SME has announced its 2020 SME College of Fellows. This level of recognition is only attained after achieving more than 20 years of significant career contributions in manufacturing.
UW alumni, Khershed Cooper, was one of the seven SME members elected to the 2020 SME College of Fellows. Dr. Cooper is a program director for advanced manufacturing in the Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation Division of the Engineering Directorate at the National Science Foundation. At the NSF, he directs basic research activities in advanced manufacturing. He also serves as a program officer for the Engineering Research Centers, Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation, Critical Aspects of Sustainability, Network for Computational Nanotechnology and National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure programs.