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Albert Shih

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Albert J Shih

Professor, Mechanical Engineering; Professor, Biomedical Engineering; Associate Chair, Integrative Systems and Design
3001E EECS (Electrical Engineering & Computer Science)
1301 Beal
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2122
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Phone: (734) 647-1766
Fax: 734936-0363

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Ph.D., Purdue University, 1991
M.S., National Cheng Kung University, 1986
B.S., National Cheng Kung University, 1984

Research Interests

Design and manufacturing; biomedical device design; biomedical manufacturing; medical innovation; surgical thermal management; machining of advanced engineering materials; micro manufacturing; precision engineering; optical metrology.

Major Funding Sources

National Institutes of Health; University of Michigan Medical School and Health System; National Science Foundation; United States Department of Energy

Honors and Awards

Best Paper Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2012

Research Excellence Award, College of Engineering, The University of Michigan, 2011

Faculty Recognition Award, University of Michigan, 2010

Best Paper Award, International Conference on Computing, Communications and Control Technologies, 2010

US Fulbright Scholar, 2009

Fellow, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 2009

Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2008

CRLT Gilbert Witaker Fund for the Improvement of Teaching, 2006

International Adjunct Professor, National Cheng Kung University, 2006-present

Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award, Society of Automotive Engineers, 2004

CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2000

BOSS Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1999

In the News...

2016 - ME Faculty Published Popular Text Books and Research Papers Featured in Top Scientific Journals

2016 - A New Textbook for ME 482 Machining Processes


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