Ezat Sanii

Associate Professor Emeritus

Ezat Sanii has been a professor of Industrial Engineering at North Carolina State University since 1983 and an associate faculty member of the Integrated Manufacturing Systems Engineering Institute (IMSEI) and the Artificial Intelligence group. He was previously an assistant professor of IE at the University of Miami. He has one year of industrial experience with Brown and Sharpe Mfg. Co. He received SME’s Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer award in 1985 and is the School Representative to Computer Aided Manufacturing International (CAM-I).


Ph.D. 1982

Purdue University

MS 1975

Master of Science

Purdue University

BS 1973

Bachelor of Science

Arya-Mehr University of Technology

Research Description

Manufacturing processes, Computer-Automated Process Planning, CAD/CAM integration, flexible manufacturing systems, industrial robotic task planning and intelligent applications development.

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer, SME,


A constraint-based genetic algorithm for concurrent engineering
Cormier, D., O'Grady, P., & Sanii, E. (1998), International Journal of Production Research, 36(6), 1679–1697. https://doi.org/10.1080/002075498193228

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