Albert Wavering III has been named to the College of Fellows of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). Wavering is acting deputy director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory. He is responsible for the laboratory's operations and assists the director in establishing its strategic direction. SME fellows are members who are recognized by the manufacturing community as a contributor to key aspects of the profession and the recognition can only be earned through years of dedication and service to manufacturing engineering. Over the course of his 24-year career at NIST, Wavering has made significant technical and leadership contributions to performance metrics, test methods and standards for advanced manufacturing.
The announcement, and more information about SME, can be found at www.sme.org/cgi-bin/get-press.pl?&&20090066&PR&&SME&.*
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