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UA Engineering Professor Named Nanomanufacturing Fellow

Dr. Yuebin Guo

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Dr. Yuebin Guo, a professor of mechanical engineering at The University of Alabama, was elected a Fellow by the International Society for Nanomanufacturing, or ISNM.

ISNM Fellows are distinctive members who have made significant scientific and technological contributions in the field of nanomanufacturing with at least 10 years of active practice in the field.

ISNM is an international nonprofit organization whose purpose is to advance nanomanufacturing technology to better serve the community.

Since he joined the UA College of Engineering in 2001, Guo has been involved in several research areas including sustainable manufacturing processes, surface integrity and functionality, process mechanics and monitoring, and simulation of manufacturing processes.

He has served as the principal investigator of more than 20 projects funded by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of Transportation and numerous industry sectors. Guo has published more than 200 peer refereed journal and conference papers and given more than 100 presentations and invited seminars.

In addition to teaching and research, Guo is involved in numerous professional societies. He is a Fellow with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and a member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, the Materials Research Society, the Society of Automotive Engineers and the American Society for Engineering Education.

In 2004, he received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, and, in 2003, he was presented with the Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award from the Society of Automotive Engineers.

Guo received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Shandong Institute of Technology in Shandong, China. He continued his education at the Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, where he received his master’s degree in precision instruments. He earned a master’s in manufacturing engineering from the University of California at Berkeley and his doctorate from Purdue University.

In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s fully accredited College of Engineering has more than 3,900 students and more than 110 faculty. In the last eight years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz and Truman scholars.

The University of Alabama, a student-centered research university, is experiencing significant growth in both enrollment and academic quality. This growth, which is positively impacting the campus and the state's economy, is in keeping with UA's vision to be the university of choice for the best and brightest students. UA, the state's flagship university, is an academic community united in its commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all Alabamians.