Troy resident Roger G. Klungle receives alumni award from UM-Dearborn

July 26, 2007

DEARBORN / July 26, 2007---Roger G. Klungle, a lecturer of industrial engineering at the University of Michigan-Dearborn for the past 25 years, received the Alumni Service Award from UM-Dearbornís College of Engineering and Computer Science in a ceremony this spring.

Klungle earned a degree in industrial engineering at UM-Dearborn in 1965 after transferring from Hope College, in his hometown of Holland, Mich. After graduation, Klungle went to work for the U.S. Department of Defense in Washington, D.C., and earned masterís and doctoral degrees in operations research and statistics at George Washington University. He spent five years on the faculty of the National Defense University in the Department of Defense, where one of his more noteworthy students was former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell.

After 14 years in defense and national security management, Klungle returned to Michigan and the private sector, working for American Natural Resources, AAA-Michigan, Ford Motor Co. and Marketing Associates. Klungle has been active in professional societies and was a founding member and past president of the Michigan Simulation User Group. He has published numerous papers and research reports, and has been a regular speaker at professional conferences.

Klungle is a resident of Troy.

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