Dr. Frank Liou is the Michael and Joyce Bytnar Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department, Missouri University of Science and Technology. He was the co-founder and has served as the Director of the Manufacturing Engineering Program at Missouri S&T since year 1999, and has successfully received several curriculum development funds and set up two scholarship endowment programs. He has received over $20M in research funding and published a book on Rapid Prototyping along with over 300 technical papers. Dr. Liou's research excels in additive manufacturing (AM), including hybrid additive and subtractive processes, path planning, multiscale multiphysics process modeling, and AM process monitoring and control. His research has been funded by AFRL, NASA, NSF, and industries. Dr. Liou has received several teaching, research, and service awards, including several best paper awards. He is a senior member SME and a Fellow of ASME.
Modeling, Design, and Integration of Metal Additive Manufacturing Processes for Advanced Materials. Hybrid Manufacturing Processes for Rapid Manufacturing and Automated Repair.