Nof, Shimon Y.

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NOF, Shimon Y.

NOF, Shimon Y. American, b. 1946. Genres: Engineering, Sciences, Technology, Information science/Computers. Career: Department of Defense, Tel-Aviv, Israel, programmer and systems analyst at Mamram Computer Centre, 1968-72; Shenkar College, instructor in production and operations management, 1971-72; University of Michigan-Dearborn, lecturer, 1974-75, assistant professor of operations management and quantitative methods, 1976; Manufacturing Data Systems, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI, senior systems analyst, 1976-77; Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 1977-, professor of industrial engineering, 1988-. Tel-Aviv University, visiting senior lecturer, 1980-81; Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, adjunct senior lecturer, 1980-81, visiting professor, 1984-86, 1996-97; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, visiting research scholar in mechanical engineering and in manufacturing and productivity, 1989; lecturer at universities worldwide. Scitex, Inc., corporate consultant, 1984-86; Tadiran Ltd., corporate consultant, 1984-86; consultant to the United Nations, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), National Academy of Engineering, and several foreign governments. Publications: (with W.E. Wilhelm, H.J. Warnecke) Industrial Assembly, 1997. EDITOR: Handbook of Industrial Robotics, 1985, 2nd ed., 1999; Robotics and Material Flow, 1986; (with R.C. Dorf) The International Encyclopedia of Robotics, 3 vols, 1988; (with C.L. Moodie) Advanced Information Technology for Industrial Material Flow Systems, 1989; (with Dorf) The Concise International Encyclopedia of Robotics, Applications, and Automation, 1990; Information and Collaboration Models of Integration, 1994. Author of book chapters and articles. Address: School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-1287, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]