Daily Archives: May 11, 2011

Aggie doctoral student wins Italian award

Joseph Akyeampong, a Ph.D. student in industrial engineering, has been named one of eight winners of the Italian Machine Tool Technology Awards. The Italian Trade Commission says the program invites “students attending premier North American universities” to write a thesis on innovation and issues in industries related to mechanical engineering. The commission and the Politecnico University of Milan will host an award ceremony at Milan’s Museum of Science and Technology in July.  Winners receive a two-week trip to Italy to visit top Italian companies in the machine tool industry and take part in an advanced international engineering program at the Polytechnic of Milan.  Click here for details.