Congratulations to Dr. Helmut Hergeth as he received the University’s 2015 Outstanding Global Engagement Award! This is a great honor and recognizes outstanding accomplishment in globally engaged teaching, research, extension, and/or engagement and economic development by faculty and EPA professionals of North Carolina State University.

Dr. Hergeth is certainly deserving of this award as he is well known for his work in Strategic Cost Management Issues and Economic Sustainability in the Textile and Apparel Industries, and on Textile Technology Management and Technology Roadmapping. He also works on concepts of Business Visualization and the integration of business management and entrepreneurship principles into textile education. He has established and led several global exchange programs, has internationalized programs for Textile and for Business students and is a DAAD Research Ambassador.

Please congratulate Helmut on this prestigious award!