|Elena A. Averboukh - Curriculum Vitae|
Education and Training
|1996 - Doctorate in Engineering
(Habilitated), Automatised Systems for Quality and Safety Control,
University of Kassel, Germany
1992 - Doctorate in Engineering (Habilitated), Technical Cybernetics, Decision Support & Statistical Process Control Systems, Moscow Energy Technical University
1983 - Doctorate in Engineering (PhD) in Automatic Control and Human-Machine Systems, Twer Technical University
1982 - M.Sc. in Mathematics (specialisation in Computing Techniques), Twer State University
1978 - M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (Systems Engineering), Twer Technical University
1999 - Lead Instructor/Course Developer MinitabTM (Additive GmbH - Distributor of Minitab in Germany)
2000 - Certified Instructor iGrafx 2003 for Six Sigma
2001 - Instructor for Black Belts/Green Belts/Champions (Six Sigma Qualtec - On-Job Training)
2002 - Certified Instructor for Black Belts/Green Belts (by Motorola University)
2002 - Certified Instructor/Coach Ideation-TRIZ (Ideation International Inc.)
Delivery of Six Sigma Training
Coaching and Mentoring
Coached and certified Black Belts, Champions, Six Sigma Leaders, Green Belts from a wide range of business activities: Manufacturing, Design, R&D, Marketing & Sales, Financial Services, Human Resources, IT, Finance, E-Business.
Training courses and course materials for:
|An energetic, internationally
recognised and highly respected Instructor/Master Black Belt with excellent
teaching and consulting skills and experiences, strong people and leadership
skills and a demonstrated ability to lead and to achieve successful Six
Sigma deployment. Unique combination of strong academic cross-disciplinary
background and creativity, with more than 25 years of industrial experience
and successful international industrial and business records.
Project Management and Team Leadership
-- Full range of DMAIC and Business/e-Business/Product DFSS tools and techniques including:
-- Highly proficient with Microsoft Office, Minitab, iGrafx 2003 Process for Six Sigma, Process Model, etc.
Software (re-) engineering
Inventive Problem Solving
|2000-2002||Technical University of Poznan, Honorary Professor, "Internet Technologies" post-graduate course|
ADDITIVE Academy GmbH, Leader of Training Programme "Statistical
Process Control using MINITAB" and MINITAB for Six Sigma"
Lead course developer and lead trainer for Minitab Users, particularly for Six Sigma
Expert/Evaluator, 5th Framework Programme "Quality of Life"
Associate Professor, Institute for Measurements and Automation, University of
Interdisciplinary Centre for Quality of Life and Usability Studies (LUSI-Centre eG), Master Black Belt
Industry funded professor/instructor/Master Black Belt. Full responsibility for project acquisition and marketing, project management, training course design and delivery, as well as for project results and reporting for commercial and governmental clients
Six Sigma Master-, Black-, Green-Belt and
Champions Consulting /Training
MINITAB Training, iGrafx Process for Six Sigma Training
Software/System Design, Ergonomics, Usability,
Flexible System Architectures, OOA/OOD
OO-Modeling, Software- bzw.
System-Usability-related consulting and Usability Evaluations
Expert/Evaluator for MITI- and STA-R&D
National 5-year Programme Japan
Recipient of the Prize of Japanese Government for foreign researchers, work as a strategic consultant during programme preparation ($1,7B), tender proposal evaluation, as well as programme supervision and evaluation of the progress and intermediate results
Senior Researcher, Laboratory for Man-Machine
Systems, University of Kassel, Germany
Co/deputy leader and project manager of several international R&D projects funded by DFG, European Commission; member of technical committee of industrial project consortium
|1992-1994||Head of division
"Expert systems and technologies", INTEPRO, St.-Petersburg Ship Building
Full responsibility for project acquisition and marketing, project management, training course design and delivery, as well as for project results and reporting for commercial and governmental clients
"Intelligent and Control Laboratories" (INCOLAB), Ltd.
Full responsibility for project acquisition and marketing, management, financial results, training course design and delivery, as well as for project results and reporting for commercial and governmental clients
and Head of Laboratory, Research Institute in All-Union
Scientific-Industrial Consortium for Geophysical Research and Plant in
Full responsibility for project definition and management, as well as for project results and reporting for commercial and governmental clients
PhD Student and Senior Researcher, Automatisation and Control Systems (ACS)
Department, Twer Technical University
Industry-related R&D project, deputy project-manager, training course design and delivery for students and continuing education for professor staff, responsible for innovation, project results and reporting for commercial and governmental clients
|1995||Japanese Government Research Award for Foreign Specialists (Science and Technology Agency)|
|1984||Silver medal of All-Union Exhibition of National Economy (VDNH, Moscow) for "System for Stabilisation of Quality Characteristics of Electrovacuum Glasses"|
Usability School, LUSI-Centre eG, Six Sigma (DMAIC, DFSS, I-TRIZ) for
Executives, Champions, Master-, Black- and Green Belts in Manufacturing,
Transactional and Software Applications, Software Usability Qualification
Programme, Meta- and OO-Modeling Methods and Technologies, Statistical
Process Control, Six Sigma, etc.
|1997-||Academy in Mannheim,
Assistant Professor, "Creativity and Usability Engineering"
|1996-||University of Kassel,
Asst. Professor "Quality and Safety Control Systems"/Usability Master Class
Courses "Creativity & Usability Engineering", "User Interface Design",
"Innovative System-Design Technologies", "WEB-Usability", etc.
|1995-1996||University of Kassel,
Lector, "Measuring, Control and Automatisation Techniques"
University, Docent (Associated Professor)
5th year, "Data processing and quality control systems and techniques (in geo- and petrophysics)"
Supervising industrial practice, course works and M.Sc. Diplomas
University, Lector 5th year, "Modeling and Optimisation of Complex
Systems", "Automatisation Systems for Enterprises", "Control Systems for
Technological Processes" Continuing education for academic staff "Control
Systems for Technological Processes"
Supervising course works and M.Sc. Diplomas
Numerous publications in the field of design and evaluation of complex interactive systems, software technologies, quality control and monitoring systems, adaptive user interfaces, quality assurance and usability testing, ergonomics, task and knowledge analysis, human performance modeling, intelligent tutoring systems, control diagnostics and identification of technological processes, statistical and simulation modeling. List of publications is available.
Patents: 9 Patents implemented in industries, 1 is Technical Standard.
Languages: English, German, Russian - fluent ( Verbal and Written), Slavic languages - read and understand
Membership: IFAC, IEEE, IEA societies. Nominated by DIN expert in DIN AA4/AA8, CEN TC 122, WG6 (Ergonomics), in DIN ad-hoc Group on Usability. Active in organising International Conferences.