SME Honors Inventors, Industry Leaders, Volunteers and Young Engineers

For more than 50 years, SME has recognized manufacturing engineering's innovators through its International Honor Awards, Award of Merit, and Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award. Recipients represent both current and next generation of inventors, industry leaders, and innovators as well as Society volunteers. Their research, inventions, and work collectively contribute to much of world's bottom line. List of recipients can be found in full release. 

Iris V. Rivero, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Industrial Engineering

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas

Iris V. Rivero is an associate professor of industrial engineering at Texas Tech University. Her research interests include nanomaterials, manufacturing processes, biomedical engineering and nondestructive testing.

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