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Lih-Sheng (Tom) Turng

Expert on polymer injection molding with special interest in nanocomposites, bio-based polymers and tissue engineering scaffolds

Professor, mechanical engineering College of Engineering Work: 608-262-0586 Home page


  • Injection molding and innovative plastics manufacturing processes
  • Bio-based polymers and tissue engineering scaffolds
  • Microcellular injection molding (MuCell process)


  • Co-director, Polymer Engineering Center and Industrial Consortium
  • Fellow, Society of Plastics Engineers and American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Chair and member of the board of directors, Injection Molding Division, Society of Plastics Engineers
  • Principal investigator of National Science Foundation major research instrumentation award, academic program awards and small business innovation research awards