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Student & Alumni Achievements

Student & Alumni Achievements

Texas A&M Doctoral Student Wins National Ergo Award

Ms. Ashley Shortz, a doctoral student at the Texas A&M School of Public Health, has been selected as the recipient of the Applied Ergonomics Creativeness in Ergonomics, Student of the Year Award.

[Photo: Ms. Ashley Shortz]

This national competition is conducted by the Institute of Industrial Engineers. The award is in recognition of Ms. Shortz’s work in ergonomics including original research, industry assessment and product development.

The award is sponsored by CNA Insurance Co. and will be presented to Ms. Kress during the 21st Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference on March 29 in Atlanta, Georgia.

This is the fifth time in eight years Texas A&M graduate students have received this national recognition. Previous winners were Gregory Garrett, Kristen Miller, James Stafford and Ms. Meghan Kress.