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September 27, 2013 12:00 AM

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Election to academy: Robert Wilhelm, vice chancellor of research and economic development and professor of mechanical engineering and engineering science, is the latest UNC Charlotte researcher to be named a fellow of the International Academy for Production Engineering, which is also known by its French acronym, CIRP. Election is a very exclusive honor, according to a news release from the university. The total number of fellows worldwide is limited to 175. The United States has 15, and five are faculty members at UNCC. All are in the mechanical engineering and engineering science department: Matt Davies, Chris Evans, Bob Hocken and Scott Smith. According to Smith, the concentration of CIRP fellows at UNCC is the largest at any university in the world.

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