• Professor
  • TEES Research Professor
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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1995
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, China, 1984
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Zhengzhou University (Zhengzhou Institute of Technology), China, 1982

Research Interests

  • Dr. Pei's research interests include cybermanufacturing systems, additive manufacturing and subtractive manufacturing processes.

Awards & Honors

  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers Fellow, 2016
  • National Science Foundation Director’s Award for Excellence Program Director, 2015
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers Fellow, 2010
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2004