IBRAHIM ZEID is a professor of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Northeastern University. He received his PH.D. degree from the University of Akron. Professor Zeid has an International background. He received his B.S. (with highest honor) and M.S. from Cairo University in Egypt. He has received various honors and awards both in Egypt and the United States. He is the recipient of both the Northeastern Excellence in Teaching Award and the SAE Ralph R. Teetor National Educational Award.
Professor Zeid is the author or co-author of many publications in journals and conference proceedings. He is also the author of the most widely acclaimed textbook CAD/CAM Theory and Practice published by McGraw Hill in 1991. This is his first book with Prentice Hall.