|Technology department faculty members garner ATMAE awards|
The Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) recently recognized David (Dave) Yearwood, associate professor and chair, UND department of Technology, with its Outstanding Professor of Industrial Technology award. Yearwood, whose department is part of the UND College of Business and Public Administration, was one of only four faculty members so recognized nationwide.
The Outstanding Early Achievement award has been given annually since 1993 by the University Division of ATMAE, and its predecessor, NAIT, in recognition of individuals having primary teaching responsibilities in industrial technology programs. Awardees are selected based on excellence in research, teaching and service to the profession.
ATMAE also recognized Lynda Kenney, assistant professor in the department of Technology, for Outstanding Leadership. ATMAE’s Outstanding Leadership award is given in recognition of individuals who have demonstrated excellence in leadership.
Kenney served as president of the organization’s Graphics Division from 2007-2009; was founder and co-chair of the Women in Technology focus group from 2008-2009; was elected in 2009 president of the new Women in Technology Division; and served as a member of the ATMAE Executive Board from 2007-2009, where she was instrumental in the strategic planning, branding, and marketing of the new Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering.
The Association of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering is a professional association for technology and technology management professionals and students in academia and industry US, students of those programs, and graduates working in business and industry.
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