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Daniel Berg Awarded 2007 Engineering Management Educator of the Year
Institute Professor of Science and Technology Daniel Berg was recently named Engineering Management Educator of the Year by the IEEE Engineering Management Society. The prestigious award was in honor of Berg’s “seminal research and educational contributions in the field of management, especially in regard to services and distance learning.”

The award, designated for “outstanding education or education administration contributions to the field of engineering management or a closely related discipline,” will be presented at the 2008 International Engineering Management Conference in Lisbon, Portugal.

Berg, a former vice president for academic affairs, provost, and president at Rensselaer, is currently a professor in the School of Engineering’s Department of Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems. He also served as dean of science and provost at Carnegie Mellon University.

His primary area of interest is understanding the relationship of technology and the service sector. Additional areas of Berg’s research include management of technological organization, innovation, policy, manufacturing strategy, robotics, policy issues of research and development in the service sector.

Prior to his academic career, Berg was director of research and technical director at Westinghouse Electric Corp. He has served and is serving on several boards of directors for a variety of industrial manufacturing and service companies, and is currently chairman of the board for the Crystek Corp., a Florida-based manufacturer of RF timing products. Berg is the American editor for the International Journal of Service Systems and Technology.

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Inside Rensselaer
Volume 1, Number 9, December 13, 2007
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