Dr. David Ding is a lecturer within the MS Manufacturing System Engineering program. Dr. Ding serves as the Associate Dean at the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Management at UW-Stout. Furthermore, he also holds the position of Director of the School of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin – Stout.
Boasting over three decades of expertise spanning both industry and higher education, Dr. Ding has excelled in various roles, including regional division leader at multiple Fortune 500 organizations. His illustrious career is fortified by a profound understanding of digital transformation, manufacturing automation, artificial intelligence, and data analytics, underscored by certifications earned from esteemed institutions such as MIT, Oxford University, the Wharton School, and Harvard University.
Dr. Ding’s research portfolio encompasses diverse domains, including manufacturing system design, digital transformation, Industry 4.0, IoT, and Cyber manufacturing systems. His pioneering work consistently advances the boundaries of knowledge and innovation in these critical fields.
Educationally, Dr. Ding holds a PhD and Master’s degree in Industry and System Engineering from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. His academic journey also includes a BS degree in Economics from the Tsinghua University in China.