ROLLA, MO – Randy Frank, a graduate of Missouri University of Science and Technology, was inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers at a dinner and induction ceremony held on campus in October. The academy recognizes outstanding alumni for their professional achievement and success, and provides organized assistance to the mechanical and aerospace engineering department at Missouri S&T.
Frank, from Dearborn, Michigan is the global front end and underbody / computer-aided engineering manager (CAE) for product development in body exteriors and stamping engineering for Ford Motor Company. He earned a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Missouri S&T in 1991. He began his career with Ford in the Ford College Graduate Program and attended the University of Michigan on the Ford Fellowship Program, earning a master of science degree in engineering management in 1995.
His career developed through many positions in body engineering and CAE and has focused on utilizing lean principles and CAE to produce innovative product designs. He has incorporated numerous new technologies in the industry and has maintained ties with Missouri S&T in recruiting, research and other donations through Ford.