Penn State honors ASME’s Zamrik
"An excellent ambassador for engineering science and mechanics.”
Sam Y. Zamrik, Ph.D., president-elect of ASME and professor emeritus at Pennsylvania State University, received the Penn State Engineering Society’s Distinguished Service Award at a ceremony held last week.
Zamrik was recognized for service to the Penn State Engineering Science and Mechanics Department, for his service on the ESM Industrial and Professional Advisory Council and for teaching and mentoring students and providing them with guidance through their professional careers. He was introduced as “an excellent ambassador for engineering science and mechanics.”
Zamrik and his wife founded the Sam Y. and Myrna R. Zamrik Scholarship for qualifying undergraduate students in the ESM Department.ESM Industrial and Professional Advisory Council.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
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