Taub named SME Fellow

The prestigious award honors those with 20+ years of outstanding contributions to the manufacturing profession.
Taub named SME Fellow

MSE is pleased to announce that Professor Alan Taub has been named a 2019 Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Fellow.

Since 1986, the SME College of Fellows has honored those members who have made outstanding contributions to the social, technological and educational aspects of the manufacturing profession. This is a highly prestigious honor that can only be earned through years (20 or more) of dedication and service.

Taub joined the U-M faculty ranks in 2012 after a distinguished 19-year career in the automotive industry, his last position being Vice President of Global Research and Development for General Motors. Currently Taub serves as Senior Technology Advisor for LIFT (Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow), a lightweight metals manufacturing innovation institute that opened in Detroit in 2017. A $150M public-private partnership developing new manufacturing processes for lightweight metals (AHSS, Al, Mg, Ti), the institute conducts research on industry-relevant applications with LIFT members from academia, industry and federal laboratories.