Dr. John O Obielodan

Contact Info

296 Sesquicentennial Hall
1000 Southwest Rd
Platteville, WI 53818

Department Info

Professor and WiSys Scholar
0296 Sesquicentennial Hall



Dr. Obielodan earned his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Utah State University and his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from University of Ilorin, Nigeria.

His research interests are in the area of novel materials development using additive manufacturing processes. His expertise includes

  • Metal and metal matrix composites processing using laser-based and ultrasonic-based additive processes.
  • Ceramic materials development for solid-state battery applications through hybrid direct write additive and sintering processes
  • Bio-based polymer composites development using fused filament fabrication, direct write, and selective laser sintering processes
  • Innovative products design and development.

His projects and research involve collaborations across multiple disciplines.

Prior to his academic career, he worked in the automotive industry as a design and manufacturing engineer.