Kremer named NSF program director

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Gül Kremer, professor of engineering design and industrial engineering in the College of Engineering at Penn State, has been named a program director with the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Division of Undergraduate Education.

At the NSF, she will be responsible for planning and budgeting for science in engineering education; managing the awards process; marketing the program; working with other NSF programs, federal agencies and organizations; advising and assisting the division's director in long-range planning; and reviewing research, education and infrastructure proposals. Her appointment is for one year.

Kremer has been a member of the Penn State faculty since 2000. Her research focuses on the design and implementation of multi-criteria decision analysis methods for improvement of products and systems.

Her work has been published in the Journal of Mechanical Design, Journal of Engineering Design, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Journal of Engineering Education, European Journal of Engineering Education and Technovation.

Kremer holds memberships in the Institute of Industrial Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Society of Engineering Educators. She served as a National Research Council-Air Force Research Laboratory Summer Faculty Fellow of the Human Effectiveness Directorate in 2002, 2003 and 2004.

Kremer was a Fulbright Scholar to Ireland during the 2010-11 academic year.

Last Updated August 20, 2013