Professor Paulo Sampaio, of the University of Minho, Portugal, will be honored by the American Society for Quality (ASQ), May 20, in Anaheim, California, in advance of the annual ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement.
Sampaio, 34, is being recognized with 11 other professionals for his innovative contributions and achievements in quality and improvement expertise. ASQ is the world’s largest network of quality resources and experts.
According to an ASQ representative, Professor Sampaio will receive ASQ’s Feigenbaum Medal for “his exceptional early-career dedication to personal mastery of the quality profession, enthusiastic pursuit in the growth and expansion of the body of quality knowledge, and his commitment to strengthening his nation of Portugal through application of quality methods and principles.”
The ASQ awards represents the highest distinction from the Society for service, and honors the lifetime contribution of any person who has been recognized as a long-term enabler, catalyst, or prime mover in the quality movement.
ASQ is a global community of people dedicated to quality, who share the ideas and tools that make our world work better. With millions of individual and organizational members of the community in 150 countries, ASQ has the reputation and reach to bring together the diverse quality champions who are transforming the world’s corporations, organizations, and communities to meet tomorrow’s critical challenges. ASQ is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., with national service centers in China, India, and Mexico. Read more >>