Professor Liu has served as an advisor to many Chinese enterprises and he has solved many quality problems. He has written about 20 books and more than 300 articles on quality. In recognition of all his successful achievements he has been recognized as the “Father of Quality in China.” He was presented the medal at the eighth China Shanghai International Symposium.
The Armand V. Feigenbaum Lifetime Achievement Medal was named after Dr. Armand V. Feigenbaum, a past president and Chairman of the Board of the American Society for Quality. He is presently the foremost living authority on quality principles in the world. Feigenbaum is credited with creating the concept of total quality control and quality costs along with many other quality approaches used today. Feigenbaum’s books, articles, and speeches have played a key role in the development and application of quality principles as we know them today.
To be a candidate for the Armand V. Feigenbaum Lifetime Achievement Medal, the individual needs to have spent a minimum of 25 years devoted to the promotion of quality principles and to have made significant advancements in promoting quality outside of the organizations which employed him or her. The award will be given out annually and it is sponsored by the Asia Pacific Quality Organization. For more information about this award, go to www.apqo.org .