Dr. Amit Mitra

Dr. Mitra

College of Business 
419, Lowder Business Building 
Auburn, AL 36849-5266 
Fax: (334)844-4927 
Phone: (334) 844-4833 
Email: mitraam@auburn.edu                                                      



Dr. Amit Mitra is a Professor in the Department of Systems and Technology and former Associate Dean in the College of Business at Auburn University. His research interests are in the areas of quality assurance and process control, quality management, regression analysis, warranty analysis, applied statistics, business analytics, and multi-criteria modeling.

Dr. Mitra has published numerous articles, some of which have appeared in journals such as Management Science, Decision Sciences, Journal of the American Statistical Association, International Journal of Production Research, Journal of the Operational Research Society, American Journal of Mathematical and Management Sciences, European Journal of Operational Research, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Computers and Operations Research, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Quality Engineering, and International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management.

Dr. Mitra is also the author of the book titled, Fundamentals of Quality Control and Improvement , Fourth Edition, Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey, 2016, which is used both nationally and internationally. He has conducted short courses for professionals in Total Quality Management, Quality Assurance, Statistical Process Control, and Design of Experiments, Six Sigma Black Belt Certification, and has also assisted with implementation of statistical process control in industries.

Dr. Mitra is listed in several national and international biographical listings, among which are: Who's Who in the South and Southwest, Personalities of America, Men of Achievement, Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America, and Who's Who in American Education.


  • Ph.D. 1977 Clemson University
  • M.S. 1972 University of Kentucky
  • DIIT, 1970 Indian Institute of Technology
  • B. Tech (Hons.), 1969 Indian Institute of Technology

Areas of Concentration:

  • Quality Assurance and Statistical Process Control
  • Quality Management
  • Warranty Analysis
  • Applied Statistics
  • Multi-criteria Modeling

Consulting and Management Training:

  • Quality Assurance
  • Total Quality Management
  • Statistical Process Control
  • Design of Experiments
  • Seminars for Certification Training in Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Quality Technician (CQT), Six Sigma Black Belt Certification, etc.

Professional Organizations:


At Auburn University Since 1979


Last Updated: May 17, 2013

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