Subir Chowdhury ('89) bestowed with prestigious SAE Siegel Humanitarian Award
Yahoo.com (April 14, 2022)
LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The SAE International honored Subir Chowdhury with its prestigious SAE Arnold W. Siegel Humanitarian Award for his pioneering work in the field of Quality Engineering and Management, and outstanding works to promote STEM among the nation's youths and global philanthropic works within educational institutions. Through his work on process improvement with Six Sigma and Design for Six Sigma, and his contributions on the promotion of excellence, Chowdhury has improved the quality of life on a global scale. SAE President Dr. Sri Srinath handed over the award on 5th April 2022 evening at the Garden Theater, Detroit, Michigan.
The SAE Siegel Humanitarian award honors individuals, teams, organizations or entities, both domestic and internationally, whose mobility industry contributions - research or practical application - have created positive, lasting social benefit for humanity. These contributions must have made a significant, positive, multi-generational impact on the world such as, but not limited to mobility safety, the environment, or technologies which have had an extended impact beyond the initial invention. Past recipients include American inventor Dean Kamen, and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Subir Chowdhury is chairman and CEO of ASI Consulting Group, a global leader on strategic initiatives like operational excellence, quality management and engineering consulting, and training. He has been helping his clients in many industries to transform their organizations by embracing quality and develop processes that increased profitability by saving billions of dollars and increase market share. Chowdhury is one of the most influential management thinkers in the World by Thinkers 50 UK. His alma mater, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur established the Subir Chowdhury School of Quality and Reliability, the first of its kind in the world to promote the education and research on quality. The University of California at Berkeley established Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies that champions the study of Bangladesh's cultures, people and history, the first of its kind in the United States. (Read More)