Maury Nussbaum, professor of industrial and systems engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, has been reappointed as the Hal G. Prillaman Professor Fellow in Industrial and Systems Engineering by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.

The Hal G. Prillaman Professor Fellowship in Industrial and Systems Engineering was established by and is named for a 1965 industrial engineering graduate who now is a member of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni. Recipients of the fellowship hold the position for a period of two years.

Nussbaum began his career at Virginia Tech as an assistant professor in 1996. He has developed and taught industrial and systems engineering courses to over 800 students, and has established a research program in occupational injury prevention, with specific emphasis on occupational biomechanics, slips/trips/falls, industrial ergonomics, and work physiology.

He has been the major advisor to more than 30 graduate students, authored or co-authored nearly 200 peer reviewed-papers, and has participated in more than $14 million in sponsored research projects.

Nussbaum received his bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, and a Ph.D. from The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

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