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Biography

The College of Engineering: Integrative Systems + Design
Professor, Mechanical Engineering

DEGREES

  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, 2000
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, 1994

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Environmental and sustainable technology systems; life cycle product design optimization; pollution prevention technologies for manufacturing; metalworking fluid formulation and performance; membrane filtration; supercritical fluid delivery of lubricants; biological detection and control in aqueous systems; technology policy analysis.

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Second Place, Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition, 2012
  • Neil Van Eenam Memorial Undergraduate Teaching Award, College of Engineering, The University of Michigan, 2011
  • Mechanical Engineering Department Achievement Award, 2009
  • Ralph Teetor Award, SAE, 2008
  • Kuo K. Wang Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 2007
  • Education Excellence Award, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, 2006
  • Outstanding Student Group Advisor for Engineers Without Borders, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, 2004
  • Gilbert Whitaker Award for the Improvement of Teaching, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, 2003-2004
  • New Faces of Engineering, National Engineers Week, 2003
  • Ruth and Joel Spira Outstanding Teaching Award, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, 2002
  • 1938E Class Excellence Award, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, 2002-2003
  • Robert Caddell Memorial Materials & Manufacturing Award (with Fu Zhao), 2002
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2001
  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2000

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