Dr. Jun Ni

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

    Dr. Jun Ni is the Shien-Ming (Sam) Wu Collegiate Professor of Manufacturing Science and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan. He is the director of the S. M. Wu Manufacturing Research Center, which has maintained a very close working relationship with U.S. manufacturing industries. Dr. Ni is the co-director of a National Science Foundation sponsored Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Intelligent Maintenance Systems. He has also served as the deputy director of a National Science Foundation sponsored Engineering Research Center for Reconfigurable Machining Systems at the University of Michigan (2003-2006), and was the director of another National Science Foundation sponsored Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Dimensional Measurement and Control in Manufacturing (1993-1998). He is the founding Dean of the University of Michigan – Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute located in Shanghai, China (2006-2010).

    Professor Ni’s research and teaching interests are in manufacturing science and engineering, statistical quality design and improvement, and intelligent monitoring and maintenance systems. He has recently begun to work on technologies that may contribute to the development of sustainable mobility industry.