Northern Illinois University

Macro/Micro Manufacturing Laboratory

Richard Johnson

Director, ROCK Program

  • Office: Room 110R at Naperville Campus
  • Phone: 815-753-8939
  • E-mail:
  • Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Madison
  • Technical Specialties: Micro manufacturing, Laser processing of materials including cladding and laser assisted machining of ceramics, supply chain management, disruptive manufacturing technologies, technology transfer, and alternative energy technologies.  National impacts of manufacturing technology
  • Achievements: R&D 100 Award 2004, 2005
  • Professional Affiliations: ASME, SME