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2017 Outstanding Industrial Engineers honored

Photo of 2017 OIEs and Dr. Abhi Deshmukh
2017 OIEs (l to r): Ravi Talwar, Karen Ashley, Antoinette Wallace, Albert Jones, Michael Heard, and Dr. Deshmukh
The School of Industrial Engineering held its annual Outstanding Industrial Engineer (OIE) Awards Ceremony on April 19.

Abhi Deshmukh, James J. Solberg Head and Professor of the Purdue School of Industrial Engineering, welcomed the 2017 award recipients, faculty, staff, advisory council members, family and friends. Awardees included:

Ms. Karen Ashley (MSIE 1991), Head, Cisco Corporate Development Integration

Mr. Michael D. Heard (BSIE 1988, MSIE 1989), President of Washington National

Albert T. Jones (MSIE 1972, PhD 1978), Scientific Advisor for the Systems Integration Division in the Engineering Lab, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Ravi R. Talwar (MSIE 1969), President, Gate City Steel, Inc.

Antoinette Simon Wallace (BSIE 1983), Vice President, Director Program Management, The TJX Companies, Inc.

Photo of Karen Ashely

    Photo of Michael Heard

Ms. Karen Ashley (MSIE 1991)                            Mr. Michael D. Heard (BSIE 1988, MSIE 1989)

Photo of Albert Jones     Photo of Ravi Talwr

Albert T. Jones (MSIE 1972, PhD 1978)              Ravi R. Talwar (MSIE 1969)

Photo of Antoinette Wallace







Antoinette Simon Wallace (BSIE 1983)

Photos: DeEtte Starr,