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Texas A&M University-Commerce
Wed July 25, 2012
A&M-Commerce President Named SDPS Fellow
COMMERCE - Texas A&M University-Commerce President Dan Jones, Ph.D. was named a Fellow of the Society for Design and Process Science (SDPS) during the annual international meeting in Berlin, Germany held June 10-14, 2012.
SDPS is a non-profit professional society with international membership and promotes science and education. An SDPS fellow is a membership grade of distinction in SDPS related professions and is elected by the board of directors based upon a candidate having been responsible for significant engineering achievements in design and process improvement.
A candidate typically has ten years of active practice and holds senior member grade at the time of nomination, in addition to having significant achievements or truly outstanding contributions in at least one of the following categories:
•Integration of disciplines, theories and methodologies
•Development scientific principles and methods for design and process science as applied to traditional disciplines of engineering
•Industrial leadership and innovation
•Educational leadership and creativity.
“Through our fellows' multidisciplinary credentials, we project the SDPS vision to the world,” said Dr. Murat M. Tanik, SDPS board member and professor of electrical and computer engineering the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Engineering. “As such, Dr. Jones' acceptance of the SDPS fellowship enriched our ranks of fellows with the addition of an extraordinary scholar whose achievements fits perfectly to the SDPS mission of ‘transformative education and research through transdisciplinary means.’”