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  Chris Yuan  

Chris Yuan is an Assistant Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering at UW-Milwaukee. He earned his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, with minor concentrations in Environmental Engineering and Management of Technology.

Professor Yuan's research lies in the field of sustainable design and manufacturing, particularly in the improvement of the sustainability of manufacturing and industrial operations through the development and application of innovative methods and engineering techniques. He has extensive research experience in sustainability improvement of manufacturing industry, for such companies as GM, Ford, Dell, Briggs & Stratton, Johnson Controls, etc.

Professor Yuan holds two academic certificates: Engineering and Business for Sustainability Certificate, and Management of Technology Certificate. Professor Yuan is a member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), a senior member of Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), and a nominated Research Affiliate of the International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP).

Impactful Sustainability


Industrial Assessment Center
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
The Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) at UWM, funded by Department of Energy, Focus on Energy and UWM, is dedicated to providing technical support for Wisconsin small and medium-sized manufacturing companies to:

Improve energy efficiency (cut energy bill)

Reduce solid wastes (cut waste management cost)

Increase manufacturing productivity (increase profit and competitiveness).

Please contact, Dr. Chris Yuan, Director, IAC, Tel: 414-229-5639
Industrial Assessment Center

Water Technology Certificate
Congratulations to the latest recipients of UWM's Water Technology Certificate:

Rosheen Styczinski
Loretta Voge