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Name: Nita Sukdeo
Location: 1412 Qoboza/ Klaaste Building Doornfontein Campus
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Tel: 011 559 6977


About Prof Nita Inderlal Sukdeo


DPhil in Engineering Management

Research Interests

Total Quality Management, Quality Management Systems, Lead Auditor, Risk Assessment, Operations Research, Artificial Intelligence, Quality 4.0 Framework, Advanced Manufacturing, SERVQUAL, Industrial Systems

Prof Nita Inderlal Sukdeo is currently an Associate Professor 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 currently registered for a second PhD in Quality Engineering. She is an active researcher in the field of total quality management and operations management. Her field of expertise also include advanced manufacturing technologies, Artificial Intelligence in the manufacturing sector, smart factory, Quality 4.0 framework, quantitative analysis, quality management systems, quality auditing and risk assessment. She is a qualified Lead Auditor, proficient in ISO standards and certification. She is co-chairperson and director of the Society for Operations Management in Africa (SOMA). She is a professional member of the Southern African Society for Quality (SASQ). Empowering and advocating women in Engineering and STEM as the chairperson for Faculty’s Women in Engineering and the Built Environment (WiEBE).