IIE Earns Gold Award
Kansas State University’s student chapter of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) has been awarded the organization’s 2012 Gold Award. This is the fifth consecutive year the K-State has received this distinction, which recognizes the top student chapters in the nation.
“We have a very active chapter,” said Malgorzata Rys, associate professor in the industrial and manufacturing systems engineering department, and who also serves as faculty advisor for the K-State IIE chapter. “Our members organize a number of academic and social events, take a lead role in planning the department’s Open House activities, and participate in regional and national conferences.”
IIE is the world’s largest professional society dedicated solely to the support of the industrial engineering profession and individuals involved with improving quality and productivity. Founded in 1948, IIE provides leadership for the application, education, training, research, and development of industrial engineering.