April 27, 2001
Tech Specialist Receives Annual Scholarly Achievement
Mechanical engineering professor Thomas Tien-I
Liu, whose expertise includes using cutting edge software
and Web applications to improve manufacturing, has received
this year's Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award at California
State University, Sacramento.
Liu will receive his award and deliver a lecture titled "Information
Technology, Concurrent Design, and Continuous Improvement:
Techniques for Global Competitiveness" at 4 p.m., Monday,
May 7 in the University Union Hinde Auditorium. A reception
is the 40th recipient of the Outstanding Scholarly Achievement
Award, which is given annually to a CSUS faculty member who
has made significant contributions to a discipline through
scholarly activity, creative or artistic endeavors, research
Liu's recent work with "intelligent" manufacturing
has drawn worldwide interest. His talk Monday will be tailored
for a non-technical audience, focusing on the importance of
educating individuals who can use technology to compete in
an era of increasing globalization.
Liu came to CSUS in 1987 after 14 years working in private
industry and teaching at other academic institutions. He has
written more than 70 technical papers and written or edited
19 books, manuals and reports. This year, in addition to receiving
the Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award from the University,
he received the Outstanding Scholar Award from the CSUS College
of Engineering and Computer Sciences.
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