Erastos Filos

Erastos Filos
European Commission's Research and Innovation Directorate-General Within the European Commission's Research and Innovation Directorate-General, Mr Filos is responsible for the coordination of activities related to ICT and Factories of the Future and also manages the European Secretariat of the Intelligent Manufacturing Systems (IMS) initiative, a global international collaborative R&D programme involving industrially led R&D consortia from Mexic

Omid Givehchi

Omid Givehchi
Innovation Manager with Schneider Electric. Omid Givehchi is Innovation Manager with Schneider Electric in Machine Solutions as part of the Industry Business. He received M.Sc. in Industrial Information Technology from Lippe Universty, Germany in cooperation with Halmstad University, Sweden. He is Ph.D. candidate in Ghent University, Belgium working on his thesis about Industrial cyber-physical systems. His main activities include investigation and o...

Sebastian Scholze

Sebastian Scholze
Head of Software Development at ATB Dipl.-Inf. Sebastian Scholze (Male): Studied Computer Science at the University of Bremen. Since 2000, he is working as scientific staff member at ATB. He is Involved in diverse CEC funded RTD projects since the 5th FP. Furthermore, he has long term project experience in several fields (e.g. Automotive, Manufacturing, Logistics and Healthcare). He has excellent IT skills in programming languages (java, c/c++, perl, py

Diogo Quental

Diogo Quental
For the last years, Diogo has been dedicating his professional time to 3D Printing. His experience in the area started at BEEVERYCREATIVE that he co-founded in 2012 and where he was CEO from May 2013 for two and half years. Altought Beeverycreative sucess he sold his part of the company and co-founded another Getready 4 3D. He consider the start of a company magic. GetReady4 3D is a company aiming to provide 3D Printing literacy. Currently he is CEO of a G...

Oliviu-Dorin Matei

Oliviu-Dorin Matei
Dr. Oliviu Matei earned his Ph.D. in the Systems Engineering with the thesis “Theoretical and Practical Applications of evolutionary computation in solving combinatorial optimization problems”. He is a professor at the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca. His research interests are data mining, big data, Industry 4.0, evolutionary computation and ontologies. He has published more than 40 articles, of which 24 ISI indexed; 6 books or chapters in books an...

Cruz Machado

Cruz Machado
CEO of UNIDEMI Research Center V. Cruz-Machado holds a Ph.D. in Computer Integrated Manufacturing (Cranfield University, UK). He is a full professor of Industrial Engineering at Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal. He is the director of the Industrial Engineering Doctoral Program and other post-graduate programs in industrial engineering, project management, lean & green sustainability and entrepreneurship. He teaches operations and production man...

Ernesto Benini

Ernesto Benini
President of HIT09 Dr Ernesto Benini obtained his PhD in Energy Technology in 1999 at the University of Padova, Italy, where he first was awarded in 1996 with an MSc (Laurea) with honour in Mechanical Engineering. Presently he is professor in Fluid Machinery and Aircraft Propulsion at the University of Padova. His scientific interests mainly include turbomachinery flows, jet engine propulsion and optimization techniques. He authored more that 250 scient

Roberto da Forno

Roberto da Forno
Roberto Da Forno, MSc in Mechanical Engineering, 1988, PhD in Mechanical Measurements for Engineering, 1991. Member of experts of the European Commission for research projects on “the Standards, Measurements and Testing Program" 1997. Professor in “Attitude and orbital control” at Univ. of Padova, Italy from 1995 to 2009. Senior Member AIAA, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Co-founder and vice President of MultiPhysiX Lab (www.mpxlab.org...

Mauro Onori

Mauro Onori
Head of Department of Production Engineering at the Royal Institute of Technology. PROFESSOR MAURO ONORI is the current Head of Department of Production Engineering at the Royal Institute of Technology, School of Industriel Engineering & Management. Prof. Onori has published over 150 articles, has been European Project Leader since 2006 with participation since 1999, including projects E-Race, EUPASS, AssemblyNet, IDEAS, openMOS, etc. Prof. Onori ha...

Prof. Javad Jassbi

Prof. Javad Jassbi
Prof. Javad Jassbi is a senior researcher in Uninova, Nova University of Lisbon, and professor at the Department of Industrial Management in I.A.U., Science & Research branch. He received his BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1997, MSc in Strategic Management from I.A.U., and PhD in Industrial Management (System) in 2003. He did his Post-Doc in fuzzy knowledge-based systems in Nova University of Lisbon in 2005 and was invited as an Academic Visit...