Author Profile

Daniel Cooper

Daniel Cooper is Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan. He received his bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Cambridge before completing a three year post-doctorate at MIT (sponsored by Ford Motor Company). His research, which focuses on making impactful contributions to the areas of manufacturing and sustainability, considers multiple scales: identifying significant opportunities to cut emissions and/or costs by conducting large scale analyses on processes, factories and material supply chains, and pursuing a rigorous technical analysis in order to capitalize on the opportunities.