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, 2018 graduates: Jenna Tichon (Ph.D.), Kanika Grover (M.Sc.), Mohammed Kamso (M.Sc.), Inesh Munaweera Arachchilage (M.Sc.), Joynob Siddiqua (M.Sc.), Shamsia Sobhan (M.Sc.).

Important Date

October 3: Fee Payment Deadline Fall Term

Upcoming Seminars

Statistics seminar: Mohammad Jafari Jozani: “Quantile Regression with Nominated Samples: An example in Osteoporosis Analysis” — Thursday, September 27 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar: Yuliya Martsynyuk — Thursday, October 4 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar: Darja Barr: “Evidence Driven Best Practices for Teaching the Mathematical Sciences” — Thursday, October 11 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar: Sherif Sherif: “Sparsity-based image processing” — Thursday, October 18 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Where are they now?

Taraneh Abarin, Ph.D. (2009)

Yanqing Yi, Ph.D. (2008)