Mark Johnson, Ph.D.

Mark Johnson, Ph.D., Clemson University

Mark Johnson, Ph.D.

Thomas F. Hash Endowed Chair in Sustainable Development and Director of the Center for Advanced Manufacturing
Clemson University

Prof. Mark Johnson is a Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Director of the Center for Advanced Manufacturing at Clemson University. His work focuses on the investigation of clean-energy technologies, entrepreneurship, and innovation in advanced manufacturing, materials and semiconductors. He has been a federal government official and a technology venture entrepreneur.

In 2019, he was the Fulbright-Hall Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Vienna (Austria).

From 2013-2017, he was Director of Advanced Manufacturing Office for the US Department of Energy.

From 2010-2013, he was Program Director for the US Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E).

Prof. Johnson earned his Ph.D. from NC State and his S.B. from MIT, both in in Materials Science and Engineering.