Gary J. Cheng, PhD
Professor, FASME, FAAAS
School of Industrial Engineering
School of Materials Engineering (by courtesy)
Research interests: advanced materials synthesis and processing, specifically in scalable manufacturing of 0D-3D micro/nanostructures, laser matter interaction, and mechanical/physical property enhancement of materials. The applications are in energy transport, conversion and storage, load bearing, biomedical, electrical and optical devices.
Dr. Cheng received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University in 2002. Dr. Cheng serves as an associate Editor for Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Journal of Manufacturing Process, and as a subject editor for the Journal of Materials Processing and Technology.
At Purdue, Dr. Cheng teaches IE370 "Manufacturing Process I", IE 470 "Manufacturing Process II", IE 570 " Advanced Manufacturing Process", and IE 670 "Advanced Topics in Nano-Manufacturing." He also heads the Scalable Micro Nano Manufacturing Lab (SMNML).
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