Governor’s Chair for Advanced Manufacturing
Suresh Babu is a materials scientist who explores the production, design, and performance of transforming materials into parts.
His research helps widen the scope of advanced manufacturing and additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing, which is the process of adding successive layers to make a three-dimensional solid object from a digital model.
Babu is director of the Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education. He also serves in UT’s Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering as well as the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
In the News
December 2018 Suresh Babu to Lead UT-ORNL Bredesen Center
December 2017 Babu Receives Awards for His Expertise
March 2017 Nature Publishes UT Graduate Student’s Work
December 2016 UTRF Innovation Award Ceremony Honors UT Researchers
November 2013 Four Faculty Named AAAS Fellows
July 2013 from Ohio State University