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Laboratory for Sustainable and Additive Manufacturing

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Assistant Professor
Office Jacaranda Hall 3305
Tel (818) 677-6229
Fax (818) 677-6427
Email bingbing.li@csun.edu





Research Interests

  • Sustainable Design and Manufacturing (Green Design, Manufacturing Energy Efficiency, Life Cycle Assessment, Sustainability Analysis, Disassembly, Recycling, Remanufacturing).
  • Additive Manufacturing (3D Bioprinting, Selective Laser Sintering/Melting (SLS/SLM), Laser Cladding, Stereolithography (SLA), Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM), and Jetting).
  • Smart Manufacturing (Process Simulation and Control, Smart Connected Worker, Assistive Technology).
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Product and Manufacturing Systems Design.
  • CAD/CAM, and CNC machining.

Curriculum Vitae


  • B.S.          Mechanical Engineering, Hefei University of Technology, 2005
  • M.S.          Mechanical Engineering, Hefei University of Technology, 2008
    • Advisor: Dr. Zhifeng Liu, Vice President and Professor
  • Ph.D.        Industrial Engineering, Texas Tech University, 2012
    • Advisor: Dr. Hong-Chao Zhang, E.L. Derr Professor
  • Post-Doc  Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 2012-2013
    • Advisor: Dr. Chris Yuan, Professor

Academic/Professional Appointments

  • 08.2014~present      Assistant Professor, Department of Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management, California State University, Northridge, CA, U.S.A.
  • 08.2013~07.2014     Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, U.S.A.
  • 06.2012~08.2013     Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, U.S.A.


  • Guest Editor, Special Issue “Inkjet Bioprinting”, Journal of Functional Biomaterial.

Professional Services

  • Session Co-Chair, Industrial Energy Efficiency Session, the 10th ASME 2015 Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC 2015), Charlotte, NC, June 8-12, 2015.
  • Scientific Committee, the First International Conference on Sustainable Materials Processing and Manufacturing (SMPM), Skukuza, Kruger National Park, South Africa, January 23-25, 2017.
  • Symposium Co-Organizer, Smart Manufacturing and System Sustainability Symposium, ASME 2018 Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC 2018), College Station, TX, June 18-22, 2018.
  • Session Chair, Session 3-2-2: Advances in Nontraditional Manufacturing Processes - II, ASME 2018 Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC 2018), College Station, TX, June 18-22, 2018.
  • International Executive Committee, 11th International Symposium on Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing (EcoDesign 2019), Yokohama, Japan, November 25 to 27, 2019.

Contributions to the University and Community

  • Faculty Mentor of USDE HSI-STEM/ AIMS2 (Attract, Inspire, Mentor and Support Students) at CSUN, 10.2016-present.
  • Faculty Mentor of NIH Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) Promoting Opportunities for Diversity in Education and Research (PODER) at CSUN, 08.2015-present.
  • Faculty Advisor of Chinese Students and Scholars Association at CSUN (CSUN-CSSA), 08.2015-present.
  • Faculty Advisor of SME Student Chapter S327, 10.2014-present.