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Dazhong Wu

Principal Investigator

Dr. Dazhong Wu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Wu’s research is focused on data-driven smart manufacturing, additive manufacturing, diagnostics, prognostics, and reliability engineering. Prior to joining UCF, he was a senior research associate at Penn State University. He earned his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech. He serves as a NAMRI/SME Scientific Committee member. He serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Manufacturing Systems and the Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing.

Dr. Wu’s group at the University of Central Florida (UCF) has one Ph.D. position and one Postdoctoral Fellow position in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021. His research is focused on (1) additive manufacturing, (2) data-driven materials design, and (3) manufacturing process monitoring and structural health monitoring. Interested individuals should send an email to Dr. Dazhong Wu at Dazhong.Wu@ucf.edu with the subject line “Ph.D. Application” or “Postdoc Application”.

  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, U.S.

  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Hunan University, Changsha, China

  • Most Accessed Article, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 2019
  • Best Paper Award, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 2019
  • Outstanding Reviewer of the Year, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 2019

  • Sam Nunn Fellowship, MacArthur Foundation, 2012

Associate Editor

  • Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing​

  • Journal of Manufacturing Systems

Editorial Board

  • International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing

  • International Journal of Prognostics and Health Management

Guest Editor

  • Special Issue on Smart Manufacturing, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 2017

  • Special Issue on High Performance Computing and Data Analytics for Cyber-Manufacturing, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 2016

  • Special Issue on Cyber-Physical Product Creation for Industry 4.0, International Journal of Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 2016

Conference Organization

  • Symposium Chair, ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Los Angeles, California, 2017.

  • Symposium Co-Chair, ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Blacksburg, Virginia, 2016.

  • Session Co-Chair, 43rd SME North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC), Charlotte, North Carolina, 2015.

  • Session Chair, Challenges in Cloud Manufacturing, ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Detroit, Michigan, June 9-13, 2014.

  • Session Co-chair, Advances in Cloud Manufacturing, ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, Madison, Wisconsin, June 10-14, 2013.