John W. Adams

John W. Adams


Professor Emeritus


Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Research Area: 

Statistical Process Control (SPC)
Design of Experiments
Applied Probability


Applications of Probability and Statistics
Teaching of Probability and Statistics
Quality Engineering Program

Dr. Adams joined the faculty in 1965 and retired in 1995. During those years, he taught statistics and operations research, and has continued to teach engineering statistics and product quality during his retirement, as well as directing the research of several Ph.D. students and serving as an advisor to a number of Master's degree candidates. Over the years, Dr. Adams has been a consultant at various companies in helping to solve problems in quality control.