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SME International Awards & Recognition Committee

The SME International Awards & Recognition Committee is responsible for administering SME's world-class awards and Fellows programs, which recognize individuals and companies for manufacturing excellence.



Neil A. Duffie, PhD, FSME, CMfgE
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, Wisconsin
Vincent W. Howell Sr., FSME, CMfgE
Corning Inc. (retired)

Committee Members

John S. Agapiou, PhD, FSME
General Motors
Warren, Michigan
Craig A. Blue, PhD, FSME
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Jian Cao, PhD, FSME
Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois
Brian K. Paul, PhD, FSME
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon
Robert W. Ivester, PhD, FSME 
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Gaithersburg, Maryland

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