Aerial view of UW Madison College of Engineering Campus
Photo: Jeff Miller 

2015 SEIPS Short CourseJuly 13th - 17th


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The Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement (CQPI) is an interdisciplinary research center in the University of Wisconsin-Madison's College of Engineering.

Sparked by the international quality revolution, CQPI was developed with a renewed focus on customers and processes. Since its establishment by the late Professors George E.P. Box and William G. Hunter, CQPI has been at the forefront in the development of new techniques for improving the quality of products and processes. Its work applies principles of human factors and systems engineering to improve the quality and safety of work processes, working life, and health care.

Specific areas of research include:


CQPI and SEIPS in the news and upcoming events

  1. MAY 21, 2014: CQPI BROWN BAG - CARLA PUGH, MD, PhD

    The CQPI Brown Bag on May 21, 2014 will be delivered by Carla Pugh from 12:15 to 1pm in room 1045 of ECB. We look forward to seeing you there! 
     
  2. FORMER PH.D STUDENT OF PASCALE CARAYON RECOGNIZED BY WISCONSIN ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

    Ayse Gurses, one of Professor Carayon's former PhD students, is being recognized by the Wisconsin Alumni Association in their "Forward under 40" program. She is currently an associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at Johns Hopkins University.

  3. CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL SAFETY CLIMATE QUESTIONNAIRE NOW AVAILABLE

    The Children’s Hospital Safety Climate (CHSC) Questionnaire, developed in conjunction with CQPI researchers, is a tool that health care administrators, researchers, and clinicians can use to evaluate parents’ perceptions of the patient safety climate of children’s hospitals.

  4. SPECIAL ISSUE OF APPLIED ERGONOMICS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

    The Applied Ergonomics special issue on systems ergonomics/human factors, with guest editors John R. Wilson and Pascale Carayon, is now available online.