The Institute for Design & Manufacturing Innovation (IDMI) is a research institute within the Henry Samueli School of Engineering. Our goal is to promote excellence in advanced manufacturing through strategic integration of research, education and community outreach.

Seeking candidates for the following positions:

Three Assistant (Tenure Track), Associate or Full (Tenured) Professor Positions in Science and Engineering of Advanced Manufacturing

The Institute for Design and Manufacturing Innovation (IDMI) in the Samueli School of Engineering is spearheading an effort to hire a cluster of 3 faculty members in the general field of Science and Engineering of Advanced Manufacturing. Appointments will be made in one of the departments of the School of Engineering. These positions will leverage significant campus resources in the area of Additive Manufacturing ( and the world-class infrastructure in Materials Characterization ( The research expertise and interests of the candidates should align with at least one of the following areas: (1) Design, control and fabrication of advanced manufacturing processes; (2) Computational Materials Science applied to manufacturing; (3) Electronic materials manufacturing; (4) Artificial Intelligence for manufacturing.

Applications must be received by January 31, 2020 to receive full consideration. All positions will remain open until filled. More information about this search and application instructions are available at

Research &

Our affiliated faculty are world leaders in scalable micro/nano-manufacturing, modeling, design and control of materials and manufacturing processes, additive manufacturing, and advanced characterization techniques.


We provide a vast array of services for our industrial partners, including R&D projects, sales and service contracts, as well as highly specialized training.

Education &

Our aim is to train the next generation of manufacturers by developing and delivering novel curriculum for K-12 schools, community colleges, and UCI undergraduate and graduate students.


We host and maintain a state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing facility with the latest additive manufacturing technologies, as well as cutting-edge design and modeling software packages.