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Gary J. Cheng

Gary J. Cheng

Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering

Dr. Gary Cheng received a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Columbia University.

His research activities are in the area of advanced materials processing. Over the years, he has developed research and publications in laser materials processing, hybrid manufacturing systems, rapid manufacturing of 3D bulk structural nanomaterials, synthesis and processing of biomaterials, multilayer functional coating, and mechanical/physical property enhancement of metals.

Dr. Cheng has received the NSF Faculty Early Career Award, the ONR Young Investigator Award, and the SME Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award.