2011 IFEES Award Recipient
Dr. Jack Lohmann is Associate Provost and Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His principal responsibilities include the institutional development, review, and accreditation of the Georgia Tech’s academic programs, as well as the inter-campus development of its programs located in Metz, Paris, Singapore, and Savannah (Georgia). Dr. Lohmann mostly recently served as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the Collegeof Engineering at Georgia Tech, and has also held appointments at the National Science Foundation, the University of Michigan, the University of Southern California, and l’École Centrale Paris in France.
Dr. Lohmann earned his B.S.M.E. from Oklahoma State University and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Management at Stanford University. His research and teaching interests are in the field of capital budgeting and economic decision analysis, and he has also provided leadership in a number of engineering education initiatives involving accreditation and curriculum innovation. External sponsors of his research and educational initiatives include: AT&T, GM, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Microsoft Research, Motorola, National Science Foundation, Procter & Gamble, Sloan Foundation, and the United Engineering Foundation. Dr. Lohmann is also Editor of the Journal of Engineering Education published by the American Society for Engineering Education, a licensed Professional Engineer, and a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers. For his accomplishments, IFEES awarded to Prof. Lohmann the IFEES Global Award for Excellence in Engineering Education in 2011.