Wolt Fabrycky, Lawrence Professor Emeritus of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech and Chairman, Academic Applications International, Inc. (www.a2i2.com). Registered Professional Engineer in Arkansas (1960) and Virginia (1965). Ph.D. in Engineering, Oklahoma State University (1962); M.S. in Industrial Engineering, University of Arkansas (1958); B.S. in Industrial Engineering, Wichita State University (1957). Taught at Arkansas (1957-60) and Oklahoma State (1962-65) and then joined Virginia Tech in 1965. Served as Founding Chairman of Systems Engineering, Associate Dean of Engineering, and then as University Dean of Research over 12-years. Received the Lohmann Medal from Oklahoma State for Outstanding Contributions to ISE Education and Research (1992) and the Armitage Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Logistics Engineering Literature (2004). Received the Holtzman Distinguished Educator Award from the Institute of Industrial Engineers (1990), the Grant (1994) and Wellington (2004) Awards from the American Society for Engineering Education, and the Pioneer Award from the International Council on Systems Engineering (2000). Founder (2005) and President of the Omega Alpha Association: The International Systems Engineering Honor Society and President of Alpha Pi Mu: The Industrial Engineering Honor Society (2010-12). Elected to the rank of Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1980), the American Society for Engineering Education (2007), the Institute of Industrial Engineers (1978), and the International Council on Systems Engineering (1999). Listed in Who’s Who in Engineering and Who’s Who in America for many decades. Served or serving on the Boards of ABET, APM, ASEE, IIE, INCOSE, and OAA. Co-author of six Prentice Hall textbooks that have appeared as two-dozed revisions and translations since 1964. Fabrycky served as editor of the Pearson Prentice Hall International Series in Industrial and Systems Engineering since 1974.
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