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Rogers Named IIE Fellow

Friday, June 27, 2014

Jamie Rogers, Ph.D., P.E., was named a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) during the IIE Annual Conference & Expo in Montréal. The award recognizes outstanding leaders of the profession who have made significant, nationally recognized contributions to industrial engineering. It is the highest classification of IIE membership.

Jamie Rogers, IIE Fellow“It is an honor to be named a Fellow of IIE. I am very fortunate to have been mentored by outstanding IIE Fellow role models such as Professor Emeritus Elinor Pape and Professor Emeritus and Chair Emeritus G.T. Stevens,” Rogers said.

Rogers is the 2014-2015 president of ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) and has served as an ABET volunteer for many years.

She received the UTA Chancellor’s Council Award for Teaching Excellence (1999), was inducted into the UT Arlington Academy of Distinguished Teachers (2011), selected as a UT System Regents’ Outstanding Teacher (2012) and has received the prestigious Piper Professor Nomination (2013). She has served the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as a Member of the Tuning Oversight Council for Engineering (2010-2011) and has served on the UT System – Systems Engineering in Healthcare Steering Committee since 2011.

She has been awarded more than $3.6M in research funding as PI or Co-PI and served on the recent National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Engineering Sustainable Engineers project (2009-12).

She was inducted into the University of Missouri Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Hall of Fame in 2013 and is a member of several honor societies.  

Prior to joining the faculty at UTA, Rogers worked at Texas Instruments (1979–1994) in various engineering and management positions in defense electronics and semiconductor business areas.