SME announces winners of Professional Development Award.
Press Release Summary:
May 18, 2011 - Student Relations Committee of SME has awarded its inaugural Faculty Advisor Professional Development Award to educators committed to next generation of manufacturing professionals. Award recognizes service of faculty advisors to SME, and their student chapters, in advancing manufacturing knowledge, education, and Society's strategic plan. Christopher Gallagher and Bahram Asiabanpour, PhD, CMfgE, received $1,000 recognition, while Ross Monroe and Daniel Kandray, PE received $2,000 recognition.
Original Press Release
SME Announces Faculty Advisor Professional Development Awardees
Press release date: May 17, 2011
o Christopher Gallagher, Olympic College, Bremerton, Wash.
o Bahram Asiabanpour, PhD, CMfgE, Texas State University - San Marcos, San Marcos, Texas $2,000 Recognition
o Ross Monroe, Edmonds Community College, Lynnwood, Wash.
o Daniel Kandray, PE, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio SME intends for the Faculty Advisor Professional Development Award to grow enabling the recognition of more faculty advisors in 2012. Information on when and how to apply for this award will be sent to faculty advisors of compliant student chapters in early 2012. For information on SME membership, visit sme.org/join. Visit the SME Media Center for the latest Society news, one-stop access to SME Events, Manufacturing Quicklinks, SME social media sites, SME News Feed and more. About SME:
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) is the premier source for manufacturing knowledge, education and networking. Through its many programs, events, magazines, publications and online training division, Tooling U, SME connects manufacturing practitioners to each other, to the latest technologies and to the most up-to-date manufacturing processes. SME has members around the world and is supported by a network of chapters and technical communities. A 501(c)3 organization, SME is a leader in manufacturing workforce development issues, working with industry, academic and government partners to support the current and future skilled workforce. Media Contact:
Lori Ann Dick, APR
Society of Manufacturing Engineers