is Chairman of Academic Applications International, Inc. He is also the Lawrence Professor Emeritus of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech and a Registered Professional Engineer in both Arkansas and Virginia. Wolt Fabrycky is listed in Who's Who in Engineering and Who's Who in America.
Fabrycky received the Ph.D. in Engineering in 1962 from Oklahoma State University, the M.S. in Industrial Engineering in 1958 from the University of Arkansas, and the B.S. in Industrial Engineering in 1957 from Wichita State University. Dr. Fabrycky taught at Arkansas and Oklahoma State and then joined Virginia Tech in 1965 where he served as Founding Chairman of Systems Engineering, Associate Dean of Engineering, and then as Dean of Research for the University.
Dr. Fabrycky received the Lohmann Medal from the College of Engineering at Oklahoma State in 1992 for Outstanding Contributions to Industrial and Systems Engineering Education, Research, and Publications. He received the Hotlzman Distinguished Educator Award from the Institute of Industrial Engineers in 1990, the Grant Award in 1994, and the Wellington Award in 2004. Fabrycky was elected to the rank of Fellow in the Institute of Industrial Engineers in 1978, the rank of Fellow in American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1980, the rank of Fellow in the International Council on Systems Engineering in 1999, and the rank of Fellow in the American Society for Engineering Education in 2007. Wolt Fabrycky received INCOSE’s Pioneer Award, jointly with Ben Blanchard, in 2000.
Six Prentice Hall books were co-authored by Fabrycky. He also co-edits, with Joe Mize, the Prentice Hall International Series in Industrial and Systems Engineering that now contains more than 40 titles.