14th IEOM Global Engineering Education
Pilsen, Czech Republic
July 23-26, 2019
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IEOM Society addresses the issues of Global Engineering Education. There are different levels of readiness of engineering graduates from various parts of the world. One of the main themes of this series is how to reduce the readiness gap around the world. The special focus is given to Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering including Engineering Management. Are the engineering graduates ready to take on the challenges of the current global economy? With the great success of Global Engineering Education Series of past IEOM conferences, IEOM 2019 Pilsen Conference will have a dedicated session for the Global Engineering Education where distinguished speakers will discuss the readiness of engineering graduates for workforce around the world. Twenty four featured speakers will be from various part of the world to address engineering education challenges and opportunities.
Talks can be delivered related on:
- Problem based learning
- Project based learning
- Active collaborative learning
- Student learning assessment
- Teaching and learning
- Curriculum improvement
- Innovation and entrepreneurship
- Global engineering education challenges
- IE Education
Each speaker needs to submit a title of the talk, abstract and a short bio as well as power point presentation. All will be included in the IEOM 2019 Pilsen Conference proceedings. If you are interested to be a distinguished feature speaker, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Global Engineering Education Chairs
- Dr. Abu Masud, Boeing Global Engineering Professor, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department, Wichita State University, Kansas, USA
- Dr. Hamid Parsaei, Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University (College Station) and Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of Academic Outreach, Texas A&M University Qatar
DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS – Global Engineering Education
Session I: Global Engineering Education
8:00 – 9:30 am (Tuesday) – Room 1
8:00 – 8:30 (Tuesday) – Room 1
8:30 – 9:00 (Tuesday) – Room 1
Dr. Kapil Gupta
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Technology
University of Johannesburg
Kapil Gupta is working as Associate Professor in the Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Technology at the University of Johannesburg. He obtained Ph.D. in mechanical engineering with specialization in Advanced Manufacturing from Indian Institute of Technology Indore, India in 2014. Advanced machining processes, sustainable manufacturing, green machining, precision engineering and gear technology are the areas of his interest. He has authored several SCI/ISI Journal and International Conference articles. He also authored and edited 10 international books on hybrid machining, advanced gear manufacturing, micro and precision manufacturing, and sustainable manufacturing with the renowned international publishers.
Kapil Gupta has also successfully guest edited special issues of a Scopus indexed journals and he is currently editing a series of handbooks on Advanced Manufacturing as a series editor. He is a recognized reviewer of many international journals and in the advisor/technical committees of international conferences. He has also delivered invited speeches in international conferences and symposiums, and seminar talks at international universities.
Kapil Gupta is a NRF [National Research Foundation] rated Researcher in South Africa. Currently, he is supervising 8 Masters and 4 Doctorate students who are busy conducting research in advanced manufacturing and industrial engineering fields.
Dr. Gupta is also conducting research in teaching & learning in higher education (HE) scenario along with doing his PG Diploma in HE. He is working on implementation of innovative teaching techniques for the enhanced learning of the students. Recently, he also developed a manufacturing engineering virtual lab.
9:00 – 9:30 (Tuesday) – Room 1
D. Sujitha Juliet, Ph.D.
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences
Presentation Title: 3N Coordinates of Accreditation of Engineering Education
Dr. D. Sujitha Juliet is currently an Assistant Professor with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, India. She holds a Ph.D. in Information Technology from the same Institution. She has over 15 years of experience in teaching and has several international publications to her credit with research interest in Medical image processing, Telemedicine and Machine learning. In addition to academic work, Dr. Juliet has also been the member of Quality assessment and assurance team, with 3-years of experience as a Coordinator for Internal Quality Assurance Cell of Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences. Her active contributions for Quality assurance Cell consist of Ranking, Accreditation and Higher education Quality assurance and reforms.
9:30 am – Welcome Address:
9:40 am (Tuesday) – Opening Keynote I: Dipl. Ing. Wolfgang Weissler, CEO Digital Factory & Process Industries and Drives, Siemens Czech Republic
10:20 am (Tuesday) Opening Keynote II: Prof. Ing. Josef Basl, CSc., Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Faculty/Institute of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of West Bohemia, Pilsen, Czech Republic
Session II: Global Engineering Education
11:30 am – 1:00 pm (Tuesday) – Room 1
11:30 – 12:00 (Tuesday) – Room 1
Dr. Vinayak A Drave
Senior Research Fellow
Department of Industrial & Management Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)
Engineering Education in India
Vinayak A Drave is a Senior Research Fellow and pursuing PhD in the Department of Industrial & Management Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, INDIA. He is a management graduate specialized in the field of Operations and Human Resource, and has Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. He has published ten research papers in Scopus indexed international conferences and has published a case study with Ivey Publishing featured in Harvard Business Publishing. He has published two research papers in a journal of international repute and have authored one magazine article related to his doctorate thesis. He also received Best Creativity Award in the fully sponsored ‘Startup Starts Now! 2018’, Entrepreneurial Camp organized by Ministry of Education, Taiwan.
12:00 – 12:30 (Tuesday) – Room 1
Dr. Galal M. Abdella
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department
College of Engineering
Engineering Education in Qatar
Galal M. Abdella is an assistant professor at the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department in the College of Engineering, Qatar University. He was awarded his Ph. D. degree in Indusial and Systems Engineering from Wayne State University, Michigan-USA. Dr. Abdella is the founder of the professional IEOM chapter in Qatar. His research area has always been centered on utilizing mathematics and advanced statistical data analysis for high-dimensional data processing, modeling and simulating rare events, quality data modeling and analysis, and project resource management. Dr. Abdella has significantly participated, as a member of the organizing committee or a speaker, in several workshops and forums on strategic topics related to transportation and road safety.
12:30 – 1:00 (Tuesday) – Room 1
Patrick Pötters, Christoph Szedlak and Bert Leyendecker
Faculty of Operations Management
University of Applied Sciences Koblenz
Konrad-Zuse-Str. 1, 56075 Koblenz, Germany
ID 271 Prevalence Study of Lean Management in Academic Education
Patrick Pötters, Christoph Szedlak and Bert Leyendecker, University of Applied Sciences Koblenz, Faculty of Operations Management, Konrad-Zuse-Str. 1, 56075 Koblenz, Germany
1:00 – 2:30 (Tuesday) – Lunch Keynote
Dr. Zain Tahboub, Chief Advisor, Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Industrial Engineering and the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Education and Skills
Session III: Global Engineering Education
2:30 – 4:00 pm (Tuesday) – Room 1
2:30 – 3:00 (Tuesday)
Abdelaziz Berrado, Ph.D.
Department Chair and Associate Professor
Industrial Engineering Department
EMI School of Engineering
Mohamed V University
Engineering Education in Morocco
Dr. Abdelaziz Berrado is Department Chair and Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering in EMI School of Engineering at Mohamed V University in Rabat. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Decisio“n Systems and Industrial Engineering from the Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering at Arizona State University. His research, teaching and consulting interests are in the areas of Big Data Analytics, Industrial Statistics, Operations and Supply Chain Modelling, Planning and Control with applications in healthcare, education and other industries. He focuses on developing frameworks, methods and tools for systems” diagnostics, optimization and control with the aim of operational excellence. He published several papers in research journals and conferences with local and international funding. He reviews for many journals and is member of INFORMS, IEOM and IEEE. In addition to academic work, he interacts continuously with different Industries in the areas of Machine Learning, Quality Engineering and Supply Chain Management. He was also a senior engineer at Intel.
3:00 – 3:30 (Tuesday)
Dr. Bhaba R. Sarker
Elton G. Yates Distinguished Professor of Engineering
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Dr. Bhaba R. Sarker is the Elton G. Yates Distinguished Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at the Louisiana State University (LSU) where he has been teaching for about 30 years. He holds a BA (Mathematics) from Dhaka University, a BSME from BUET-Dhaka, an MTech (IE&OR) from IIT-Kharagpur, two MS degrees from Syracuse University and a PhD degree from Texas A&M University. Before joining LSU, he taught at the University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University. Dr. Sarker worked with the World Bank (Washington, DC), NASA (MSFC, KSC & JSC) and several industrial organizations in Bangladesh and India.
Dr. Sarker was the winner of Best (PhD) Dissertation Awards given by Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE), Decision Scineces Institute (DSI) and Production and Operations Management Society (POMS). He published more than 160 papers in refereed journals and more than 90 technical papers in conference proceedings. Later, Professor Sarker also won the 2006 David F. Baker Distinguished Research Award from Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE) for his outstanding research contributions in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. Dr. Sarker suprevised 12 post-doctoral and visiting fellows from many countries and also supervised many PhD and Masters’ students at LSU. He held several visiting faculty positions in many univesities, and lectured extensively at more than 15 universities in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. He served/serves on the editorial boards of many leading journals such as AJOR, APJOR, COR, EJOR, IJPE, IJPR, JMS, PPC, and IISE Transactions.
Dr. Sarker’s current research interest is in optimization applied to manufacturing systems, supply chain management, lean production system, warehouse logistics and distribution, product pricing & carbon reduction, healthcare systems, military logistics and renewable energy. His research has been funded by many federal agencies including DoE, DoT, NASA, NSF and US Army. He is a Fellow of IISE and South Asia Institute of Science and Engineering, and is also a member of DSI, INFORMS, POMS, and New York Academy of Sciences.
3:30 – 4:00 (Tuesday)
Ms. Malini K V
Sri Sairam College of Engineering
Anekal, Bangalore, India
ID 542 Managing student technology innovations of rural engineering campuses
Professor Malini graduated in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Mysore University and obtained Masters in Power Electronics from JNTU-A, AP Currently working as HOD, Electrical and Electronics Department and served in various verticals. The polynial experience of industry and academia has helped her to contribute to the development of the entrepreneurship cell in the campus. Prof. Malini is serving as a advisory board member of National Experts advisory board, DST, Govt. of India for the promotion of science and technology in the institutions. She is also the advisory board member of IEDC, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre, DST and serving as a nodal point of contact in the campus. Prof. Malini has recently bagged the National award as Best faculty female award by ISTE, New Delhi and she has bagged other prestigious awards like visionary leader by IICCIA and national award for excellence, by entrepreneurship council of India, Distinguished Women in engineering award by Venus foundation and Best familiar female faculty by international ASDF.
Session VI: PANEL SESSION: Global Engineering Education
4:30 – 6:00 pm (Tuesday) – Room 1
Panel Chair: Dr. Abu Masud, Wichita State University, Kansas, USA
Dr. Abu Masud, P.E.
Emeritus Professor, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Wichita State University, Kansas, USA
Dr. Abu Masud is an emeritus professor of industrial and manufacturing engineering at Wichita State University. He was named the Boeing Global Engineering Professor at Wichita State University. Dr. Masud advanced the College of Engineering’s strategic alliances for global enrichment and experiential learning of students as well as international research collaborations and partnerships. He received Duane and Velma Wallace Outstanding Educator Award from WSU College of Engineering. Previously he was held various positions at Wichita State including dean and associate dean of graduate school (2008-2013), coordinator, college ABET affairs (2006-2008), associate dean, college of engineering (2004-2005), chair, industrial and manufacturing engineering department (1994-2004) and graduate coordinator of IME (1991-94, 1996-98, 2001-2004). Dr. Masud has engaged with various companies and governmental research centers including NASA Langley Research Center, VA, NASA/ASEE Summer Faculty Fellow (1991 and 1992), Boeing, Consulting Analyst, and Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research. He is member of Accreditation Review Council (2011-2014). Dr. Masud published book, book chapters, and numerous journal and conference papers. He is registered Professional Engineer at Kansas State. Dr. Masud is an IIE fellow. He received Ph.D. and M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Kansas State University, and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology.
Panel Speaker II
doc. Ing. Milan Edl, Ph.D.
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
University of West Bohemia
Pilsen, Czech Republic
Milan Edl received his MSc (1997) and PhD (2004) in Industrial Engineering and Management from Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen in Czech Republic. He is a Dean of Mechanical Engineering faculty and Senior Lecturer at Department of Industrial Engineering and Management. He is also PhD supervisor, reviewer of journal and conference publications and co-organizer of conferences. His research interests include Industry 4.0, Operation Management, Industrial Engineering Management, Sustainable Production Systems. Milan Edl is responsible for several international research and development projects with industrial and University partners.
Panel Speaker III
Dr. António Grilo
Associate Professor with Habilitation
Head of the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at FCT NOVA
Director of UNIDEMI and Director of the PhD Program in Industrial Engineering
UNIDEMI- Research Centre hosted by the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (DEMI), of NOVA School of Science and Technology of Lisbon Nova University
Campus da Caparica, Portugal
Session V: Global Engineering Education
8:00 – 9:30 am (Wednesday) – Room 1
8:00 – 8:30 (Wednesday) – Room 1
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Shaligram Pokharel is a Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering program at the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, in Qatar University. Shaligram earned B.E (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from the Regional Engineering College, Kashmir, India and Masters and PhD in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Canada. Shaligram has obtained more than US$ 2,000,000 research grant in various areas of engineering management. He has published more than 100 papers in journals and conferences.
8:30 – 9:00 (Wednesday) – Room 1
Professor Charles Mbohwa
Professor, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
University of Johannesburg
Engineering Education in Africa
Professor Charles Mbohwa is a full professor in Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, University of Johannesburg. He was formerly the Vice-Dean for postgraduate studies research and innovation and Acting Dean of the faculty. He obtained B. Sc. Honours in Mechanical Engineering in 1986 from Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe. He later bagged M. Sc. in Operations Management and Manufacturing Systems in 1992, with a distinction from Department of Manufacturing Systems Engineering, University of Nottingham, UK. He obtained PhD in Engineering (Production Systems focusing on Energy and life cycle assessment) from Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan in 2004. Professor Mbohwa is an NRF-rated established researcher. In January 2012 he was confirmed as an established researcher making significant contribution to the developing fields of sustainability and life cycle assessment. In addition, he has produced high quality body of research work on Southern Africa. He is an active member of the United Nations Environment Programme/Society of Environmental and Toxicology and Chemistry Life Cycle Initiative, where he has served on many taskforce teams.
9:00 – 9:30 (Wednesday) – Room 1
Dr. Y. Vijaya Kumar
Sri Sairam College of Engineering (SSCE)
Sai Leo Nagar, Anekal, Bengaluru, India
ID 543: An Optimum Way to Achieve Competitive Excellence through Project Based Learning
Dr. Y. Vijaya Kumar currently working as Principal at Sri Sairam College of Engineering (SSCE), Sai Leo Nagar, Anekal, Bengaluru, graduated in Mechanical Engineering in the year 1984 from Sri Venkateswara University College of Engineering, S.V. University – Tirupati, A.P and subsequently acquired Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Calicut (Kerala) and Ph.D in Industrial Engineering (OR & SQC) from Sri Krishna Devaraya University – Anantapur A.P. He also served various academic bodies like Member of Governing Council, BOS & BOE of various Universities like VTU, BU, JAIN etc.
Prof. Kumar has been worked for one term as a Member of the SECTION MANAGING COMMITTEE of ISTE – Karnataka Section during 2012 – 2014. I have been awarded “BEST EDUCATIONIST” and a CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION EXCELLENCE by International Institute of Education & Management, Delhi” during 2012 and Received LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD for the contribution and achievement in the field of Industrial Engineering by Venus International Foundation conferred on 9th July 2016 at Hotel Green Park, Chennai. Recently I have been awarded as BEST PRINCIPAL (Engg & Tech) of the Year 2017 by South Indian ASDF Awards (SIAA 2017) held at Crown Plaza, Cochin on 8th April 2017.
Prof. Kumar has five years of Industrial experience at M/s Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd., Chembur, Mumbai & M/s Reliance Industries Ltd., Mumbai and 28 years of teaching experience in both UG and PG. Ten Research scholars have acquired Ph. D under his supervision at Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU – 2 Scholars), Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU-A – 2 Scholars), Dr. M G R University (MGR – 2 Scholars) and JAIN University (JU – 4 Scholars). One Scholar has acquired M S Engg in the area of Mechanical Engineering from VTU. At present Prof. Kumar is guiding five scholars for Ph. D. in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing, Product Design & Development and Reliability Engineering.
During 28 years of Teaching (which includes 10 years as Principal), Research and Consultancy experience, Prof. Kumar has applied for two patents and published more than 36 research papers in referred journals at International & National level and presented 30 papers at various conferences. Teaching and Research interest center on Industrial Engineering, Machinability, Product Design & Development and Reliability Engineering and conducted several sponsored workshops and conferences. He is a member of number of professional bodies such as ISTE, IEI, CSI, IET, SAE, IIPE etc., Prof. Kumar has given several programs in the T V Channels. Encouraging and motivating the students and colleagues to do innovative things and working for the robust growth of the Institution is the key mantra for the success of my career.
9:40 – 10:20 (Wednesday): Keynote: Dr. Seifedine Kadry, Professor of Applied Statistics, Director of Applied Statistics Center, Coordinator of Continuing Education Program (CPE), Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
10:20 – 11:00 (Wednesday): Keynote: Petr Nekolný, Valeo, Nymburk, Czech Republic – Ballroom
Session VI: Global Engineering Education
11:30 am – 1:00 pm (Wednesday) – Room 1
11:30 – 12:00 (Wednesday) – Room 1
Carlos Ernani Fries, Lucas Bonomini de Luna, Ricardo Giglio
Department of Production and Systems Engineering
Federal University of Santa Catarina, Campus Trindade
Florianópolis, SC, Brazil
ID 455 Efficiency analysis of public primary schools: the case of a medium-sized Brazilian city
Carlos Ernani Fries is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Production and Systems Engineering at UFSC. Mr. Fries holds a Master and PhD in Production Engineering from UFSC. He has taught courses of Operations Research applied to Manufacturing, Decision Theory, and Statistics among others. His research interests include Simulation, Optimization, Management Games, and application of big-data tools. He is member of IEOM and INFORMS.
12:00 – 12:30 (Wednesday) – Room 1
Pramod Kinker, Shailesh Vaidya, A. R. Singh
Department of Mechanical Engineering
National Institute of Technology
Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Kalaniketan Polytechnic College
Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
ID 489 Prioritizing Service Quality Factors for Polytechnic Institutions as Per Student’s Perception in the State of Madhya Pradesh, India
Pramod Kinker is a part time research scholar at Mechanical Engineering Department at National Institute of Technology, Raipur, India. He is also a senior Lecturer in the Mechanical Engineering Department, Kalaniketan Polytechnic College Jabalpur, India. He has completed his bachelor degree from Guru Ghasidas University Bilaspur Madhya Pradesh, India and completed his master degree in heat power from Rajiv Gandhi Prodyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. He has eighteen years of experience in teaching. His area of interest is refrigeration system, education management etc.
12:30 – 1:00 (Wednesday) – Room 1
ID 179 Global Executive Doctoral Program
Leslie Monplaisir, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Industrial and Systems Engineering
Wayne State University
Leslie Monplaisir, Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, is Chair of the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Wayne State University (WSU). He is a Lead Researcher and Director of the Product Development and Systems Engineering Consortium (PDSEC) at WSU. His research interests include: Lean Product Development, Design for lean Systems and Services and Design reuse, Collaborative PD Decision Making, Product Architecture Optimization, Design for Supply Chain, Global Product Platform Optimization and Healthcare Technology System Design He has authored over 100 publications in these areas with funded research from NSF, Ford, GM, Sun Microsystems, Tardec, VA and PTC.
Monplaisir joined the College of Engineering at Wayne State University in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering in 1996 from Florida A & M University where he was a visiting assistant professor. He earned his PhD in Engineering Management from the Missouri University of Science and Technology (MUST), a masters in Computer Integrated Manufacturing from the University of Birmingham in Great Britain, and bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from the University of the West Indies in Trinidad.
- Ph.D. – 1995 (Engineering Management) University of Missouri-Rolla
- M.S. – 1991 (Computer Integrated Manufacturing) University of Birmingham; England
- B.S. – 1987 (Engineering) The University of the West Indies; St. Augustine, Trinidad
13:00 – 14:30 Wednesday Lunch Keynote: Roman Žák, Chairman of the Board, Aimtec, Pilsen, Czech Republic- Ballroom
Session IX: Global Engineering Education
8:00 – 9:30 am (Thursday) – Room 1
8:00 – 8:30 (Thursday) – Room 1
Dr. Eldon Caldwell
Director, Industrial Engineering Department
University of Costa Rica
San Jose, Costa Rica
The Project based Learning combined with Problem Solving based Learning in Industrial Engineering Programs
Eldon Caldwell, is full professor/ Cathedraticus of the University of Costa Rica, Central America and member of the IEOM Society Academy of Fellows; Doctor (Ph.D.) in Industrial Engineering major in Lean Operations Engineering, University of Nevada. Currently, he is doctoral researcher at the (Dr. Sc.) Computing Science Program, major in Robotics and Automation at the University of Alicante, Spain and doctoral researcher at the Dr. Ed. Program at University of Costa Rica, receiving the Academic Excellence Award 2013 and 2015. Dr. Caldwell is ISO 9000 Lead Auditor, UK, “Lean Systems Certificated Specialist”, MAPV-University of Nevada, USA and ASQ-Six Sigma Black Belt Certified Trainer. Also, Dr. Caldwell has been recognized by the IEOM Society with the “Outstanding Service Award” for his career of over 25 years as an educator, researcher and promoter of development of industrial engineering. Dr. Caldwell earn his B.Sc. and Master degree in Industrial Engineering at University of Costa Rica (Summa Cum Laude) and he earn a Master degree in Service Marketing, as well in Financial Analysis at Interamerican University of Puerto Rico (Costa Rica); M.Sc. Health Management Systems at UNED, Costa Rica and a M.Sc. Operations Management at ITESM, México. He is author of many scientific articles and two books: “Marketing of Social Products & Services”, UCR Pub. and “Lean Manufacturing: Fundamentals and techniques for cycle time reduction”, Kaikaku Ins. Press, USA. Dr. Caldwell served as Operations Manager at MASECA, CA; Lean Manufacturing Project Manager at Eaton Corp. Costa Rica, General Manager at Quirós & Cía-Bandag Inc. and General Manager at Lean Systems Intl., USA. He has 25 years of experience as advisor and consultant in Operations Management, Lean Manufacturing and Lean Logistics at Interamerican Bank for Development, WHO, UN, World Wide Bank, Coca-Cola, Ministry of Health, Costa Rica, Honduras, Panamá, Costa Rican Institute for Electricity, RTC- Perú, Young Electrical Signs, Nevada, USA, AirCare Inc., Reno, Nevada, Plan International-Honduras, and many others. Currently, Dr. Caldwell is Director of Industrial Engineering Department at Engineering School of University of Costa Rica.
8:30 – 9:00 (Thursday) – Room 1
ID 343 Development of Industry 4.0 Virtual Lab for Manufacturing Engineering Education
Kapil Gupta, M Mukhawana, Madindwa Mashinini, Arno Louw, Centre for Academic Technologies, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
9:00 – 9:30 (Thursday) – Room 1
ID 358 Requirements for Education 4.0 and study programs within Industry 4.0
Andrea Benesova, Martin Hirman, Frantisek Steiner, Jiri Tupa, Department of Technologies and Measurement, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of West Bohemia, Univerzitní 2732/8, 301 00 Pilsen, Czech Republic
Session X: Global Engineering Education
11:30 am – 1:00 pm (Thursday) – Room 1
11:30 – 12:00 (Thursday) – Room 1
Dr. Felicita Chromjakova
Department of Industrial Engineering and Information Systems
Tomas Bata University
Zlin, Czech Republik
Felicita Chromjakova is a Professor by Department of Industrial Engineering and Information Systems at the Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republik. She holds a Science degree in Industrial Engineering by University Žilina, Slovakia. Professor grade she holds at Tomas Bata University in Zlin, programme Economic and Management – Industrial Engineering. She is oriented on research project concerned into area of lean management techniques, digitized process management technologies, innovations and improvement projects in traditional production technologies. A lot of industrial projects she completed in cooperation with more industrial companies as Hella, Autstin Detonator, Continental, Denso. Her publication horizon consists from more scientific oriented papers, presented by various international meetings with colleagues from European countries, USA, Australia and Asia.
12:00 – 12:30 (Thursday) – Room 1
Bhavani Rao R.
UNESCO Chair in Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India
Director of AMMACHI Labs, Amrita Multi Modal Applications Using Computer & Human Interaction Labs
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham
Bhavani Rao R. serves as the UNESCO Chair in Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India) and is the Director of AMMACHI Labs, Amrita Multi Modal Applications Using Computer & Human Interaction Labs, at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Under the UNESCO Chair, Bhavani Rao heads an academic center dedicated to participatory action research, education and implementation that focuses on the mapping of vulnerabilities of women in underserved communities. As the Director of AMMACHI Labs, Bhavani Rao heads the R&D that focuses on Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Robotics and Automation technologies for education, skill development, disaster response, medical assistance and rehabilitation. Bhavani Rao is the Principal Investigator for several projects at Amrita, funded by organizations such as the United Nations Democracy Fund, the Ministry of Skill Development And Entrepreneurship (MSDE) and the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), Government of India. A central focus on her work has been the use of skill-development as the baseline strategy, and women’s empowerment as the underlying vision. She is also a full time Associate Professor at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham (University), Kerala, India.
12:30 – 1:00 (Thursday) – Room 1
Dr. Christoph Wunck
Professor of Business Information Systems
Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Emden/Leer University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Prof. Dr. Christoph Wunck holds a full professorship for Business Information Systems at Emden/Leer University of Applied Sciences, Germany. He was a professor for Business Information Systems at Jade University from 1999 to 2018. He teaches courses on Distributed Applications, Software Engineering, Programming, Electronic Business Systems and Process Management. He holds a doctoral degree from the faculty of Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s degree (Diplom-Ingenieur) in Electrical Engineering, both from RWTH Aachen University. Dr. Wunck is a scientific director at OFFIS Institute for Information Technology in Oldenburg, Germany. He has been appointed Affiliate Professor of Computer Science at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, USA.
His professional experience covers project management and consulting services for a major European business consultancy and work as a consulting engineer for manufacturing and electronics industries. He has served Jade University for nine years in the position of Dean and Dean of Studies.
His research interest include:
- Application of IT and Business Information Systems in Industrial Engineering
- Distributed Manufacturing Execution Systems, Multi-Agent Systems, Data Science, Manufacturing Intelligence
- IT Governance and Security in Operations and Supply Chain Management
Prof. Dr. Wunck is well connected in his field. He serves in the management of conferences and is a reviewer for conference papers and books. He is a member of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IEOM, IISE, INFORMS, ISCA, ISACA and VDI.
Session XI: Global Engineering Education
2:30 – 4:00 pm (Thursday) – Room 1
2:30 – 3:00 (Thursday) – Room 1
Dr. Mohammad Khadem
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Sultan Qaboos University
Mohammad Khadem is working as an Assistant Professor at Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman since September 2005. He received his PhD from University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA in 2004. He received his Master of Science (Mechanical Engineering) degree from the University of South Alabama, USA in 2001. His research interest lies in the area of Simulation and Optimization, Decision Support System, Intelligent Manufacturing System, Lean Manufacturing, Flexible Manufacturing System, Logistic and Supply Chain, Production Planning and Control. He has published several research papers both in international journals and in conference proceedings.
3:00 – 3:30 (Thursday) – Room 1
ID 64 Determining the Benefits of the Engineering Mentoring Programmes for Graduates
Ozofu Akerele, André Vermeulen and Annlizé Marnewick, University of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
3:30 – 4:00 (Thursday) – Room 1
ID 263 Assessing Assimilation Gap in Higher Technical Educational Institutions: A Conceptual Framework
Prof. R.R.K. Sharma, Ateequr Rahman, Dr. Sharif , Vinayak A Drave, Department of Industrial and Management Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 208016, India
Session XII: Global Engineering Education
4:30 – 6:00 pm (Thursday) – Room 1
4:30 – 5:00 (Thursday) – Room 1
Dr. Jiří Tupa
Vice Dean for Faculty Development
Faculty of Electrical Engineering
University of West Bohemia, Pilsen, Czech Republic
J. Tupa received his MSc (2002) and PhD (2006) in Electrical Engineering from Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen in Czech Republic. He is a Vice-dean of faculty and Senior Lecturer at Department of Technologies and Measurement. Dr. Tupa is member of executive management at Regional Innovation Centre for Electrical Engineering of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. He is also PhD supervisor, reviewer of journal and conference publications and co-organizer of conferences. His research interests include Business Process Management, Quality Management, Risk and Performance Management in Electrical Engineering Industry, Industrial Engineering, Electronics Manufacturing and Diagnostics, Financial and Project Management, Copyrights and patents law, information law and transfer of IPR. Jiri Tupa is responsible for several international research and development projects with industrial and University partners. The project RiMaCon – Risk Management Software System for SMEs in the Construction Industry is one of the important international projects. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Program for research; technological development and demonstration (2013-2017). The RiMaCon project’s main goal is to implement a collaborative effort to promote the sharing of knowledge and competencies in a long-term strategic research partnership around the development, testing and validation of a cost effective and user-friendly risk management system for SMEs in the construction sector.
5:00 – 5:30 (Thursday) – Room 1
Engineering Education in Middle East
5:30 – 6:00 (Thursday) – Room 1
Engineering Education in USA
Past IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2014 Bali – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2015 Dubai – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2015 Orlando – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2016 Kuala Lumpur – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2016 Detroit – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2017 Rabat Global Engineering Education Speakers
- 2017 Bristol, UK – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2017 Bogota – IEOM Global Engineering Education
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