Fargo, N.D. — David L. Wells, professor of industrial and manufacturing engineering at NDSU, Fargo, is one of six individuals recognized by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers with a 2011 International Honor Award. The award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of manufacturing engineering in areas such as manufacturing technologies, technical writing, education, research, management and service to the society.
“SME is proud to pay tribute to these six individuals,” said Paul D. Bradley, the society’s 2011 president. “Through their diligent research efforts and technical achievements, they have each significantly contributed to advancing the manufacturing industry.”
The winners will be honored at the International Awards Gala, which will take place at the society’s Annual Conference, June 5-7, at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue in Bellevue, Wash. Wells will receive the Joseph A. Siegel Service Award for his significant and unique contributions to the society.