Dr. Mapa Lash is a Professor in Industrial Engineering Technology at Purdue University Northwest (PNW). His undergraduate and graduate degrees are in Chemical Engineering. He has several years’ experience as a Chemical Engineer, Process and Project manager with European and U.S. lead-acid battery manufacturing organizations.
Currently, he is associated with the MS Technology program at PNW and has managed over 30 projects including lean six sigma projects with manufacturing, service industry, and educational institutions. He also teaches undergraduate courses in Operations Management, graduate level Advanced Project Management, Enterprise Quality Management, and Quality Systems. He is an ASQ Certified Black Belt and a Certified Quality Engineer.