Recognizes outstanding leaders of the profession who have made significant, nationally recognized contributions to industrial engineering. A fellow is the highest classification of IISE membership.
A nominee must be at least 40 years old, and a senior member of IISE for a minimum of 10 consecutive years or five continuous years, following at least five continuous years in an international IE organization that partners with IISE and represents IE in its region. The IISE president is automatically considered for this award at the end of his or her term. Members of the IISE Board of Trustees and Honors Steering Committee are ineligible.
Not more than 20 fellows can be named each year. Candidates must demonstrate outstanding accomplishments in both professional career and service to industrial engineering.
Professional CareerCandidates must excel in at least one of the following three specific criteria:
Service to Industrial EngineeringCandidates must qualify in two of the following three specific criteria and excel in at least one:
This award is judged by the Fellows Committee.