Dr. Ronald L. Rardin selected to receive the IIE David F. Baker Distinguished Research Award

 The Institute for Industrial Engineers Board of Trustees announced the 2012 slate of award winners this week. Dr. Ronald Rardin of the Industrial Engineering Department at the University of Arkansas was announced as the 2012 winner of the IIE David F. Baker Distinguished Research Award.

This award recognizes outstanding research in the profession and is given for a career of accomplishments that broadly benefited practitioners, organizations or other researchers. The award is named for David F. Baker, Ph.D., late chairman of the industrial engineering department at The Ohio State University.

Nominees are judged on four areas: Significance of the research; Diligence, innovative abilities and perseverance in advancing the research; Value of accomplishments and Scope of the research and use of the results.

Dr. Rardin will be honored at the IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2012, to be held May 19-23 at the Hilton Bonnet Creek in Orlando, Florida.

Release date: 3/9/2012