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John L. Imhoff Global Excellence Award for Industrial Engineering Education

Nomination Open: 11/15/2021

Nomination Deadline: 03/04/2022

An engineering educator for more than 50 years, John L. Imhoff thrived on the global impact potential of the industrial engineering discipline. His vision encompassed the undergraduate, graduate, and teaching levels. He believed that global sharing through educational channels would lead to greater cooperation and understanding. He was very committed to students within the classroom and was passionate about professional student organizations as well as faculty involvement within those organizations. He encouraged students to travel abroad on work/study programs; encouraged them to take summer jobs abroad; and encouraged faculty to bring in speakers who had worked abroad to share their experiences. Endowed from the estate of the late Professor John L. Imhoff, this award recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions in the field of industrial engineering education and has demonstrated global cooperation and understanding through leadership and other initiatives. The award consists of a $1,000 honorarium.

NOMINATION FORM

This award is presented annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to the industrial engineering discipline, who exemplifies the highest standards of the professorate in industrial engineering, and has demonstrated global cooperation and understanding through leadership and other initiatives. To be eligible, nominees must: 1. be a current industrial engineering faculty member in an accredited institution; 2. have at least five years teaching experience in an engineering school; 3. demonstrated excellence in teaching; 4. have demonstrated Dr. Imhoff’s vision for global cooperation and understanding through leadership and other initiatives; 5. be committed to the success of students both in the classroom and in professional engineering student organizations, and by encouraging global understanding; and 6. be a current member of ASEE.

The nomination form can be found in the link below (note that only ASEE members can submit award nominations)

NOMINATION FORM

Nominations are automatically transferred over for the next award cycle. If not selected, nominations can be re-submitted after one award cycle.

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John L. Imhoff Global Excellence Award for Industrial Engineering Education

Nomination Open: 11/15/2021

Nomination Deadline: 03/04/2022

An engineering educator for more than 50 years, John L. Imhoff thrived on the global impact potential of the industrial engineering discipline. His vision encompassed the undergraduate, graduate, and teaching levels. He believed that global sharing through educational channels would lead to greater cooperation and understanding. He was very committed to students within the classroom and was passionate about professional student organizations as well as faculty involvement within those organizations. He encouraged students to travel abroad on work/study programs; encouraged them to take summer jobs abroad; and encouraged faculty to bring in speakers who had worked abroad to share their experiences. Endowed from the estate of the late Professor John L. Imhoff, this award recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions in the field of industrial engineering education and has demonstrated global cooperation and understanding through leadership and other initiatives. The award consists of a $1,000 honorarium.

NOMINATION FORM

This award is presented annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to the industrial engineering discipline, who exemplifies the highest standards of the professorate in industrial engineering, and has demonstrated global cooperation and understanding through leadership and other initiatives. To be eligible, nominees must: 1. be a current industrial engineering faculty member in an accredited institution; 2. have at least five years teaching experience in an engineering school; 3. demonstrated excellence in teaching; 4. have demonstrated Dr. Imhoff’s vision for global cooperation and understanding through leadership and other initiatives; 5. be committed to the success of students both in the classroom and in professional engineering student organizations, and by encouraging global understanding; and 6. be a current member of ASEE.

The nomination form can be found in the link below (note that only ASEE members can submit award nominations)

NOMINATION FORM

Nominations are automatically transferred over for the next award cycle. If not selected, nominations can be re-submitted after one award cycle.

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Year Winner Name
2020 Michael Johnson

John L. Imhoff Global Excellence Award for Industrial Engineering Education

2021 winner:

Alaa Elwany

Alaa Elwany, an associate professor of industrial and systems engineering at Texas A&M University, joined the faculty in 2013 after three years as a research scientist at General Motors Global R&D. He received his Ph.D. in industrial and systems engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2009 and bachelor’s and master’s degrees in production manufacturing from Alexandria University in Egypt in 2002 and 2004, respectively. His research focuses on the modeling, analysis, and control of advanced manufacturing processes and systems, with particular emphasis on metal additive manufacturing, commonly known as 3-D printing. The author of 50 journal and refereed conference papers, including an IEEE Best Paper award winner, he has generated research funding through grants in excess of $4 million from federal agencies and industrial organizations, including NSF, NASA, and the U.S. Department of Defense.

Past Winners

Year Winner Name
2020 Michael Johnson