Dr. Linda Krute is the 2009 recipient of the Joseph M. Biedenbach Distinguished Service Award from the Continuing Professional Development Division of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). The award was presented in February at the 2009 Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration (CIEC) in Orlando, Fla.
Krute, director of distance education programs in the College of Engineering, also received the Biedenbach award in 2004. The award recognizes individuals who have provided exceptional leadership and value to their specialty and the professional advancement of engineers.
Krute, who came to NC State in 2002, leads the Engineering Online program at NC State. The program offers online master’s degrees in 10 engineering disciplines. GetEducated.com recently ranked the 10 engineering and computer science master’s degree programs as its No. 1 “Best Buy” for online graduate degrees.