Smiley Cheng
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Professor Emeritus

Research Interests

statistical quality control, total quality management, order statistics, statistical inference, probability, lotteries

Recent Publications

  • Cheng, S.W. and Mao, H. (2011). The Economic Deign of the Multivariate MSE Control Chart. Quality Technology and Quantitative Management 8 (2), 75–85.
  • Cheng, S. W., Yang, S.-F., Cheng, T.-C. and Hung, Y.-C. (2011). A New Chart for Monitoring Service Process Mean. Quality & Reliability Engineering International.
  • Cheng, S. W., Yang, S.-F., Hung, Y.-C., Cheng, T.-C. and Tsai, W.-C. (2011). Monitoring Process Mean with a New EWMA Control Chart. Production Journal, Brazil.
  • Cheng, S. W. and Mao, H. (2010). The Economic Design of the MSE Chart. Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation 39 (1), 1-11.
  • Cheng, S.W. and Mao, H. (2010). The Economic Deign of the Multivariate MSE Control Chart. Quality Technology and Quantitative Management 7. To appear.

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Biography

B.Sc. (Mathematics), M.A. (Statistics) Ph.D. (Statistics) and P.Stat, (Professional Statistician). Past President, President, and President-Elect, Business and Industrial Statistics Section, Statistical Society of Canada; Past President of the International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) and the Managing Editor of Statistica Sinica. Currently an Associate Editor or a member of Editorial Board of 5 reputable journals, and Executive Editor, Journal of Quality Technology and Quantitative Management. In the past 20 years I have teamed with my colleagues in giving more than 80 workshops in Quality Improvement, Statistical Process Control, and Total Quality Management for over 20 companies and organizations in Manitoba. I was an invited speaker at the 1993 World Quality Congress in Helsinki and at the 1994 Joint Statistical Meeting in Toronto. I received Dr. and Mrs. R. Campbell Outreach Award; Merit Award in Service from U of M; and Distinguished Service Award from ICSA. I am a Fellow of American Statistical Association; a member of Statistical Society of Canada, American Statistical Association, and the ICSA; a senior member of American Society for Quality; and an elected member of International Statistical Institute.

Graduations

Congratulations to our October, 2017 graduate: Bo Yun Min (M.Sc.).

Upcoming Exams

STAT 1000 Midterm
Monday, October 30 at 5:30 p.m.

STAT 2000 Midterm
Wednesday, November 1 at 5:30 p.m.

Upcoming Seminars

PIMS lecture: Melania Alvarez — Thursday, October 26 at 4 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

Statistics seminar: Paul Gustafson — Thursday, November 9 at 2:45 p.m., 301 Biological Sciences.

Statistics seminar: Miroslaw Pavlak — Thursday, November 23 at 2:45 p.m., 301 Biological Sciences.

PIMS lecture: Anthony Bonato — Thursday, November 30 at 4 p.m., Robert Schultz Theatre.

Where are they now?

Robert I. Rollwagen, M.Sc (1974)

You Liang, Ph.D. (2015)