Faculty Profile

Nourredine Boubekri

Title
Professor
Department
Mechanical Engineering
College
College of Engineering
Professor
Mechanical and Energy Engineering
College of Engineering

    

Education

PhD, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, 1983.
Major: Industrial and Management Systems Engineering
BS, Boston University, 1980.
Major: Manufacturing Engineering
MENG, Boston University, 1980.
Major: Manufacturing Engineering

Current Scheduled Teaching*

No current or future courses scheduled.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

MSET 5060.001, Technology Innovation, Spring 2024 Syllabus SPOT
MEEN 5940.001, Graduate Seminar in Mechanical and Energy Engineering, Fall 2023 SPOT
MSET 5130.002, Product Reliability and Quality, Fall 2023 SPOT
MSET 5060.001, Technology Innovation, Fall 2023 SPOT
MSET 5130.002, Product Reliability and Quality, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MSET 5060.001, Technology Innovation, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MFET 4190.001, Quality Assurance, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
ENGR 1030.001, Technological Systems, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MSET 5060.001, Technology Innovation, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
MFET 4200.001, Engineering Cost Analysis, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MSET 5130.002, Product Reliability and Quality, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MSET 5130.501, Product Reliability and Quality, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MFET 4190.001, Quality Assurance, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MSET 5060.001, Technology Innovation, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
MSET 5060.601, Technology Innovation, Spring 2021 SPOT
MFET 4200.001, Engineering Cost Analysis, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MSET 5130.002, Product Reliability and Quality, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MSET 5930.013, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Fall 2020
MEET 4900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2020 Syllabus
ENGR 1030.001, Technological Systems, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
MFET 4190.001, Quality Assurance, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ENGR 1030.001, Technological Systems, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MSET 5060.001, Technology Innovation, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MFET 4200.001, Engineering Cost Analysis, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MSET 5130.002, Product Reliability and Quality, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ENGR 1030.001, Technological Systems, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MSET 5800.001, Studies in Engineering Technology, Summer 2019
MFET 4190.001, Quality Assurance, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MSET 5060.001, Technology Innovation, Spring 2019 SPOT
MFET 4200.001, Engineering Cost Analysis, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MSET 5130.001, Product Reliability and Quality, Fall 2018 SPOT
MSET 5050.001, Supervision of Projects in Engineering Technology, Fall 2018 SPOT
MFET 4190.001, Quality Assurance, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MSET 5060.001, Technology Innovation, Spring 2018 SPOT
MFET 4200.002, Engineering Cost Analysis, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MSET 5950.711, Master's Thesis, Fall 2017
MSET 5130.001, Product Reliability and Quality, Fall 2017 SPOT
MSET 5050.001, Supervision of Projects in Engineering Technology, Fall 2017 SPOT
MFET 4190.001, Quality Assurance, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MSET 5060.001, Technology Innovation, Spring 2017 SPOT
MFET 4200.002, Engineering Cost Analysis, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MSET 5130.001, Product Reliability and Quality, Fall 2016 SPOT
MSET 5900.001, Special Problems, Fall 2016
MSET 5930.001, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Summer 10W 2016
MSET 5130.001, Product Reliability and Quality, Spring 2016 SPOT
MSET 5060.001, Technology Innovation, Spring 2016 SPOT
MSET 5930.013, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Fall 2015
MSET 5930.001, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Summer 10W 2015
MSET 5930.701, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Spring 2015
MSET 5900.709, Special Problems, Spring 2015
MSET 5060.001, Technology Innovation, Spring 2015
MSET 5930.002, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Fall 2014
MSES 5060.001, Technology Innovation, Spring 2014
MSES 5930.004, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Fall 2013
MSES 5900.705, Special Problems, Fall 2013
MSES 5950.700, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2013
MSES 5950.700, Master's Thesis, Spring 2013
MSES 5950.711, Master's Thesis, Fall 2012
MSES 5930.004, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Fall 2012
MSES 5060.001, Technology Innovation, Fall 2012
MSES 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2012
MSES 5950.712, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2012
MSES 5950.715, Master's Thesis, Summer 10W 2012
ENGR 1060.001, Communication and Ethics, Spring 2012 Syllabus
MSES 5950.700, Master's Thesis, Spring 2012
MSES 5930.705, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Spring 2012
MSES 5060.777, Technology Innovation, Spring 2012
MSES 5950.711, Master's Thesis, Fall 2011
MSES 5030.001, Product Design and Development, Fall 2011
MSES 5060.001, Technology Innovation, Fall 2011
MSES 5950.700, Master's Thesis, Spring 2011
MSES 5030.001, Product Design and Development, Spring 2011
MSES 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2011
MSES 5060.001, Technology Innovation, Spring 2011
MSES 5950.711, Master's Thesis, Fall 2010
MSES 5900.704, Special Problems, Fall 2010
MSES 5950.700, Master's Thesis, Spring 2010
MSES 5930.704, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Spring 2010
MSES 5060.001, Technology Innovation, Spring 2010
MSES 5930.002, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Fall 2009
MSET 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2009
MSET 5060.001, Technology Innovation, Spring 2009
MSET 5950.711, Master's Thesis, Fall 2008
MEET 4920.700, Cooperative Education, Summer 10W 2008
MSET 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2008
ELET 4920.700, Cooperative Education, Spring 2008
MSET 5950.700, Master's Thesis, Spring 2008
ELET 4910.700, Special Problems, Spring 2008
ELET 5900.700, Special Problems, Spring 2008
ELET 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2008
MFET 4900.700, Special Problems, Spring 2008
MFET 4910.700, Special Problems, Spring 2008
MSET 5910.701, Special Problems, Spring 2008
NUET 4900.700, Special Problems, Spring 2008
MSET 5800.701, Studies in Engineering Technology, Spring 2008
MSET 5000.001, Orientation to Engineering Technology, Spring 2007

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Abstracts and Proceedings
Boubekri, N. (2023). Connected Manufacturing: Smart Manufacturing and Supply Chain ;”ICMMM 2023 Washington Dc; August 2023. Washington DC: ICMMM 2023.
Boubekri, N. (2023). Smart Supply chain”; Connected Manufacturing Forum 2023.
Boubekri, N. (2022). How to Apply Tech to The Shop Floor. 13th Annual American Manufacturing Summit. https://manufacturing-summit.com/
Boubekri, N. (2019). The Fourth Industrial Revolution:Technologies, Applications, Challenges, and Research Trends. IOP Conference Series.
Boubekri, N. (2019). The Fourth Industrial Revolution:Implementation and Research Trends. no. Houston Tx: 11th Annual American Manufacturing Strategies Summit.
Conference Proceeding
Bostanci, H., N. (2023). An Experiential Education Framework to Train Next-Generation Energy-Conscious Engineers through UNT Industrial Assessment Center. TX: ASEE-GSW 2023.
Boubekri, N. (2021). Industry 4.0 :Systems Transformations Requirements. No. American Manufacturing Strategies Summit 2021.
Boubekri, N. N. (2021). Industry 4.0 Systems Transformation in Supply Chain. No. American Supply Chain Management Strategies Summit 2021.
Boubekri, N. N. (2021). Smart Materials Applications. Vienna Austria: International Congress on Advanced Materials Sciences and Engineering.
Boubekri, N. (2020). Industry 4.0: Systems Requirements. NO. https://www.ems-summit.com/programme-2020.
Boubekri, N. (2020). Industry 4.0:Implementation and Research Trends. https://schedulemdmwest.mddionline.com/sessions
Boubekri, N. (2020). Industry 4.0:Technology Research Trends. https://www.manufacturing-summit.com/program-2020
Boubekri, N. (2020). Smart Supply Chain:Technology Implementation Requirements. http://ieomsociety.org/harare2020
Boubekri, N. (2017). A critical Analysis of a Case Study on The Use of Quality Tools. Austin TX: Macrojournals.
Boubekri, N. (2017). Minimum Quantity Lubrication: Health Effects. Austin TX: Macrojournals.
boubekri, n. (2017). Managing Innovation of Disruptive Technologies. No. Austin TX: MacroTheme conference proceedings.
Boubekri, N. (2016). Nanofluids Technology Applications. Austin TX: Macrojournals.
boubekri, n. (2016). Current State of the Art Smart Glazing and Building Skin. Austin TX: MacroTheme conference proceedings.
Boubekri, N. (2015). Managing Cost of Additive Manufacturing. ICRET.
boubekri, n. (2015). Green Design and Green Manufacturing. 3rd Int Conference Recent Trends in Eng and Technology.
Boubekri, N. (2010). BOU BOUBEKRI, N., " Micro lubrication in Machining: Technology Review and safety -IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2010, June 5 ��" 9, 2010 ;Mexico.
Boubekri, N. (2009). "Minimum Quantity Lubrication in Machining:  State of the Art", IIE Annual Conference and Expo, June, 2009, Orlando, FL.
Boubekri, N. (2009). BOU BOUBEKRI, N., "Minimum Quantity Lubrication in Machining: State of The Art", IIE Annual Conference and Expo , June , 2009,Orlando ,Fl.
Boubekri, N. (2008). "Rethinking Education Strategies in the 21st Century", Polytechnique de Paris, 2008.
Boubekri, N. (2007). "Development of a Mechatronics program": SAME-TEC: 2007.
Boubekri, N. (2006). "Micro lubrication in drilling steel: A Green Manufactruing Initiative" IIE annual conference, Orlando, FL, 2006.
Boubekri, N. (2005). "Manufacturing Education Strategies in the 21st Century";ASEE IL/IN Conference, 2005..
Boubekri, N. (2000). "A performance of CBN and ceramic tools in dry turning of gray cast iron". 2000 Pacific Conference on Manufacturing, Detroit, 2000..
Boubekri, N. (2000). "Modeling of robot grasping strategies for stable prehension by a robot hand for rotational and prismatic components" .Flexible Automation and Integrated Manufacturing Conference, Virginia Tech, Virginia 2000..
Boubekri, N. (1999). "Challenges of manufacturing: a look at the future", International Management of Technology Conference, Cairo, Egypt, 1999.
Boubekri, N. (1997). "Management of CIM: A quality function deployment approach", IV International Euroma Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 1997.
Boubekri, N. (1997). "Software development of a neural networks algorithm for robotic object recognition", Florida Conference on Recent Advances in Robotics,1997..
Boubekri, N. (1996). "An integrated approach for the selection and design of assembly systems",The 19th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, Miami, FL, 1996..
Boubekri, N. (1994). "Development of an object recognition methodology for robot grasping using neural networks:, Fifth International Conference on Robotics Research, SME, September, 1994..
Boubekri, N. (1993). "Strategies for equipment design and selection in robotic assembly", Fourth International Conference on Industrial Engineering, France, 1993..
Boubekri, N. (1992). "Design of grasping methodologies for rotational components",Rensselaer's Third International Conference on Computer Integrated Manufacturing, IEEE Computer Society Press, May 1992..
Boubekri, N. (1991). "Designing flexible assembly systems: robots vs. human",The Third International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Tours, France, March 1991..
Boubekri, N. (1990). "A position control algorithm for a microcomputer controlled SCARA robot",The 12th Annual Conference for Computer and Industrial Engineering: Pergamon Press, March 1990..
Boubekri, N. (1990). "Robot grasping methods", The 11th International Conference on Assembly Automation,SME Press, November 1990.
Boubekri, N. (1989). "A computer-aided assembly planning system for small rotational parts". The 10th International Conference on Production Research: The University of Nottingham (England), August 1989..
Boubekri, N. (1989). "Assessment of robotic technology for severely physically disabled microcomputer specialists";PROCIEM Conference Proceedings.November 1989..
Boubekri, N. (1988). "Computer-Aided process planning for lathe parts"; The 10th Annual Conference for Computers and Industrial Engineering; March 1988..
Boubekri, N. (1985). "Computers in production planning and control",The 7th Annual Conference for Computers and Industrial Engineering; March 1985..
Boubekri, N. (1985). "Justification of the use of robots in flexible manufacturing systems", The International CAD/CAM, Robotics and Automation Conference; Feb. 1985..
Boubekri, N. (1985). "Remote monitoring of the unsupervised robotic cell"; The 7th Annual Conference for Computers and Industrial Engineering; March 1985..
Journal Article
Murray, J., Williams, H., Boubekri, N. (2021). A Review of Quality Management of Vaccines by the Food & Drug Administration. No. The Macrotheme Review.
Boubekri, N. N., Yafaei, N. N. (2021). Technology Enablers for Smart Supply Chain Management. The Macrotheme Review.
Shaikh, V. A., Boubekri, N., (2020). Using Vegetable-Oil-Based Sustainable Metal Working Fluids to Promote Green Manufacturing. International Journal of Manufacturing, Materials and Mechanical Engineering. no. 10(1), 1-16.
Boubekri, N., PLum, K., Haney, C., Cavazos, O. (2019). Artificial Intelligence:Research and Management Trends. http://macrojournals.com/journals/jmas_71_2019
Boubekri, N., Lozano, C., Peto, M., Aktar, J. (2018). Smart Matrials: Technology and Research Trends. http://macrojournals.com/journals/the_journal_of_macrotrends_in_applied_science
Boubekri, N., Koneru, K., Daramola, A. (2018). The Internet of Things:Technology and Research Trends. 6(1), . http://macrojournals.com/journals/the_journal_of_macrotrends_in_applied_science
Akhtar, A., Boubekri, N., Lozano, C. (2017). A critical Analysis of a Case Study on The Use of Quality ToolsTools. 5(1), . http://macrojournals.com/journals/jmti_vol_5_issue_1_2017
Boubekri, N. (2017). Minimum Quantity Lubrication: Health Effects. 5(1), . http://macrojournals.com/journals/jmhm_vol_5_issue_1_2017
Shaikh, V. A., Scharf, T. W., Boubekri, N. (2017). Microlubrication Machining of 1018 Steel: The Effect of a Biodegradable Lubricant on the Microstructural Integrity. 29, 357-376.
Boubekri, N. (2016). Current State of –the- Art Smart Glazing and Building Skin Materials for Energy Efficiency and Greener Buildings. 4(1), .
Boubekri, N. (2015). A Technology Enabler in Machining: Nanofluids in Minimum Quantity Lubrication”. 3(1), .
Boubekri, N. (2015). Mist characterization in Drilling 1018 steel. 3(1), .
Boubekri, N. (2015). “Minimum Quantity Lubrication (MQL) in Machining:Benefits and Drawbacks. 3(3), .
Boubekri, N. (2015). Use of 3D printing Technology in Architectural Research. 3(2), .
Boubekri, N. (2015). Economics of Additive Manufacturing. 2(1), .
Boubekri, N. (2014).
Boubekri, N. (2014).
Shaikh, V., Boubekri, N., Scharf, T. W. (2014). Analyzing the Effectiveness of Microlubrication using a Vegetable Oil-based Metal Working Fluid during End Milling AISI 1018 Steel. International Journal of Manufacturing Engineering. 2014, 1-13.
Boubekri, N. (2013).
Boubekri, N. (2013).
Scharf, T. W., Shaikh, V., Boubekri, N. (2013). Microlubrication Effects during End Milling AISI 1018 Steel. International Journal of Manufacturing, Materials and Mechanical Engineering. 3(4), 14-29.
Boubekri, N. (2011). Published Boubekri,N."An Investigation in Drilling 1020 Steel Using Minimum Quantity Lubrication";International Jounal of Applied Science an Technology;Vol1,No5,2011.
Boubekri, N. (2010). BOUBEKRI, N, Vasim Shaikh, "Effects of Minimum Quantity Lubrication in Drilling 1018 Steel" Journal of Manufacturing technology Research; Vol2/1,2010.
Boubekri, N. (2010). BOUBEKRI, N, Vasim Shaikh, Phillip Foster, "A Technology Enabler for Green Machining: Minimum Quantity Lubrication (MQL)",Journal of manufacturing Technology Management, Vol 21,No 5;2010..
Boubekri, N. (2004). Development of an aggregate indicator to assess the machinability of steels.
Boubekri, N. (2003). Robot grasping : gripper designs, controls methods and grasp configurations.
Boubekri, N. (2002). Aggregate indicators to assess the machinability of gray cast iron using CBN and ceramic cutting tools.
Boubekri, N. (2002). Robot grasping design.
Boubekri, N. (2001). A technology enabler for supply chain management.
Boubekri, N. (2001). Design of thorax-lumbo-sacral orthosis (TLSO) braces using CT/MR and CAM.
Boubekri, N. (2000). CT/MR imaging: a design tool for custom orthosis.
Boubekri, N. (1999). A neural network application for robot manipulation.
Boubekri, N. (1999). Modeling of robot grasping strategies for stable prehension by a robot hand for rotational and prismatic components.
Boubekri, N. (1997). Strategies for equipment design and selection in robotic assembly.
Boubekri, N. (1995). Application of standards in the design of computer integrated manufacturing systems.
Boubekri, N. (1995). Design of grasping methodologies for rotational parts.
Boubekri, N. (1994). Strategies for equipment design and selection in robotic assembly.
Boubekri, N. (1993). An integrated approach for the selection and design of assembly systems.
Boubekri, N. (1992). Effects of some machining variables in lathe facing using a profilometer to measure surface roughness.
Boubekri, N. (1992). Selection of a competitive flexible assembly system.
Boubekri, N. (1991). Automated process planning improves robotic assembly.
Boubekri, N. (1991). Development of an expert system for industrial robots selection.
Boubekri, N. (1991). Inspection and testing methods in manufacturing: an experimental approach.
Boubekri, N. (1991). Inspection and testing methods in manufacturing: selection of methodology.
Boubekri, N. (1991). Management of computer integrated manufacturing systems - a hybrid quality function deployment/optimization approach.
Boubekri, N. (1990). Assessment of robot technology for assembly.
Boubekri, N. (1990). Transfer of technology.
Boubekri, N. (1988). An expert system for industrial robots selection.
Boubekri, N. (1988). Human-Machine interface in remote monitoring and control of flexible manufacturing systems.
Boubekri, N. (1988). Robot handling strategies for small parts; expert robots for industrial use.
Boubekri, N. (1988). Simulation modeling and performance evaluation of PCB assembly.
Boubekri, N. (1988). The development of a computer aided system for planning robot grasping tasks.
Boubekri, N. (1987). Robots in flexible manufacturing systems.
Boubekri, N. (1986). Robotic standards developments in the U.S.A..
Keynote Position paper
Boubekri, N. (2018). The Fourth Industrial Revolution. Status of Technology development. London:.
Popular Press Article
Boubekri, N. (2008). Tool and Process Design for Semi-Dry Drilling of Steel: An Innovation for Green Manufacturing. Part IV Boubekri, N Waste Management Research.
Boubekri, N. (2007). Tool and Process Design for Semi-Dry Drilling of Steel: An Innovation for Green Manufacturing. Part III.
Boubekri, N. (2006). Tool and Process Design for Semi-Dry Drilling of Steel: An Innovation for Green Manufacturing. Part II.
Boubekri, N. (2005). Tool and Process Design for Semi-Dry Drilling of Steel: An Innovation for Green Manufacturing. Part I Boubekri, N Waste Management Research.
Boubekri, N. (1983). Effects of some machining variables in lathe facing using a profilometer and a speckle contrast method to measure surface roughness.
Technical Report
Boubekri, N. (2023). DOE Website NT Industrial Assessment Center. https://iac.university/center/NT/internal/activity-log/BP2023

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Contract
Boubekri, N. (Principal), Bostanci, H. (Co-Principal), "UNT Industrial Assessment Center," Sponsored by DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Federal, $1750000 Funded. (September 1, 2022August 31, 2026).
Boubekri, N. (Principal), "Research and Development in Additive manufacturing (3D Printing," Sponsored by EMERSON Corp, Private, $24000 Funded. (20142015).
Grant - Research
Boubekri, N. (Principal), "Tool and Process Design for semi-dry drilling of steel: An Innovation for Green Manufacturing," Sponsored by Illinois Department of Natural Resources, State, $150000 Funded. (20052006).
Boubekri, N. (Other), ""Rock Project" contributors (Drs. N. Boubekri, S. Kuo, C. Mirman, S. Song, P. Vohra)," Sponsored by College of Engineering and Engineering Technology, Department of Defense, Federal, $2250000 Funded. (20042006).
Boubekri, N. (Principal), "The University of Miami Industrial Assessment Center; (Founding Investigator)," Sponsored by Center funded by the U.S Department of Energy, Federal, $1200000 Funded. (20002006).
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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