About Marlene Cardin

Marlene Cardin, MASc
Director of Projects
Since 2007, Marlene has helped many Fortune 500 companies in the pharmaceutical, food & beverage, speciality chemical, and oil & gas industries get actionable insights from their big data. In addition to working closely with our consulting clients, Marlene oversees the growth of our ProVision division which offers fully turnkey machine vision systems for real-time quality monitoring & control. Marlene has a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Applied Science from McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario). Marlene completed her Master’s degree under the supervision of ProSensus founder, Dr. John F. MacGregor.

Applying Data Analytics to Speed Skating with Olympic Gold Medalist Olivier Jean

By |2020-12-15T10:45:07-05:00December 8th, 2020|Multivariate News|

Olivier Jean is a Canadian Olympic gold medalist with a long, successful career in both short-track and long-track speed skating.  After recently retiring from skating and subsequently completing a Master’s degree in Management Innovation & Entrepreneurship, he has now taken an interest in applying data analytics to speed-skating in order to assist coaches and athletes [...]

Healthcare Analytics: A Breast Cancer Application

By |2019-10-24T11:53:50-04:00September 18th, 2019|Multivariate News|

According to global statistics, breast cancer is one of the most common cancers among women. Despite awareness campaigns and high visibility, the number of women dying of metastatic breast cancer remains unchanged since 1970.1 What if advanced analytics and personalized treatment plans could help? This article details a multivariate analysis on a publicly available dataset [...]

Multivariate Analysis for Digitalization & Industry 4.0

By |2019-10-24T11:54:04-04:00September 16th, 2019|Featured, Multivariate News|

In the past 2 years, ProSensus has witnessed continued investment in Industry 4.0 and analytics, with many of our clients implementing dedicated digitalization teams. The abundance of literature, conferences, and general buzz, in combination with recent interaction with our clients, leaves no room for doubt: leading manufacturers are acting on this initiative. These front-runners have [...]

Why a machine vision trial is your first step in automated inspection

By |2019-10-24T11:55:05-04:00October 5th, 2018|Featured, Multivariate News|

Machine vision systems for automated inline quality control are becoming industry standard as the benefits these systems provide are numerous. Manual inspection can be slow and notoriously inaccurate, with many features not reliably detectable even by the most detail-oriented staff. ProSensus specializes in machine vision systems outfitted with the ideal combination of hardware and software [...]

Preventing Unplanned Shutdowns using Multivariate Data Analysis

By |2019-10-24T12:12:59-04:00February 16th, 2017|Multivariate News|

Unplanned shutdowns can have a significant impact on your business. Almost every plant loses at least 5% of its productive capacity from downtime, and many lose up to 20%1. Of the manufacturers that estimate their downtime, they usually underestimate the total downtime cost (TDC) by 200 – 300%1. While unplanned shutdowns are often associated with [...]

Gain New Process Insights and Prevent Costly Disruptions Using Machine Vision

By |2019-10-24T12:13:07-04:00September 19th, 2016|Multivariate News|

Are you getting costly complaints from your customers or do you need to measure new quality attributes to prevent process disruptions? Whether it is related to visible features, performance attributes, ratios or blends of your product or other characteristics, our machine vision systems can help. Our solutions not only offer 100% inspection that can prevent [...]

How Multivariate Machine Vision Can Improve Operations

By |2019-10-24T12:00:15-04:00January 29th, 2015|Multivariate News|

Machine vision is a growing field that leading manufacturers are adopting to improve their operations, product quality, and profit margins. Forecasted to be a 26.9 billion dollar industry by 20201, it also happens to be a field where we offer our clients advanced solutions.   Benefits of Multivariate Machine Vision Manufacturers across multiple industries are [...]

Communicate Your Batch Trajectory Insights

By |2019-10-24T12:01:24-04:00October 17th, 2014|Multivariate News|

As process engineers ourselves, we know it can be challenging to communicate the results of a multivariate analysis to your colleagues and managers, especially for batch processes. In ProMV 14.08 we worked hard to help you tell your stories so your co-workers can easily grasp your findings without being experts in multivariate analysis. Released last [...]