Ph.D.: Candidate, Industrial Engineering/ Ergonomics, University of Houston, expecting graduation December 1999. Determination of the Maximum Acceptable Weight of Lifting, Carrying, Pushing and Pulling Loads for Colombian Workers.
MS.: International Business Studies, University of South Carolina, 1980. Feasibility study for the installation of a Free-tax zone in the airport of Columbia (South Carolina)
IE: Industrial Engineer, Pontificia Universidad
Javeriana, 1976. A Processing Leather Facility Design and Feasibility.
Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering, 1997- Present, Department
of Industrial Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.
Industrial Engineer Department Chair, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 1993-1997
Project Leader, Auditamos, 1992-1994
Regional Director, Auditamos, 1991-1992.
Controller Alsantander, 1991.
Auditing Project Director, Auditamos, 1990.
Vice-president for Administration, Fondo Nacional del Ahorro, 1988.
Co-director of Flowers, Fruits & Farms International, London, 1987.
Senior Consultant, Peat Marwick, Mitchell & Co., 1985-1986.
Treasury Analyst, Intercor, 1984.
Assistant Controller, Occidental of Colombia Inc., 1981
Assistant to the President, Merck, Sharp & Dome, 1980
Plant Engineer Corning Glass Works, Wilmington, North Carolina, 1979.
Organization and Methods Analyst, Banco de Bogota, 1976-1978
As a Consultant I have assisted Companies in different economic activities, in different projects as follows:
Xerox de Colombia
Banco del Comercio
Banco Comercial Antioqueno
Banco Hipotecario Venezolano
Caja Social de Ahorros
Swiss Bank Overseas Corporation (Panama)
Carulla y Cia.
Frigorifico y pesca de Cartagena
Pastas La Muneca
Vikingos de Colombia
Hospital Universitario San Ignacio
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
NON PROFIT / SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS
Antigua Mar Ltda.
Fundacion Mario Santo Domingo
Revistas Cromos y Vea
NACO Inc. Richmond Facility
Sympson Paper Co., San Jacinto Mill
Production Operators Inc.
Ingeser de Colombia S.A.
Lyondell- Citgo- Refinery
Petroleos del Norte S.A.
Petroquimica del Atlantico
Tejares Santa Teresa
Flota Mercante Grancolombiana
Areas of Professional Experience
Activities Developed in different areas as follows:
1. Ergonomics & Safety
Ergonomics interventions in manufacturing operations
Safety Reviews and Risks Analysis
Operations and Ergonomic Reviews
Hospitals and Health Care Ergonomics
2. Financial and Auditing
Organization of the Internal Auditing Function
Evaluation of Controls in Organizations
Verification of Investment Budgets
Analysis and Verification of Costs Systems
Manuals of Controls of Cost Systems
Analysis of financial development of Companies
Capital Cost Studies
Analysis for Debt Restructuring
Design of the Investment Bank Function
Analysis for the emission of Bonds and Commercial Paper
Financial Information Systems Design
3. General Management
Planning and Execution of Organization studies
Programs of Increment in Administrative Productivity
Preparation of Functions and Responsibility Manuals
Implantation of Efficiency Programs in Human Resources
Development and Implantation of SPANS Systems for Analysis of Administrative Productivity.
General Organizational Diagnostic
Procedures, Functions and Authorization Manuals
Strategic Planning Programs
Planning and Control Systems Implementation
4. Production and Operations
Costs and Productivity Analysis in Plants
Methods & Time Studies
Design of Physical Installations
Design of Bank offices and efficient offices
Analysis of Inventory and Consumption
Studies for the Purchasing Area
Program of Material Control in the Petroleum Field
Diagnostics for Manufacturing
Diagnostic and Analysis of Ergonomics, Human Factors and Industrial Safety
5. Information Area
Automation of Accounting Systems
Automation of Inventory Control Systems
Strategic Planning of Information Systems
Organization of the Systems Area
Development of Applications in microcomputers for Administrative Productivity
Safety & Environments
Ergonomic Analysis & Review
Warehouse/ Food Distribution Material Handling
Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering areas of Interest: Ergonomics,
Human Factors and industry safety, Engineering project management, Analysis
of Industrial activities, Methods Engineering, and International Business.
Instructor of Incolda in Productivity, Managerial Costing, Budget and Auditing
Lecturer for the Colombian Economic Society on Productivity Management.
International Instructor of Peat Marwick, in the productivity Practice
Short conferences for different Companies about Internal Control, Reports Presentation and Organizational Analysis
Continuing Education Courses
Ergonomia en los lugares de Trabajo. (Cali- Colombia) one day seminar, April 1996. Presentation of ergonomic principles and their application to university students, faculty and professionals from the private sector. Course included: presentation of ergonomic principles, case study application of principles and workshop application of principles by the participants including formal presentation of evaluation results and recommendations.
Ergonomia en los lugares de trabajo. (Medellin-Colombia): one-day seminar, April 1996. Presentation of ergonomic principles and their application to university students, faculty and professional from the private sector. Course included: Presentation of ergonomic principles, case study application of principles and workshop application of principles by the participants including formal presentation of evaluation results and recommendations.
Ergonomia en Oficinas. (Santa Fe de Bogota, Colombia): 40-hour seminar, November 1997. Presentation of ergonomic principles and their application; methodologies to identify ergonomic opportunities to reduce work-related discomfort; workstation design and reconfiguration; “ergonomic” furniture and accessory selection and application; hands-on workshop using tools and techniques presented in the seminar to actually evaluate computer workstations, make recommendations, and reconfigure computer workstations. Participants included: University professors, Occupational Medicine Physicians, Occupational Nurses, and Safety Professionals.
Antropometria Aplicada al Diseno de Puestos de Trabajo. (Santa Fe de
Bogota, Colombia): 16 hour short-course, May 1998. Presentation of the
principles and methodology of Anthropometry including, but nor limited
to: Human anatomy and reference points; reach limits; anthropometric data
bases; correction factors to published data bases; statistic treatment
and analysis of data; anthropometric measurement methods; data base development;
application of data to design.
Hayne, M., Schulze. LJH, Chen, J.G. and Quintana L. (1997). Personal and Car Stereo Volume Levels: Hazards of leisure listening activities. Advances in Occupational Ergonomics and Safety 1997. 581-584
Hayne, M., Schulze. LJH, Chen, J.G. and Quintana L. (1997). Sound pressure levels usage, listening preference, situation of use and hazard exposure knowledge of college students using personal stereo equipment. Advances in Occupational Ergonomics and Safety 1997, 517-520
Schulze, L.J.H., Phalen, P., Jeter, F., Chen, J-G., and Quintana, L. (1997). Body part discomfort, anthropometric measurements and head angle assumed during VDT interactive activities in a law office. . Advances in Occupational Ergonomics and Safety 1997 413-416.
Boren, N, Correa, R., Du, H-T, Quintana, L., Schulze, L.J.H., and Reali, J. (1998). Non elegant, but effective, methods to limit repetitive bending and stooping during order selection in distribution warehousing. (S. Kumar, Ed.) Advances in Ergonomics and Safety 2.Amsterdam: IOS Press. 332-335.
Schulze, L.J.H., Chen, J-G., and Quintana, L. (1998). The treatment of workplace data: Methodologies to make sense of seemingly senseless data. (S. Kumar, Ed.). Advances in Ergonomics and Safety 2. Amsterdam: IOS Press. 798-801.
Kaminsky, B.B., Schulze, L.J.H., and Quintana, L. (1998). Ergonomic
Evaluation of home computer workstations. (S. Kumar, Ed.) Advances
in Ergonomics and Safety 2. Amsterdam: IOS Press. 533-536.
Schulze, L.J.H., Ducuara, I., Quintana, L., and Espinoza, L., (1996).
Estudio de los Sentimientos de las Vistas desde Ventanas en el Hospital
Universitario San Ignacio ( HUSI) en la Pontificia Universidad Javeriana,
Santafe de Bogota- Colombia (S.A.) University of Houston, Department of
Industrial Engineering and Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Technical Report
Number UHIE/PUJ 001 – EL HUSI-E1-96. Houston, Texas.
Sanchez, L.H., Urrea, O.A., Zuniga, B.H., Quintana, L and Schulze, L.J.H., (1996). Identification of ergonomic opportunities with the workstations and work activities in the billing and admissions department in the San Ignacio Hospital, Javeriana University, Santafe de Bogota, Colombia S.A. In Proceedings of the 1st Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Applications and Practice, Houston, Texas
Quintana, L., and Schulze, L. J. H. (1996). Ergonomic and organizational evaluation of the consumables stores and warehouses in the San Ignacio Hospital, Javeriana University, Santa Fe de Bogota, Colombia S.A. In Proceedings of the 1st Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering applications and Practice, Houston, Texas.
Quintana, L., Schulze, L. J. H., Rodriguez, A., Aceros, E., Sarmiento, I.A., (1996) Evaluation of the fabrication and warehousing operations of the Muebles & Accesorios, sofa factory in Santafe de Bogota, Colombia (S.A.). In Proceedings of The 1st Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Applications and Practice, Houston, Texas. Pg. 319-323.
Garavito, Z., Redondo, Z., Suarez, A. Quintana, L., Schulze, L. (1996). Ergonomic and methods analysis at the workstations at the fifth floor of the San Ignacio hospital. Proceedings of The 1st Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Applications and Practice, Houston, Texas. Pg. 319-323.
Quintana L. and Schulze, L.J.H. (1997). Ergonomic Evaluation of a packaging operation at a newspaper distribution warehouse: A case study. In proceedings of the 2nd Annual International Conference in Industrial Engineering Applications and Practice, San Diego, CA.
Quintana L. and Schulze, L.J.H. (1997). Analisis Ergonomico y Estudio de Metodos de las estaciones de trabajo del quinto piso del Hospital Universitario de San Ignacio. In Memorias : La Investigacion en la Universidad Javeriana IV Congreso. Santa Fe de Bogota, Colombia 830-836 Tomo II.
Boren, N, Correa, R., Du, H-T, Quintana, L., Schulze, L.J.H., and Reali, J. (1998). Non elegant, but effective, methods to limit repetitive bending and stooping during order selection in distribution warehousing. Annual International Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference 1998. Ypsilanti, MI..
Schulze, L.J.H., Chen, J-G., and Quintana, L. (1998). The treatment of workplace data: Methodologies to make sense of seemingly senseless data. Annual International Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference 1998. Ypsilanti, MI..
Kaminsky, B.B., Schulze, L.J.H., and Quintana, L. (1998). Ergonomic Evaluation of home computer workstations. Annual International Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference 1998. Ypsilanti, MI..
Diagnostics guides for Production Areas, productions operations study guide, unpublished, 1995
Productivity in Organizations, a Modern Manager’s Concern. Consulting Management Bulletin, Peat Marwick International, 1984, Vol 5.
Case Studies for Students, Universidad Javeriana, unpublished,
Chairmanship of Technical Meeting Sessions
1996 1st Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Application
and Practice Chairman of the Ergonomics Session..
Fogarty International Training Grant for Occupational Health 1997 –
present University of Houston and University of Texas School of Public
Health, Houston Texas. Received training in Occupational Ergonomics and
support for research with Colombian workers.
Institute of Industrial Engineers, Houston Chapter
International Society for Industrial Ergonomics and Safety.
Asociacion de Ingenieros Javerianos
Sociedad Colombiana de Ingenieros
Alpha Pi Mu – National Industrial Engineering Honor Society
OAS Leo S.Rowe fund fellowship for Latin American Students
Fogarty International Training Grant