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Dr. Bimal Nepal
Dr. Bimal Nepal, a pioneering educator in industrial distribution, was recognized for his exceptional contributions and unwavering dedication to shaping his field. | Image: Texas A&M Engineering
Dr. Bimal Nepal, Rader I Professor and Associate Director of Industrial Distribution in Texas A&M University's Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution, has been selected as the recipient of the prestigious Engineering Education Award at the upcoming 8th North American International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM) in Houston. This distinguished recognition from the IEOM Society International, an organization dedicated to advancing the field of industrial engineering and operations management, commends Nepal for his outstanding achievements, contributions and dedicated service to the profession.

Expressing his gratitude for being chosen for the Engineering Education Award, Nepal said, "I was surprised to learn I have been selected to receive the Engineering Education Award from a prominent and long-standing Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Conference in North America."

Nepal's influential industrial engineering and operations management career spans numerous years, leaving an indelible mark on the field. As an esteemed academic and dedicated researcher, he has made substantial contributions to engineering education, imparting his knowledge and expertise to countless students. Through his mentorship, Nepal has played a vital role in shaping the future generation of industrial engineers.

The IEOM conference will serve as a global gathering for professionals in industrial engineering and operations management. This highly anticipated event facilitates the exchange of knowledge, ideas and collaboration among experts in the field. The conference offers diverse sessions, workshops and presentations covering various aspects of industrial engineering, operations management and related disciplines.

Dr. Ahad Ali, the conference co-chair of the 2023 IEOM Houston and executive director of the IEOM Society International, congratulated Nepal on his well-deserved recognition. He also invited Nepal to attend the conference, which presents an exceptional opportunity to network with industry peers and remain updated on the latest advancements in the field.

Nepal will attend the conference to receive the esteemed IEOM Engineering Education Award. The ceremony will provide an opportunity to celebrate and honor his significant contributions and acknowledge the achievements of other distinguished award recipients.

“We congratulate Nepal for this prestigious recognition. We wish him continued success in his esteemed career, confident in his ability to inspire and lead the field of industrial distribution and quality management into the future,” said Dr. Reza Langari, head of the engineering technology and industrial distribution department.