About the Author
Sammy G. Shina, Ph.D., P.E., is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and former Director of the Electronics Manufacturing Laboratory at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. He is an international consultant, trainer, and seminar provider on project management, Six Sigma applications, technology supply chains, collaborative engineering, product design and development, and electronics manufacturing and automation, and has also worked extensively as an expert witness on issues of patent infringements of electronic products and systems. Dr. Shina spent more than 20 years developing new products and state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies for several technology companies, including Hewlett Packard and RCA. He received S.B. degrees in electrical engineering and industrial management from MIT, a S.M. degree in computer science from WPI, and a Sc.D. degree in mechanical engineering from Tufts University.