This award honors Dr. George L. Smith, P. E. Professor Emeritus of Industrial Engineering at the Ohio State University. Dr. Smith served as a long-term member of the IIE Board of Trustees in various roles; however, his international promotion of the industrial engineering profession has been his greatest legacy to the global IE community. To honor his commitment and dedication to advancement of our profession and recognize the contributions of other industrial engineers who continue in this tradition of advancing our profession globally, IIE has established the “George L. Smith International Award for Excellence in Promotion of Industrial Engineering.”
This award is presented on an annual basis to an individual who has made significant and long-standing contributions to the industrial engineering discipline and who exemplifies role model behavior as “goodwill ambassador” for the profession across national boundaries by demonstrating global cooperation in their leadership and establishment of international initiatives. To be eligible for this award, nominees must be:
Nominations should be completed and sent to the chairman, IIE Headquarters to the attention of the chairman of the Honors and Awards Committee, postmarked on or before the first of December each year.
Nominations should be submitted to: IIE Honors & Awards c/o Office of the President 3577 Parkway Lane, Suite 200 Norcross, GA 30092 If there are any further questions, please call: (770) 449-0461, ext. 105. Judging: This award is judged by the Honors Steering Committee.