Nebraska Engineering Fall, 2005
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Rajurkar Receives National Award

Winner CupDr. Kamlakar Rajurkar, interim associate dean for research, received the 2005 Charles F. Carter Jr. Advancing Manufacturing Award from the Association for Manufacturing Technology. The award is given by AMT’s Technology Issues Committee to honor academic contributions to the advancement of manufacturing, especially as it relates to members of AMT and industry. Consideration for the award is based upon nominations from an AMT member. Rajurkar was nominated by the Ex One Company, an advanced manufacturing equipment and instrumentation company based in Pennsylvania.

Rajurkar, who also is a professor in the Department of Industrial & Management Systems Engineering and the director of the Center for Nontraditional Manufacturing Research, said, “It is a great honor to be recognized by my peers in the U.S. industries. I am humbled by their selection of me for the Charles Carter Award.” He received the award at the AMT/National Center for Manufacturing Sciences Manufacturing Technology Forum in April.