Assistant Provost for Academic Affairs
Director, Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies
As the director, Dr. Nabil Nasr is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of the Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies (CIMS). He is also the founding director of the NationalCenterfor Remanufacturing and Resource Recovery (NC3R), a leading source of applied research and solutions in remanufacturing technologies. Both centers at Rochester Institute of Technology serve as a resource for remanufacturers, original equipment manufacturers, and government agencies. Dr. Nasr’s background is in remanufacturing, environmentally benign manufacturing, manufacturing engineering, robotics and automation, and production planning and control.
For over 16 years Dr. Nasr has been a leader in the research and development efforts in environmentally benign manufacturing, remanufacturing, and sustainable design. He has developed strong ties to industry through efforts to implement and improve sustainable design processes at hundreds of companies from diverse sectors. Dr. Nasr is a renowned presenter on remanufacturing and environmentally benign manufacturing, has chaired a number of industry-wide conference sessions, and published numerous technical papers. He has served on several national task forces in this field and is a member of the National Science Foundation’s Environmentally Benign Manufacturing Team, and the National Research Council Board on Manufacturing and Engineering Design. He is also the chairman of the Remanufacturing Industries Council and several industry boards.
Dr. Nasr is the Earl W. Brinkman Professor at Rochester Institute of Technology’s College of Engineering. He has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Helwan University, an M.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Rutgers University, an M.Eng. in Manufacturing Engineering from Penn State University and a Ph.D. in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering from Rutgers University.