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Allen Yi

  • Professor, Integrated Systems Engineering
  • 284 Baker Systems
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-9984



  • Compression Molding of Glass and Polymer Optics
  • Freeform Optical Design, Metrology and Fabrication
  • Micromachining Process, Single Point Diamond Machining and Precision Machine Design


Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Boston University, 1993

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China, 1986

Area of Interest

Professor Yi’s research interests are in the general area of precision engineering with focus in high volume optical fabrication, freeform and microoptics fabrication as well as micromachining processes for medical and biomedical device fabrication. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Health, and several industrial sponsors. He is the recipient of an NSF CAREER award in 2006.


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