25th ICPR 2019 Chicago


ICPR25 is
brought to you by
International Foundation for Product Research
International Foundation
for Product Research

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: pce@mst.edu

Tracks and Topics

Paper will be submitted in one of the tracks below.

General Tracks

Additive Manufacturing
Chair(s):  Frank Liou, Missouri S&T (USA)
               Cihan Dagli, Missouri S&T (USA)
               Gursel Suer, Ohio University (USA)
               Heng Pan,  Missouri S&T (USA)
               Chenhui Shao, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA)

  • AMP Materials Design and Microstructures
  • AMPs Education
  • Design Methods for AMPs
  • Innovative Additive Manufacturing Processes (AMPs)
  • Modeling of AMPs
  • Monitoring and Control of AMPs
  • Qualification of AMPs
  • Topology Optimization for AMPs

 Digital and Cyber Manufacturing
Chair(s):  Cihan Dagli, Missouri S&T (USA)
               Gursel Suer, Ohio University (USA)
               Dusan Sormaz, Ohio University (USA)

  • Adaptive Vehicle (Make (AVM) Tool Integration
  • AVM Technology Development
  • Digital Manufacturing
  • Factory Infrastructure Cyber-Security Assessment
  • Human-Automation Interaction in Manufacturing and Production Systems
  • Integrated Design and Manufacturing
  • Model-Based Enterprise Data and Infrastructure
  • Models with Metrology Plug-and-Play Toolkit for Geometric-Adaptive Machining
  • Operating System for Cyber-Physical Manufacturing
  • Shop-Floor Augmented Reality and Wearable Computing
  • Smart Factory Visibility and Real-Time Optimization
  • Systems Design Using the Digital Thread
  • Virtually Guided Certification (AA)

Global Economy and Its Impact on Manufacturing Trend
Chair(s):  Cihan Dagli, Missouri S&T (USA)
               Gursel Suer, Ohio University (USA)
               Dusan Sormaz, Ohio University (USA)

  • Global Areements and Regional Alliances and its Impact on Manufacturing
  • The Effect of Economic Policies on Manufacturing Sector
  • The Future of Manufacturing Considering Global Economic Developments in Terms of Products, Manufacturing Technologies, Deman Profiles, Customer Expectations
  • The Global and Regional Trends in Wages and Pricing

Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
Chair(s):  Cihan Dagli, Missouri S&T (USA)
               Gursel Suer, Ohio University (USA)
               Dusan Sormaz, Ohio University (USA)

  • Agile Manufacturing
  • Algorithms for Cyber Physical Systems
  • Bio-Manufacturing
  • Data Analytics in Manufacturing and Logistics
  • Decision Support Systems for Manufacturing
  • Energy Management in Manufacturing
  • Management and Economics of Production Resources, Systems, and Processes
  • Remanufacturing
  • Sensor Deployment for Cyber Physical Systems
  • Strategies for Cyber Physical Systems

Manufacturing Systems and Supply Chains
Chair(s):  Cihan Dagli, Missouri S&T (USA)
               Gursel Suer, Ohio University (USA)

  • Cultural Challenges in Global Production Systems
  • Developing Intelligent Design and Control Systems
  • Educational Programs and Initiatives for Manufacturing Supply Networks
  • Hybrid Manufacturing System Design
  • Integration of Manufacturing System Design with Supply Chain/Network Design
  • Virtual Production and Supply Networks

Special Tracks

Additive Manufacturing with Multiple Materials and/or with Sensing Capabilities
Chair(s):  Ibrahim Tansel, Florida International University, USA

  • Additive Manufacturing with Conductive Materials
  • Additive Manufacturing with Multiple Materials 
  • Single Filament Additive Manufacturing with Sensing Capabilities

Additive Manufacturing of Superelastic Alloys and Metals
Chair(s):  Soheil Saedi, University of Arkansas Little Rock, USA

  • Microstructural Evaluation
  • Mechanical Metallurgy
  • Superelastic Alloys

Advanced Manufacturing Processes
Chair(s):  Harry Pierson, University of Arkansas, USA

Al and Cyber Physical in Asia
Chair(s):  Athakorn Kengpol,  King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand

  • Al and its Application for Aging Society
  • Computational Learning Hybrid Intelligent Systems
  • Intelligent System Architectures
  • Machine Learning and Data Mining in Manufacturing
  • Neurocomputer for Robotics and Autonomous Robot
  • Web Intelligent for Cyber Physical Manufacturing

Augmented and Virtual Reality for Manufacturing
Chair(s):  Herman Tang, Eastern Michigan University, USA

Cloud-based Manufacturing and Services
Chair(s):  Shimon Nof, Purdue University, USA
               Mohsen Moghaddam, Northeastern University USA

  • Collaborative Control Theory and Cyber-Physical Manufacturing
  • Service-Oriented Manufacturing

Cyber-Physical Systems and Informatics for Automation 5.0
Chair(s):  Chin-Yin Huang, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan
               Shimon Nof, Purdue University, USA

  • Cyber-Physical Systems and Informatics in Distribution and Logistics
  • Cyber-Physical Systems and Informatics in Healthcare Systems
  • Cyber-Physical Systems and Informatics in Manufacturing
  • Cyber-Physical Systems and Informatics in Supply Infrastructure and Networks

Data Analytics for Manufacturing and Logistics
Chair(s):  Xi Gu, Rutgers University, USA

Data Analytics in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
Chair(s):  Zhijie Dong, Texas State University, USA

  • Big Data Analysis
  • Machine Learning
  • Sharing Economy
  • Statistical Forecasting

Developing Intelligent Support Systems for Manufacturing
Chair(s): Changqing Cheng, State University of New York at Binghampton, USA

Energy-Efficient Production Scheduling
Chair(s):  Fatih Tasgetiren, Yasar University, Turkey
               Deniz Türsel Eliiyi, Yasar University, Turkey
             Liang Gao, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, P.R. China
           Quan-Ke Pan, Shanghai University, China

Energy Management
Chair(s):  Weiwei Cui, Shanghai University, China
               Fadwa Dababneh, Georgia Southern University, USA

  • DDS for Manufacturing

Factory Infrastructure Cyber Security Assessment
Chair(s):  Dazhong Wu, Central Florida University, USA

  • Monitoring and Control of AMPs

Hybrid Manufacturing System Design/Cellular Manufacturing
Chair(s):  Gursel A. Suer, Ohio University, USA

Industrial Logistics with a Focus on Industry 4.0 and Human Factors
Chair(s):  Daria Battini, University of Padova, Italy
               Prof. Matteo Mario Savino, Univeristy of Sannio, Italy
             Dr. Muhammad Shafiq, University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan

  • Material Handling, Part Feeding Systems and In-House Logistics Systems in General with Reference also to Industry 4.0 Tools/Equipment and Digitalisation
  • Industrial Logistics Systems and Human Factors Analysis
  • Industrial Logistics and Ergonomics Assessment
  • Industrial Logistics System Management Under the Digital Change
  • Sustainable Design of Logistics Systems in MTO and ATO Manufacturing Systems

Innovations in Warehouse Operations
Chair(s):  Manjeet Singh, DHL Supply Chain

Internet of Things, Data Analytics and Smart Manufacturing
Chair(s): Hui Yang, Penn State University, USA
              Satish Bukkapatman, Penn State University, USA

Manufacturing Strategy
Chair(s):  Rob Dekkers, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
              Anthony SF Chiu, De La Salle University, the Philippines

  • Design and Organizational Structures of Manufacturing Systems
  • Empirical Research in Manufacturing Strategy
  • Manufacturing Capabilities and Performance Measurement
  • Manufacturing-Service System
  • Offshoring and Outsourcing
  • Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP)
  • Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP)
  • Sustainable Production
  • Vendor selection

Manufacturing Sustainability
Chairs(s):  Gokhan Egilmez, New Haven University, USA

New Product Development and Innovation Management
Chair(s):  Rob Dekkers, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
               Gul Kremer, Iowa State University, USA

  • Digital Engineering
  • Lean Product Development
  • Open Collaboration (aka Open Innovation)
  • Sustainable Innovation
  • Systems Engineering
  • Technology Forecasting and Road Mapping

PMInnova Program: Use Industry 4.0 to Innovate SMEs
Chair(s):  Villa Agostino, 

Semantic Integration and Knowledge Based Systems in Manufacturing
Chair(s):  Dusan Sormaz, Ohio University, USA

  • Expert System Applications
  • Intelligent Manufacturing Systems
  • Knowledge Engineering
  • Knowledge-based Manufacturing Planning and Control
  • Machine Learning
  • Ontologies of Manufacturing and Supply Chain Systems
  • Semantic Web Technologies
  • Standard Development in Manufacturing and Engineering

Seru Production Systems
Chair(s):  Yong Yin, Doshisha University, Japan
               Ikou Kaku, Tokyo City University, Japan

Smart City
Chair(s):  Pedro Palominos, University of Santiago, Chile

Virtual Production and Supply Networks





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