Honoring our Outstanding Industrial Engineers

On April 1, 2021 the School of Industrial Engineering honored our 2020 and 2021 Outstanding Industrial Engineers.


This year, we get double the celebration as we honor our 2020 and 2021 Outstanding Industrial Engineers through a virtual ceremony.

As our PhD candidate and Master of Ceremonies, Maya Luster, said, "[Our] honorees have shaped future engineers and cultural discourse, built infrastructure and industries… They have all improved our world." 

Our 2020 Outstanding Industrial Engineers are:

  • Orlena Nwokah Blanchard, BSIE 1994
  • Ertürk Deer, BSIE 1966, MSIE, 1968
  • Cynthia Farrer, BSIE 1984, MSIE 1991
  • G.V. Sanjay Reddy, BSIE 1987

Our 2021 Outstanding Industrial Engineers are:

  • Dr. Jorge Haddock, PhD 1981
  • Tamara L. Markey, BSIE 1994, MS EngTechEd
  • Dr. Kay M. Stanney, MSIE 1990, PhD 1992
  • Patrick Trippel, BSIE 1984

Learn more by watching the video, looking at the program, or visiting our Outstanding Industrial Engineer page to learn more about each honoree.