Professor Jiju Antony is recognised worldwide as a leader in Lean Six Sigma (LSS) methodology for achieving and sustaining operational excellence. He is a Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and certified LSS Master Black Belt in the department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi. He has a proven track record for conducting internationally leading research in the field of Quality Management, Continuous Improvement and Operational Excellence.
Professor Antony has authored over 450 journal, conference and white papers and 12 textbooks. He has published over 280 papers on Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma topics and is considered to be one of the highest in the world for the number of Six Sigma publications. He has an h-index of 87 according to Google Scholar with a total of over 28000 citations on quality management and operational excellence topics, the highest in the world. He is currently serving as the Editor of the International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, Associate Editor of the TQM and Business Excellence Journal, Associate Editor of TQM Journal (Emerald) and Associate Editor of Quality in Education (ASQ). He is serving on the Editorial Board of six international journals.
Professor Antony has worked on a number of consultancy projects with several blue-chip companies such as Rolls-Royce, Bosch, Siemens, Parker Pen, Siemens, Johnson and Johnson, GE Plastics, Ford, Scottish Power, Tata Motors, Thales, Nokia, Philips, General Electric, NHS, Glasgow City Council, ACCESS, Scottish Water, Police Scotland, University Sectors and a number of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises. He has successfully supervised more than 15 PhD students and over 250 MSc students.
Professor Antony is a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, UK; Fellow of the Chartered Quality Institute, UK; Fellow of the Institute of Operations Management, UK; Fellow of the American Society for Quality, Fellow of the International Lean Six Sigma Institute and Fellow of the Institute of Six Sigma Professionals. He has been elected to the International Academy of Quality as an Academician last year, the first one ever elected from Scotland and fourth from the UK. He has recently won the lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the field of Lean Six Sigma research from the International Lean Six Sigma Institute and Outstanding Contribution to quality management practice from the leading professional-quality body in the UK (Chartered Quality Institute).