Professor & ExxonMobil Employees' Chaired Professor, Mechanical & Manufacturing Systems
Professor & ExxonMobil Employees’ Chaired Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Clemson University; Co-Director and founder of the Clemson Research in Engineering Design and Optimization (CREDO) Laboratory. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ) Zurich, Switzerland (1976), MS in Computer Science (1978) and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (1988) from Georgia Tech. Taught at Georgia Tech until 1992 and then joined the faculty at Clemson in the area of Mechanical Systems and Manufacturing. Areas of interest: Design methodology and automation, optimization, CAD, rapid and virtual prototyping, IT issues in design. Fellow of ASME, and member of SAE, AIAA, ISSMO and ACM.