Dr. Bingbing Li is an Associate Professor in the Department of Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management at California State University Northridge (CSUN). He is the Director of Laboratory for Sustainable and Additive Manufacturing (LSAM). Dr. Li also serves as the Faculty Mentor of NIH Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) Promoting Opportunities for Diversity in Education and Research (PODER) since 2015, U.S. Department of Education HSI-STEM/ AIMS2 (Attract, Inspire, Mentor and Support Students) since 2016, and NASA Autonomy Research Center for STEAHM (ARCS) since 2020. Dr. Li received the Outstanding Engineering Achievement Merit Award from San Fernando Valley
Engineers’ Council in 2018.
Dr. Li’s research areas include Additive Manufacturing (3D bioprinting, Metal 3D printing), Smart Manufacturing (Digital Twin, Autonomy) and Sustainable Manufacturing (Manufacturing Energy Efficiency, Life Cycle Assessment, Sustainability Analysis). He has authored over 40 research articles and book chapters. Dr. Li’s research has been supported by federal grants such as DOD, NSF, DOE-Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII). Dr. Li received his PhD in Industrial Engineering from Texas Tech University.