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Jim Nash

Lecturer
Engineering Management & Innovation (Gordon Institute)

Jim Nash

Jim Nash

Lecturer
Engineering Management & Innovation (Gordon Institute)

Phone 617-627-3110
Tufts Gordon Institute, Suite 2400
200 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA
Research: 
design of experiments, project management and software methodologies
Biography: 

Jim Nash has a successful 30-year history in software development, marketing, and management, with a focus in software quality assurance. Nash has balanced experience at Fortune 100 employers and clients with work at small companies and venture-funded startups. Most recently, he is the founder of Nash Laboratories, Inc., and a technical director at Altran North America.

At Tufts Gordon Institute, Nash is a lecturer in the quantitative methods, design of experiments, project management, and software development. Nash is certified as a CMMI® instructor and lead appraiser by the CMMI® Institute. He is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt (from General Electric) and is certified as a software quality engineer by the American Society for Quality (ASQ).

Education: 
B.S., Computer Science, Michigan State University
Professional Experience: 
2013-present:

Technical Director, Altran North America

2007-present:

Lecturer, Tufts Gordon Institute

2002-2013:

Founder, Nash Laboratories, Inc.

1993-2002:

Software Architect, Master Black Belt, General Electric

Professional Memberships: 
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Association for Computing Machinery
Patents: 
Nash, J. "Control system for an electrically propelled traction vehicle," U.S. Patent 5,280,223.
Nash, J. "Control system for an electrically propelled traction vehicle," U.S. Patent 5,373,219.
Nash, J. "System and method for isolating failures in a locomotive," U.S. Patent 5,845,272.
Nash, J. "Computer programming adaptive analysis," U.S. Patent 8,473,907.

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