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Yoram Koren

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Yoram Koren

Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering ; James J. Duderstadt Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering; Paul G. Goebel Professor Emeritus of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering; Director, NSF Engineering Research Center for Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems

ykoren@umich.edu
1525A Dow (Herbert H. Dow Building)
2300 Hayward
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2136
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Phone: (734) 936-3596
Fax: (734) 647-3170

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Degrees

D.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 1971
M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 1968
B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 1965

Research Interests

Reconfigurable manufacturing systems; global manufacturing; flexible automation; sensing and controls of machining processes; generation of complex surfaces in CNC

Major Funding Sources

National Science Foundation; National Institue of Standards and Technology; Sporedoss Industries

Honors and Awards

Gold Medal, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 2007

Stephen S. Attwood Award, University of Michigan College of Engineering, 2007-08

Eugene Merchant Gold Medal, ASME and SME, 2006

Member, National Academy of Engineering,

Hideo Hanafusa Outstanding Investigator Award, Japan-USA Symposium on Flexible Automation, 2004

William T. Ennor Manufacturing Technology Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1999

Distinguished Collegiate Professor, The University of Michigan, 1992-1997

Robert M. Caddell Memorial Award, College of Engineering, The University of Michigan, 1997

Excellence in Research Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Michigan, 1994

J. Dori Innovation Award for the Inflatable Robot Invention, 1993

Lady Davis Visiting Chair Professor, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 1992-1993

Excellence in Research Award, College of Engineering, The University of Michigan, 1991

Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1990

Senior Member, International Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.,, 1989

Fellow, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 1987

J. Dori Award for the book Robotics for Engineers (McGraw Hill 1985), 1985

Fellow, International Academy for Production Engineering, 1985

Merchant Textbook Award for Computer Control of Manufacturing Systems (McGraw Hill 1983), Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 1984

Klein Excellence in Research Award, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 1982

Paul G. Goebel Visiting Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, The University of Michigan, 1980-2

Gutwirth Research Award, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, 1980

In the News...

2015 - Twelve ME Faculty Recognized for Prestigious Professional Society Awards in 2015

2015 - Koren selected to receive SME Honorary Membership