25th ICPR – Manufacturing Innovation: Cyber Physical Manufacturing

 

Organized by
Missouri University of
Science and Technology
Professional and Continuing Education
216 Centennial Hall
300 West 12th Street
ROLLA MO 65409
(573) 341-6222
Email: dce@mst.edu

Organizing Committee

These devoted individuals work to make our conference a success.

- Cihan Dagli, PhD - Ming C. Leu, PhD - Ruwen Qin, PhD
- Bidana Bopaya, PhD Frank Liou, PhD Luis Quezada
Elizabeth Cudney, PhD - Suzanna Long, PhD, PEM. F.ASEM Alice Smith
- Rob Dekkers, PhD, IR Mohsen Moghaddam, PhD Gürsel A. Süer
Gül E Kremer, PhD Shimon Nof, PhD, D.H.C - Zeyi Sun, PhD           
     

Cihan Dagli, PhD
Conference Chair
Professor, Engineering Management and Systems Engineering
Founder & Boeing Coordinator, Systems Engineering Graduate Program
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Rolla, Missouri, USA

Dr. Dagli is a Professor of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management and also a Professor Computer and Electrical Engineering. He is the founder of Missouri S&T 's Systems Engineering Graduate Program. Dr. Dagli  is also the Intelligent Systems Design  Area Editor for the International Journal of General Systems and the director of the Smart Engineering Systems Lab (SESL) at the Missouri S&T.  He is  Senior Investigator in DoD Systems Engineering Research Center-URAC. Dr. Dagli is a fellow of International Council of Systems Engineering INCOSE 2008 and Institute of Industrial Engineers IIE 2009.  He received B.S. and M.S. degrees in Industrial Engineering from the Middle East Technical University  and a Ph.D. Applied Operations Research in Large Scale Systems Design and Operation from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, where from 1976 to 1979 he was a British Council Fellow.

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Bidana Bopaya, PhD
Ernest Roth Professor & Department Chair
Department of Industrial Engineering
Professor of Business Administration (courtesy)
Pitt Swanson Engineering Industrial
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Bio Coming

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Elizabeth Cudney, PhD
Associate Professor
Engineering Management & Systems Engineering Department
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Rolla, Missouri, USA

Dr. Elizabeth Cudney is an Associate Professor in the Engineering Management and Systems Engineering Department at Missouri University of Science and Technology. She received her B.S. in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina State University, Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering and MBA from the University of Hartford, and doctorate in Engineering Management from the University of Missouri – Rolla. Dr. Cudney received the 2018 IISE Fellow Award. She also received the 2017 Yoshio Kondo Academic Research Prize from the International Academy for Quality for sustained performance in exceptional published works. In 2014, Dr. Cudney was elected as an ASEM Fellow. In 2013, Dr. Cudney was elected as an ASQ Fellow. In 2010, Dr. Cudney was inducted into the International Academy for Quality. She received the 2008 ASQ A.V. Feigenbaum Medal and the 2006 SME Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineering Award. She has published six books and over 70 journal papers. She holds eight ASQ certifications, which include ASQ Certified Quality Engineer, Manager of Quality/Operational Excellence, and Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, amongst others.

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Rob Dekkers, PhD, IR
Reader in Industrial Management
Adam Smith Business School
University of Glasgow
Glasgow, Scotland

Information details and biography:  https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/business/staff/robdekkers/

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Gül E Kremer, PhD
Professor and C.G. “Turk” & Joyce A. Therkildsen Department Chair
Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering 
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa, USA

Gül E. Kremer is a Professor and C.G. “Turk” & Joyce A. Therkildsen Department Chair of Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at Iowa State University. Dr. Kremer has degrees in industrial engineering from Yildiz Technical University, an MBA from Istanbul University and a PhD in Engineering Management from Missouri University of Science and Technology. Dr. Kremer’s research interests include applied decision analysis to improve complex products and systems, and engineering education. The results of her research efforts have been presented in 3 books and 310 refereed publications. Nine of her papers have been recognized with Best Paper awards. She has been a National Research Council-US AFRL Summer Faculty Fellow in the Human Effectiveness Directorate from 2002 to 2004, and a Fulbright Scholar (2010-2011). She served as a Program Director in the National Science Foundation’s Division of Undergraduate Education between August 2013 and August 2016. She is a Fellow of the American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and a senior member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE).

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Ming C. Leu, PhD
Keith and Pat Bailey Distinguished Professor and Director of Intelligent Systems Center
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Rolla, Missouri, USA

Dr. Ming C. Leu is the Keith and Pat Bailey Distinguished Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology and is currently serving as the Director of Intelligent Systems at Missouri S&T. He founded Missouri S&T’s Center for Aerospace Manufacturing Technologies in 2004 and since then has been serving as its director until May 2016. Prior to joining Missouri S&T, he was a Program Director at the National Science Foundation, 1996-1999, the State Chair Professor in Manufacturing Productivity at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, 1987-1996, and an Assistant Professor at Cornell University. Professor Leu obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1981 from the University of California at Berkeley, his M.S. degree in 1977 from the Pennsylvania State University, and his B.S. degree in 1972 from the National Taiwan University, all in Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Leu’s research interests include additive manufacturing, virtual prototyping, CAD/CAM, robotics, machine dynamics and control, and cyber-physical systems. He has published over 430 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings, and has written one e-book and 10 book chapters as well as having 4 U.S. patents granted. Dr. Leu has received many professional awards, including the ASME Milton C. Shaw Manufacturing Research Medal (2018), University of Missouri President’s Leadership Award (2017), ASME Blackall Machine Tool and Gage Award (2014), ISFA Hideo Hanafusa Outstanding Investigator Award (2008), MCASTA Outstanding Scholar Award (2006), ASME Distinguished Service Award (2004), Missouri S&T AMAE Faculty Excellence Award (2001 & 2004), NJIT Harlan J. Perlis Research Award (1993), NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award (1985), SAE Ralph R. Teetor Education Award (1985), and FPRS Wood Paper Award (1981), and was on the NJIT team to receive the CASA/SME University Lead Award (1994). He was elected to CIRP Fellow in 2008, ASME Fellow in 1993, and SME Fellow in 2018. He is a member of the Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, and Phi Kappa Phi honor societies.

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Frank Liou, PhD
Bytnar Professor
Director of Manufacturing  Engineering Program
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Rolla, Missouri, USA

Dr. Frank Liou is the Michael and Joyce Bytnar Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department, Missouri University of Science and Technology. He has published a book on Rapid Prototyping along with over 300 technical papers. Dr. Liou’s research excels in additive manufacturing (AM), including hybrid additive and subtractive processes, path planning, multiscale multiphysics process modeling, and AM process monitoring and control. His research has been funded by AFRL, DOE, NASA, NAVY, NSF, and many industrial partners. Dr. Liou has received several teaching, research, and service awards, including several best paper awards. Dr. Liou is a Fellow of ASME.

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Suzanna Long, PhD, PEM. F.ASEM
Professor and Department Chair
Engineering Management & Systems Engineering
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Rolla, Missouri, USA

Dr. Suzanna Long is professor and chair of engineering management and systems engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Long earned a B.S. in physics and B.A. in history in 1984, an M.S. in engineering management in 2004 and a Ph.D. in engineering management and systems engineering in 2007 from the University of Missouri-Rolla, now Missouri S&T. She also earned an M.A. in history from UM-St. Louis in 1988. She joined the S&T faculty in August 2008. Prior to joining Missouri S&T, Long served as the director of continuing education at Pittsburg State University, the coordinator of the transportation-logistics program at Missouri Southern State University, and was a scientific and electronic records specialist with the U.S. federal government.

Her research interests include critical infrastructure systems; strategic management; supply chain and transportation; systems management; organizational behavior; and sociotechnical systems analysis. She has been PI or Co-PI on almost $17 million in externally funded research and has authored nearly 100 publications and book chapters. Long has received national and international recognition for her research in sociotechnical systems and organizational effectiveness including multiple best paper awards, the UM Faculty Excellence Award, and the AASHTO High Value Research Award.

Long was named a Fellow of the American Society of Engineering Management (ASEM) in 2015. In addition to being named Fellow, Long is currently a Technical Vice President with the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) and the President-elect of the ASEM. She is a former President of the Society of Engineering Management Systems in the IISE. 

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Mohsen Moghaddam, PhD
Assistand Professor
Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Northeastern University
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Mohsen Moghaddam is an Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering at Northeastern University. Prior to joining Northeastern, he was with the GE-Purdue Partnership in Research and Innovation in Advanced Manufacturing (PRIAM) as a postdoctoral associate (2016-18). He also served as a researcher at the Center for Production, Robotics, and Integration Software for Manufacturing and Management (PRISM) at Purdue University (2012-16). He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University.

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Shimon Nof, PhD, D.H.C
Professor of Industrial Engineering
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

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Ruwen Qin, PhD
Associate Professor
Engineering Management and Systems Engineering
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Rolla, Missouri, USA

Dr. Ruwen Qin received her B.S.E and M.S.E degrees in Spacecraft Design from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing, China, and her Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA. She is an Associate Professor of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology.  Her current research interests include stochastic modeling, machine learning, and optimization under uncertainty for functionalizing system of systems (SoS) and cyber physical systems (CPS) in smart manufacturing, intelligent transportation, and power systems.

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Luis Quezada
Industrial Engineering
Universidad de Santiago Chile
Santiago, Chile

Bio Coming

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Alice Smith
Joe W. Forehand/Accenture Distinguished Professor
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering
Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama, USA

ALICE E. SMITH is the Joe W. Forehand/Accenture Distinguished Professor of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at Auburn University (USA) with a joint appointment with the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering.  Her research focus is analysis, modeling, and optimization of complex systems with emphasis on computation inspired by natural systems.  She holds a U.S. patent and has authored more than 200 refereed publications.  These have accumulated over 10,000 citations with an H Index of 44 (Google Scholar).  Dr. Smith has been a principal investigator on over $7.5 million of sponsored research and is a three time Fulbright Scholar.  She is a Fellow of IEEE and IISE and a registered Professional Engineer.  She is an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation and IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, and is an IEEE CIS Distinguished Lecturer.  Dr. Smith is an Area Editor of INFORMS Journal on Computing and Computers & Operations Research. 

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Gürsel A. Süer
Professor ISE Department
Ohio University
Athens, Ohio, USA

Gürsel A. Süer is a professor in the ISE Department at Ohio University. He has obtained his BSIE and MSIE degrees from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey and PhD in IE from Wichita State University.  He is on the editorial board of various journals. He has co-chaired two Computers and Industrial Engineering Conferences (1997-Puerto Rico, 2005-Istanbul), ANNIE Conference in 2009. He also initiated Group Technology/Cellular Manufacturing Conferences which were held in 2000-Puerto Rico, 2003-Ohio, 2006-Netherlands, 2009-Japan. He is also organized a workshop on CM/SERU in 2016 Ohio. He was the program chair for FAIM 2018 Conference held in USA.

He has consulted various companies such as AVON, HP, General Dynamics, Ocular Science, Lifescan, Circo Caribe, Allergan America, Excel, Vornado, and carried out several funded projects sponsored by MVESC, TS Trim, Ohio University, NSF, AVON, Checkpoint, and Timberland. Most of his research has been motivated by his experiences and observations in industrial settings. His main interests are applied scheduling, manufacturing system design, supply chain, vehicle routing, logistics, applied optimization, decision making, genetic algorithms and hybrid systems, intelligent systems with human component, modeling competitive business strategies. He has offered workshops in Intelligent Manufacturing and Logistics in various International Conferences and gave key note speeches. He has edited six Conference Proceedings and four special issues with different journals. He has published over 60 journal papers,  published 20 chapters in edited books, about 80 refereed conference papers, about 40 conference papers, and made 50 presentations. He also edited a book on cellular manuracturing in 2017.

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Zeyi Sun, PhD
Assistant Professor
Engineering Management and Systems Engineering
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Rolla, Missouri, USA

Dr. Zeyi Sun is an Assistant Professor at the Engineering Management and Systems Engineering Department at the Missouri University of Science and Technology. He received his Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2015, M. Eng. degree in Manufacturing from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2010, and B. Eng degree in Material Science and Engineering from Tongji University in China in 2002. His research interests include energy efficiency management and electricity demand response for sustainable manufacturing systems, onsite microgrid with renewable sources for manufacturing, intelligent maintenance for manufacturing systems, system modeling for biofuel manufacturing, and energy modeling for additive manufacturing.

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