Annual International Operations Simulation Competition--Sponsored by Sloan Ops Club and GM, this is a three-day online team-based competition to see who can run the most profitable factory. Two-person team from MIT won first place
- Ghassan Awwad G, Austin, Texas
- Daniel George G, Englewood, Colo.
Leaders for Manufacturing Best Thesis Award (2008)--"Development of a Total Landed Cost and Risk Analysis Model for Global Strategic Sourcing," was based on research he conducted while on his internship at PerkinElmer Inc. He received a Dell computer donated by Intel
- Brian Feller G, Round Rock, Texas
Charles "Harrison" Smith Award--In memory of LFM '99 alum Charles "Harrison" Smith to honor a first year LFM who exemplifies Smith's most remembered qualities while at LFM: living life to the fullest, bringing the class together, and making happy and lasting memories of the LFM experience for the entire cohort
- Jeremy Stewart G, Surgoinsville, Tenn.
SDM Best Thesis Award--Awarded for the thesis titled, "Generation Gaps in Engineering?"
- David Kim G, Sydney, Australia
Joseph A. Martore Excellence in Teaching Award--Given to a full-time member of the ESD faculty or teaching staff in recognition of outstanding contributions to an ESD academic program in the areas of education and program development
- Joseph M. Sussman, J.R. East Professor of CEE and ESD
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 3, 2009 (download PDF).