ORLANDO, FL: Professor Joseph Hartman was named the winner of the Wellington Award from the Engineering Economy Division of the Institute of Industrial Engineers for 2012. He was honored during the IIE Annual Conference held in Orlando in May. The award is conferred for “outstanding contribution in the field of engineering economy.” Hartman currently serves as Editor of The Engineering Economist and has published a textbook in the field, in addition to numerous research articles on equipment replacement analysis and capital investment analysis. Furthermore, he has won the Grant Award for the best paper published in The Engineering Economist four times. He is the second University of Florida educator to win the award, as the late Professor Richard Leavenworth won the honor in 1999. Hartman is shown receiving the award with IIE outgoing president, Dr. G. Don Taylor of Virginia Tech.