Bill King

Digital Lab for Manufacturing
William P. King, Ph.D. is Chief Technology Officer at the Digital Lab for Manufacturing in Chicago, IL, and the College of Engineering Bliss Professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The Digital Lab for Manufacturing is the nation’s flagship research institute for digital manufacturing. At the University of Illinois, Dr. King leads a research group whose work crosses boundaries between science, technology, and commercialization. Dr. King has been founder, advisor, or director at a dozen early stage technology companies with a focus on manufacturing, materials, and nanotechnology. He is the winner of numerous research awards and was named by Technology Review Magazine as a person whose innovations will change the world.