Alumnus Receives Honorary Engineering Doctorate
E. Gadomski, MSIA '70, a member of the Krannert Dean's Advisory
Council, received an Honorary Doctor of Engineering degree
from Purdue Schools of Engineering on May 12. Gadomski
is executive vice president of the gases and equipment group
of Air Products and Chemicals Inc., an international supplier
of industrial gases and related equipment and selected chemicals,
located in Allentown, Pa.
has been a leader in establishing Air Product and Chemicals
as an international business. He has been successful in identifying
areas of new business development, and he has implemented new
initiatives in several strategic business areas that have increased
efficiency. He has spearheaded development of production processes
that have brought new and high-quality chemical products to
was named Purdue Outstanding Chemical Engineer in 1990, received
a Distinguished Engineering Alumnus Award in 1992, and the
Krannert School of Management Distinguished Alumnus Award in
1988. He has been a member of the Krannert School's Dean's
Advisory Council since fall 1998
KRANNERT AWARDS TWO
News . . .
Street Journal Poll Ranks Krannert No. 6
Krannert Classroom Equipment Makes World Seem Small
Takes Burton Morgan Competition's Top Prize
PDA's Get Bigger for MBA's
Understanding Leads to Better Business
Rau Receive Young Faculty Scholar Awards
Wins National Manufacturing Organization Award
Amaldoss Wins Frank M.
Wins Outstanding Advisor Award
Gets New Director, Managing Director
Honeywell Manufacturing Management Excellence in Teaching Awards
Exec Visits Krannert
April 23, Krannert Operations Club officers hosted EMC Executive
Chairman Mike Ruettgers, who spent the
day at the Krannert
School networking with students, staff, and faculty. During a
presentation, Mr. Ruettgers shared his insights and thoughts on
business to more than 100 MBA students, including some watching
from the German International Graduate School of Management and
Administration (GISMA) via videoconference. Ruettgers came on
the invitation of Jose Capito, MBA '01, who performed an
internship at EMC Center for Business Excellence.
|Maqbool Dada, associate
professor of management, and Gerald L. Lynch, associate
professor of economics and associate dean for programs and student
services, have been promoted to full professor . . . Janet S.
Netz, assistant professor of economics, and Susan G. Watts,
assistant professor of management, have been promoted to associate
professor . . . Gregory S. Hundley, associate professor
of management, is the new director of the Center for International
Business Education and Research (CIBER) and has been granted tenure
. . . Elaine M. Mosakowski, associate professor of management,
has been granted tenure . . . James A. Papke, professor
of economics, has retired . . . John J. McConnell,
Emanuel T. Weiler Distinguished Professor of Management, is the
new academic director for the professional master's programs.
|CEER Hires Assistant Director
Center for E-Business Education and Research (CEER) recently hired
John Burr, MSIA '91, as its new assistant director.
to coming to Krannert, Burr worked at DuPont in various marketing positions,
eventually serving as business director for IntegriS, a new service
business within DuPont. As business director he spearheaded the development
and implementation of IntegriS while incorporating today's available
addition to his Krannert MSIA, Burr holds a BS in mechanical engineering
technology from Purdue.
assistant director for CEER, Burr is responsible for content development
for e-business coursework, interacting with corporate partners, marketing
the center, and coordinating communication among other e-business centers
and areas at Purdue to minimize overlap and maximize efficiency in
their overall operations.
exciting to be back at Krannert in a field that is still in its infancy,
and in a program that can have tremendous impact on the students, the
school, and the business community," he says. "E-enablement
has the potential to radically change business models. As a whole,
industries' adoption of e-technologies so far is like discovering a
wheel and using it as a paperweight. It works, but you haven't really
maximized its potential."
Center Offers Hands-On Academics
Creates New Strategic
has recently updated its strategic plan to reflect the vision, goals
and teamwork emphasis that Purdue President Martin C. Jischke and his
administration are establishing at the University.
old labels of teaching research, and service are being replaced in
Purdue's strategic plan," says Krannert Dean Rick Cosier. "Under
the leadership of President Jischke, the concepts of learning, discovery,
and engagement are now the underpinnings of our University strategic
plan. Krannert is pleased to be on of the primary schools at Purdue;
thus our strategic plan will be an integral part of the University's
Great Bill Russell Speaks at
Krannert Leadership Speaker Series
basketball hero Bill Russell appeared as the featured speaker at the
first annual Krannert Leadership Speaker Series dinner on October 24
in Carmel, Ind. Russell, who led the Boston Celtics to win 11 world
championships in 13 years and eight NBA championships in a row, gave
his insights on leadership, teamwork, and success.
Purdue President Martin C. Jischke and Krannert Dean Rick Cosier
also spoke at the event, which included an awards presentation.
Net proceeds from the event will go towards Krannert student
scholarships. This event is presented in cooperation with the
Krannert School Alumni Association.
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