Dr. Andy Pandian on SVSU ASQ Student Section Mar 27

The SVSU Student ASQ Section Welcomes you!

 When:  Weds, March 27, 2019

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Where: Pierce Road Bar and Grill

2903 Pierce Road, Saginaw, MI  48640

PH:  989-401-3590

Earn 0.5 RU’s (new higher level of RU’s)


About the Speakers and Meeting Topic: (0.4RU’s)

Please RSVP by replying to this email or email: blovesf@sbcglobal.net

Dr. Andy Pandian who is the faculty adviser for the SVSU ASQ Student Chapter will present on their activities and officers along with their efforts to boost student membership.

Dr. Andy Pandian is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Saginaw Valley State University, Michigan, USA and Director of B.S. in Engineering Technology Management program. He earned his B.Eng. & M. Eng. Degree in Mech. Eng. from University of Madras, Chennai, India, and M.S. Degree in Mech. Eng. from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA and D. Eng., Degree in Manufacturing Systems from Lawrence Technological University, South field, MI, USA. He has wealth of advance manufacturing experience in automotive BIW tooling design and manufacturing having worked for Chrysler Corporation for more than 13 years.  He served as the ISO 9000 internal auditor for the Minivan Platform at Chrysler .  He has taught several mechanical and manufacturing engineering courses at University of Wisconsin-Stout and at SVSU. His research interests include 3D printing, Simulation, DOE, Robotics, Machine Vision,  ARMA and ANN.  He has presented/published more than 20 research articles/papers. He is a member of ASQ, ASEE, and IEOM. He is also the member of the editorial advisory board for the International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management. He is also the paper reviewer for many International Journals.

 Pre-Meeting Topic: (0.1 RU’s) – TBD

$ 13.00 for members

$ 15.00 for non-members

 *ALL SVSU Students are free

**Special unemployed rate of $10.

We encourage students from all areas to attend!

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Where: Pierce Road Bar & Grill

2903 Pierce Road, Saginaw, MI, PH 989-401-3590

Take I-75 to M-84 (Bay Road).  Go East on Pierce Road to the restaurant.


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Fall 2018/Spring 2019 Program Announcements

You do not have to be a member of ASQ to attend our meetings.  However, if you are interested in becoming a member of ASQ, please contact the membership chair at membership@asq1004.org.

NOTE – NEW HIGHER RU CREDITS BEGAN IN 2018!  Now 0.5 RU’s per meeting!


5:45 pm – Networking

6:15 pm – Pre-Meeting Presentation

6:45 – 7:30 pm – Dinner

7:30 – 8:30 pm – Main Topic Presentation

Date Speaker/Event
          Topic        Location/RSVP
Tues Oct 9, 2018 Hemlock Semiconductor Tour 6:00 – 7:30 pm – Overview and Tour of site.             Limit 40 participants

0.4 RU’s

12334 Geddes Rd, Hemlock, MI / Administration Building


Thursday Nov 8, 2018 Curt Pawloski Pre-Meeting – Don Brecken on ASQ Transformation

Main Topic – Curt on Personal Finance

0.5 RU’s

Uno’s in Saginaw

4960 Towne Center Road



Tuesday  Dec 11, 2018 Kelly Wall, Owner Greystone Homes


Pre-Meeting – Home 5S

Main Topic – Kelly, a former Chemical Engineer, will speak on Quality in Custom Home Construction

0.5 RU’s

We will tour one of Kelly’s home builds at Address provided later.  Alder Woods subdivision off Sturgeon in Larkin, Midland.



March 2018


Date TBD

SVSU Student Section Our SVSU Student section will give presentations about their SVSU work and ASQ activities.  SVSU students attend for free!

0.5 RU’s

SVSU Gilbertson Hall, Room TBD


Thursday, April 11, 2018 Matthew Chynoweth

Director of the Bureau of Bridges and Structures

Zilwaukee Bridge from past to present and construction on the Gordie Howe International Bridge as he is Michigan Bridge lead.

0.5 RU’s

Sullivan’s Food & Spirits

5235 Gratiot Road
Saginaw, MI   48638

(confirm in Dec)