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Robert
N.
Lehrer

Robert N. Lehrer

(BSME 1945, MSIE 1947, PhD 1949)
Distinguished Engineering Alumnus (1964)
Professor and Director Emeritus of the School of Industrial and System Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
For his significant contributions to the profession as an educator, editor, author of numerous publications and books, consultant to universities and industries in industrial engineering, operations research, and work simplification
Outstanding Industrial Engineer (1997)
Professor and Director Emeritus of the School of Industrial and System Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
"Industrial engineering has been a challenging, fascinating and rewarding field. I am indebted and grateful to Purdue for providing direction to and preparation for an exciting career. I recall fondly the inspiration provided by Mrs. Gilbreth and the continuing enlightenment and growth foster by Dr. Marvin Mundel, my major professor."