17th IEOM Industry Solutions and Industry 4.0
Detroit, Michigan, USA, August 10-14, 2020
IEOM Industry 4,0 will have a dedicated focus on:
- Internet of Things (IoT)
- Artificial Intelligence (AI)
- Big Data
- Data Analytics
- Modeling, Simulation & Visualization
- Industrial Automation
- Integrated Systems
- Manufacturing Execution Systems
- Digital Factory
- Digital Twin
- Digital Manufacturing
- Smart Mobility and
- related topics
IEOM Industry Solutions sessions will showcase the industrial case studies and their impacts of the industrial solutions using IE / OM tools and techniques (lean, six sigma, FMEA, simulation, design of experiments, optimization, TOC, PLM, CAE, statistical analysis, safety, reliability, etc.) IEOM 2020 Detroit Conference will have a dedicated session for the Industry Solutions where distinguished practitioners provide their presentations including their experiences and journey to be successful. Thirty six featured speakers will be from various part of the world to address industrial challenges and opportunities for continuous improvement and sustainability. Each speaker needs to submit a title of the talk, abstract and a short bio as well as power point presentation prior to the conference. If you are interested to be an industry speaker, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
All speakers need to register for the 5th NA IEOM Detroit Conference. Please pay your registration fee ONLINE:
August 10, 2020, Monday
Industry Solutions – Zoom Meeting Room 1
Session Chair: Eric Ayanegui, Cintas Corporation, Houston, Texas, USA
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm (Monday, August 10)
Dr. Gursel Suer
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Athens, Ohio, USA
Industrial Engineering Principles for Crisis Management
Gursel A. Suer joined the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at Ohio University after working 12 years at the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez. He is on the editorial board of various journals. He currently serves as the manufacturing area editor of the Computers and the Industrial Engineering Journal. He has co-chaired two Computers and Industrial Engineering Conferences (1997-Puerto Rico, 2005-Istanbul). He also initiated Group Technology/Cellular Manufacturing Conferences held in Puerto Rico (2000), Ohio (2003), Netherlands (2006), and Japan (2009). Most of his research has been motivated by his projects and observations in industrial settings. He has edited seven conference proceedings and three special issues with different journals. He has published more than 110 papers in journals, edited books, conference proceedings and made more than 100 technical presentations. He has also advised more than 40 graduate students. His research interests are cellular system design, production planning, inventory control and multiple assembly design. All Degrees Earned: Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Wichita State University, 1989; M.S., Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 1985; and B.S., Industrial Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 1982. Awards are: ISE White Teaching Award, Ohio University, 2009, Baxter Distinguished Professor in Manufacturing, UPR-Mayaguez, Co-holder, (1999-2000), Distinguished Professor of the Industrial Engineering Department, UPR-Mayaguez, (1996-1997), Baxter Distinguished Professor in Manufacturing, UPR-Mayaguez, Co-holder, (1994-1995) and Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
Talk Summary: Talk will be on how industrial engineering principles can help in a crisis like this using forecasting, resource requirements, resources sharing, etc. following a typical manufacturing resource management principles. The emphasis would be coordination and synchronization of resources to “flatten the curve” in different breakouts in different parts of the country. This discussion will be tied to the centralization and decentralization of the governance as well. Inventory and Manufacturing control class application will be used in Crisis Management. This can be extended to resources sharing globally as global participation.
1:30 – 2:00 pm (Monday, August 10)
Eric Ayanegui, CPMM, CRL
Director Operations Engineering
Houston, Texas, USA
Mr. Eric Ayanegui is currently the director of Operations Engineering of CINTAS. As one of the technical leaders at CINTAS, he has been directing engineering, reliability, quality and safety initiatives across 210 industrial sites across North America and China. He has over 20 years of experience in the industrial laundry industry and has been involved in industrial leading efforts in Reliability and Safety. He is a member of the CINTAS Corporate Executive Faculty teaching Reliability and a certified Plant Maintenance Manager and Certified Reliability Leader. He is a member of Industrial Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni of UH and has served on the advisory board of Industrial Engineering Department at UH since 2015. He holds a BS degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Houston.
August 12, 2020, Wednesday, 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm
Industry Solutions / Industry 4.0 – Zoom Meeting Room 1
Session Chair: Ryan Treece, Banner Engineering, Berkley, Michigan
5:15 pm – 5:45 pm (Wednesday, August 12)
Director of Quality Assurance, Performance and Business Improvement
Amor Health Services, Inc.
Brownsville, Texas, USA
Certified Mater Black Belt, Certified Scrum Master, Certified Quality Assurance Engineer
How to measure and improve process of Quality Care, Client/patient Complaint and Dissatisfaction in Healthcare Industry by Applying Agile Lean Six Sigma Methodology
Mr. Hosseinkhanli is Director of Quality Assurance, Performance and Business Improvement Amor Health Services, Inc. in Brownsville Texas USA. He was General Manager of Almana Trading in Doha Qatar Middle East and responsible for all aspects in creation and implementing of successful growth of new market development and turn- key operation for various products. Mr. Hosseinkhanli was involved with financial negotiation with national and international banking, corporation, private sources and trading organization. Volvo International Development Corporation, Gothenburg Sweden, Marketing Director For The Middle Eastern Countries, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Turkey and Iran. Negotiated and established exclusive franchise agreement and turn- key operation. Did market analysis and feasibility studies for Volvo International in the Middle Eastern countries and increase annual sales in excess of 55%. Chief Industrial Engineer, United Carr, manufacturer of plastic knobs for Automotive Industries, Knoxville Tennessee USA. His education background is: Master of Business Administration from IMMEDE Management Institute in Lausanne Switzerland majoring in financing. Bachelor of Science in Industrial and System Engineering from University of Rhode Island in Kingston Rhode Island USA. Certified Business Analyst from International profit Association in Buffalo Grove IL USA. Certified Six Sigma Green and Black Belt from Institute of Industrial Engineers. Extra Curriculum Activity: Senior Member of Institute of Industrial Engineers, Senior Member of ASQ and Senior Member of Swedish Method and Time Measurement Language: Fluent in English, Swedish, German, Turkish, Farsi and some Spanish.
5:45 pm – 6:15 pm (Wednesday, August 12)
Mike Koper, CmfgT, CmfgE, PEM, CoP, CMRP
Sr Director – Industry 4.0 AR Digital Transformation
Detroit, Michigan, USA
Mike is the senior director of AR – Industry 4.0 solutions for OPS Solutions LLC of Wixom, Michigan. He specializes in providing customized global workforce strategies blended with augmented reality digital solutions. He provides subject matter expertise for training and competitive insight for digital transformation initiatives. Mike has over 20 years’ experience working in and consulting to the manufacturing industry. He has written more than 15 articles in trade magazines authored a six series free E-book “Springboard with Six Sigma” and holds the following certifications: manufacturing engineer, professional engineering manager, maintenance and reliability professional. Mike also has a degree in Engineering from Oakland University and a master’s in Management.
Introduction to augmented reality for manufacturers: automate or augment
Synopsis: Augmented reality can provide the leap in productivity that all managers have been seeking for years but have been unable to attain. AR is a blend of advanced technology coupled with human performance. It can improve productivity and reduce or eliminate mistakes. AR can take a good process and make it a best practice, while providing manufacturing innovation and meeting customers’ ever-tightening quality requirements (IAFT-16949). It is also scalable. Case studies include an automotive interiors manufacturer achieving a 30% reduction in training cost and time, throughput up 40% and error reduction of 96% with digital certification.
6:15 pm – 6:45 pm (Wednesday, August 12)
Automotive Business Manager – IIOT Industry 4.0 Solutions
Topic: Industrial Device Inputs/Outputs & Edge Devices
Ryan Treece, a versatile sales professional, spent most of this past decade tinkering with industrial sensors & vision-based inspection systems on plant floors. He helps businesses in the Automotive industry find unique ways to leverage the latest IIOT and Industry 4.0 technology, to solve complex challenges.
Currently, as an Automotive Business Manager at Banner Engineering, Ryan works with senior leadership at Global Manufacturers to identify opportunities, and leads teams, to deliver effective Industry 4.0 solutions. A thorough professional, he specializes in creating business development plans for new markets and technologies, market analysis, and sales process improvements.
Ryan started as a Sales Engineer, and at a very early stage in his career, he realised the importance of creating and fostering trustworthy relationships. As his career progressed as a sales expert, he was also exposed to solution-based selling and key account management. In 2020, while Ryan has the opportunity to sell a multitude of smart products across industries at Banner, he chooses to focus his skills and expertise to improve automotive processes, automate predictive maintenance and leverage embedded IIoT sensors to tackle large problems.
Having been awarded and recognized consistently for his excellent performance, Ryan pictures a world where just like him, passion drives professionals! When not at work, Ryan can be found together with his wife, chasing their three dogs; Lana, Otis, and Leo.
August 13, 2020, Thursday, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Industry Solutions – Zoom Meeting Room 1
Session Chair: Dr. Gajanand Gupta, VIT University, Chennai Campus, Tamil Nadu
1:00 pm – 1:20 pm (Thursday, August 13)
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Lean Implementation in Metso Outotec Foundries – Journey so far , Challenges and Way Forward
Pranav Srivastava is a General Manager – Metso India Foundry Hub of Metso Outotec India Private Limited, Indian arm of Finnish Multinational with 4.2 Billion Euro sales in year 2019. He is Industrial Engineer by profession, having 37 years Industry experience in capital Goods sector starting from Larsen & Toubro Ltd. He has been involved 3 startup projects in setting up Green field Production units – First in 1998, second in 2000 an third in 2018, each with employee base of 300 – 350 employees. Pranav has been member of Metallic supply chain of Consumables Business area responsible for Strategy formulation. He has travelled to Brazil, China, Finland, Sweden, and South Africa on business trips of Metso Foundry operations. Pranav led introduction of Lean as Operational excellence program in Production units of Metso in India and other countries. His area of expertise is Low cost automation, Project Management, Cost optimization, Productivity Improvement, and Employee engagement programs. Pranav won CII award as Mentor for Best Quality circle in State level / national competition. He is a member of IISE, AMA and IIIE.
Operational Excellence and LEAN Coach
Metso India Pvt. Ltd. Ahmedabad and
Vadodara Foundries, India
Saurabh Sharma is Operational Excellence and LEAN Coach. He is basically a Mechanical Engineer from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana followed by MBA Operations. Currently working as LEAN Coach in Metso India Pvt. Ltd. Ahmedabad and Vadodara Foundries, India. From the beginning of his career he have started implementing LEAN, TPM, Operational Excellence, Continuous Improvement & Business Excellence and now experience of LEAN implementation in business like automobile, textile, chemical & foundry. Most of his experience he was associated with Aditya Birla Group. He is certified Six Sigma Black Belt, Basic Condition Evaluation Champion, QC and Problem Solving tools trainer. He was a facilitator of teams participated and won prices at national competitions of Kaizen, QC & Sustainability in CII (2015, 2017 & 2018) and QCFI (2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019). He is external auditor for Basic Condition Evaluation and implemented BCE Green Level in both old & new organisations followed by achieving Aditya Birla Chairman’s WCM Award in 2015 & 2017. In Metso India Pvt. Ltd. he is implementing LEAN culture through developing systems related to 5S, Kaizen, A3 project, TPM Machines, Visual Management, Daily Management & Digital transformation projects.
1:20 pm – 1:40 pm (Thursday, August 13)
Director – The Connected Factory I4.0
Conway MacKenzie, Inc.
1:40 pm – 2:00 pm (Thursday, August 13)
Dr. Gajanand Gupta, Ph.D (BITS Pilani)
Assistant Professor (Sr.)
School of Mechanical Engineering (SMEC)
VIT University, Chennai Campus
Chennai, Tamil Nadu – 600127
Gajanand Gupta is an Senior Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He earned B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Rajasthan, India, Masters in Production Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India and Ph.D. in the field of Reliability Centered Maintenance from Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, Rajasthan, India. Dr. Gupta was an Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus. He has published more than 20 research papers in international journals and conferences. His research interest include Reliability and Maintenance, Risk and Criticality Analysis, Decision making, FMECA, Maintenance Management. Dr. Gupta visited Singapore, Indonesia and Nepal for professional events. He is a reviewer of many international journals. He is a member of Institute of Engineers, India.
August 13, 2020, Thursday, 5:15 PM – 6:45 PM – Room 1
“Operational Excellence and Supply Chain in the Industry 4.0 Era”
Session Chair: Dr. Mehran Doulat, Xiamen University Malaysia
5:15 pm – 5:45 pm (Thursday, August 13)
Ts. Dr. Mehran Doulat
Director of Centre for Operational Excellence Research (COER)
Associate Professor of Operations and Quality Management
MBA Review Committee/Research Coordinator
Xiamen University, Malaysia
Mehran Doulat is an Associate Professor of Operations and Quality Management and MBA Review Committee and Research Coordinator. He is also working as Senior Researcher in Business Performance Improvement Resource (BPIR) at Massey University, New Zealand. Apart from academics, he is also Co-founder and Director of Spectral Academy for Research, Training and Consultancy (SARTC). He holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering; double Master’s Degrees in Engineering Management (MEM) and Quality Management (MQM) and a PhD from University of Wollongong, Australia. Dr. Doulat has completed 2 years Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the area of Innovation and Performance Excellence. He has more than 15 years of experience related to quality management and business excellence models, supply chain management, performance measurement, and benchmarking methodology. He is a certified EFQM Excellence Assessor and a “TRADE” Certification Best Practice Benchmarking from COER. He served as a Senior Assessor for the Dubai Quality Award (DQA) program since 2007. He has been actively involved in a number of academic–industrial projects and research in United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Singapore, Malaysia, India, Japan and UAE Service Excellence Program” (2007-2012). He has published more than 80 academic papers and books in leading scientific journals, international conferences. Dr. Doulat serves as the Editorial Board member and Associate Editor/Reviewer for several referred academic journals. He has also been nominated and received several awards for his research contributions including “the IEEE Outstanding Publication Award in 2012 and 2013”, “the IEOM Best Paper Award in 2015 and 2018”, “UOW Outstanding Alumni Award in Research and Innovation in 2016”, “the IEOM Outstanding Service Award in 2018” and “IEOM Academy of Fellows 2021”. He is a registered professional member of AOQ, ASQ, JUSE, MPC and GBN. Dr. Doulat has been working as a visiting scholar and affiliated researcher collaborator at University of Wollongong, Australia, National University of Singapore, Meiji University, Japan, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Massey University, New Zealand and Xiamen University, China.
5:45 pm – 6:15 pm (Thursday, August 13)
Dr. Guilherme Francisco Frederico
Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management
School of Management
Federal University of Paraná
Guilherme F. Frederico is a Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management (SCM) at Federal University of Paraná – UFPR – School of Management, Curitiba, Brazil. He is also Professor and Researcher at Information Management (MSc and PhD) and Business Administration (MSc) programs in this same university. He holds PhD in Industrial Engineering from Federal University of São Carlos – UFSCar. His B.Eng (Civil Engineering) and MSc in Industrial Engineering were obtained from São Paulo State University – UNESP. His research interests and expertise on Supply Chain Management field are related to Maturity Management, Performance Measurement, Project Management, Knowledge Management and Impacts from Industry 4.0. He has published his research outcomes in international journals such as Supply Chain Management an International Journal, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Benchmarking an International Journal, International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management and International Journal of Business Excellence. Prof. Frederico has been also contributed to SCM magazines (e.g. Supply Chain Management Review, Logistics Management) publishing articles with practical insights. Previously the academic career he worked for more than 10 years on SCM field in Global and Large Companies (e.g. Bunge, Deere & Company), involving different segments of Industry including manufacturing and logistics services business.
Past IEOM Industry Solutions / Industry 4.0
- 2015 Orlando Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2015 Dubai Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2016 Kuala Lumpur Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2016 Detroit Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2017 Bogota, Colombia – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2017 Bristol, UK – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2017 Rabat – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2018 Pretoria – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2018 Washington DC – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2018 Paris – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2018 Bandung – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2019 Riyadh – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2019 Toronto – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2019 Pilsen – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2019 Bangkok – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2020 Dubai – Industry Solutions Speakers
- 2020 Detroit – Industry Solutions Speakers
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