Professor Fengzhou Fang FCIRP, FISNM, FSME






Short Biography: 

Professor Fang has over 30 years’ experience in working in manufacturing science and technology. He was responsible for setting up the Centre of Micro/nano Manufacturing Technology (MNMT) at Tianjin University in 2005. MNMT has been recognised as a leading manufacturing research organization in the world. He has managed a large number of national, international, and industry funded research projects. His specialist areas of interest include micro/nano manufacturing, optical freeform manufacturing, medical device/implants manufacturing, ultra-precision manufacturing and metrology. Amongst the applications areas are in medical devices, bio-medical implants, aspheric and freeform optical systems, aerospace and engineering components. Fengzhou has worked with over hundred industrial partners assisting companies to develop their R&D activities. He has published over 200 papers in peer reviewed journals, along with 12 book chapters, as well as over 50 patents. He is the Founding President of the International Society for Nanomanufacturing (ISNM), a Council Member of the International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP), a Charted Engineer of UK Engineering Council, and the editor-in-chief of the Internationals Journal of Nanomanufacturing (IJNM). He is a Fellow of ISNM, Fellow of CIRP, and Fellow of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). Fengzhou is a Recipient of SME Albert M. Sargent Progress Award.

Based on the MOA between Tianjin University and University College Dublin, Fengzhou is responsible of setting up the Centre of Micro/nano Manufacturing Technology (MNMT-Dublin) at UCD.