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researcher , Engineering educator

Zelda Barbara Zabinsky, operations researcher, industrial engineering educator. Member faculty advisory board Women in Engineering, University Washington, since 1990. Member Operations Research Society of America, Institute Industrial Engineers (senior ), Mathematics Programming Society, Mortar Board, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Pi Museum.

Background

Zabinsky, Zelda Barbara was born on October 31, 1955 in Tonawanda, New York, United States. Daughter of Joseph Marvin and Helen Phyllis (Kava) Zabinsky.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Puget Sound, Tacoma, 1977. Master of Science, University Michigan, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1985.

Career

Tutor mathematics, U. Puget Sound, 1975-1977;programmer, analyst, National Marine Fisheries, Seattle, 1977;programmer, analyst, Boeing Computer Superior vena cava syndrome, Seattle, 1977-1978;senior systems analyst, Vector Research Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1980-1984;assistant professor industrial engineering, U. Washington, Seattle, 1985-1993;associate professor industrial engineering, U. Washington, Seattle, 1993-1998;affiliated professor mechanic engineering, U. Washington, Seattle, since 1993;affiliated professor сivil engineering, U. Washington, Seattle, since 1996;professor industrial engineering, U. Washington, Seattle, since 1998. Consultant Boeing Corporation, Seattle, 1987, Numerical Methods, Inc., Seattle, 1989-1990, METRO, Seattle, 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to technical journals.

Membership

Member faculty advisory board Women in Engineering, University Washington, since 1990. Member Operations Research Society of America, Institute Industrial Engineers (senior ), Mathematics Programming Society, Mortar Board, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Pi Museum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: family activities, camping, skiing, windsurfing.

Connections

Married John Clinton Palmer, July 15, 1979. Children: Rebecca Ann Zabinsky, Aaron Zeff Palmer.

father:
Joseph Marvin Zabinsky

mother:
Helen Phyllis (Kava) Zabinsky

spouse:
John Clinton Palmer

children:
Rebecca Ann Zabinsky

Aaron Zeff Palmer Zabinsky