Chris Yingchun Yuan
University of Wisconsin
Yuan is the Director of the Laboratory for Sustanable and Nano-Manufacturing and also the Director of the DOE Industrial Assessment Center at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, working with dozens of manufacturing companies on sustainable manufacturing research and practices. Currently he is the Chair of ASME Life Cycle Engineering Technical Committee, and also an editor for International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment (impact factor: 3.988). He is a recipient of the 2014 National Science Foundation Career Award, the 2014 State of Wisconsin "Citation of Commendation" Award, the 2013 Gustav Olling Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), as well as the LEO Best Paper Award from the 2013 CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering. He is the Conference Program Co-Chair of the International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology (ISSST) during 2012-2015, and also a Symposium Chair for ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC) during 2011-2014. He is an active reviewer for 50+ international journals including Environmental Science and Technology, ACS Nano, Advanced Materials, Nano Energy, Journal of Power Sources, Applied Energy, etc., and also for such premier conference proceedings including ASME MSEC, ASME IDETC, ASME IMECE, ASME ISFA, CIRP LCE, IEEE ISSST, IEEE CASE, etc. He is a panel reviewer of the ISSST Student Paper Competition and also a Judge of the ISSST Student Poster Competition. He served fequently on funding proposal panel reviews for National Science Foundation, Department of Energy, and the ACS Petroleum Research Fund (PRF). He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), a seniore member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), and a Research Affiliate of the International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP).
Nanotechnology, Advanced NanoMaterials, Nano Energy.