Industrial Engineering Professors Recognized by Engineering Education Society

Honors for leadership in engineering education

 Two University of Arkansas faculty members were honored at the American Society for Engineering Education conference, which took place June 15-18 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Kim Needy, interim dean of the Graduate School and International Education, industrial engineering professor and holder of the Twenty-First Century Professorship in Engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education. The grade of fellow is conferred on ASEE members with outstanding and extraordinary qualifications and experience in engineering or engineering technology education or allied field, who have made appropriate and important individual contributions.

John White, chancellor emeritus and Distinguished Professor of industrial engineering, received the National Engineering Economy Teaching Excellence Award from the American Society for Engineering Education. This award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated classroom teaching excellence and teaching scholarship in engineering economy.

“I am so pleased to congratulate my colleagues on these achievements,” said John English, dean of the College of Engineering. “And I’m happy to add these honors to the list of national recognitions earned by our industrial engineering department.”

Camilla Medders, director of communications
College of Engineering
479-575-5697, camillam@uark.edu

Release date: 6/25/2014