Dr. Boris Shnits

Dr. Boris Shnits

Dr. Boris Shnits

D3 402
Tuesday 14:00 – 15:00
Department: Industrial Engineering and Management
Current Position: Senior Lecturer

Education :

Ph.D. 2006, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

M.Sc. 2001, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

B.Sc. 1996, Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Research Interests
  • 1. Design, operations and real time control of flexible manufacturing systems
  • 2. Developing efficient shop floor control systems using real time and fast mode look-a-head simulations
  • 3. Multi-criteria decision making
  • 4. Dynamic and static scheduling
  • 5. Assembly line balancing
Courses
  • 1. Computer Aided Manufacturing Systems
  • 2. Production Systems: Control and Management
  • 3.  Material Requirements and Recourse Planning
  • 4. Advanced Computer Aided Manufacturing Systems
  • 5. Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) Laboratory
  • 6.  Flexible Manufacturing Systems (M.Sc. course)

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Refereed Papers

  1. Shnits B., 2012, “Multi-Criteria Optimisation-Based Dynamic Scheduling for Controlling FMS”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 50, No.21, pp. 6111-6121.
  2. Avigad G., Eisenstadt-Matalon E. and Shnits B., 2011, “Supporting the Selection of Robust Engineering Concepts under Suppliers related Uncertainties”, Journal of Engineering Design, Vol. 22, No. 8, pp. 543–563.
  3. Shnits B., 2010, “Methods for Activating the Decision Making Process that is Used for Controlling Flexible Manufacturing Systems”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 48, No. 24, pp. 7437–7462.
  4. Sinreich D. and Shnits B., 2007, “A Robust FMS Control Architecture with an Embedded Adaptive Scheduling Mechanism”, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 301-312.
  5. Shnits B. and Sinreich D., 2006, “Controlling Flexible Manufacturing Systems Based on a Dynamic Selection of the Appropriate Operational Criteria and Scheduling Policy”, International Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 1-27.
  6. Levitin G., Rubinovitz J. and Shnits B., 2006, “A Genetic Algorithm for Robotic Assembly Line Balancing”, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 168, No. 3, pp. 811-825.
  7. Shnits B., Rubinovitz J. and Sinreich D., 2004, “Multicriteria Dynamic Scheduling Methodology for Controlling a Flexible Manufacturing System”, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 42, No. 17, pp. 3457-3472.

Conference Proceedings and Abstracts

  1. Shnits B., “Controlling FMS based on dynamically creating the local optimal schedules for dynamically selected appropriate operational criteria”, Book of Abstracts of the 9th Interdisciplinary Research Conference (ORT Braude College), p. 24, 2013, Kibbutz Hagoshrim, Israel.
  2. Shnits B., “Multi-Criteria Optimization-Based Dynamic Scheduling for Controlling FMS”, Proceedings of the 17th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference (IE&M 2012), on CD, 2012, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  3. Shnits B., “Mathematical modeling the dynamic scheduling problems with multiple objectives in FMS environment”, Book of Abstracts of the 8th Interdisciplinary Research Conference (ORT Braude College), p. 31, 2012, Akko, Israel.
  4. Shnits B., “Multi-Criteria Optimization-Based Dynamic Scheduling for Controlling FMS”, Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Production Research (ICPR-21), on CD, 2011, Stuttgart, Germany.
  5. Shnits B., “Multi-Criteria Optimization-Based Dynamic Scheduling for Controlling FMS”, Book of Abstracts of the 7th ORT Braude College Interdisciplinary Research Conference, p. 29, 2011, Kfar Blum, Israel.
  6. Shnits B., “Methods for Activating the Decision Making Process that is Used for Controlling Flexible Manufacturing Systems”, Proceedings of the 16th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference (IE&M 2010), on CD, 2010, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  7. Shnits B., “Multi-Criteria Optimization-Based Dynamic Scheduling for Controlling Flexible Manufacturing Systems”, Book of Abstracts of the 6th ORT Braude College Interdisciplinary Research Conference, p. 28, 2010, Haifa, Israel.
  8. Shnits B., “Methods for Activating the Decision Making Process that is Used for Controlling Flexible Manufacturing Systems”, Book of Abstracts of the 5th ORT Braude College Interdisciplinary Research Conference, p. 47, 2009, Nahariya, Israel.
  9. Shnits B. and Sinreich D., “A Robust FMS Control Architecture with an Embedded Adaptive Scheduling Mechanism”, Book of Abstracts of the 4th ORT Braude College Interdisciplinary Research Conference, p. 20, 2008, Nazareth Ilit, Israel.
  10. Shnits B. and Sinreich D., “Multi-Criteria Dynamic Scheduling and Simulation-Based Control in Flexible Manufacturing Systems”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Logistics (ICIL2008), 2008, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  11. Shnits B. and Sinreich D., “Embedding an Adaptive Scheduling Mechanism in a Robust FMS Control System”, Proceedings of the 15th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference (IE&M 2008), on CD, 2008, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  12. Shnits B. and Sinreich D., “Controlling Flexible Manufacturing Systems Based on a Dynamic Selection of the Appropriate Operational Criteria and Scheduling Policy”, Book of Abstracts of the 3rd ORT Braude College Interdisciplinary Research Conference, p. 5, 2007, Kibbutz Hagoshrim, Israel.
  13. Shnits B. and Sinreich D., “Controlling Flexible Manufacturing Systems Based on a Dynamic Selection of the Appropriate Operational Criteria and Scheduling Policy”, Proceedings of the 14th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference (IE&M 2006), on CD, 2006, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  14. Shnits B., Sinreich D. and Rubinovitz J., “Multi-Criteria Dynamic Scheduling and Control for Flexible Manufacturing System”, Proceedings of the 13th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference (IE&M 2004), pp. 113-114 + full paper on CD, 2004, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  15. Sinreich D., Rubinovitz J. and Shnits B., “Dynamic Scheduling and Control for Flexible Manufacturing Systems”, Proceedings of the 9 International Symposium on Manufacturing with Applications (ISOMA 2004), on CD, 2004, Seville, Spain.
  16. Rubinovitz J., Sinreich D. and Shnits B., “Dynamic Scheduling and Control for Flexible Manufacturing System”, Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Production Research (ICPR-17), on CD, 2003, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.
  17.  Shnits B., Rubinovitz J. and Levitin G., “A Genetic Algorithm for Robotic Assembly Line Balancing”, Proceedings of the 12th Industrial Engineering and Management Conference (IE&M 2002), pp. 166-170, 2002, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  18. Levitin G., Rubinovitz J. and Shnits B., “A Genetic Algorithm for Robotic Assembly Line Balancing”, Proceedings of the 15th World Congress of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), on CD, 2002, Barcelona, Spain.

Teaching Experience

ORT Braude College

Graduate Courses: Flexible Manufacturing Systems (developed a new course)

Undergraduate Courses: Computer Aided Manufacturing Systems, Advanced Computer Aided Manufacturing Systems (developed a new course), Material Requirements and Recourse Planning (developed a new course), Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) Laboratory, Production Systems: Control and Management, Project in Industrial Engineering (supervisor), Project in Applied Mathematics (supervisor), Internship (supervisor)
Development of laboratories: Computer Integrated Manufacturing Teaching Lab

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Undergraduate Courses: Operations of Production and Service Systems,Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Laboratory in Basic Computer Skills
Development of laboratories: Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) Teaching Lab
Project Supervision: Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing Lab, Supervising a project that included developing a simulation-based controller for a Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS) using the Rapid CIM Control Methodology

Academic and Professional Awards and Grants

2012 Faculty Excellence Award, ORT Braude College, Israel
2007 Faculty Excellence Award, ORT Braude College, Israel
2005 The Miriam and Aaron Gutwirth Scholarship Award for outstanding Ph.D. students
1999-2005 Technion – Israel Institute of Technology Scholarship
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