Haridy

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"Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army"
Edward Everett

"It is not necessary to change. Survival is not mandatory"Salah-image
W. Edwards Deming



Ø  Date of Birth:           July 24, 1982

Ø  Marital Status:         Married, 2 kids (Omar & Retal)


Areas of Interest

My research focuses on Improving and optimizing manufacturing systems and service sectors using Quality Control, Reliability Analysis, Maintenance Strategies, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Production Management, Computer Numerical Control, Design of Experiments, Statistical Process Control, Data Analytics, Anomaly & Fault Detection Approaches, Healthcare Systems Engineering


Career Snapshot

Ø  Postdoctoral Fellow at Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Ø  Assistant Professor at Benha University, Egypt

Ø  Postdoctoral Research Associate at Northeastern University, USA

Ø  Visiting Scholar at Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg, Germany

Ø  Ph.D. in Systems Engineering and Management, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Ø  M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Benha University, Egypt

Ø  B.Sc. in Manufacturing Engineering, Benha University, Egypt 



Ø  2009-2014:                          Ph.D. (Systems Engineering and Management) form Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

                                                            Thesis: Advanced Attribute Control Charts for Monitoring Manufacturing and Service Industries

                                                           Advisors: Prof. Wu Zhang and Prof. Chen Songlin

Ø  2006-2008:                          Master of Science (Mechanical Engineering) from Benha University, Egypt

                                      Thesis: Univariate and Multivariate Statistical Process Control for Quality Improvement in Sheets Cold Rolling Processes

Ø  2000-2004:                          Bachelor of Science (Manufacturing Engineering) from Benha University, Egypt

                                          Project:  Design and Manufacturing of a 3-Axis CNC Drilling Machine


Industrial Work Experience

Ø  Apr. 2012-Oct. 2012:           Intern with TÜV SÜD PSB Pte. Ltd., Singapore

                            Develeopment of a training program on statistical process control (SPC) including seven QC tools, control charts, process capability and gage repeatability

                            and reproducibility to improve productivity and ensure quality of the current activities

                                                                       Advisor: Dr. Danny Ker

Ø  2006-2008:                          Part-time Consultant with Engineering Consultation Center, Cairo, Egypt

                            3D Modeling and Finite Element Analysis

Ø  Jun. 2004-Dec. 2004:           Quality Engineer with Kuwesna Company for Paper Industry, Kuwesna, Egypt

                            Testing and Continuous Quality Improvement

Ø  Jul. 2003-Oct. 2003:             Intern with ATZ-EVUS Entwicklungszentrum, Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Germany

                            Research on Thermal Spraying and the Development of Processes for Coating Technologies


Academic Work Experience

Ø  Aug. 2016-Present:*            Postdoctoral Fellow with Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA

                                                                   Research on process monitoring, fault detection, and equipment diagnostics for improving reliability

                                                                    Advisor: Prof. Nagi Gebraeel

Ø  Aug. 2014-July 2016:            Assistant Professor with Benha University, Benha, Egypt

                                                                   Teaching, research, mentoring and supervision

Ø  Oct. 2013-July 2014:            Postdoctoral Research Associate with Northeastern University, Boston, USA

                                                                   Research on improving healthcare quality, efficiency, logistics, safety, flow, effectiveness, and access

                                                                    Advisor: Prof. James Benneyan

Ø  June 2013-Sep. 2013:           Visiting Scholar with Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg, Germany

                                                                   Research on process monitoring, control charts for variables & attributes, Markov chain and curtailment

                                                                    Advisor: Prof. Sven Knoth

Ø  2010-2013:                         Teaching Assistant/Lab Instructor with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

                                                                   Quality Engineering, Design of Experiments and Non-Destructive Testing

Ø  2006-2009:                         Assistant Lecturer with Benha University, Egypt

                                                                   Quality Control, Operations Research, Applied Statistical Engineering, Computer Aided Manufacturing and AutoCAD



Referred Journal Articles

Conference Papers and Presentations

Grants & Awards

Ø Richard A. Freund International Scholarship by the American Society for Quality (ASQ)

Ø Mary G. and Joseph Natrella Scholarship by the Quality and Productivity Section of the American Statistical Association (ASA)

Ø Research Grant for Doctoral Candidates and Young Scientists by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Ø Best Track Paper Award by the Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM) Society, 2018.

Ø Research Merit Award by Benha University, 2015.

Ø Grant by the Bernoulli Society, Biometrika, European Mathematical Society and International Mathematical Union

Ø Singapore International Graduate Award by the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)

Ø Practical Training Grant by the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE)

Ø Young Researcher Technology Club Award



Ø International Computer Driving License (ICDL) Certificate

Ø ISO 9001:2008 Interpretation, Documentation & Implementation Training Certificate

Ø ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Interpretation, Documentation & Implementation Training Certificate

Ø Internal Quality Auditor Training Certificate

Ø Understanding of WSH Act, WSH Regulations and Risk Assessment Methodology Training Certificate


Professional Activities


Steering Committee


Ø Bernoulli Society (BS)

Ø American Society for Quality (ASQ)

Ø Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)

Ø International Statistical Institute (ISI)

Ø Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS)

Ø International Association of Engineers (IAENG)

Ø International Society for Business and Industrial Statistics (ISBIS)

Ø European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics (ENBIS)


Computer Skills

Ø Programming Languages:            C and CNC Programming

Ø Softwares / Tools:                        AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, MINITAB, Statgraphics Centurion, SolidWorks (COSMOS Xpress), WinQSB


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