Craig Aaron Tovey, PhD

Occupation: Engineering Educator
Born: Washington, D.C., October 1, 1955

PhD, Stanford University, California (1981)
AB, Harvard College, Magna Cum Laude, Cambridge, MA (1977)

Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology (1993-Present)
Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology (1986-1992)
Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA (1981-1985)

Career Related:
Co-Director, Center for Biologically Inspired Design, Atlanta, GA (2006-2009); Consultant, Freddie Mac, Georgia (1984-1992); Senior Research Associate, National Research Council, Monterey, CA (1990-1991); Consultant, AT&T Bell Laboratories; Consultant, Weyerhaeuser Paper Company

Creative Works:
Editor, “Modeling in Industrial Engineering”

Grantee, Biologically Inspired Design Education Grant (2009-Present); Recipient, Golden Goose Award (2016); Recipient, Sig-Econ Test of Time Award (2016); Auction-Based Coordination Grantee, United States Army Research (2008-2009); Fundamentals & Applications Grantee, National Science Foundation (2006-2009); Online Planning Methods Grantee (2001-2005); Research Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology (1995-1999); Recipient, Jacob Wolfowitz Prize, AJMMS (1989); Recipient, Presidential Young Investigator Award, National Science Foundation (1985); Research Initiation Grantee (1983-1985); Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award; Honoree, Marquis Who’s Who Top Professional; Recipient, Marquis Who’s Who Humanitarian Award

Member, INFORMS; Member, Society of Neuroscience


Son of Henry Tovey and Bella Tovey
Married: Gail Ann Foorman (6/11/2000)
Children: William Noah; Kendl SoonMee; David MinHyeok; Leo Oscar

Reading; Singing; Music

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in America – 2018, 71st Edition (pub. 2018)
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2012, 66th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in America – 2011, 65th Edition (pub. 2010)

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