Mostafa Fawzy, a graduate student in industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, received an award for presenting one of the top five best posters in the Graduate and Professional Student Research Conference held in April at Iowa State.
Fawzy’s poster, “Evaluating Sizing Fast Pyrolysis Unit for Energy Production using Pugh Concept Selection Matrix,” represents a framework of evaluation techniques for biofuel plants, using three facility sizes. The top five posters out of over 100 presented were chosen by audience vote.
He plans to work continue working in academia in a position where he can apply his engineering knowledge. His interests include research in engineering management, process improvement and decision making support systems.