(June 14, 2016) ISE Alumnus Dr. C. Richard Cassady was selected to receive the Albert G. Holzman Distinguished Educator Award from the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering (IISE) at the annual conference in May. According to the award description, it recognizes educators who contributed significantly to the profession through teaching, research and publications, extension, innovation, or administration.
Dr. Cassady is a Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Director of the Freshman Engineering Program at the University of Arkansas. He has been a member of the Virginia Tech ISE Advisory Board since fall 2015. He holds a BS summa cum laude, an MS, and a PhD, all in Industrial and Systems Engineering from VT.
For more information, please visit the news page “Industrial Engineering Professor Receives Distinguished Educator Award” on the University of Arkansas website.