Dr. I.S. Jawahir

Dr. I.S. Jawahir

Director, Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing at University of Kentucky

Dr. I.S. Jawahir is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering, James F. Hardymon Endowed Chair in Manufacturing Systems, and the Founding Director of the Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing (ISM) at the University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY, USA). Professor Jawahir’s current research activities include sustainable product design and manufacturing processes.  His early pioneering work on product and process design for sustainability and sustainable manufacturing processes, focusing on dry, near-dry, also known as MQL, and cryogenic machining/processing of materials, are well-recognized world-wide. He has produced over 440 technical research papers, including over 145 refereed journal papers, and has been awarded with 4 U.S. patents.