RICHARD BILLO - UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME

Richard Billo was appointed Associate Vice President for Research in 2013, where he manages Notre Dame Research Development. In addition to this role, he is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, with research interests in advanced manufacturing and information systems. Prior to joining Notre Dame, Rick served as Associate Dean for Engineering Research at the University of Texas, Arlington, and Department Head of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Oregon State University. Rick has been active in a number of Manufacturing USA projects through the America Makes program, and is the PI on a pending ARMI Biofab grant for advanced cell manufacturing.