Selected Honors and Awards

  • Hall of Fame, College of Engineering, University of Arkansas, October 2021.
  • Charles and Nadine Baum Faculty Teaching Award, University of Arkansas, November 2017.
  • Joint Publishers Book of the Year Award, Institute of Industrial Engineers, Fundamentals of Engineering Economic Analysis, May 2015, co-recipient.
  • National Engineering Economy Teaching Excellence Award, American Society for Engineering Education, June 2014.
  • Wellington Award, Institute of Industrial Engineers, May 2014.
  • John L. Imhoff Global Excellence Award, American Society for Engineering Education, 2006.
  • Fellow, Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences, 2002.
  • Fellow, American Society for Engineering Education, 1997.
  • Donald E. Marlowe Award for Distinguished Education Administration, American Society for Engineering Education, 1994.
  • Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Industrial Engineering Award, Institute of Industrial Engineers, 1994.
  • Rodney D. Chipp Memorial Award, Society of Women Engineers, 1994.
  • Distinguished Service Award, National Science Foundation, 1991.
  • Doctor of Science honoris causa, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1991.
  • David F. Baker Distinguished Research Award, Institute of Industrial Engineers, 1990.
  • Educator of the Year Award, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 1990.
  • Kenneth Andrew Roe Award, American Association of Engineering Societies, 1989.
  • Albert G. Holzman Distinguished Educator Award, Institute of Industrial Engineers, 1988.
  • Outstanding IIE Publication Award, Institute of Industrial Engineers, 1988, co-recipient.
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering, 1987.
  • Joint Publishers Book of the Year Award, Institute of Industrial Engineers, Facilities Planning, 1986, co-recipient.
  • Honorary Doctorate of Engineering, Katholieke Universitiet of Leuven, Belgium, 1985.
  • Fellow, Institute of Industrial Engineers, 1985.
  • Life Fellow, Institution of Production Engineers, 1984.
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1982.
  • Joint Publishers Book of the Year Award, Institute of Industrial Engineers, Facility Layout and Location: An Analytical Approach, 1974, co-recipient.Facility Layout and Location: An Analytical Approach, 1974, co-recipient.