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Richard Billo

Richard E. Billo

Associate Vice President for Research

College of Engineering


Phone: 574-631-1196

Office: Notre Dame Research, 317E Main Building


Ph.D., Arizona State University

Master's, University of the Pacific

B.S., West Virginia University


Richard Billo was appointed associate vice president for research in 2013, where he manages Notre Dame Research Development. In addition to this role, he is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, with research interests in advanced manufacturing and information systems. Prior to joining Notre Dame, Richard served as associate dean for engineering research at the University of Texas, Arlington, and department head of industrial and manufacturing engineering at Oregon State University. He holds a bachelor’s degree from West Virginia University and master’s degree from the University of the Pacific. Richard completed his Ph.D. in industrial engineering at Arizona State University.

Summary of Activities/Interests

His research interests are in advanced manufacturing and information systems.


Notre Dame Research Is Working with Manufacturers to Minimize Warping in Metal-printed Parts

October 6, 2016

Three-dimensional printing, also known as additive manufacturing, isn’t just for plastics. In fact, Notre Dame researchers are working to 3D print a number of items, including metal orthopedic implants.