March 12, 2003
Purdue names outstanding industrial engineers
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. Three Purdue University engineering alumni have been honored with 2003 Outstanding Industrial Engineering Awards.
The awards were issued during a Feb. 21 ceremony "to recognize those alumni who have distinguished themselves through exemplary technical and leadership accomplishments in the fields of industrial engineering and related areas."
Alumni honored include:
Grace Y. Lin, a senior manager at IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. She received a master's degree in applied mathematics from Purdue in 1985 and a doctoral degree in 1993.
Kevin R. Scott, senior vice president for strategy at Kraft Foods North America in Madison, Wis. He received a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from Purdue in 1982.
Robert E. Swinehart, president and COO of Emerson Power Transmission Corp. in Valparaiso, Ind. He received a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering from Purdue in 1965.
Detailed information about the recipients and their photos are available online.
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