Norton, Robert L.

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NORTON, Robert L.

NORTON, Robert L. American, b. 1939. Genres: Education, Engineering, Technology. Career: Polaroid Corp., Cambridge, MA, product design engineer, 1959-66, senior engineer, 1979-81; Jet Spray Cooler Inc., Waltham, MA, project engineer, 1966-69; New England Medical Center Hospitals, biomedical engineer with Tufts Surgical Research Department, 1969-71; Tufts University, Boston, MA, instructor in surgery department, 1970-82; Boston City Hospital, research associate with Tufts Surgical Service, 1971- 74; Norton Associates Engineering, president, 1971-; Franklin Institute, lecturer in biomedical engineering, 1973-76; Tufts University, Medford, MA, assistant professor, 1974-79; Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, professor of mechanical engineering, 1981-. Holder of more than a dozen patents. Publications: Design of Machinery, 1992, 3rd ed., 2003; Machine Design: An Integrated Approach, 1998, 2nd ed., 2000; CAM Design and Manufacturing Handbook, 2001. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to scientific journals. Address: Dept of Mechanical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 100 Institute Rd, Worcester, MA 01609, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]