Kenig Shmuel, Prof.
Prof. Kenig received his B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering with honors from the Faculty of Engineering of the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and his PhD with honors from the Faculty of Engineering at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
Before joining the academy, he held various R&D positions in a number of industries: from 1971 until 1974, in the main research labs of Canadian Industries Ltd. in Canada, from 1974 until 1991, in Rafael - Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. (the Armament Development Authority) in Israel. During his last 6 years at Rafael, he held the position of Director of Materials and Processes Department.
After leaving Rafael, he established the Plastics and Rubber Center at Shenkar. In 1994, Prof. Kenig established the Department of Plastic Engineeering and headed the department until 2006. In 2000, he became a full tenured professor. In 2006 he was appointed as head of the Department of Chemical Engineeering and in 2007, as the dean of the Engineering Faulty at Shenkar.
Since 2009, Prof. Kenig has been head of the Plastic Engineering M.SC. Program.
Prof. Kenig is author of 140 scientific publications and has delivered 110 lectures in international conferences. Professor Kenig was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Israel Polymer and Plastic Society in 2001; he was the president of the Israeli Polymer & Plastics Society during 1984-1986 and was nominated as honorary fellow of the society in 2003.