Dr. Jeffrey Badger – The Grinding Doc

Expert in Production Grinding

Dr. Badger has spent thousands of hours on the shop floor at hundreds of grinding facilities in over 30 countries.

Dr. Badger, The Grinding Doc, is an expert in grinding and abrasives. He works independently, helping companies around the world improve their grinding operations, troubleshoot grinding problems and set up results-oriented research programs.


A large part of Dr. Badger’s work involves education. Dr. Badger is well known for taking complex grinding concepts and presenting them in a practical, easy-to-understand, entertaining way that can be used immediately on the shop floor.


Dr. Badger has a B.S. from the University of Texas at Austin, an M.S. from Pennsylvania State University, and a Ph.D. from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, all in Mechanical Engineering. He has worked independently as The Grinding Doc since 2004.

Jeffrey Badger, Ph.D.

The Grinding Doc

For over ten years, Dr. Badger’s three-day High Intensity Grinding Course has been enormously popular with engineers and machine operators.

Since 2000, Dr. Badger has been the author of the regular question/answer column Ask The Grinding Doc in Cutting Tool Engineering.