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Mechanical and aerospace engineering’s Robert Gao honored by Society of Manufacturing Engineers

Photo of Robert GaoRobert Gao, chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the Cady Staley Professor,  received the Eli Whitney Productivity Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

Part of the society’s International Honors Awards, the Eli Whitney Productivity Award is given in recognition of distinguished accomplishments in improving capability within the broad concept of orderly production.

Gao will officially accept the award at a gala in May.