Workshop certificates will be provided and CEU is available.
GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing)
September 23, 2016 (Friday)
Time: 8:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Lean Six Sigma Workshop
September 24-25, 2016 (Saturday & Sunday)
Time: 8:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jayant Trewn, ASQ Fellow, Ph.D.
Jayant Trewn is an Industrial Engineer specializing in Quality Systems design, development, implementation and management. Jayant has accumulated over a decade of experience working in healthcare organizations such as Spectrum Health Medical Group, Beaumont Hospitals, and service organizations such as Thomson Reuters and Lason Systems, where he built healthcare and service delivery process improvement programs based on lean, Six Sigma and PDCA concepts. He also worked for two years at Thomson Reuters working as Director of Quality Assurance, IP and Science division, managing the quality of acquisition of data for scientific research. Jayant has been teaching quality engineering since 1997 in his roles as Adjunct Professor at Lawrence Technological University, Wayne State University and Oakland University, all in Michigan, in addition to giving quality engineering talks, seminars and workshops at numerous national and international conferences. Jayant has also served as a Research Analyst for Wayne State University, Center for Urban Studies and Office of Strategic Planning from 1993 to 1999. Jayant has written two books, Practical Lean Sigma for Healthcare and Multivariate Statistical Methods in Quality Engineering and he has been published in international journals. Jayant is a Fellow of ASQ and he holds a Doctorate degree in Industrial Engineering from the College of Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA. He earned his MBA in Information Systems at Wayne State University and his Bachelor of Engineering degree from Madras University, India. Connect with Jayant at LinkedIn.
Workshop on CAE using Hypermesh
September 24, 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This workshop will cover Finite Element Analysis (FEA) using Hypermesh as pre and post processor. Topics are the following:
- Basic understanding of liner and non-liner finite element analysis
- Types of element used
- Basic frequency analysis
- Case study of a linear static analysis using OPTISTRUCT code
- Case study of a frequency analysis using OPTISTRUCT code
- Case study of a dynamic analysis using LS DYNA
Biography: Mr. Noor Ruhul Alam is a design release engineer at General Motors. He is currently working with Headliners and Garnish Product. Previously Mr. Alam worked as Issue Resolution Team Co-chairman (Interior) during 2013 –2015 at Arlington plant, Texas and Detroit Hamtramck Plant of General Motors. He was a CAE Engineer at General Motors during 2000 – 2013. He has worked on Computer Aided engineering (System level and Full vehicle level) for best practice and government required criteria in terms of stiffness and safety regulation for multiple SMT like Closure, Exterior and Interior. Mr. Alam has used many CAE tools for analysis including: HYPERMESH Pre and Post Processor, HYPERVIEW (post processor), HYPERGRAPH, LS-DYNA Pre and Post Processor, Primer Pre Processor, Solver code :NASTRAN, ABAQUS, OPTISTRUCT, LS-DYNA, UNIGRAPHICS, and Vis Mock Up. He has received Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from University of South Alabama, Mobile, USA and BS in mechanical engineering from Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET), Bangladesh.
Monte Carlo Simulation & Optimization for Robust Design with DiscoverSim
September 23, 2016 (Friday)
Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
This one day workshop will introduce participants to Monte Carlo simulation and optimization for robust design and Design For Six Sigma (DFSS). The Excel add-in DiscoverSim Version 2 by SigmaXL will be introduced and used throughout the workshop with case studies. A complimentary license of DiscoverSim (value $995) will be given to each participant!
- Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulation
- Introduction to Optimization for Robust Design and Design for Six Sigma (DFSS)
- Navigating DiscoverSim software
- Distribution Fitting
- Specify Input Correlations
- Simulation Settings
- Case Study 1: Profit Simulation
- Optimization Settings
- Case Study 2: Magazine Production Optimization
- Case Study 3: Optimum Project Selection
- Case Study 4: Variation Reduction of Catapult
- Case Study 5: Robust Design of Shut-Off Valve Spring Force
- Multiple Response Optimization (MRO)
- Case Study 6 (time permitting): MRO and Tolerance Design of Low Pass RC Filter
John Noguera, P. Eng., CTO & Co-founder SigmaXL Inc.John Noguera is Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of SigmaXL, Inc., a leading provider of user-friendly Excel add-ins for statistical and graphical analysis. John leads the development of SigmaXL and DiscoverSim with a passion for ease-of-use, practical & powerful features, and statistical accuracy.John has also specialized in teaching statistical methods and consulting in the implementation of Six Sigma Quality – with a focus on practical application with return on investment, in manufacturing, service and transactional areas. Since 1989, he has provided consulting and training services to more than 5000 black belts, green belts, managers, engineers, and business professionals in North America, Central America, Australia, Asia, Middle East and Europe.John is a certified Six Sigma master black belt and was an instructor at Motorola University. He co-developed Motorola’s External Six Sigma Green Belt program which utilized the SigmaXL software tool. John was fortunate to have started his involvement with Six Sigma being mentored by the originator of Six Sigma, Bill Smith. John has a B.A.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (1981) from the University of Waterloo. He is a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO), American Statistical Association (ASA), INFORMS and Senior Member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ). He has authored conference papers on Statistical Process Control and Six-Sigma Quality and has been a guest lecturer at the University of Notre Dame. He is a contributing author in the Encyclopedia of Statistics in Quality and Reliability (Wiley).
September 25, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Entrepreneurial Mindset: Opportunity Recognition and the Value Proposition
The ability to recognize an opportunity is a key ingredient in developing an entrepreneurial mindset. Engaging the customer is a significant component of this process. An exploratory seminar and discussion will be held on this subject at the Orlando IEOM Conference on Friday, September 11. You are invite to attend and participate in “painstorming” exercises that will focus on fostering opportunity recognition and engaging the customer. This dynamic process will lead to developing and delivering meaningful “value proposition” for the customer.
Professor Donald M. Reimer
Director of Entrepreneurial Programs
College of Engineering
Lawrence Tech in Southfield, Michigan, USA
Donald M. Reimer is currently a full time senior lecturer on entrepreneurship and serves as the Director of Entrepreneurial Programs in College of Engineering at Lawrence Tech in Southfield, Michigan. He coordinates the Certificate of Entrepreneurial Engineering Skills. Mr. Reimer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management from Lawrence Technological University and a Master of Arts degree in Political Science from University of Detroit/Mercy. He is a Certified Management Consultant with over 35 years of experience in working with closely-held businesses. He has taught courses in entrepreneurship, strategic management, corporate entrepreneurship and innovation for engineers. Mr. Reimer is a member of the Lawrence Tech Kern Campus Committee, Coordinator of the Lawrence Tech Innovation Encounter. He is faculty Advisor of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization. Mr. Reimer serves as a Kern Fellow of The Kern Family Foundation, Co-Direct of the Coleman Fellows Program, member of the National Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization Faculty Advisory Council and is a member of the American Society of Engineering Education.
Mr. Reimer has served as an adjunct faculty member at Lawrence Technological University for over twenty-years. He has operated his own consulting company – The Small Business Strategy Group for 23 years. He published numerous articles on small business, entrepreneurship and strategic thinking. Mr. Reimer conducted workshops and seminars for trade associations, chamber of commerce organizations and private companies. He has received several awards and recognition by local, state and federal agencies for his work in entrepreneurship and minority business development. Mr. Reimer served as member of the Minority Economic Development Committee of New Detroit. Mr. Reimer is member of the Small Business Advisory Council of the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Reimer is a member of Advisory Board of the Milwaukee Junction Small Business Assistance Center. He is also a member of the Applied Innovation Alliance. Mr. Reimer serves as a KEEN Fellow for The Kern Family Foundation and is a member of United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
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