Dr. Noriaki KANO
Dr. kano is Professor Emeritus, Tokyo University of Science. He earned Doctoral degree from Engineering School of The University of Tokyo. Dr. Kano is Honorary Chairperson (2005-), Asian Network for Quality .(ANQ: 2002-2004), Chairman(2011-), Selection Committee for Deming Prize for Individualｓ, 2004-07 Chairman, Deming Application, Honorary Member(2010-), 2000-02 President, 1971- Member, Japanese Society for Quality Control (JSQC) and Principal Counselor (2012-), Indian Society for Quality(ISQ), Foreign Honorary Advisor(2006-), China Association for Quality (CAQ), Honorary Member ASQ(2014-) 1995-2014 Fellow, 1975-93 Member, American Society for Quality (ASQ).
Dr. Kano was invited for research, lecture, and consultation by domestic and overseas quality related organizations. The number of the countries he has visited reaches over 70 countries. He has on his credit of publication over 300 papers books including “Attractive Quality”(Kano Method / Kano Model)”, “Guide to TQM in Service Industries” (in English) and “Way to Breakthrough and Creation” (in Japanese)
Dr. Knao has honor of receiving 2014 A. V. Feigenbaum Lifetime Achievement Medal, 2004 Harrington-Ishikawa Medal （APQO), 2016 Georges_Borel_Award for International Achievements by European Organization for Quality(EOQ) – 2012 Honorary Member, 2008 Dronacharya Award by Indian Society for Quality (ISQ), 2010 Ishikawa-Kano Award Established by Asian Network for Quality (ANQ). 2009 Kano Quality Award Established by Technological Promotion Association (TPA, Thailand)