Paul G. Ranky

Contact Info

Title: Full Tenured Professor, PhD
Email: ranky@njit.edu
Office: ME 310, NJIT, Newark
Hours: Please refer to my course syllabi on the web, e.g. http://www.cimwareukandusa.com/All_IE673/IE673Spring2011.html
Phone: 973-642-4984
Dept: Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, and IT / IS
Webpage: http://www.cimwareukandusa.com/aboutpgr.htm
About: 

About Me

Paul G. Ranky is a Full Tenured Professor of Engineering Design, Manufacturing, Industrial and Management Systems at the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) at NJIT (New Jersey Institute of Technology), with an additional faculty appointment with NJIT´s IT (Information Technology Program), as Professor of IS & IT. NJIT is the Public Research University of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, USA. Member, or former member of SAE(USA), IEE(UK), IET (UK), IEEE(USA) Green Engineering Editor , PMI(USA), SME(USA), ASME(USA), ISPE (USA), International Soc. of Pharmaceutical Engineers, ASQ(USA), the Lean Manufacturing and the Quality Auditing Divisions, educated by ASQ (USA) in lean six-sigma, quality leadership, and others.

He is a Registered and Chartered Professional Engineer, specializing in iSEE:Green, intelligent Sustainable Enterprise Engineering with a Green focus, green integrated product and process design, quality, sustainable green PLM (Product Lifecycle Management), using digital product, process, manufacturing, and factory design methods and tools, concurrent / simultaneous engineering, in design for manufacturing / assembly / disassembly / quality, in quality system design and auditing, advanced lean and flexible cellular manufacturing systems and industrial engineering, in assembly automation and robotics with advanced sensors, in GMP (Good Manufacturing & Laboratory Practice), in sustainable green manufacturing, in humanoid robotics, in hi-tech project management, in requirements analysis, in process risk analysis, in total quality management, in designing and operating lean systems, in designing electronic user and maintenance manuals with 3D web content, in information systems & information technology, and in underwater device test engineering (including corrosion and MEMS / nanotech. device testing), with nationally and internationally recognized academic, industrial and engineering management experiences.

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Education

  • Dr.Techn./Ph.D., Technical University of Budapest, Hungary
  • Chartered Professional Engineer (CEng. and EurIng.) by the Engineering Council (United Kingdom) and FEANI (Europe)

Professional Activities

 

  • International Handbook Editor: Springer Scientific / Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, USA 
  • American Society for Quality (ASQ) New York / New Jersey Metropolitan Section Executive Board Member.
  • IEEE (USA) Green Engineering Editor, focusing on Sustainable Green Engineering (IEEE is the largest engineering society in the world). 
  • ISO (International Standard Organization) TAG Member (Technical Advisory Group), USA
  • Taylor & Francis Publishers, USA Editor
  • Emerald UK & USA Publishing Company, Editorial Board Member (Industrial Robot, Assembly Automation)

Awards and Honors

 

 

  • American Society for Quality (ASQ) New York / New Jersey Metropolitan Section ´AWARD OF EXCELLENCE´ recipient in 2011, as well as in 2012 for ´his outstanding and dedicated service towards bringing the NJIT Student Chapter to the Metropolitan section"
  • Bergen Community College (New Jersey, USA) Certificate of Appreciation recipient ´In recognition of your volunteer commitment to the Bergen Community College Good Manufacturing Practice & Good Laboratories Practice (GLP) Advisory Board´ (Agust 18, 2010). (View Certificate  - www.cimwareukandusa.com/IMG_1080-Ranky-BCC-CertOfAppr2010.jpg) 
  • American Society for Quality (ASQ) New York / New Jersey Metropolitan Section ´AWARD OF EXCELLENCE´ recipient in 2011 for ´his outstanding and dedicated service towards bringing the NJIT Student Chapter to the Metropolitan section"
  • IET, Institute of Engineering and Technology of Malaysia ´AWARD OF RECOGNITION´ recipient in 2011 for ´his research presentation on Sustainable Green Engineering & Technology´ in Malaysia, 2011. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Website

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Teaching: 

Courses Taught

Research: 

Research Interests

  • Sustainable lean and green engineering
  • Integrated product and process design and advanced manufacturing/assembly/test systems 
  • Interactive multimedia and virtual reality simulation 
  • Medical engineering instrumentation design, manufacturing, assembly, implementation, and test
  • Integrated product and process design and advanced manufacturing/assembly/test systems
  • Interactive multimedia and virtual reality simulation
  • Medical engineering instrumentation design, manufacturing, assembly, implementation, and test

 

Current Research

Dr. Ranky´s research includes the modelling, system analysis, design, integration, validation, quality, test and implementation of sustainable lean and green, highly parallel, integrated product and process design and manufacturing systems. He also is conducting interactive multimedia, virtual reality, augmented reality simulation within an international research and development consortium. In addition, Dr. Ranky is also engaged in industrial ecology, marine ecology, researching the interaction of human made objects with marine life in harsh environments.

 
Publications: 

Selected Publications

 

  • Ranky, P.G.: An Integrated Architecture, Methods and Some Tools for Creating More Sustainable and Greener Enterprises, IEEE 2010 International Symposium on Sustainable Systems, Washington DC, USA, May 2010, In the Proceedings
  • Ranky, P.G.: Sustainable Green Product Design and Manufacturing / Assembly Systems Engineering Principles and Rules with Examples, IEEE 2010 International Symposium on Sustainable Systems, Washington DC, USA, May 2010, In the Proceedings
  • Ranky, P.G.: Problem-based Teaching / Learning Methods and Cases for Millennial Generation Engineering Students Interested in Sustainable Green Engineering, IEEE 2010 International Symposium on Sustainable Systems, Washington DC, USA, May 2010, In the Proceedings
  • Ranky, P.G.: Creating More Sustainable and Greener Quality Enterprises: Methods & Technologies, ASQ (American Society for Quality), 2010 USA Symposium on Quality, New Jersey, April 2010, In the Proceedings
  • Ranky, P.G.: Case-based / Problem-based Sustainable Green Engineering Teaching / Learning Methods and Experiences for Millennial Generation Engineering Students in the USA, Europe and Asia, ISFA2010 (International Symposium on Flexible Automation) in Tokyo, Japan, July 2010, Sponsored by NSF (USA), ASME (USA), Japan Society for Quality Engineers, and others. Paper published in the Proceedings. Also Session co-chair of the Green Engineering Session, as well as the Electric Car Design and Manufacturing Session.
  • Ranky, P.G.: Quality Lessons Learned in Japan and Palau, Micronesia. A multimedia technical presentation for the American Society for Quality Metropolitan Section 300, as well as for the NJIT Student Section at NJIT, November 2010
  • Ranky, P.G.: An Introduction to Sustainable Green Engineering Part 1, 2010-2011, IEEE Sustainable Green Engineering Publications, (approximately 95 interactive multimedia screens): IEEE (USA) on-line publication: http://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/subscriptions/prod/elearning_overview.htmlgth
  • Ranky, P.G.: An Introduction to Sustainable Green Engineering Part 2, 2010-2011, IEEE Sustainable Green Engineering Publications, (approximately 90 interactive multimedia screens): IEEE (USA) on-line publication: http://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/subscriptions/prod/elearning_overview.htmlgth
  • Ranky, P.G.: Introduction to Sustainable Green Engineering System Analysis & Design, 2010-2011, IEEE Sustainable Green Engineering Publications, (approximately 85 interactive multimedia screens): IEEE (USA) on-line publication: http://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/subscriptions/prod/elearning_overview.htmlgth
  • Ranky, P.G.: Sustainable Green Engineering Modeling Methods, Notations & Examples, 2010-2011, IEEE Sustainable Green Engineering Publications, (approximately 80 interactive multimedia screens): IEEE (USA) on-line publication: http://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/subscriptions/prod/elearning_overview.htmlgth
  • Ranky, P.G.: Data Dictionary and Process Description Methods & Examples, 2010-2011, IEEE Sustainable Green Engineering Publications, (approximately 70 interactive multimedia screens): IEEE (USA) on-line publication: http://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/subscriptions/prod/elearning_overview.htmlgth
  • Ranky, P.G.: Process Modeling Use Cases and More Green Engineering Challenges & Solutions, 2010-2011, IEEE Sustainable Green Engineering Publications, (approximately 90 interactive multimedia screens): IEEE (USA) on-line publication: http://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/subscriptions/prod/elearning_overview.htmlgth
  • Ranky, P.G.: Customizable and Downloadable Graphic Templates (PC and Mac) for Process Modeling Green Engineering Systems, 2010-2011, IEEE Sustainable Green Engineering Publications, (approximately 60 interactive multimedia screens): IEEE (USA) on-line publication: http://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/subscriptions/prod/elearning_overview.htmlgth
  • Ranky, P.G.: Sustainable Green Engineering and Technology, an IET Malaysia Institutional research seminar and workshop at the University of UTAR in Malaysia, July 2011.
  • Ranky, P.G.: ISO (International Standards Organization) 50001 International Standard on Energy Management, co-author. Published by ISO in June 2011
  • Ranky, P.G.: Some Design & Validation Experiences of an Interactive Multimedia Resource Library for Teaching & Learning About Sustainable Green Engineering, ASEE MIDDLE ATLANTIC SECTION, FALL CONFERENCE 2011 OCTOBER 28-29, 2011 College of Engineering, 1947 N. 12th Street TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, PHILADELPHIA, PA, USA
  • Ranky, P.G. and Ho, J.K.L.: An Introduction to wind energy production. The mechanics and the dynamics of wind turbines. Design and Manufacturing Processes with USA and International Examples. An Overview of Wind Power Physics, Design, Manufacturing and Application Challenges and Some Solutions, 2011, IEEE, Sustainable Green Engineering Publications, (approximately 60 interactive multimedia screens): IEEE (USA) on-line publication: http://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/subscriptions/prod/elearning_overview.htmlgth
  • Ranky, P.G. and Ho, J.K.L.: An Introduction and Overview of Wind Turbine Design and Manufacturing Challenges and Some Solutions , 2011, IEEE, Sustainable Green Engineering Publications, (approximately 65 interactive multimedia screens): IEEE (USA) on-line publication: http://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/subscriptions/prod/elearning_overview.htmlgth
  • Ranky, P.G. and Ho, J.K.L.: Wind Turbine Manufacturing, Assembly, Test and Maintenance Challenges and Some Solutions, 2011, IEEE, Sustainable Green Engineering Publications, (approximately 72 interactive multimedia screens): IEEE (USA) on-line publication: http://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/subscriptions/prod/elearning_overview.htmlgth
  • Ranky, P.G. and Watanabe, T.: An Introduction to Photovoltaics. Solar Panel Design and Manufacturing Processes with USA and International Examples: Introduction and Overview of Solar Cell Physics, Design, Manufacturing and Application Challenges and Some Solutions, 2011, IEEE, Sustainable Green Engineering Publications, (approximately 65 interactive multimedia screens): IEEE (USA) on-line publication: http://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/subscriptions/prod/elearning_overview.htmlgth
  • Ranky, P.G. and Watanabe, T.: An Introduction to Photovoltaics. Solar Panel Design and Manufacturing Processes with USA and International Examples: Introduction and Overview of Solar Cell Design Challenges and Some Solutions, 2011, IEEE, Sustainable Green Engineering Publications, (approximately 70 interactive multimedia screens): IEEE (USA) on-line publication: http://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/subscriptions/prod/elearning_overview.htmlgth
  • Ranky, P.G. and Watanabe, T.: An Introduction and Overview of Solar Cell Manufacturing and Application Challenges and Some Solutions, 2011, IEEE, Sustainable Green Engineering Publications, (approximately 68 interactive multimedia screens): IEEE (USA) on-line publication: http://www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/subscriptions/prod/elearning_overview.htmlgth
  • Ranky, P.G.: Quality Lessons Learned in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Palau, Micronesia. A multimedia technical presentation for the American Society for Quality Metropolitan Section 300, as well as for the NJIT Student Section at NJIT, November 2011
  • Ranky, P.G.: Sustainable Energy Management Process Models and Technology Based on ISO50001: The International Energy Management Standard. ISST2012, IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology ISSST, Boston, MA, USA, May 2012, Paper ID 157, Live Conference Presentation
  • Ranky, P.G.: Sustainable Energy Management and Quality Process Models and Technology Based on ISO50001: 2011, The International Energy Management Standard.Proceedings of ISST2012, IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology ISSST, Boston, MA, USA, May 2012, Paper ID 157
  • Ranky, P.G., with Olga Kalaba and Yijun Zheng, MS, RA, New Jersey Institute of Technology, The Public Research University of NJ, USA Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department,: Sustainable Green Engineering System Design and Quality Educational Challenges and Solutions. ISST2012, IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology ISSST, Boston, MA, USA, May 2012, Paper ID 175, Live Conference Presentation
  • Ranky, P.G., with Olga Kalaba and Yijun Zheng, MS, RA, New Jersey Institute of Technology, The Public Research University of NJ, USA Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department,: Sustainable Lean Six-sigma Green Engineering System Design Educational Challenges and Interactive Multimedia Solutions. Proceedings of ISST2012, IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology ISSST, Boston, MA, USA, May 2012, Paper ID 175 

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