Christopher Pannier, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Christopher Pannier
College of Engineering and Computer Science
Department of Mechanical Engineering
3053 Engineering Lab Building | 4901 Evergreen Road | Dearborn, MI 48128

Teaching Areas:

Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Biography and Education

Dr. Christopher Pannier joins the University of Michigan-Dearborn from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His research interests include modeling and control of hybrid (additive + subtractive) manufacturing and developing digital twins of advanced manufacturing processes to achieve environmental sustainability gains in each phase of the product lifecycle. 


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2019

M.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2016

B.S., Nuclear Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2014

Teaching and Research


  • Advanced and Additive Manufacturing
  • Control
  • Mechatronics
  • Sustainable Engineering

Selected Publications

Awards and Recognition

Graduate Research Fellowship, U.S. National Science Foundation 

Rackham Merit Fellowship, University of Michigan