Mesut Akdere, associate professor of human resource development and the director of Purdue Polytechnic Leadership Academy at Purdue University, has been reappointed to the Board of Examiners of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
More than 100 Purdue University innovators were recognized February 7, 2017, during the 12th annual Inventors Recognition Reception for having received patents in the 2015-16 fiscal year.
Six professors in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute were among those honored. They included:
Nathan Mentzer will be honored with the Distinguished Technology and Engineering Professional designation from the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA).
The Purdue University Board of Trustees approved naming Nathan Hartman the Dauch Family Endowed Professor in Advanced Manufacturing.
Sabine Brunswicker, associate professor for innovation, will be an invited speaker for the European Forum Alpbach Technology Forum in Austria in August.
Jeffrey Evans attended the 63rd annual National Security Forum at the Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, at the personal invitation of the secretary of the Air Force.
Two Purdue Polytechnic staff members were honored at the 2016 Black Caucus of Faculty and Staff Academic and Service Awards at Purdue University.
Jessica Cabral, assistant clinical professor of construction management, has received the 2016 Exceptional Early Career Award.
James Jenkins, associate professor of construction management, has been named the recipient of a 2016 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in Memory of Charles B. Murphy.
Ray Hansen received the 2016 Distinguished Service Award from the Information and Telecommunications Education and Research Association (ITERA).