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Dr. Salman Taghizadegan is one of the leading Lean Six Sigma masters who has extensive experience in Lean Six Sigma teaching, coaching, and training students academically through universities with industrial projects. Further, he teaches and practices plastics processing, design, control, and analysis. He received his B.S. in Chemistry from Western Illinois University, his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Arkansas, his M.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Texas A&M University, and his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering with emphasis in plastics and control from the University of Louisville.

He has over 25 years of academic and full time industrial experience in Lean Six Sigma, plastics engineering, chemical processing, design, and control engineering, primarily in injection and compression molding industries as well as Rolled and Sheets Elastomers. He has authored numerous technical publications along with his first book, Six Sigma called “Essential of Lean Six Sigma” and second book, “Mastering Lean Six Sigma”. He has spent most of his professional career as an adjunct professor in engineering, as a highly technical specialist in the Lean Six Sigma, plastics industry, as a leader in quality and process improvement, as well as the managing of waste reduction in the manufacturing environment. Dr. Taghizadegan is certified Black belt and Master Black belt through the University of California at San Diego. Currently, he is teaching Lean Six Sigma Green belt, Black belt, and Master Black belt in California State University in addition to his full time career in Aerospace industry