Jorge Luis Romeu; Educator redball


Jorge Luis Romeu is a Cuban ex-patriate, an Academic, a Researcher, a Consultant and an International Educator. Romeu has been a grantee of both, the Fulbright Scholar, and the Fulbright Speakers Roster Program, where he has worked as a Senior Fulbright Speaker Specialist. He earned a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Syracuse University (1990), and a "Licenciado en Matematicas, Especialista en Estadistica"; degree from the University of Havana, Cuba (1973).

Romeu has fifty years of experience in Operations Research, Statistical Modeling and Data Analysis, Quality, Reliability and Continuous Improvement. Romeu is an Adjunct (Part Time) Professor in the Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Eng., Syracuse University, where he teaches graduate Industrial Statistics and Quality Engineering courses. He was, for 16 years (2003-2019), a Research Professor at Syracuse University, where he wrote proposals for government agencies, and won an Air Force Lab research award in 2008-2009. He was also a CASE Center Fellow. Read a summary of his research activities in his ResearchGate or in his LinkedIn pages.

Romeu was (1985-1998) an Associate Professor with the Department of Mathematics, at SUNY-Cortland, and a Member of its Graduate Faculty. During his tenure at SUNY Cortland, Romeu earned the prestigeous Nuala McGann Drescher Award (one year of leave at full pay), and a Fulbright Award in Mexico. He retired Emeritus after fourteen years of teaching statistics, mathematics and computers.

Before and after working at SUNY Cortland, Romeu was a Senior Research Engineer with IITRI, the Illinois Institute of Technology Research Institute (1982-1985 and 1998-2003) and its successor, Alion Sciences and Technology (2003-2007). There, he worked as researcher and statistician for the Reliability Analysis Center (RAC/RIAC), the Data and Analysis Center for Software (DACS), and the Advanced Materials Analysis Center (AMPTIAC), at IITRI Campus in Rome NY.

Romeu continued working as statistician for these same IAC Centers, under the different organizations that successively operated them. It was at the RAC, the DACS, and AMPTIAC, that Romeu honed his quality and reliability expertise. And it was there that most of his technical tutorials were written. Such IACs were discontinued, and are currently consolidated into the DSIAC. Their publications can be found in the DSIAC data base.

During the 2011-2012 academic year, Romeu worked as a Research Specialist, for the Office of Sponsored Research at SUNY Institute of Technology, (currently SUNY Polytechnic) in Utica, NY. After completing this assignment, Romeu continued at SUNYIT for six years (2012-17), teaching part time senior and graduate Operations Management (Linear Programming and Optimization) courses, for the Business Department.

Romeu is also a quality, reliability, and industrial statistics Independent Consultant. He regularly teaches international seminars in Spanish, in New York City, for visiting Latin American professionals, as well as ASQ Webinars on continuous improvement. Romeu was a Senior Science Advisor (2007-2015) with Quanterion Solutions (QSI), a consulting organization that operated the RIAC/RAC.

Romeu has authored an applied statistics book, several statistics chapters in other books, and several dozen statistics articles and web tutorials. He has also created and maintains the Quality, Reliability and Continuous Improvement Institute (QR&CII) a Web Site that provides free industrial statistics, reliability and quality engineering information and tutorials.

Romeu is a Chartered Statistician Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society (RSS), a Senior Member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), a Past Director for ASQ Region II (Upstate Pa & NY), and holds ASQ Certifications in Quality and Reliability. He is Past Chair of the North East Quality Council (NEQC) a senior member of the American Statistical Association (ASA), and the Inter-American Statistical Institute (IASI). Romeu has served as Guest Editor for several special issues of statistical journals, and has created, and Chaired, the ASQ CNY Annual Quality Conferences.

As an International Educator, Romeu created and directs (1994 - Present) the Juarez-Lincoln-Marti International Education Project (JLM) for Ibero-America. As a Fulbright Scholar and a Senior Speaker Specialist, Romeu has conducted assignments in Mexico (1994, 2000 and 2003); the Dominican Republic (twice in 2004), and Ecuador (2006). He is currently scheduled to conduct an assignment in Colombia, in 2021. Romeu was also a Fundayacucho Consultant (1998), teaching faculty workshops at UNERG University, San Juan de los Morros, Venezuela. He is a 25-year grantee of the Fulbright Program.

Romeu has served in the ASA and NACAE Human Rights committees. He shares the philosophy of an ancient Institution, where he is very active.

Find more information about Romeu's work on specific areas of interest and experience: for a list of Romeu's newspaper articles, see: CUBA; for a list of Romeu's Technical and International work, see: EDUCATION PRESENTATIONS; and read about his work in: HUMAN RIGHTS. For a selection of Romeu's applied industrial statistics research, see: PUBLICATIONS; and for his academic activities, see: EDITING AND REFEREEING. Visit his Page on JOURNALISM and CUBA; and his Page on FREEMASONRY.

Find Romeu's Curriculum Vita, a selection of his most read research papers, with their ResearchGate Hits and Institutions, and a Web-based Professional Summary.

A Detailed List of Prof. Romeu's professional, teaching and research activities, follows:

  1. Information Regarding SUNY Cortland:
  2. Information Regarding Syracuse University:
  3. Main Web Publications, Presentations and Research Activities in Statistics Education:
  4. Main Web Publications, Presentations and Research Activities in Applied/Industrial Statistics:
  5. Main Web Publications, Proposals, Presentations, and Research about creating an Applied Stats Institute:
  6. Main Web Publications, Presentations and Research Activities in Socio-Economic Problems:
  7. Main ResearchGate Publications, and Research Activities related to the Covid-19 Pandemic:
  8. Main Web Publications, Presentations and Research Activities in International Education:
  9. Main Web Publications, Presentations and Research Activities on Cuban Freemasons:
  10. Stats/O.R. Research Publications (1970-80) in Cuban Journals
  11. Web Publications, Presentations and Research Activities Overview/Summary:
  12. Course Work Material for Intro to Probab/Stats in several Departments:
  13. Course Work Material for MFE634: Productivity & Quality Engineering
  14. Course Work Material for ECS526: Engineering Statistics
  15. Course Work Material for ISE429/MGS411/MGS511: Operations Research:
  16. Course Work Material for DOE/EPN: Design of Experiments:
  17. Course Work and Material for Reliability Modeling and Analysis
  18. Course Work Material for Various Simulation Courses Taught:
  19. International Education Activities:
  20. Past/Present Professional Associations:
  21. FAREWELL