NDTA Awards Supply Chain Engineering Scholarship

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The National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) recently made a $1000 scholarship available to support Ph.D. students pursuing work in supply chain engineering at the Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE).

Kate Abercrombie and Jackie Griffin, both 2nd year Ph.D. students in ISyE, were selected to share this honor based on their academic and scholastic suitability, each receiving $500. The scholarship presentation was made at the NDTA luncheon, held on November 14, 2007 in Atlanta.

"This type of award is extremely important to support our Ph.D. students and demonstrates our strength in supply chain logistics* says Dr. Gary Parker, associate chair for graduate studies in ISyE. "We appreciate the generosity of the National Defense Transportation Association in establishing this scholarship.*

The objective of NDTA is to support, conduct and assist programs of transportation education, scientific research and development. These activities are carried out in coordination with private, industrial, educational and government agencies. They are designed to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the U.S. transportation industry and enable it to meet national security needs.


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  • Created By:Ruth Gregory
  • Created:11/28/2007
  • Modified By:Fletcher Moore
  • Modified:10/07/2016