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Schmitz Wins SME Education Award

photo of Scmitz at MDFMABE Professor Tony Schmitz has been named one of seven to receive a 2021 SME International Honor Award, which recognizes leaders in industry and academia for their contributions to manufacturing, research, education, scientific publications, and service to SME.

Of the awards presented, Schmitz received the SME Education Award for his manufacturing education leadership and service in machining science and technology, including student mentoring, publications, instruction, and outreach.

Schmitz, who has been a SME member since 2004, joined MABE in 2019 and holds a joint faculty appointment at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He also leads the Machine Tool Research Center which serves the discrete part manufacturing community and enables the next-generation Smart Manufacturing.