Cecilia Martinez Leon

PhD, DSc

Dr. Martinez.

Cecilia Martinez Leon

PhD, DSc

Cecilia Martinez Leon

PhD, DSc

Research Topics

Quality Management, Project Management and Lean Systems Engineering. Overall, my research interests lie in identifying, articulating, and integrating engineering and management principles for developing effective product development and continuous improvement deployment frameworks for successful and sustained performance excellence.

Biography Publications Teaching Research

Refereed Journals

Martinez Leon, H. C., (2019) Bridging Theory and Practice with Lean Six Sigma Engineering Capstone Projects, Quality Assurance in Education, 2(1), pp. 41-55. https://doi.org/10.1108/QAE-07-2018-0079

Kittleman, S. ¤, Amodio-Calvo, J., Martinez Leon, H.C., (2018) The role of communication in new process implementations: A general systems theory approach, Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 35: 520-537. https://doi.org/10.1002/sres.25

Martinez Leon, H. C. and Farris, J.A., (2011) Lean Product Development: A Review of the Current State of Research and Practice, Engineering Management Journal, 23(1), 29-51.

Martinez Leon, H. C., Temblador, C., Beruvides, M.G., and Farris, J.A., (2012) Integrating Six Sigma tools using team-learning processes, International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, 3(2), 133-156.

Martinez Leon, H. C., Farris, J.A., Letens, G., and Hernandez, A., (2013) Analytical Methodology for Designing and Evaluating Project Schedules for Iterative and Uncertain Processes, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, 30(1), 45-71.

Martinez, Leon, H. C., Farris, J., and Letens, G., (2013) Improving product development through front-loading and enhanced iteration management, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 60(3), 552-565.

Martinez Leon, H. C. and Calvo-Amodio, J. (2017) Towards Lean for Sustainability: Understanding its Parts and Interactions from a Systems Thinking Perspective, Journal of Cleaner Production, 142, 4384-4402.

Kittleman, S. ¤, Amodio-Calvo, J., Martinez Leon, H.C., (2018) The role of communication in new process implementations: A general systems theory approach, Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 35: 520-537. https://doi.org/10.1002/sres.2562.

Martinez Leon, H. C., (2019) Bridging Theory and Practice with Lean Six Sigma Engineering Capstone Projects, Quality Assurance in Education, 2(1), pp. 41-55. https://doi.org/10.1108/QAE-07-2018-0079