David Dornfeld

Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Will C. Hall Family Chair in Engineering
Faculty Director, Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation

5100A Etcheverry Hall
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-1740
(510) 642-0906


Email: dornfeld@berkeley.edu


Biography and CV

Professor Dave Dornfeld received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from UW-Madison in 1976 and is Will C. Hall Family Professor and Chair of Mechanical Engineering at University of California Berkeley. He leads the Laboratory for Manufacturing and Sustainability (LMAS) (lmas.berkeley.edu) and the Sustainable Manufacturing Partnership (smp.berkeley.edu) studying green/sustainable manufacturing; manufacturing processes; precision manufacturing; process monitoring and optimization. He’s published over 400 papers, authored three research monographs, contributed chapters to several books and has seven patents. He is a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), a Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), recipient of ASME Ennor Award, 2010 and Blackall Machine Tool and Gage Award,1986, Fellow of Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), recipient of 2004 SME Fredrick W. Taylor Research Medal, member Japan Society of Precision Engineering (JSPE) and recipient of 2005 JSPE Takagi Prize, Fellow of University of Tokyo Engineering and Fellow of CIRP (Int'l Academy for Production Engineering). He consults on design and manufacturing and associated IP issues.


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Sustainable manufacturing (environmentally conscious/green enterprises, supply chains, systems, machines and processes); interoperability, signal processing, cloud data and data analytics for smart manufacturing; intelligent sensors for process monitoring and optimization; precision manufacturing; sustainable production technology for emerging economies.


For more information on Professor Dornfeld's research, please visit the LMAS website.


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For a list of Professor Dornfeld's students, please visit the LMAS website.