Leadership and Contributions to Electromagnetic Finishing
(DEARBORN, Mich., July 27, 2016) — SME, which serves the manufacturing industry by promoting advanced manufacturing technology and is recognized as a key resource for the industry, has elected Hitomi Yamaguchi Greenslet of the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, to its 2016 College of Fellows.
Greenslet is an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Florida. Previously, she served as associate professor at Utsunomiya University and research associate at the University of Tokyo (both in Japan) and as research engineer at Extrude Hone Corp. She has also served as a researcher abroad (sponsored by Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology) at NASA Glenn Research Center. She is a fellow of ASME, the secretary of a scientific technical committee of CIRP (the International Academy for Production Engineering) and a board member of the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME (NAMRI/SME). She has been an SME member since 1997.
Greenslet is one of 10 SME Fellows elected this year. Fellows are professionals from industry, research and academia with more than 20 years of experience in manufacturing and have had a demonstrated impact on the social, technological and educational aspects of the manufacturing profession.
“Inclusion in the SME College of Fellows is a prestigious recognition for a career well-served,” said 2016 SME President Dean Bartles, PhD, FSME. “These accomplished professionals instruct, inspire and lead. We’re proud to recognize their accomplishments, achievements and contributions to manufacturing.”
The 2016 SME Fellows will be recognized during SME’s Fall Awards & Installation Banquet Nov. 12 in Rochester Hills, Michigan. As part of their recognition, the 2016 Fellows will receive lifetime, dues-free membership and can utilize the credentials “FSME” (“Fellow of SME”) after their names.
Nominations for the 2017 Class of SME Fellows are due on Dec. 1. Award information and nomination form can be found at sme.org/fellows. Nominees must be members of SME.
SME connects all those who are passionate about making things that improve our world. As a nonprofit organization, SME has served practitioners, companies, educators, government and communities across the manufacturing spectrum for more than 80 years. Through its strategic areas of events, media, membership, training and development, and the SME Education Foundation, SME is uniquely dedicated to the advancement of manufacturing by addressing both knowledge and skills needed for the industry. Learn more at sme.org, follow @SME_MFG on Twitter or facebook.com/SMEmfg.
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