Jayant Trewn

Jayant Trewn

Lecturer, Beginning Engineering Programs

4815 Fourth Street, Room 2063, Detroit, MI 48202
Manufacturing Engineering Building (MEB)
Room 2063

(313) 577-5675
(313) 577-8833 (fax)

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Jayant Trewn


Jayant Trewn, ASQ Fellow, PhD, Lean Six Sigma Master black belt, Performance Coach and Advisor

Jayant Trewn is an Industrial Engineer specializing in Quality Systems design, development, implementation and management.   Jayant has accumulated over a decade of experience working in healthcare organizations such as Spectrum Health Medical Group, Beaumont Hospitals, and service organizations such as Thomson Reuters and Lason Systems, where he built healthcare and service delivery process improvement programs based on lean, Six Sigma and PDCA concepts.  He also worked for two years at Thomson Reuters working as Director of Quality Assurance, IP and Science division, managing the quality of acquisition of data for scientific research. Jayant has also taught Higher Secondary Calculus and Statistics at University Liggett School, MI. Jayant is a Robotics mentor and coach and he coaches high school girls Field Hockey.

Jayant has been teaching quality engineering since 1997 in his role current role of Lecturer at Industrial and Systems Engineering, Wayne State University and in the past as Adjunct Professor at Lawrence Technological University, Wayne State University and Oakland University, all in Michigan, in addition to giving quality engineering talks, seminars and workshops at numerous national and international conferences.  Jayant has also served as a Research Analyst for Wayne State University, Center for Urban Studies and Office of Strategic Planning from 1993 to 1999.

Jayant has written three books, Kaizen Demystified (MCS Media, Inc.), Practical Lean Sigma for Healthcare Kaizen Demystified (MCS Media, Inc.) and Multivariate Statistical Methods in Quality Engineering (McGraw-Hill Education) and he has been published in international journals.  Jayant is a Fellow of ASQ and he holds a Doctorate degree in Industrial Engineering from the College of Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA. He earned his MBA in Information Systems at Wayne State University and his Bachelor of Engineering degree from Madras University, India.  Connect with Jayant at LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/in/jayantstrewn)


BE - Mechanical Engineering - Madras University, India, 1978
MBA - Management Information Systems, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 1992
Ph.D. - Industrial Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 1999


Courses Taught

BE 2100 - Probability and Statistics in Engineering
IE 6210 - Applied Engineering Statistics
IE 6610 - Introduction to Six Sigma
IE 7610 - Fundamentals of Six Sigma
IE 7270 - Reliability Estimation