Jyoti Mazumder

Jyoti Mazumder
Robert H. Lurie Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Director, Center for Laser-Aided Intelligent Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering
Director, NSF I/UCRC for Lasers and Plasmas for Advanced Manufacturing, U of M Site


2472 GGB (George G. Brown Laboratory)
2350 Hayward
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125
(734) 647-6824


D.I.C., Process Metallurgy, Imperial College, 1978
Ph.D., Process Metallurgy, Imperial College, 1978
B.E., Metallurgical Engineering, Calcutta University, 1972

Research Interests

Transforming the field of materials processing by laser from a technological art to scientifically based engineering; laser aided manufacturing; atom to application; technical approach including on-line optical diagnostics, transport phenomena modeling, non-equilibrium synthesis of materials with tailored properties, and their evaluation and characterization.

Honors and Awards

Distinguished University Innovator, Office of the Vice President for Research, 2012
Member, National Academy of Engineering, 2012
Thomas A. Edison Patent Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2010
Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2008
22nd Arthur L. Schawlow Award, Laser Institute of America, 2003
2001 Inventor Recognition, UM Technology Transfer, Celebrate Invention, 2001
Ennor Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2006
Robert H. Lurie Professor of Engineering, The University of Michigan, 1996-2001
Board of Governors, Laser Institute of America, 1996
Fellow, American Society of Metals, 1993
Westinghouse Lecturer, The University of Michigan, 1992
Fellow, Laser Institute of America, 1992
Distinguished Alumnus Award, Bengal Engineering College, Calcutta University, 1989
Young Outstanding Manufacturing Engineer Award, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 1986
Marquis Who's Who on Optical Science and Engineering, Who;s Who in Technology, Vol. 2 (Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science), 1985
University Scholar Award, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985
Valuable Service, Laser Institute of America, 1984
Listed in Incomplete List of Excellent Teachers, University of Illinois, Fall 1984
Visiting Lectureship Award, American Society of Metals, Indian Institute of Metals, 1981
British Oxygen Fellowship for Ph.D., 1974-1977

Faculty Type

Tenured and Tenure-Track

Related News

Election to National Academy of Engineering membership is one of the highest professional honors accorded an engineer

Jyoti Mazumder, the Robert H. Lurie Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been featured in the most recent issue of Laser Community

The award recognizes creativity of a patented device or process that has the potential to significantly enhance some aspect of the field of mechanical engineering