James T. Luxhoj was selected for induction in Virginia Tech's ISE Academy of Distinguished Alumni

Professor James T. Luxhøj of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at Rutgers-New Brunswick will be inducted in the Virginia Tech ISE Academy of Distinguished Alumni on April 28, 2017 at an ISE Awards ceremony in Blacksburg, VA. The Academy of Distinguished Alumni was established by the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at Virginia Tech and its Advisory Board on October 14, 1993.  VT’s ISE Academy is a group of recognized leaders in the field who have served their profession and society with distinction. Professor Luxhøj is a Fellow in the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE), the recipient of multiple teaching awards, and serves as the Rutgers ISE Undergraduate Director and IISE Faculty Advisor. His research in aviation safety risk analysis is internationally recognized and has been supported by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Office of Naval Research (ONR). Professor Luxhøj is also the recipient of the 2017 Wellington Award from IISE’s Engineering Economy Division (EED). The Wellington Award recognizes outstanding contributions in the field of engineering economy. The award is named after Arthur M. Wellington, author of The Economic Theory of Railroad Location, in 1887. The award will be presented at the IISE Annual Conference in May to be held in Pittsburgh, PA.