About Prof Nita Inderlal Sukdeo
DPhil in Engineering Management
Operations Research, Quality Management, Quality Auditing, Risk Assessment, Energy Efficiency, Quantitative analysis, Quality 4.0 Framework
Prof Nita Inderlal Sukdeo is currently an Associate Professor and Head of Department in the Department of Quality and Operations Management within the School of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. She obtained a Masters in Quality from the Durban University of Technology and a PhD in Engineering Management from the University of Johannesburg. She is an active researcher in the field of total quality management and operations management. Her field of expertise also include advanced manufacturing technologies, smart factory, Quality 4.0, quantitative analysis, quality management systems, quality auditing and risk assessment. She is a qualified Lead Auditor, proficient in ISO standards and certification. She is chairperson and director of the Society for Operations Management in Africa (SOMA), a professional member of the South African Society for Quality (SASQ). She is an active member and participant, session chair of the IEOM Women in Industry and Academia panel session Africa edition.