Robin Schnoeckelborg is a Japanese-to-English translator at a major Japanese diesel engine manufacturer. He maintains the company’s translation memories and multi-lingual terminology databases. In addition, he edits operation manuals for ship engines to comply to Simplified Technical English standards. Born in Krefeld, Germany, he graduated from Bonn university with a major in law and spent time in the US working as a legal clerk. Enjoying the challenge of living in a foreign country, he came to Japan and has been living in the Kansai area since 2001.
Simplified Technical English (STE) is the art of rewriting based on strict nomenclature and writing rules. This workshop aims at...