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Jun Ni

Jun Ni

Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Shien-Ming (Sam) Wu Collegiate Professor Emeritus of Manufacturing Science
Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering

S.M. Wu Manufacturing Research Center

Address

1020 Dow
2300 Hayward, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2136

Email: junni@umich.edu
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 & 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

Emeritus

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Taheri's group selected as P&G Challenge winners
11/10/2016
The P&G Innovations in 3D Printing Challenge sought diverse teams of scientists and engineers to develop solutions to modern problems in additive manufacturing. 

ME Faculty Receive CoE Awards
01/14/2015
Four ME faculty members received College of Engineering Awards in 2015. These recipients include Jun Ni, Huei Peng, Katsuo Kurabayashi, and Jianping Fu

Ni Honored with 2013 International Science and Technology Cooperation Award
02/06/2014
Jun Ni has been recognized this January by the People’s Republic of China after being selected to receive one of the nation’s most prestigious awards in science and technology

Ni awarded the Shanghai International Scientific & Technological Cooperation Award
05/13/2013
The award was established to encourage scientific discoveries and technological innovations that promote and improve Shanghai's development, security, and health

Ahmad Almuhtady wins highly competitive award for paper on hybrid-electric vehicles
03/11/2013
Paper develops a method to reduce maintenance costs for universities, cities and companies

Ni receives SME Gold Medal
01/16/2013
This prestigious award recognizes outstanding service to the manufacturing engineering profession in technical communications through published literature, technical writings and lectures

Ni elected to be a Fellow by ISNM and ISEAM
08/10/2012
Jun Ni is honored for making significant scientific and technological contributions in the field

Ni Receives Four Awards in Relation to Education and Engineering
02/17/2011
Jun Ni receives four awards this last year, including the National Medal for Education, CIE Distinguished Service Award, Magnolia Gold Medal, and 2010 ICFDM Best Paper Award

Ni Receives Best Paper Award at MSEC
10/28/2009

Jun Ni Receives 2009 ASME Ennor Award
06/03/2009

Professor Ni Appointed to Shien-Ming (Sam) Wu Collegiate Professorship
12/11/2007

Ni and Pasek Receive Excellence Awards
12/06/2007

New Administrative Appointments Announced
12/06/2007

Professor Jun Ni Elected as ASME Fellow
12/06/2007

Jun Ni Elected SME Fellow
12/06/2007

ME Department Chair Announces New Undergraduate and Graduate Program Directors
12/06/2007

Professor and Student Receive Outstanding Paper Award at Conference
08/16/2007