Topical Advisory Panel

Topical Advisory Panel Members (61)

Dr. Jinqiang Ning
George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 801 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
Interests: additive Manufacturing; precision machining; process mechanics and materials mechanics; analysis and modeling of manufacturing processes
Dr. Abbas Hosseini

1. Simulation and Structural Analysis Office, Department of Engineering, Dynamic Structures/Attractions Ltd., Port Coquitlam, BC, Canada
2. Department of Materials Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Interests: multiscale analysis of deformation mechanisms of textile structural composites (i.e., theoretical, numerical, and experimental approaches); finite element analysis and experimental investigation of sheet forming processes; advanced manufacturing of transparent composite materials
Dr. Rossella Surace
Institute of Intelligent Industrial Technologies and Systems for Advanced Manufacturing, National Research Council (STIIMA-CNR), Bari, Italy
Interests: injection molding; micro manufacturing; polymer properties and processing; composites; polymeric foams; additive manufacturing
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Prof. Dr. ChaBum Lee
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 3123 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843, USA
Interests: precision manufacturing; precision machine design; on-machine measurement for machine tool health monitoring; nanopositioning control, dynamic system identification; optical metrology; additive manufacturing process control and metrology; smart materials, sensors, actuators, and design; sensors and instrumentation; surface plasmonics, spectroscopy, and electromagnetic sensors for water contaminant monitoring; magnetic and optical spectroscopy for water quality sensing and monitoring
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Prof. Dr. Aase Reyes
Department of Civil Engineering and Energy Technology, Oslo Metropolitan University, Oslo, Norway
Interests: structures, systems, and materials for energy absorption; crashworthiness; impact and blast; metals; formability; material constitutive behavior; structural foams; properties characterization; numerical and analytical methods
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Dr. Marek Szostak
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Management, Poznan University of Technology, ul. Piotrowo 3, 61-138 Poznan, Poland
Interests: polymer; polymer composites with mineral fillers; hybrid composites; injection molding; rotational molding
Dr. Paolo Albertelli
Mechanical Engineering Department, Manufacturing and Production Systems, Politecnico di Milano, Via La Masa, 1, 20156 Milano, Italy
Interests: machine tools; cutting process stability; mechatronics; machine tool energy consumption; chatter suppression
Dr. Yashar Javadi
University of Strathclyde Chancellor’s Fellow (Lecturer), Joint Appointment at Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering (EEE) and Department of Design, Manufacturing & Engineering Management (DMEM)
Office1 (EEE): Technology and Innovation Centre (Level 7), 99 George Street, Glasgow G1 1RD, UK
Office 2 (DMEM): James Weir Building (Level 7), 75 Montrose Street, Glasgow G1 1XJ, UK
Interests: welding technology; NDT; residual stress; additive manufacturing; robotics
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Prof. Dr. Jan Džugan
COMTES FHT a.s., Průmyslová 995, 334 41 Dobřany, Czech Republic
Interests: mechanical testing; fracture toughness; small-size specimens; material models; local property determination; additive manufacturing
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Dr. Atieh Moridi
Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, Upson Hall, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
Interests: metal additive manufacturing; surface engineering; electron microscopy
Dr. Rizwan Abdul Rahman Rashid
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School of Engineering, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, VIC 3122, Australia
Interests: advanced manufacturing; laser-based material processing; additive and subtractive manufacturing; materials and mechanical characterisation; light metals and alloys; surface engineering; antibacterial coatings
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Dr. Ahmed Azab
Associate Professor, Mechanical, Automotive, & Materials Engineering (IE Programs), Production & Operations Management Research Lab, Faculty of Engineering, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON N9B 3P4, Canada
Interests: computer aided process planning (CAPP); facility layout problem; scheduling; power systems planning; manufacturing resources planning
Prof. Dr. Adin Stern
1. Department of Materials Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 8410501, Israel
2. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Afeka Academic College of Engineering, Tel Aviv 6910717, Israel
Interests: additive manufacturing technologies; physical metallurgy; AM-PBF; AM-DED
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Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Żak
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Manufacturing Engineering and Automation, Opole University of Technology, Opole, Poland
Interests: turning; milling; burnishing; machining operations; surface roughness; modeling of machining processes
Dr. Sathiskumar Jothi
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1. Space 4.0 Limited, 18 Brainton Avenue, England, TW14 0AY, London, UK
2. Big Data Science & Technology Limited, London, UK
Interests: machine learning; space & satellite; Industry 4.0; additive manufacturing; big data; deep learning; AI; 3D printing; multiscale modelling; space materials; HPC; composite structures mechanics & materials; microstructures & micromechanics IoT; aerostructure; cloud computing; advance joining technology; hydrogen diffusion & embrittlement; FEA; nanomaterials & mechanics; quantum computing & mechanics
Dr. Aitor Madariaga
High Performance Machining Research Group, Engineering Faculty, Mondragon Unibertsitatea, Arrasate-Mondragon, Spain
Interests: machining; surface mechanical treatments; surface integrity; fatigue; distortions caused by manufacturing processes; residual stresses; characterization of local mechanical properties
Prof. Dr. Michael Brünig
Institute for Mechanics and Structural Analysis, Bundeswehr University Munich, Werner-Heisenberg-Weg 39, D-85577 Neubiberg, Germany
Interests: plasticity; damage; ductile fracture; experiments and numerical simulations of sheet metal forming
Dr. Peter Košťál
Faculty of Material Science and Technology, Slovak University of Technology, J. Bottu 25, 91724 Trnava, Slovakia
Interests: mechanical engineering; CAD/CAM; manufacturing technology; manufacturing systems; robotics; automation
Dr. Somayeh Pasebani
Powder Metallurgy and Additive Manufacturing Laboratory, School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97330, USA
Interests: alloy development for selective laser melting and binder jetting additive manufacturing; additive manufacturing of multi-functional iron-based and nickel-based alloys and composites
Dr. Christian Eitzinger
Profactor GmbH, A-4407 Steyr-Gleink, Austria
Interests: machine vision for industrial inspection systems and process monitoring; inspection robots; zero-defect manufacturing technologies; machine learning including deep learning approaches for modeling of production processes
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