U H Acharya

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Professor U H Acharya graduated from Mysore University in 1979 with BSc degree in Physics, Mathematics & Statistics. He pursued post graduation in Statistics at Indian Statistical Institute and passed MStat degree with specilization in Quality Management & Operations Research in 1981. Subsequently he did the Specilist Development Program of the SQc & OR Division of the Institute and duly joined the services of the Indian Statistical Institute at Bangalore in 1984


1984 - Till date: Professor & Senior Specialist, SQC & OR Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore                         



He has been the Consultant to renowned Indian Industries like Reliance Industries, Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited, GRASIM Industries, Thermax Limited, Kirloskar Electric Company, Vikrant Tyres, ITC, WeP, TVS SUZUKI, MICO - BOSCH, ELGI, LGB, Sanmar, AT&S, BEML, ITI to name a few and many more companies on Quality Management, Six Sigma, Quality Management System implementation and audit, Quality Improvement, etc. He has more than 500 quality improvement case studies to his credit.


Prof. U H Acharya has published several papers in international journals like Total Quality Management and Quality Engineering on the application of quantitative methods to real life problems in industry as well as TQM philosophy.


Prof. U H Acharya is the Chief Editor of the in-house News Letter of the SQC & OR Division of the Indian Statistical Institute.


He is also Qualifeid Assessor for Quality Management System ISO 9001 and Environmental Management System ISO 14001.


He acted as a member of Southern India Evaluation Committee for Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Awards - 2006 & 2007 instituted by Government of India.