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Session
KEY 4: Keynote Speech 4 (Aydin NASSEHI)
Time:
Wednesday, 28/Jun/2017:
3:10pm - 4:05pm

Location: Aula Convegni (first floor)
Proactive decision making in future production enterprises: the role of big data, internet of things and cyberphysical systems

Session Abstract

Manufacturing enterprises are evolving to better use digital technologies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their production system. The synergistic combination of such technologies with the value adding operations undertaken by factories (sometimes referred to as Industrie 4.0, other times as cyberphysical production) allows an unprecedented level of visibility and transparency in production. The vast amount of information that is generated as a result of this close connection, if managed, can lead to better than ever decision making for use of limited resources to achieve production goals. In this keynote, the challenges for creating such a framework for proactive decision making are presented with specific attention to the role of big data, the internet of things and cyberphysical interfaces in providing a rich knowledge foundation. Strategies for addressing these challenges are then proposed for large, data-driven enterprises as well as small to medium sized, people-oriented production companies.

Short Bio: Dr. Aydin Nassehi is a Reader in Manufacturing Systems at the University of Bristol. He received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bath. In 2007, Dr Nassehi was appointed to a Research Council UK Research Fellowship and has gained promotions to Lecturer in 2012, and Senior Lecturer in 2013. He also gained an MSc in Software Engineering with distinction from the University of Oxford in 2013. His expertise is in manufacturing interoperability, computational informatics including energy efficiency modelling and analysis of manufacturing processes and knowledge based CAD/CAM and CAx systems. He has received £3.5m of national and international research funding and taken part in two FP7 projects namely DEMAT and, as the technical leader, STEPMAN. He has published over 90 refereed papers and been on technical & scientific committees of a number of international conferences including the FAIM series of conferences since 2008. He is a CIRP Associate Member, the convener of ISO standards group in charge of developing ISO14649 for cyber physical manufacturing resources (ISO TC184/SC1/wg7) and the Managing Editor of the International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing.




 
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