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Robust Design Certificate Training Program

WHERE: Sugar Land Campus, University of Houston

WHEN: 3-day (Oct 1, 8, 15 Friday's 8am-4pm)

Course Instructor: Dr. Matthew Hu

Who Should attend?

  • Individuals responsible for increasing product reliability, process quality or reducing costs in a design, development or manufacturing
  • Specialist having input to product or process design, improve validation test effectiveness & efficiency

Cost: $2250 For In-person classes, including learning material, breakfast, lunch, and parking at UH at Sugar Land


  • Use the Fundamental Principle to improve the quality of a product by minimizing the effect of the causes of variation without eliminating the causes
  • Create designs that have minimal sensitivity to input variation
  • Perform a robustness assessment in early engineering design, manufacturing, and supplier quality qualification
  • Reduce design, manufacturing, and supply chain costs and wastes
  • Determine which design parameters have the largest impact on variation in the product design
  • Implement a robust design strategy in engineering design, manufacturing, and reliability engineering
  • Receive project coaching/group project presentations

About the Instructor:

Matthew HuAbout the Instructor: Dr. Hu is a professor at the University of Houston and has worked and frequently consulted clients such as in Automotive (GM, Chrysler, Delphi, BorgWarner), Oil & Gas (Schlumberger, Baker Hughes), Home Appliance/HVAC (Haier, Goodman), Electronics (Molex, Foxconn), Wind Energy, Polymeric Membrane, United Technologies Corporation and others.