Jun Ni

Jun Ni
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Shien-Ming (Sam) Wu Collegiate Professor of Manufacturing Science
Director, S.M. Wu Manufacturing Research Center
Co-Director, Multi-Campus National Science Foundation Center for Intelligent Maintenance Systems
Deputy Director, NSF-Engineering Research Center for Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems

Address

3455
GGB (George G. Brown Laboratory)

2350 Hayward 
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125


Phone
(734) 936-2918

Degrees

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, 1987
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, 1984
B.S., Mechanical and Production Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University, 1982

Research Interests

Intelligent Maintenance of Large Industrial Systems; Optimization of Manufacturing Operations; Manufacturing Process Modeling, Analysis and Design; Precision Engineering and Metrology; Quality Control Methods.

Honors and Awards

Gold Medal, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 2013
William T. Ennor Manufacturing Technology Award, ASME, 2009
National Medal in Higher Education (1st Prize), Ministry of Education, P.R. of China, 2010
Presidential Faculty Fellow Awards, National Science Foundation, 1994
Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2004
Fellow, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 2002
Fellow, International Society of Engineering Asset Management, 2012
Fellow, International Society of Nanomanufacturing, 2011
Stephen S. Atwood Excellence in Engineering Award, University of Michigan, 2015
International Science and Technology Cooperation Award, President of the People’s Republic of China, 2013
Magnolia Gold Medal, Shanghai Municipal Government, 2010
Alexander Schwarzkopf Award for Technology Innovation, NSF IUCRC Association, 2014
IIE Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education, Institute of International Education, 2014
S. M. Wu Research Implementation Award, Society of Manufacturing Engineers and North American Manufacturing Research Institute, 2013
University Distinguished Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2011-2013
“1000 Talent” Award, P. R. C. Government, 2008
Changjiang Endowed Chair Professorship, Ministry of Education, PRC, 1999-2002
Silver Medal for Outstanding Contribution by Oversea Scientist, Shanghai Municipal Government, 2003
Research Excellence Award, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, 2001-2002
Robert M. Caddell Memorial Award for Outstanding Faculty Achievement, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Michigan, 2000-2001
Outstanding Oversea Scientist Award, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 1999
Excellence in Research Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, The University of Michigan, 1995
Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 1991
Distinguish Service Award, Chinese Institute of Engineers, North American, 2010
Best Paper Award, International Conference on Frontiers of Design and Manufacturing, 2014
Best Paper Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), 2014
Best Paper Award, International Conference on Frontiers of Design and Manufacturing, 2010
Best Paper Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC), 2009
Best Paper Award, ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, 2009
Best Paper Award, International Conference on Frontiers of Design and Manufacturing, 2004
Best Paper Award, SRC TECHCON, 2007
Best Paper Award, SRC TECHCON, 2005
Education Excellence Award, College of Engineering, The University of Michigan, 2006-2007
Best Paper Award, North America Manufacturing Research Conference, 2001
Guest Professorship, Tsinghua University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Chinese Academy of Machinery Science and Technology, Dalian University of Technology, Xi’an Jiao Tong University
(cont.) Guest Professorship, Jilin University of Technology, Huazhong Un
Member, Advisory Board, Mechanical Industrial Research Lab, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan, 1995-1998, 2004-08
Distinguished Visiting Chair Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 2001-2002
Member of Advisory Board, Ministry of Science & Technology, China, 2003-Present

Faculty Type

Tenured and Tenure-Track

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