Matthew Barsalou

About the Expert


Matthew Barsalou is a Statistical Problem Resolution Master Black Belt at BorgWarner Turbo Systems Engineering GmbH where he provides engineering teams with support and training in quality and statistics related tools and methods in addition to providing guidance during root cause analysis. He has a Master of Liberal Studies from Fort Hays State University and a Master of Science in Business Administration and Engineering from Wilhelm Büchner Hochschule. His past positions include quality/laboratory technician, quality engineer, and quality manager.

Matthew’s certifications include TÜV quality management representative, quality manager, quality auditor, and ISO/TS 16949 quality auditor as well as ASQ certifications as quality technician, quality engineer, manager of quality/organizational excellence, and Six Sigma Black Belt. Matthew is certified as a Lean Six Sigma Mater Black Belt by Smarter Solutions, Inc.

He is the editor of the ASQ’s Statistics Division’s publication Statistics Digest and a frequent contributor to Quality Digest, and the Minitab Blog and has published in German, American and British quality journals. He is also author of the books Root Cause Analysis: A Step-By-Step Guide to Using the Right Tool at the Right Time, Statistics for Six Sigma Black Belts, The ASQ Pocket Guide to Statistics for Six Sigma Black Belts, and The Quality Improvement Field Guide: Achieving and Maintaining Value in Your Organization.