Javad Katibai has been an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Quantitative Methods department at Walsh College since 1989 teaching graduate and undergraduate statistics courses. He has also offered professional seminars at Walsh College on topics of Statistics for Business, Budgeting and Forecasting, and Continuous Process Improvement.
Javad Katibai’s automotive and academic career at General Motors Corporation spans well over two decades as Engineering Group Manager, Vehicle System Engineer, Designing Engineer, and as an instructor teaching “Fundamentals of Statistical Process Control,” “Correlation and Regression Analysis” and “Statistical Methods for Comparison – Hypothesis Testing” training courses. Javad Katibai is a certified Design for Six Sigma, DFSS, Black Belt utilizing application of quality management, including statistics methods, to the design of chassis and powertrain integration systems. Javad Katibai has also acted as course mentor at General Motors Technical Education Distance Learning program proctoring business and engineering courses offered by universities offering degree programs at General Motors.
Before starting his professional and academic career at General Motors Corporation and Walsh College, Javad Katibai earned his Master of Science degree in the field of Engineering Mechanics from Michigan State University. His master’s degree dissertation was on “Application of Boundary Integral Method to Plane Orthotropic Materials.” He has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in the field of mechanical engineering from Michigan State University.
Last updated: October 2013