Fritz Prinz — EDRC Director (1989–1994)


Fritz Prinz is the Rodney H. Adams Professor in the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, and the chairman of the Mechanical Engineering Department at Stanford University. Before joining Stanford University in 1994, he had been on the faculty of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University for nearly 14 years, and was director of the Engineering Design Research Center (EDRC) from 1989 to 1994. In his nearly three decades of teaching and research, he has published extensively, the most recent dealing with rapid-prototyping and fuel cell studies.