Dr. Fleming, Professor, joined the Department of Paper Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Imaging in 1996. Dan teaches courses in the Graphic and Printing Science, Paper and Chemical Engineering Programs.
Dr. Fleming brings to Western over 22 years of industrial experience and over 21 years of academic experience. Prior to joining the faculty at WMU, Dr. Fleming was Group Leader in engineering design and analysis at the GenCorp Technology Center in Akron, Ohio. Previously, he held the position of Senior Research Specialist at Phillips Petroleum Research Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. He has held Postdoctoral Research Associate positions in Chemistry at Brown University and Columbia University. Dr. Fleming has over 300 publications and presentations to his credit and one U.S. patent.
Dr. Fleming has been involved with configuring and managing multiplatform computer networks. He has managed groups of industrial researchers and advised undergraduate and graduate students in academia. He has been involved in multidisplinary research and consulting in industry and academia. He is currently a co director of the Center for Ink and Printibility.