20th IEOM Global Engineering Education
Singapore, March 9-11, 2021
IEOM Society International addresses the issues of Global Engineering Education. There are various levels of readiness of engineering graduates from various parts of the world. One of the main themes is how to reduce the readiness gap of engineering graduates 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 previous IEOM conferences, IEOM 2021 Singapore 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. Thirty six featured speakers will be from various part of the world to address engineering education challenges and opportunities.
Global Engineering Education Topics can be related on:
- Learning Assessment
- Problem based learning
- Project based learning
- Active collaborative learning
- Student learning assessment
- Teaching and learning
- Curriculum improvement
- Innovation and entrepreneurship
- Global engineering education challenges
- Industrial engineering, manufacturing engineering, systems engineering, integrated engineering, reliability engineering, quality engineering and similar Education
Each speaker needs to submit a title of the talk, photo and a short bio as well as power point presentation. All will be included in the 11th Annual Singapore Conference proceedings. If you are interested to be distinguished feature speaker, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Each Speaker needs to register for the 2021 IEOM Singapore Conference. Please register online: https://www.xcdsystem.com/IEOM/attendee/index.cfm?ID=ax32KF2
Global Engineering Education Chairs
- Dr. Abu Masud, Boeing Global Engineering Professor – Retired, 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
All times are in Singapore Time
Session I: Global Engineering Education (Room – 1)
Session Chair: Sheikh F. Ferdous, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN, USA
8:00 – 9:40 am (Tuesday, March 9)
8:00 – 8:20 (Tuesday, March 9)
Dr. David Lin Weidong
Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT)
Certified Six Sigma Black Belt by American Society of Quality
David Lin Weidong is currently an Assistant Professor with the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT). He is a member of IEEE and a principle investigator of research project related to cyber physical digital twin manufacturing system. He obtained both his PhD in System and Industrial Engineering and MBA from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore. He is also a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt by American Society of Quality. His current research interest is in the cyber physical digital twin system, systems modelling and simulation.
ID 241 An Integrated Engineering Education Alignment Model towards Industry 4.0
W.D. Lin and M. Y. H. Low, Singapore Institute of Technology, Singapore
8:20 – 8:40 (Tuesday, March 9)
Dr. Josephine D. German
School of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management
Josephine D. German is an Associate Professor of the School of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management at Mapua University in Manila, Philippines. She has earned her BS in Industrial Engineering and Masters in Engineering (major in IE) from the same University. She is a Professional Industrial Engineer (PIE) with over 15 years of experience and has taught several courses in IE. She has done several research projects in the field of logistics and supply chain management, systems modelling, entrepreneurship, risk management, vulnerability assessments, and ergonomics and has an extensive experience in academic audits and accreditations. She is also a member of the Philippine Institute of Industrial Engineers (PIIE).
ID 475 Employability and Achievement of Program Educational Objectives: A Graduate Tracer Study for Industrial Engineering (IE), Engineering Management (EMG), and Service Engineering Management (SEM) Programs of an HEI in the Philippines
Josephine D. German, Ma. Lourdes O. Buan, Alyana Bianca G. Carreon, and Marjorie Joyce D. Ochoa, School of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Mapua University, Manila, Philippines
8:40 – 9:00 (Tuesday, March 9)
Dr. Moe Moe Myint
Department of Information Technology
Technological University (Mandalay)
Dr. Moe Moe Myint, is working as the associate professor at Technological University (Mandalay), Myanmar, having research and teaching experiences of more than 9 years. She received Ph.D degree from Yangon Technological University (YTU) in 2015. She has published more than 10 publications in international/national journals and conference proceedings. She received paper award for her research contributions at Technological University (Kyaukse) in 2016 and congratulations award for Adult Literacy Program Contributions in 2019. She has delivered some invited talks in international conferences and Faculty development programme. She is serving as a reviewer and member at international advisory/technical program committees in conferences of India. She successfully organized three workshops related to Embedded System course. She has completed the international/national courses related to Outcome based Education (OBE) on Professional Development Workshop Using MekongSkills2WorkToolkits, OBE and Academic QA, Curriculum Design for Engineering Degree, 21st Century University Education, Curriculum Development Workshop, Different Applied International Business Management Systems and Strategies for Interdisciplinary Engineering Services and Requirements and Inservice Technical Teacher’s Training on Teaching Methods and Student Evaluation. Her research interests include image processing, embedded system, IoT and OBE.
ID 536 An Explorative Study to build the Work Readiness for Engineering Students
Moe Moe Myint, Thiri Kyaw and Zin May Zaw, Department of Information Technology, Technological University (Mandalay), Myanmar
9:00 – 9:20 (Tuesday, March 9)
Sheikh Fahad Ferdous, Ph.D.
Department of Applied Engineering and Technology Management
Indiana State University
Terre Haute, IN 47809, USA
Sheikh Fahad Ferdous, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Engineering and Technology Management at the Indiana State University, USA. Before that, he served as a lecturer at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and a visiting assistant professor at Binghamton University – SUNY. He earned B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Texas at Arlington. His research interests include nano-mechanics and nano-composites, multi-scale modeling, bio-mechanics, resilient ceramic materials, and engineering education.
ID 090 Comparing Ph.D. in Engineering Management and Technology Management Programs
Sheikh F. Ferdous, M. Affan Badar, James N. McKirahan, and A. Mehran Shahhosseini, Department of Applied Engineering and Technology Management, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN 47809, USA
Session II: Global Engineering Education (Room – 1)
Session Chair: Dr. Mohammad Yeakub Ali, University Technology Brunei
1:00 – 2:40 pm (Tuesday, March 9)
1:00 – 1:20 (Tuesday, March 9)
Dr. Jafri Mohd Rohani
Head of the Industrial Engineering Programme
Department of Materials, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Skudai, Johor, Malaysia
Curriculum Design/ Benchmarking of Industrial Engineering Program
Jafri Mohd Rohaniis a Senior Quality and Statistical Engineering Lecturer. He is also Head of the Industrial Engineering Programme at the Department of Materials, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Johor. Currently, he is the President of JohorCost and Quality Engineers Society. He is a member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and Human Factor Society of Malaysia.
1:20 – 1:40 (Tuesday, March 9)
1:40 – 2:o0 (Tuesday, March 9)
Dr. Kinnaleth VONGCHANH
Department of Industrial and Mechanical Engineering
Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC)
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Dr. Kinnaleth Vongchanh is an international senior lecturer and research in Department of industrial and mechanical engineering; she has led thermal laboratory, ITC. Her major is about energy efficiency, waste to energy, solar drying, and heat stress.
She has been a main principal investigator for various grants at National university of Laos and Institute of Technology of Cambodia. She has joined research collaboration with many universities including EUROP and ASIA. Besides that, Dr. Kinnaleth VONGCHANH is working closely with ministry of mine and energy, and ministry of environment in Cambodia to support the ministry on energy efficiency policy for GHG emission reduction. Moreover, she has good collaboration with industrial and private sectors related to energy efficiency and management.
Dr. K. Vongchanh has received the best researcher award and the best top three research in ITC for continuously. She also received an award in the 2020 ASEAN Energy Awards. She is a senior woman working in field of energy in Laos and Cambodia.
2:00 – 2:20 (Tuesday, March 9)
Soma Chakrabarti, Ph.D.
Education Programs Team Lead
Cambridge, CB1 7EG, UK
Soma Chakrabarti leads the Education Programs and Resources team at the Ansys Granta, located in Cambridge, UK. Earlier she has worked as the assistant dean of Summer Term at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, director of Continuing Studies at the University of Delaware, and the director of Center for Engineering and Interdisciplinary Professional Education at the University of Kansas. She is known for developing professional education programs for and partnerships with all major aircraft manufacturers in the world. She is the current first vice president of International Federation of Engineering Education Societies, the current president of International Association for Continuing Engineering Education and a director of the College-Industry Partnership Division Board. She has a Ph.D. in biochemical engineering and biotechnology from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
2:20 – 2:40 (Tuesday, March 9)
Professor Ir. Dr. Mohammad Yeakub Ali
Mechanical Engineering Programme
Faculty of Engineering
Universiti Teknologi Brunei
Editor-In-Chief: International Journal of Engineering Materials and Manufacture
Quality Assurance in Engineering Education: Accreditation & Its Global Influence
Mohammad Yeakub Ali is a Professor in Mechanical Engineering Programme Area at Universiti Teknologi Brunei. Dr. Ali was a Professor in the Department of Manufacturing and Materials Engineering at International Islamic University Malaysia where he works for 15 years. He earned B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Masters in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, and PhD. in Mechanical Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He has published more than 250 articles in journal and conference proceedings. His research interests include manufacturing systems, optimization, scheduling, machining and micromachining. He has supervised many postgraduate students at Masters and PhD level. Dr. Ali has contributed to biannual International Conference on Advances in Manufacturing and Materials Engineering as a Conference Chair, Technical Chair and Publication Chair since 2012. He is a Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council UK, a Chartered Professional Engineer with Engineers Australia, a Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers Malaysia and a Professional Engineer with Bangladesh Professional Engineers Registration Board as well as the member of many professional societies including ASME, IEOM, and IEM.
Session III: Global Engineering Education (Room – 1)
Session Chair: Dr. Devinder Banwet, Vice Chancellor Founding, University of Engineering & Management, Kolkata India
3:00 – 4:40 pm (Tuesday, March 9)
3:00 – 3:20 (Tuesday, March 9)
Education Project Manager
Resources Innovation Center
Franz Josef-Strasse 18, 8700
Corina Pacher is an Education Project Manager at the Resources Innovation Center in Leoben. She studied pedagogical and educational science at the University of Klagenfurt with a specialization on social and inclusive education as well as on professional education. During and after her studies, she gained work experience, e.g., as the head of educational programs and in different social public service enterprises as social education worker. Currently, she is mainly focusing on raising the awareness for a resource-orientated handling of raw materials by connecting research, education, and society, e.g., by building and expanding skills and competencies of students through training initiatives.
3:20 – 3:40 (Tuesday, March 9)
Matteo De Marchi
Smart Mini Factory lab for Industry 4.0
Research Group Industrial Engineering and Automation (IEA)
Free University of Bolzano
Matteo De Marchi is doctoral student at the Smart Mini Factory lab for Industry 4.0 at the research group Industrial Engineering and Automation (IEA) of the Free University of Bolzano (Italy). His research interests are in digital twin, industry 4.0, automation 4.0, collaborative robotics and intelligent manufacturing systems.
ID 249 Needs Analysis for Education and Training on Automation 4.0 in Thailand
Erwin Rauch and Matteo De Marchi, Industrial Engineering and Automation (IEA), Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Bolzano 39100, Italy
Prajaks Jitngernmadan, Digital Media and Interaction Laboratory, Faculty of Infomatics, Burapha University, Chon Buri 20131, Thailand
Felipe M. Martin, Department of Electrical Engineering, Universidad de Oviedo, Área de Ingeniería de Sistemas y Automáticah Gijón 33204, Spain
3:40 – 4:00 (Tuesday, March 9)
Dr. Md. Mizanur Rahman, CEng, Chartered Energy Engineer
School of Mechanical Engineering
University Technology Malaysia (UTM)
Skudai, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Md. Mizanur Rahman is currently a Senior Lecturer at Thermo-Fluids Panel, School of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia UTM, Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Dr. Mizanur is a certified Chartered Energy Engineer by Energy Institute UK. Before joining at UTM, he has served as a Postdoctoral Researcher at Aalto University School of Engineering, Finland. Mizanur also has more than 12-year working experience in a government statutory body namely Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB), Bangladesh. During his tenure in BREB, Mizanur has gathered practical experiences in dealing with techno-economic and sociocultural challenges faced by rural electrification program. He has accumulated deep insights towards the solution pathways for the Global Mega-challenge of having 1.2 billion people without access to electricity yet. Mizanur has sound understanding into the global energy sector challenges and its societal implications. He has received his Ph.D. in Energy Economics and Power plant Engineering from Aalto University, Finland, M.Sc. in Sustainable Energy Engineering from Royal Institute of Technology KTH, Sweden, and B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Khulna University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh. His research interests include Thermodynamics, low temperature Kalian cycle, energy economics, energy management, energy efficiency and system, sustainable and renewable energy, energy system modelling, Life-Cycle analysis, distributed power generation, multicriteria evaluation etc. Mizanur has several publications in International referred journals in energy engineering domain.
4:00 – 4:20 (Tuesday, March 9)
Dr. Tiia Rüütmann
Associate Professor Engineering Pedagogy/Higher Education Pedagogy
Ph.D Education (Engineering Pedagogy); M.Sc. Chemical Engineering
Head of Estonian Centre for Engineering Pedagogy
School of Engineering
Tallinn University of Technology TalTech
Engineering Pedagogy Science as the Basis of Effective Teaching Engineering
Tiia Rüütmann is Associate Professor and Head of Estonian Centre for Engineering Pedagogy at the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, School of Engineering, Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech), Estonia. She is also a visiting professor at Peter the Great Polytechnic University of St Petersburg (Russia) in the field of Engineering Pedagogy. She graduated TalTech as Diploma Engineer in the field of Chemical Engineering and Cybernetics in 1982, and received her second MSc in chemical engineering at TalTech in 1992. She defended her PhD in education (with specialization in Engineering Pedagogy) at University of Hradec Králové, Czech Republic in 2007. She is a member of International Society for Engineering Pedagogy (IGIP) since 2003, and received the qualification of International Engineering Educator ING.PAED.IGIP in 2004. She is a member of IGIP Executive Committee and the president of IGIP International Monitoring Committee since 2010. Tiia is a member of SEFI, IEEE Education Society, Nordic-Baltic Network in Higher Education Development, Delta Kappa Gamma International Society for Key Women Educators, and IEEE EDUCON advisory board. She is the author and co-author of more than 90 peer-reviewed articles. She has written several book chapters and published a Handbook on Engineering Pedagogy Science and STEM didactics in 2019. She has delivered workshops on engineering pedagogy in Europe, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, China and Argentina. She has participated in 18 research projects and coordinated five of them. Her field of expertise and research are Engineering Pedagogy Science, effective teaching of engineering, STREAM pedagogy, university didactics, laboratory didactics, e-learning didactics, innovative methodologies, course and curriculum design in engineering education.
4:20 – 4:40 (Tuesday, March 9)
Dr. Devinder Banwet
Vice Chancellor Founding
University of Engineering & Management
Professor Emeritus, IIT Delhi
NEP 2020 and Pandemic impact disruption impact on Indian Education: Teaching Learning Evaluation Assessment: Some observations and remedies
Prof. Devinder Kumar Banwet is Vice Chancellor at University of Engineering & Management Kolkata India. He is an Emeritus Professor of DMS IIT Delhi in the area of Operations & Supply Chain Management and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India). He is a Graduate Mechanical Engineer, with Master of Industrial Engineering and PhD from IIT Delhi. Previously he served as a Vice Chancellor of the University of Engineering and Management at Kolkata. He has made significant contributions in publications related to Operations Management. His areas of research interest include Operations Management, Supply Chain and Logistics Management, Project Management, IT-enabled DSS, Industrial Systems Engineering, Total Quality Management, Manufacturing Strategy, Technology Management, Materials Management, Facilities Planning, Operations Research Modelling, Telecom Systems and Entrepreneurship Management.
Session IV: Global Engineering Education (Room – 1)
Session Chair: Dr. Sara Elzarka, Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport, Alexandria Egypt
5:00 – 6:40 pm (Tuesday, March 9)
5:00 – 5:20 (Tuesday, March 9)
Dr. Sara Elzarka
International Transport & Logistics Institute
Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport
Bio: Dr. Sara Elzarka is the dean of the International Transport & Logistics Institute- Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport in Alexandria Egypt. She is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management who teaches in both undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Dr. Elzarka holds a PhD in Supply Chain Management from the University of Huddersfield in the UK and works as a freelance consultant for the EIB (European Investment Bank) and the EU commission on projects in the field of logistics in the MENA region. She is also a board member of the European Logistics Association ELA.
Dr. Elzarka published many empirical research papers on logistics and supply chain skills and competences, supply chain performance, supply chain risk management, sustainability and green supply chain management in international journals and conferences. She was previously the head of the supply chain management department at the College of International Transport & Logistics as well as the Education Chairperson of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals – Egypt Roundtable.
5:20 – 5:40 (Tuesday, March 9)
Dr. Deepak L. Waikar
Managing Partner, EduEnergy, Singapore
Chair, The IEEE Education Society Chapter, Singapore
Be an Edutainer to Mesmerise the Learners
Dr. Deepak L. Waikar started his professional career as an Assistant Director at the National Power Engineers Training Institute in India after his post-graduation from the Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University. Since then he has been involved in education, training, research, and management fields for almost three decades in India, Canada, and Singapore. He has been Associate and Adjunct Faculty for the local and overseas Institutes, Academies, Polytechnics, Colleges, and Universities. He is a Managing Partner for EduEnergy, Singapore. He has authored/co-authored book chapters, research articles, and policy papers on power, energy, management, education, and training related topics. He has served on various committees in professional bodies. He is a recipient of IEEE Power Engineering Society Outstanding Power Engineers’ Award 2003 and SP-Green Buddy Award 2004.
He has delivered invited presentations at international conferences, seminars, and forums. He has conducted several students, faculty, and management development programmes. “Be a Researcher”, “Clean & Green Energy”, “Trainopreneurship”, & “Smart Career Portfolio” are some of the sought-after programmes. Dr. Waikar is a Senior Member of IEEE, Member of IUCEE Foundation, India and a life member of the Institution of Engineers, India. He completed his Ph.D. from the National University of Singapore, M.S. from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, and PD Advanced Cert in University Teaching from the University of Newcastle, Australia. He obtained PG-DBM from the Nagpur University, M.Tech. from the Banaras Hindu University, and B.E. from the Government Engineering College, Aurangabad in India, respectively. His interests include Sustainable, Clean, and Green Energy Leadership, Re-thinking Teaching, Learning, and Academic Leadership, Re-inventing & Transforming Education, Innovative Project Design & Management, SMART Education Model, Sustainable Development, cricket & chess.
5:40 – 6:00 (Tuesday, March 9)
Dr. Nguyễn Văn Hợp
Dean, School of Industrial engineering and management
International University – Vietnam National University of HCMC
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
6:00 – 6:20 (Tuesday, March 9)
Assoc. Prof. Korakan PASOMSOUK
Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
National University of Laos
6:20 – 6:40 (Tuesday, March 9)
Dr. V Vasu
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
National Institute of Technology (NIT)
Learning through community service -based projects
Dr. V. Vasu is graduated in Mechanical Engineering from V R Siddhartha Engineering College, Vijayawada in 1999. Earned his post-graduation in Manufacturing Engineering from BITS, Pilani in 2003 , PhD from JNTU, Hyderabad in 2010 and POST-DOC under Erasmus Mundus fellowship from Politecnico Di Milano, Italy, Europe 2014 .Presently, he is serving as an Associate Professor at National Institute of Technology, Warangal, India. He has published several papers in international journals and has participated in several conferences and presenting technical papers. He developed online pedagogy course for “Mechatronics” and Systems & Controls under ICT MHRD, India. He has guided 4 PhD works and is currently guiding 3. He was awarded Young Engineer 2010 Award by IE India and Govt. of AP and Outstanding researcher in Nanotechnology Awards 2016. He also member in Siemens Centre of excellence Industry 4.0, NITW.
Session IV: Global Engineering Education Panel (Room – 1)
Session Chair: Dr. Mohd Khairol Anuar bin Mohd Ariffin, Universiti Putra Malaysia
7:00 – 8:45 pm (Tuesday, March 9)
7:00 – 7:20 pm (Tuesday, March 9)
Bertha Maya Sopha, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Former Director of Industrial Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
Chair of Indonesian Association of Industrial Engineering Higher Education Institution (BKSTI)
Bertha Maya Sopha is an Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering Program, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia. She was a former head of the Laboratory of Supply Chain Engineering and Logistics in 2013-2015, and a former director of Industrial Engineering Undergraduate Program in 2016-2021. She currently serves as a chair of Indonesian Association of Industrial Engineering Higher Education Institution (BKSTI). She earned Bachelor of Engineering (best graduate) from Universitas Gadjah Mada, a master’s degree of Management of Production specialization on Transportation and Logistics (graduate with distinction) from the Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. She holds a PhD from the Industrial Ecology Programme, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway. She has maintained a high quality of research throughout her academic career including international scholarly leadership in the areas of supply chain management and logistics, industrial ecology, and complex system modelling. She has been invited as a keynote speaker and given public lectures at symposiums and international conferences in Indonesia and abroad universities. She has also received various academic achievements, awards, and recognitions such as the Best Lecturer runner-up at Universitas Gadjah Mada, best paper awards at several international and national conferences, and research grantee awards from both Indonesia and abroad institutions. She has professional and community engagement activities to contribute significantly to improve the university’s reputation through industrial projects and community services. She has conducted research project with SINTEF Industrial Management (Norway), ENOVA SF (Norway), PT Pos Indonesia, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia, Boeing USA, PT Perusahaan Gas Negara, Regional Disaster Management Agency, and Ministry of Transportation, and Ministry of Industry. She has also been active as journal reviewers in both reputable international journals and national journals. She has also held an intellectual property on Simulasi Logistik Kebencanaan Merapi (SILOKA) (Simulation of Merapi Disaster Logistics).
7:00 – 7:20 pm (Tuesday, March 9)
Dean, Research and Industrial Linkages (DRIL)
Lecturer: Department of Electrical Engineering
Royal University of Bhutan
Jigme Namgyel Engineering College
Perspective on Academic, Research and Linkages in the near future
Currently working as Dean Research & Industrial Linkages since 2015. Prior to working as Dean, he has served as Head of Electrical Engineering. He was also Project Manager of for “Promoting energy efficient lighting in Nepal and Bhutan (ELNAB)” which completed in Jan-2019 and the Project Manager & Project Advisory Committee of ongoing projects on “Enhancing Problem Based Learning for South Asian Universities” both of which is funded by Erasmus Project of European Union. He has taught in the Department of Electrical Engineering since 2006 and has mostly been associated with teaching power systems, energy management & auditing, power electronics, renewable energy, high voltage engineering, research methodology and entrepreneurship.
Hemlal research area of interests includes power engineering and energy systems with major focus on Renewable Energy and has been associated with many international conferences/publications including IEEE as program committee, keynote speaker and reviewer. He is currently the focal for Thematic Working Group (TWG) on Energy from Bhutan for ICIMOD.
7:00 – 7:20 pm (Tuesday, March 9)
Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohd Khairol Anuar bin Mohd Ariffin
Professor of Manufacturing Engineering
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Dr. Mohd Khairol Anuar Mohd Ariffin obtained his Degree from University of Northumbria at Newcastle in year 1998. He has completed his Master of Science from Universiti Putra Malaysia in 2001 and received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Sheffield University, UK in 2006. He is currently a Professor in Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Universiti Putra Malaysia. He is a professional engineer register under Board of Engineers Malaysia since 2013 and produced almost 200 journal papers.
8:00 – 8:20 pm (Tuesday, March 9)
Syafa Lisaholit, M Chairul Basrun Umanailo
Universitas Iqra Buru
Namlea, 97571, Indonesia
ID 1022 The Effect Of Self-Effect On Student Learning Achievement
8:20 – 8:40 pm (Tuesday, March 9)
Dr. Boon Leing TAN
Xi’An International University
Dr Tan currently lectures at various universities, in the areas of Operations Management and Business Management, where he also supervises dissertation students at UG, PG and Doctoral levels. He is currently a guest professor with Xian International University and consults at Student Services Consultancy (Singapore). He was also Professor of Management at Xian Jiaotong Liverpool University and the Academic Director (Deputy Dean) at PSB Academy, where he served on the Academic Board and as the Chair of the PSB Examination Board, and T&L Committee.
Dr Tan holds a BSc (Hons) Operations Management (2000) and a PhD in Business and Management (2005). His areas of expertise includes Operations Management, Project Management and Strategy Management. His work experience includes teaching responsibilities covering general Business Management subjects including Marketing, HR and OB and IT security subjects.
Boon was Head of Business School at MDIS from 2011 to 2012 where he had oversight on strategic directions and operations of MBS and was also the Singapore programme director for GGSB’s highly acclaimed MIB. Prior, Boon served as the founding HoD and Professor of Management at the Department of BEM, Xian Jiaotong Liverpool University from Aug 2007 to 2010. Before XJTLU, Boon has over 6 years of lecturing experience with both large and small groups of undergraduates and postgraduates. He was a contract lecturer in Aston Business School from 2001 and joined Sunderland Business School as senior lecturer in 2005, where he was also the leader of the e-Business and Knowledge Management research team.
Boon publishes regularly in leading academics journals and international conference proceedings. He currently serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, International Journal of Information and Operations Management Education, the Journal of Management and Training for Industries and International Journal of Public Sociology. His research interests are Industry 4.0, servitization, e-business management, technology management supply-chain management, business process re-engineering, and quality management. He also serves/ has served as a reviewer for numerous journals including JMTM, IJBPM and EM.
Session V: Global Engineering Education Panel (Room – 1)
9:00 – 10:30 pm (Tuesday, March 9)
Professor Donald M. Reimer
Director of Membership and Chapter Development – IEOM Society
President, The Small Business Strategy Group, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Adjunct Faculty – A. Leon Linton Department of Mechanical, Robotics and Industrial Engineering
Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan, USA
Donald M. Reimer is an adjunct faculty at the A. Leon Linton Department of Mechanical Engineering 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. 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. 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.
Panel Speaker I
Dr. Manuel Woschank
Senior Lecturer, Senior Researcher and Chair of Industrial Logistics
Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Austria
Adjunct Associate Professor at the Faculty of Business, Management and Economics at the University of Latvia
Manuel Woschank received a diploma degree in industrial management and a master’s degree in international supply management from the University of Applied Sciences, FH JOANNEUM, Graz, Austria, and a Ph.D. degree in management sciences with summa cum laude from the University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia. He is currently a Senior Researcher, Senior Lecturer, and the Deputy Head of the Chair of Industrial Logistics at the Montanuniversitaet Leoben and an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Faculty of Business, Management and Economics at the University of Latvia. He was a visiting scholar at the Technical University of Kosice (Slovakia), and at the Chiang Mai University (Thailand). His research interests include the areas of logistics system engineering, production planning and control systems, logistics 4.0 concepts and technologies, behavioral decision making, and industrial logistics engineering education.
Panel Speaker II
Dr. Nidhi M B (Fellow IIIE)
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department
Mar Baselios College of Engineering & Technology, (MBCET)-Autonomous
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
National Executive Council Member ISTE, New Delhi
Prof. Nidhi M B is currently working as Associate Professor in Dept. Mechanical Engineering Dept. of Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology, Trivandrum, Kerala. She is also in the capacity of National Executive Council Member of ISTE (Indian Society for Technical education) (2015-2024) and joint Secretary to IIIE (Indian Institution of Industrial Engineers, Kerala chapter) (2011-2012, 2014-2015, 2015-2016, 2019-2021). She has being serving as State Management Committee Member ISTE Kerala section from 2012-2015. Apart from the above responsibilities she has consistently initiated the release of Kerala Section Newsletter for the last 8 years, in the capacity as Newsletter Editor. She received the best faculty advisor award for 2020 on the occasion of 31st ISTE Annual Faculty Convention of Kerala section from Hon.Governor of Kerala on 23 Jan 2021. She has won the National award instituted by IIIE during 58th National convention is IIIE on 22nd OCT 2016, for her substantial contributions in Industrial Engineering and awarded Fellow ship 2019. She has been instrumental in bridging the Industry Academia Gaps, and she is coordinating more 5 inter-disciplinary projects with industry apart from current teaching responsibilities on the interest of the Institution and completed few funded projects. Dr Nidhi MB has been a special invitee to GEDC (Global Engineering Deans Council Summit), Singapore, IEOM to women in Engineering during March 2016, Malaysia. She has been instrumental in initiating ISTE Faculty and Student Chapters in MBCET, lead the chapter under her chairmanship to present stature. Currently she is serving as the Faculty advisor of ISTE-MBCET students Chapter and won the Best student chapter award for the institution from ISTE Kerala section in 2020. Under her leadership the ISTE Chapter has organised many events for the benefit of students and Faculty. The Chapter has won 10 awards within the short span of 8 years. She has delivered many Keynotes addresses and Invited Lectures at State, National and International forums. She has to her credit 40 papers in National, International Journals and Conferences of which 8 papers are in education research. She is also reviewer of journals and conferences in areas relating to Sustainability in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Engineering & Technology trends in Mechanical Engineering, etc. Her areas of interest include Pedagogy and Training, Outcome Based Education, Changing roles of Industrial Engineering, Design and Engineering, Green Supply Chain Management, Industry 4.0, smart manufacturing systems, Nature inspired algorithms, etc.
She graduated from the SCT College of Engineering in BTech Mechanical Production in the year 2001. She worked in Industry Leela Lace International Ltd, as Industrial Engineer for 3 years. There by developing a passion for Industrial Engineering, she pursued her Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from CET, Kerala, (2006-2008). Since then she started her career in Engineering Education as lecturer, Sr Lecturer and as Asst. Prof with Saintgits College and Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology. She has also won many Best Paper Awards in various forums of International conferences and National Conventions. She is also serving as mentor to other ISTE chapters in Kerala. She earned her doctoral degree from the National Institute of Technology Calicut on Sustainability assessment of supply chain network under carbon trading scheme.
Panel Speaker III
Dr. Erwin Rauch
Assistant Professor in Manufacturing Technology and Systems
Head of the Smart Mini Factory laboratory for Industry 4.0 application
Free University of Bolzano
The role of learning factory labs for teaching Industry 4.0
Erwin Rauch is an Assistant Professor in Manufacturing Technology and Systems at Free University of Bolzano, Italy. He received his BSc in Logistics and Production Engineering from the Free University in Bolzano (Italy). He also holds an MSc in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University Munich (TUM) and a Master in Business Administration from the TUM Business School. Since 2007, he worked in a Management Consultancy as a Consultant for Lean management. Later he obtained his PhD in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Stuttgart in Germany. Since 2014, he is Assistant Professor at the Free University of Bolzano and in 2017 Visiting Researcher at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, MA (USA). Further, he is Head of the Smart Mini Factory laboratory for Industry 4.0 application at the Free University of Bolzano. His research interests include industry 4.0, axiomatic design, agile and reconfigurable manufacturing systems as well as optimization in SMEs.
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Past Programs of IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2014 Bali – IEOM Global Engineering Education
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- 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
- 2018 Bandung – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2018 Paris – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2018 Washington DC – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2018 Pretoria – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2019 Bangkok – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2019 Pilsen – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2019 Toronto – IEOM Global Engineering Education
- 2019 Riyadh – IEOM GEE
- 2020 Dubai- IEOM Global Engineering Education
- Detroit 2020
- Harare 2020
- Singapore 2021
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