Lean Thinking is not just for manufacturing. Non-manufacturing operations are becoming the larger part of the global economy; so is the hidden waste in them. This course can benefit both service organizations and manufacturers.
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Hung-Da Wan, Ph.D.
Wan is a core faculty member of the Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Lean Systems (CAMLS), Department of Mechanical Engineering, and the Advanced Manufacturing and Enterprise Engineering master’s program (MS-AMEE) at UTSA. He conducts research and teaches courses and training programs in Lean Six Sigma area and has been an active member of the Operational Excellence (formerly “Lean”) Division of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE).
Wan has received Best Lean Teaching Award of IISE in 2016 and several Best Paper Awards from Engineering Lean & Six Sigma Conference (2019), Lean Systems Track of IISE Conference (2013), and American Society of Engineering Education – Gulf Southwest Annual Conference (2015, 2019). Wan holds a Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech.”
Robert E. Hamm Jr., Ph.D.
Dr. Hamm has led organizations responsible for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of aircraft and support equipment for the Department of the Air Force. Combining over 40 years of hands-on leadership experience, real-world application of lean principles in various organizations and extensive research in leadership, human behavior and organizational culture, Dr. Hamm writes and speaks on the topic of lean thinking and practices for leaders. He holds a BS in Trade and Industrial Education, an MA in Management, and a PhD in Organization and Management.
David “Naks” Bernacki
Bernacki is the Supervisor for Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals (IFF) simulator and academic instructor force, 12th Training Squadron, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. Naks flew the A-10 “Warthog” and T-38 “Talon” aircraft while on active duty in the Air Force for 21 years. He continued his career in Department of Defense Civil Service, training and preparing new pilot graduates for fighter aircraft. In his current role, Naks is responsible for guiding weapon system trainer and academic lesson assets to execute 8.8K sorties and 8.3K flying hours for the $12M IFF program. Naks holds a BS in Psychology, an MAS in Aeronautical Science, and a MAT in Education.