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Industrial Engineering and Management students receive awards

Five students from the School of Industrial Engineering and Management at Oklahoma State University were recently awarded scholarships for the 2014­-2015 academic year. Diana Rodriguez, Esmaeel Moradi, Sam Cannon, Daniel Anderson and Connor Mojo were all recipients of awards from various national industrial engineering organizations.

Rodriguez, a graduate student from Colombia, received the John L. Imhoff Scholarship from the Institute of Industrial Engineers. The scholarship is awarded to one student who presents significant contributions to the development of industrial engineering through international understanding.

Moradi, who is also a graduate student from Tehran, Iran, received the Lift Manufacturers Product Section Honor Scholarship. The Material Handling Industry of America’s Education Foundation awards this scholarship to distinguished industrial engineering students who show superior academic achievements.

Both Cannon, from Enid, Okla., and Anderson, from Tulsa, Okla., are undergraduate students, who received the Howard Bernstein Industrial Distribution Scholarship sponsored by TVH Americas from the Material Handling Education Foundation. Recipients of this scholarship must be enrolled in an industrial distribution curriculum that furthers awareness and recognition of the material handling industry.

The Material Handling Education Foundation also recognized Mojo, an undergraduate student from Bakersfield, Calif., for distinction in material handling and logistics. The Material Handling Education Foundation is an independent charitable organization that’s dedicated to encouraging and supporting the study of material handling and logistics.

The Institute of Industrial Engineers is a nonprofit organization and the world’s largest professional society soley committed to support and promote the industrial engineering profession and people involved with improving quality and productivity. 


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