Kevin Chou


Dr. Kevin Chou is currently the Edward R. Clark Chair of Advanced Manufacturing in Speed School's Industrial Engineering Department. Prior to joining UofL in January 2017, Dr. Chou was a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Alabama. Dr. Chou's research and teaching interests include design and manufacturing, CAD/CAM, mechanics, metrology and materials. His recent study fields have been focused on integrated materials, design and manufacturing innovations, including metal additive manufacturing, metal matrix composite machining, and diamond coatings.
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  • Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, 1994
  • MS in Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University, 1988
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, National Sun yet-Sen University, 1986


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