Assistant Professor Sara Saberi Receives Norton Assistant Professorship


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Left to right: Prof. Diane Strong, Asst. Prof. Sara Saberi, Dean of Engineering John McNeill, Prof. Sharon Johnson

Assistant Professor of Operations and Industrial Engineering, Sara Saberi, has received the Norton Assistant Professorship. This chair was created by Norton Company in 1988 for a professor in Manufacturing Engineering or a related field to support a junior faculty member who has shown distinction and potential to be a leader in their field. 

Professor Saberi's research work is focused in supply chain networks and future manufacturing. She is a co-PI on several grants with UMass-Lowell on systems that can scale production quickly when rapid pivots are needed (in response to changes in demand, pandemic, etc).