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Dr. Lee W. Saperstein

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Member

Society for Mining , Metallurgy and Exploration
 
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Active Member
    Society for Mining , Metallurgy and Exploration
  • Member
    Exploration , Inc.
  • Dean Emeritus
    University of Missouri-Rolla
  • Secretary
    Article 68 Work Group
  • Fellow
    ABET Inc

Education

  • Montana School of Mines
  • doctorate , engineering science
    Oxford University
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Web References
Lee W. ...
www.edumine.com, 25 June 2013 [cached]
Lee W. Saperstein
Dr. Saperstein has a B. S. in Mining Engineering from the Montana School of Mines and a D. Phil. in engineering science from Oxford University, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar. He has been a mining engineering faculty member at The Pennsylvania State University, the University of Kentucky, and the University of Missouri-Rolla. He was Dean of the School of Mines and Metallurgy at UMR for 11 years. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and is an expert in the environmental impacts of mining. He has also served ABET, Inc, the recognized accreditor for engineering, as its President. He is a Distinguished Member of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc. (SME), a Fellow of ABET and holder of its Grinter Award, and recognized as a Distinguished Alumni by Montana Tech.
ABET
www.abet.org, 23 June 2008 [cached]
Lee W. Saperstein Awarded ABET's Highest Honor
ABET Names New Fellows
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Lee W. Saperstein Awarded ABET's Highest Honor
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Baltimore, MD -ABET, Inc., one of the oldest and most respected accreditation organizations in the U.S., is pleased to announce that Lee W. Saperstein, Ph.D., has been honored with the Linton E. Grinter Distinguished Service Award, the organization's highest honor. The Grinter Award was presented to Saperstein at the 2004 ABET Annual Meeting, Competing in a Diverse World , held October 28-29 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was selected to receive this honor by the ABET Board of Directors for his outstanding leadership in the development of governance documents that reflect ABET's vision and mission, his contribution to ABET's strategic planning, and his leadership in the criteria reform that led to ABET's "engineering topics" criteria, a pre-EC2000 move toward outcomes assessment. Saperstein is Dean Emeritus of the School of Mines and Metallurgy at the University of Missouri-Rolla and an active member of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME-AIME).
Saperstein served as ABET President in 1999-2000 and is now completing his 23rd year of service to the organization. He has been a member of the ABET Board of Directors representing SME-AIME, as well as Secretary, President, and Past President of the Board. He also served as Chair of the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) in 1989-90. As an EAC commissioner, he led evaluation teams to 13 universities, and as a commission officer he edited the reports of 75 more. As Chair, he dealt with 96 institutions. Prior to being EAC Chair, Saperstein chaired the EAC Criteria Committee when it devised the concept of "engineering topics" and wrote the first references to "program objectives" and "outcome assessments.
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Recipients of the Linton E. Grinter Distinguished Service Award, such as Lee Saperstein, are those ABET volunteers who follow in Grinter's footsteps and surpass even the highest service expectations of the organization.
Lee ...
www.nha.org, 25 Feb 2014 [cached]
Lee Saperstein
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Thursday, March 27: "Tracking the Nantucket Railroad" with Lee Saperstein
Lee Saperstein first visited Nantucket with his wife and children in 1976. After retiring in 2007, he now lives on the island year-round. Saperstein has a B. S. in Mining Engineering from the Montana School of Mines and a D. Phil. in Engineering Science from Oxford University, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar. He has been a mining engineering faculty member at The Pennsylvania State University, the University of Kentucky, and the University of Missouri-Rolla. He is a licensed Professional Engineer and is an expert in the environmental impacts of mining.
On Nantucket, he serves on the Committee of Roads and Right of Way, the Cemetery Commission, and has served as Secretary of the Article 68 Work Group, which worked on rules for applying fertilizer on Nantucket.
For his presentation, Saperstein will share iconic photos and information about the now defunct Nantucket Railroad, and the latest developments on preserving its place in Nantucket's history.
Institution Members - by Sections
www.asee.org, 20 Sept 1999 [cached]
Dr. Lee Saperstein Dean Emeritus
Missouri Miner
www.missouri-miner.com, 1 Jan 2004 [cached]
UMR's Lee Saperstein awarded ABET's highest honor Quantcast
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UMR's Lee Saperstein awarded ABET's highest honor
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> Dr. Lee W. Saperstein, professor of mining engineering and dean emeritus of the School of Mines and Metallurgy at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has received the Linton E. Grinter Distinguished Service Award from ABET, the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. The Grinter Award is ABET's highest honor.
Saperstein, a former ABET president, received the award during ABET's annual meeting held Oct. 28-29 in Nashville, Tenn. ABET's board of directors selected Saperstein for "his outstanding leadership in the development of governance documents that reflect ABET's vision and mission, his contribution to ABET's strategic planning, and his leadership in the criteria reform that led to ABET's 'engineering topics' criteria."
Saperstein served as president of ABET in 1999-2000 and is completing his 23rd year of service to the organization. He has been a member of the ABET board of directors representing SME-AIME (the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers), as well as secretary, president and past president of the board.
Saperstein also served as chair of ABET's Engineering Accreditation Commission in 1989-1990. As an EAC commissioner, he led evaluation teams to 12 universities, and as a commission officer he edited the reports of 75 more. Saperstein also is a member of ABET's Strategic Planning Committee and is an ABET Fellow.
Saperstein joined the UMR faculty in 1993 as dean of the School of Mines and Metallurgy (now the School of Materials, Energy and Earth Resources) and a professor of mining engineering. Previously, he was chair and professor of mining engineering at the University of Kentucky. Before that, he was on the faculty at Pennsylvania State University.
After graduating with high honors from the Montana School of Mines in 1964, Saperstein, a Rhodes Scholar, earned a doctorate in engineering science from Oxford University in 1967.
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