Dr. Heather Nachtmann elected ASEM Fellow

 Dr. Heather Nachtmann was recently named a Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Management at the annual conference in Lubbock, Texas. Dr. Kim Needy commented, “This is a well-deserved honor and we are very proud.”

The International Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management provides a forum for practicing engineers, educators, and students to present and discuss research findings, best practices, current projects, and contemporary issues in engineering management. The Fellow award is the highest honor offered by the society.

Dr. Heather Nachtmann is an Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering at the University of Arkansas, Director of the Mack-Blackwell Rural Transportation Center, and Co-Deputy Director, Center for Innovation in Healthcare Logistics. She received her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

Her current research program focuses on economic and decision analysis of transportation systems focusing on inland waterways and rural transportation networks, cost and quality issues in the healthcare supply chain, and advanced methods for engineering economic analysis.

Dr. Nachtmann teaches in the areas of engineering economy, cost analysis, and decision modeling. She joined the faculty in 2000.

Release date: 10/28/2011