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This course, and the existing course at TUM, is based on the excellent textbook by Professor and Drs. Krishnamoorthi:

A First Course in Quality Engineering: Integrating Statistical and Management Methods of Quality
K.S. Krishnamoorthi and V. Ram Krishnamoorthi
CRC Press 2012.
ISBN 9781439840344 - CAT # K11869

Students can order online, contact, or call in at 800-272-7737.

K.S. Krishnamoorthi (Textbook AUTHOR)

Dr. K.S. Krishnamoorthi is a Professor of Industrial Engineering in the Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering & Technology Department of Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois.  He has a B.E. in mechanical engineering from University of Madras, India, an M.A. in Statistics and Ph.D. in industrial engineering from the University of Buffalo.  He teaches statistics and quality engineering among other industrial engineering subjects, and conducts research in the area of quality costs, process capability indices, and statistical thinking.  He has provided consulting to several small and large corporations in process and product quality improvement using statistical tools.  His book A First Course in Quality Engineering, in its second edition, has been published by the CRC Press.


V. Ram Krishnamoorthi, M.D., M.P.H. is an Attending Internist at the University of Chicago Medical Center and an Assistant Professor of Medicine of University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.  He obtained a bachelors degree in economics from Princeton University and his M.D. and M.P.H. from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. He is involved in health services research and quality improvement initiatives at the U of C Hospitals, and is interested in problems of quality and access to affordable health care at the national level.