Shweta Chopra, a graduate student in the Department of Technology Leadership and Innovation, received the first place award for graduate research at the recent ATMAE Annual Conference.
Chopra was honored for her dissertation research into the rice supply chain in India, her home country. Her ultimate goal is to improve the way rice is distributed, from the growers to consumers, while eliminating corruption and waste. Her research is ongoing.
The title of her ATMAE presentation was "Attaining food security in Chhattisgarh, India, through the use of COREPDS (Centralized Online Real-time Electronic Public Distribution System)".
The full list of the Fall 2013 ATMAE Conference award winners is available online.
The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) is a professional organization focused on education, accreditation of programs, and professional development of technology professionals.