Lecture by Honorary Doctor Hoda ElMaraghy, University Distinguished Professor in Manufacturing Systems, Director and Founder of IMS Center, University of Windsor, Canada
Professor Hoda ElMaraghy is nominated for an Honorary Doctorate at the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Aalborg University and on this occasion she will give a lecture.
12.03.2020 kl. 10.00 - 11.30
MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS PARADIGMS – PERSPECTIVES AND OUTLOOK
Manufacturing systems have evolved over many decades in response to technological advances, increased products variety and complexity and changes in markets and business strategies, in pursuit of productivity, efficiency, responsiveness, and competitiveness. The four axes influencing their development - products, processes, business strategies and manufacturing paradigms - will be presented. The inevitable shift to smarter and digital manufacturing systems, their characteristics, drivers and enablers, as well as the challenges facing industry in managing these changes will be discussed. Insights into the effect of the new paradigms on the role of workers in future manufacturing systems and efforts to ensure more sustainable and more socially responsible manufacturing are offered.
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Department of Materials and Production
Fibigerstræde 16, room 1.208, 9229 Aalborg Ø