Robert H. Roy papers
The papers do not include lecture notes, research notes, personal items, or administrative items from his sevice as Dean, School of Engineering. Aside from the published articles, the collection also contains several certificates and awards (1945-1991) received by Professor Roy, some incoming correspondence (1953-1967), and reports and papers from conferences, seminars attended by Professor Roy. Incoming letters, 1953-1954, are messages of congratulations regarding Roy's appointment as Dean of the Engineering School. Other correspondence, 1964-1967, relates to publishing matters.
Roy's published articles (1938-1955) were related to his interest in industrial engineering and more specifically to operations and efficient management in the printing business. When he joined the faculty at Hopkins he wrote often about engineering curriculums and the professional aspects of the field of engineering (1956-1981). Professor Roy's work in operations research and the administrative processes of engineering were recognized internationally. In the collection are copies of texts written by Roy, translated into Japanese and Arabic.
- Roy, Robert H., 1906- (Person)
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In 1945, Roy became a labor arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association and served in thirty cases involving various companies and unions. He was a contract arbitrator for Lever Brothers Co. and the International Chemical Workers-A.F.L.
In 1949, Roy returned to Hopkins when he joined the faculty as an associate professor of industrial engineering. In 1953, he was appointed Dean of the School of Engineering, a position he held until his retirement in 1973. Professor Roy has been active in several professional societies and has had more than 40 articles published. He is the author of several books on industrial engineering including The Administrative Process (1958), Operations Research and Systems Engineering (1964), and Horizons for a Profession (1967).
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