SME Announces 2022 Sandra L. Bouckley Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineers

SME Announces 2022 Sandra L. Bouckley Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineers

22 recipients, age 35 or young, are acknowledged for excellent contributions and achievements in manufacturing

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., April 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — SME, the skilled association dedicated to advancing manufacturing and acquiring a competent workforce, has introduced its lineup of 2022 Sandra L. Bouckley Exceptional Younger Producing Engineers. The 22 awardees ended up picked dependent on their diverse manufacturing backgrounds, technology advancements/improvements and point out-of-the-artwork analysis. The 2022 award namesake is 2017 SME President Sandra L. Bouckley, FSME, P.Eng., interim SME CEO and former vice president of production programs, offer chain administration and lean at GKN Driveline Americas.

“These younger specialists have demonstrated their capacity to design and style, build and execute new, impactful systems within tutorial establishments, exploration labs and across a selection of industries,” reported Robert Willig, SME government director and CEO. “We’re very pleased to realize their outstanding achievements in academia and marketplace.”

Even though membership in SME is not essential for this recognition, each individual of the 2022 Sandra L. Bouckley Superb Youthful Producing Engineers are section of the SME local community, possessing been users prior to their variety:

Bruno Azeredo, PhD
Fulton Growth Assistant Professor of Producing Engineering
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
Arizona Condition University
Tempe, Arizona

Wen Chen, PhD
Assistant Professor
Division of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
College of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, Massachusetts

Xu Chen, PhD
Bryan T. McMinn Endowed Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
University of Washington

Nancy Diaz-Elsayed, PhD
Assistant Professor
Section of Mechanical Engineering
College of South Florida
Hillsborough County, Florida

Amy Elliott, PhD
Oak Ridge Countrywide Laboratory
Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Thomas Feldhausen, PhD
Analysis Staff members Member & Technological Guide for Hybrid Production
Producing Automation & Controls Team
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Knoxville, Tennessee

Kelvin Fu, PhD
Assistant Professor
Office of Mechanical Engineering
College of Delaware
Newark, Delaware

Michael Gomez, PhD
Senior Innovation R&D Engineer
MSC Industrial Offer Co.
Knoxville, Tennessee

Jinah Jang, PhD
Affiliate Professor
Convergence IT Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
College of Interdisciplinary Bioscience and Bioengineering
Pohang College of Science and Technological know-how
Pohang, South Korea

Bo Jin, PhD
Investigate Scientist/Professor
University of Southern California
Los Angeles

Venkata Charan Kantumuchu
Global Quality Director
Electrex Inc.
Edmond, Oklahoma

Geoff Karpa
Applications Engineer Team
Producing Engineering
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co.
Fort Really worth, Texas

Vipin Kumar, PhD
R&D Associate Team Member
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Knoxville, Tennessee

Megan McGovern, PhD, PE
Senior Researcher
Manufacturing Techniques Analysis Lab
General Motors International Investigation & Enhancement

Laura Pahren
Device Studying Computer software Engineer
Procter & Gamble Co.
Mason, Ohio

Kyle Saleeby, PhD
R&D Employees Member
Producing Automation & Controls Team
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Knoxville, Tennessee

Ryan Sekol, PhD
Staff members Researcher ‒ Battery Cell Producing Direct
Production Programs Study Lab
Basic Motors Investigate & Progress
Warren, Michigan

Xuan Track, PhD
Assistant Professor
Office of Industrial and Units Engineering
Iowa Technological know-how Institute
College of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa

Peng “Edward” Wang, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Laptop or computer Engineering
Endowed Robley D. Evans Faculty Fellow
Office of Mechanical Engineering
College of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky

Sarah Wolff, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Industrial and Programs Engineering
Texas A&M College
Faculty Station, Texas

Yang Yang, PhD
Assistant Professor
Office of Mechanical Engineering
San Diego State University
San Diego 

Xiaowei Yue, PhD
Assistant Professor
Grado Division of Industrial and Methods Engineering
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia

SME has highlighted the achievements of more than 470 young producing engineers — and their impact on manufacturing — for in excess of 4 many years by means of this award. SME will welcome nominations for the 2023 Fantastic Young Producing Engineers Award by Aug. 1, 2022, at  

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