Northrop Grummans Stephanie Locks-Hartle awarded

Northrop Grumman's Stephanie Locks-Hartle awarded

 May 28, 2019

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Impressive Northrop Grumman employee Stephanie Locks-Hartle is one of just 14 engineers to have been recognized for their exceptional contributions and accomplishments in the manufacturing industry through the 2019 Barbara M. Fossum Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineers accolade. 

The SME award - for engineers age 35 or younger - is named in honor of a specific individual who has made lifelong contributions to manufacturing and SME. The honoree changes every year and the 2019 award is named after 2010 SME President Barbara M. Fossum, PhD, FSME, independent consultant and retired senior research fellow of the IC2 Institute of the University of Texas at Austin.

Pioneering effort from Mechanical and Systems Engineer, Stephanie

Stephanie Young Manufacturing Engineer Award Northrop Grumman

Stephanie is a Mechanical and Systems Engineer in the Future Technical Leaders Program at Northrop Grumman Corp in Baltimore. While in this program, Stephanie pioneered an effort within the company’s Corporate Technology Office to identify and advocate for transformational manufacturing technology across the enterprise.

Stephanie established and led a cross-company team to design a framework and make recommendations for its implementation. This led to her developing a set of questions that can be used by the manufacturing community to critically assess their manufacturing technology migration maturity, which was published in SAE International’s 2018 book, The Future of the Airplane Factory: Digitally Optimized Intelligent Airplane Assembly

Before joining Northrop Grumman, Stephanie completed her graduate studies at the Georgia Institute of Technology where she received a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with a focus in metrology and manufacturing. Stephanie also received a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Cornell University where her research focused on actuation technology for humanoid robotics and aerospace systems. 

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