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Chuck Zhang

Harold E. Smalley Professor
Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute

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Groseclose 308 and GT Manufacturing Institute 347


Ph.D. Industrial Engineering (1993), The University of Iowa
M.S. Industrial Engineering (1990), State University of New York @ Buffalo
B.S. Mechanical Engineering (1984), Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
M.S. Mechanical Engineering (1987), Nanjing University of Aeronautices and Astonautics, China

Chuck Zhang

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Chuck Zhang is a professor in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech.

Zhang's research interests include scalable nanomanufacturing, modeling, simulation, and optimal design of advanced composite and nanomaterials manufacturing processes, multifunctional materials development, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, and metrology. Most recently, he has initiated new research and education programs in advanced materials and manufacturing engineering for orthotics and prosthetics (O&P) applications. His research projects have been sponsored by a number of organizations, including the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Army Research Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Science Foundation, Office of Naval Research, and Society of Manufacturing Engineers, as well as industrial companies such as ATK Launch Systems, Cummins, General Dynamics, GKN Aerospace Services, Lockheed Martin, and Siemens Power Generation.

Dr. Zhang received his Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Iowa, an M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in China. Prior to joining ISyE, Zhang served as a professor and chairman of the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at the Florida A&M University - Florida State University College of Engineering.

  • Manufacturing
  • Composites
  • Nanomanufacturing
Innovator Award, Florida State University 2008, 2009 and - 2011
GAP Award, Florida State University - 2009
Outstanding Paper Award, SAMPE Fall Technical Conference - 2006
Listed in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering 1997 - 1998, 2003 - 2005
Best Poster Award, International Conference on Multiscale Materials Modeling - 2002
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award - 2001
United Nations Development Program Fellowship - 2000
Listed in Who's Who in Plastics & Polymers - 2000
Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award - 1999
Rockefeller Foundation CBI Fellowship - 1998
Florida State University TIP Teaching Award - 1997
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Georgia Tech Supply Chain and
Logistics Institute
H. Milton Stewart School of
Industrial & Systems Engineering
765 Ferst Drive, NW, Suite 228
Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404.894.2343