Congratulations to the following Krannert faculty and staff members for their achievements during the fall semester:
Prof. David Schoorman, organizational behavior and human resources, was named dean of the GISMA Business School in Germany.
… John Lewandowski, formerly a program manager for executive education, is the new assistant for international programs and will serve as program manager for GISMA.
… Lois Gast, who has worked on campus for GISMA since 1996, was appointed the managing editor of the Strategic Management Journal. Prof. Dan Schendel, strategic management, is the publication’s founder and editor-in-chief.
… Prof. Kwei Tang, quantitative methods, was made director of international learning activities at Krannert. He will coordinate new international programs, including those currently initiated in Asia.
… Prof. Leroy Schwarz, operations management, became Purdue’s only faculty member to be named a Fellow by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), the premier professional society in operations research.
… Prof. Tim Folta, strategic management, is director of the Biomedical Entrepreneurship Program, a collaboration among Krannert, Purdue’s Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, and the Indiana University School of Medicine that will support research and develop commercialization opportunities in the medical device industry.
… Dean Rick Cosier is on the AACSB Peace Through Commerce Task Force, which is charged with promoting activities that harness the connections between business; social, political, and economic stability; and peace.
… Deborah Saks, continuous term lecturer in organizational behavior and human resources, received a Service Learning Faculty Development Grant for the 2005–06 academic year. Saks teaches an award-winning class in teamwork that includes a
… Charalambos “Roko” Aliprantis, Distinguished Professor of Economics and professor of mathematics, was recognized in October with a two-day conference at Purdue honoring his contributions to economic theory.