26th Industry Solutions and Industry 4.0 (Virtual)
With the great success of Industry 4.0 Series, 2021 Monterrey Conference will have a dedicated focus on Industry 4.0 including
- Internet of Things (IoT)
- artificial intelligence (AI)
- big data and data analytics
- modeling, simulation & visualization
- industrial automation
- integrated systems
- manufacturing execution systems
- digital factory, PLM, digital twin and digital manufacturing
- related fields.
IEOM Industry Solutions sessions will showcase the industrial case studies and their impacts of the industrial solutions using IE / OM tools and techniques (lean, six sigma, FMEA, simulation, design of experiments, optimization, TOC, PLM, CAE, statistical analysis, safety, reliability, etc.) IEOM 2021 Monterrey Conference will have a dedicated session for the Industry Solutions where distinguished practitioners provide their presentations including their experiences and journey to be successful. Speakers will be from various part of the world to address industrial challenges and opportunities for continuous improvement and sustainability.
Each speaker needs to submit a title of the talk, photo, and a short bio. All will be included in the 2021 IEOM Monterrey Conference proceedings. If you are interested to be an industry speaker, please submit online submission form. For questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Each speaker needs to register for the conference and pay the registration fee online: https://www.xcdsystem.com/IEOM/attendee/index.cfm?ID=4JOlyri
Distinguished Industry Solutions Speakers
Industry Solutions – I
1:00 – 3:00 pm, Thursday, November 4
1:00 – 1:20 (Thursday, November 4)
Principal Health Systems Engineer
Rochester, Minnesota, USA
A Demo: Supervised Machine Learning Application to solve real world opportunities in healthcare
Pawan Bhandari, MS is a Principal Health Systems Engineer with Mayo Clinic’s Strategy department based out of Mayo Clinic Health System, Southwest Minnesota Region where he provides business consultative and management engineering services. He is also an Instructor in Health Care Systems Engineering, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic. He is also an instructor in Health Care Systems Engineering, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester and an adjunct faculty in the College of Science, Engineering, and Technology at Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minnesota. He is an ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, ASQ Certified Quality Improvement Associate, Prosci Change Management Practitioner and Mayo Gold Quality Fellow. His research interests are in healthcare quality and process improvement, strategy design, development & implementation, technology management, quality systems, business analytics, machine learning, and data science. He is a member of American Society for Quality (ASQ), Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM) society, and the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE).
1:20 – 1:40 (Thursday, November 4)
Senior Manager, Operational Excellence (Retired)
Kush Shah is globally recognized for his expertise, professionalism, and outstanding contributions to the field of quality. He has a proven track record for solving tough quality problems. He has demonstrated his unwavering dedication in advancement of organizational excellence by introducing quality concepts for many organizations and individuals that resulted in a significant improvement in performance and customer experience. He received Subir Chowdhury Medal of Quality Leadership – Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and Gold Award from Society of Detroit.
Kush was with General Motors for over 37 years and his last position was Senior Manager, Operational Excellence with responsibilities of coaching and training top leadership to front line employees in continuous improvement methodologies globally. Completed Operational Excellence projects have impact of over $1 Billion globally. He has held leadership positions in manufacturing, ME, R&D and quality functions. Kush has received the Chairman’s Honor Award, People Make Quality Happen Award, Quality Driver Award and GM Trade Secret Award.
He has served in many leadership positions at the American Society Quality (ASQ) including Director on the ASQ Board of Directors, the Chair of Automotive Division and the Chair of Detroit Section. He has received the Distinguished Service Award from Detroit Section along with the Koth Award and Jarvis Award from the Automotive Division for his leadership and contribution to these organizations. He also received the ASQ Testimonial Award for his outstanding leadership and distinguished service to the Society. Kush was recognized as an ASQ Fellow. He was selected to participate in the development of the first ASQ Certified 6 Sigma MBB exam and currently is Chair of ASQ Six Sigma Black Belt Certification.
Kush is a preeminent quality professional who has applied his expertise to advance innovative application of quality systems and methodologies to diverse audiences as a mentor, teacher and speaker. He has trained thousands of individuals at all levels of organizations across a variety of businesses globally. He has been speaker at many global conferences. His contribution to improve healthcare quality has been featured in the Detroit Free Press.
Kush is Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Design for Six Sigma Master Black Belt, Shainin Red X Master and Design Thinking coach. He also has received ASQ certifications – CMQ/OE, CQE, CSSBB, CQA, CBA. He has Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor.
1:40 – 2:00 (Thursday, November 4)
Dr. Alister McLeod
Applied Engineering and Technology Management
Myers Technology Center
College of Technology
Indiana State University
Terre Haute, Indiana, USA
Alister McLeod holds a doctorate degree in Industrial Technology and a master’s of science degree in Electronics Technology from Purdue University. Dr. McLeod is an Associate Professor of the Manufacturing Engineering Technology Program in the department of Applied Engineering Technology Management at Indiana State University. As an Industrial Technologist, Dr. McLeod’s research interests lie in the adoption of productivity improvement techniques and machinery in small to medium size manufacturers. Their impact on the social fabric of work environments and communities are of particular interest. Currently, Dr. McLeod’s work centers on how Machine Learning is being to improve production systems. The adoption of this new technology in production environments promises to have a profound impact the social dynamics currently at play in the labor force and this makes fertile ground for sociotechnical research.
2:00 – 2:20 (Thursday, November 4)
Christopher Kluse, PhD, CMQ/OE
Associate Professor, Quality Systems
eCampus Program Coordinator, Quality Systems
College of Technology, Architecture & Applied Engineering
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, Ohio, USA
The Future of Quality; A need for change to the 3rd party audit system
Christopher Kluse, Ph.D., is an associate professor of Quality Systems in the Department of Engineering Technologies at Bowling Green State University. Christopher earned his PhD in Technology Management with a specialization in Quality Systems from Eastern Michigan University in 2012. Christopher has over 25 years of industrial experience in quality systems with most of the time spent in the automotive sector as a quality and manufacturing professional. Additionally, Christopher is an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence and has published multiple articles focusing on quality systems, lean manufacturing, and competency-based education.
2:20 – 2:40 (Thursday, November 4)
Dr Boitumelo Ramatsetse
Lecturer: Engineering Graphics and Design (EGD)
Educational Information and Engineering Technology (EDIET)
Wits School of Education
University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg, South Africa
Modelling complex industrial products and systems through the application of reconfigurable manufacturing system thinking
Dr. Boitumelo Ramatsetse is Lecturer & Researcher in the Educational Information & Engineering Technology (EDIET), School of Education, University of the Witwatersrand, as well as a Research & Innovation (RnI) Associate at the Faculty of Engineering & the Built Environment (FEBE), Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) in South Africa. He has over 9 years of teaching experience in Higher Education sector. He holds a Doctor of Engineering, Master of Technology degree in Industrial Engineering, Bachelor of Technology and National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from TUT. He is an associate member of Southern African Institute of Industrial Engineers (SAIIE), member of Southern African Institute of Mechanical Engineers (SAIMechE) as well as Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM). He has served at the National Research Foundation funding committee for the year 2017 and he is amongst the 2021 Mail & Guardian most influential 200 Young South Africans. He has published 12 journal papers, 1 book chapter and over 20 local and international conference papers. To date, he has successfully filed 3 patents in South Africa and China. Through his efforts, he has attracted over R630 000 worth of seed-funding and received numerous awards which includes the Finalist 2020/2021 NSTF-South32 TW-Kambule Emerging Researcher award, Finalist GAP Innovation Competition 2020, The Most Efficient PhD Student 2019, Winner Intellectual Property Competition 2020, Finalist for the Standard Bank Rising Star Awards 2017, Best poster award IEOM conference 2018, Gibela Research Chair Contribution Award 2018, National Intellectual Property Management Office (NIPMO) Patent Award 2017, Highest number of publications award 2016, etc.
2:40 – 3:00 (Thursday, November 4)
Head of Plant Industrial Engineering
VNI CCN O AGC IE
Vehicle Networking and Information (VNI)
Aguascalientes, Ags., Mexico
Industry Solutions II
3:00 – 4:40 pm, Thursday, November 4
3:00 – 3:45 (Thursday, November 4)
Foad H Khanli
Director of Quality Assurance, Performance and Business Improvement
Amor Health Services, Inc.
Brownsville, Texas, USA
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Project – Reduction in Clients/Customers Lost, Improve Quality of Service and Clients Care
Mr. Hosseinkhanli is Director of Quality Assurance, Performance and Business Improvement Amor Health Services, Inc. in Brownsville Texas USA. He was General Manager of Almana Trading in Doha Qatar Middle East and responsible for all aspects in creation and implementing of successful growth of new market development and turn- key operation for various products. Mr. Hosseinkhanli was involved with financial negotiation with national and international banking, corporation, private sources and trading organization. Volvo International Development Corporation, Gothenburg Sweden, Marketing Director For The Middle Eastern Countries, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Turkey and Iran. Negotiated and established exclusive franchise agreement and turn- key operation. Did market analysis and feasibility studies for Volvo International in the Middle Eastern countries and increase annual sales in excess of 55%. Chief Industrial Engineer, United Carr, manufacturer of plastic knobs for Automotive Industries, Knoxville Tennessee USA. His education background is: Master of Business Administration from IMMEDE Management Institute in Lausanne Switzerland majoring in financing. Bachelor of Science in Industrial and System Engineering from University of Rhode Island in Kingston Rhode Island USA. Certified Business Analyst from International profit Association in Buffalo Grove IL USA. Certified Six Sigma Green and Black Belt from Institute of Industrial Engineers. Extra Curriculum Activity: Senior Member of Institute of Industrial Engineers, Senior Member of ASQ and Senior Member of Swedish Method and Time Measurement Language: Fluent in English, Swedish, German, Turkish, Farsi and some Spanish.
3:45 – 4:00 (Thursday, November 4)
Rachel Yager, Ph.D.
Founder & CEO, FortuneTimes Group (FTG)
Head of WebInnovation⨂ Think Tank
Head of W3C New York Metro Chapter
President of Friends of NTU (FNTU) USA
New York City, NY, USA
Dr. Rachel Yager founded FortuneTimes Group (FTG) New York management consultancy, which accelerates international business growth with state-of-the-art business techniques, emerging technologies, and global best practices in Big Data analytics and Machine Intelligence. During the COVID19 lockdown in 2020, she launched the W3C NY Metro Chapter with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Dr. Yager works on mitigating the pandemic impact on the NYC communities in business, investment, technology, and education. Her vision of the WebInnovationX, a Global Think Tank in Business R&D, provides a platform for studying the World Wide Web’s societal & economic impacts with open innovation.
Dr. Yager earned her Ph.D. in Industrial Automation and AI Robotics, funded by the French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation (INRIA). In addition, she has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from NTU. She is currently the President of the Friends of NTU (FNTU), a non-profit organization that promotes USA Singapore Global Research and Education.
3:00 – 3:20 (Thursday, November 4)
Mathematical Programming Entrepreneur & Researcher
Do Analytics LLC
3:20 – 3:40 (Thursday, November 4)
Ana Lucia Arango Montoya
Senior Project Management
Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
Agile principles for supply chain in the textile industry
Ana Lucia Arango is an industrial engineer with a master’s degree in mathematics and Statistics. With fifteen years of experience in several industries like food, personal care, real estate and textile. Scrum Master, with a lot of passion in improvements and transformations of processes and teams to achieve their goals.
Industry Solutions III
5:00 – 6:40 pm, Thursday, November 4
5:00 – 5:20 (Thursday, November 4)
Aaron Rubel, M.S.E.M.
Head of Aircraft Maintenance Programs Development
Intellectual Property Focal Point
Airbus Americas, Inc.
Mobile, Alabama Engineering Center
Mobile, AL 36615, USA
Aaron Rubel is Head of Aircraft Maintenance Programs Development at the Mobile, Alabama Engineering Center of Airbus Americas. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and has earned patented inventions. Aaron has over 30 years of combined professional aerospace and automotive experience in areas of engineering, design, risk analysis, problem solving, manufacturing, and leadership. Mr. Rubel earned a M.S. in Engineering Management from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC), a B.S. in Engineering Technology from Lawrence Technological University (LTU), and an Associate of Applied Science from Macomb Community College. Mr. Rubel’s honors include the Dr. Ron Cox Graduate Engineering Management Student Award given by UTC, and he was inducted into the LTU College of Engineering Hall of Fame. Service in the community is important to Aaron. He served on a Mobile (Alabama) Area Education Foundation strategic planning committee for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), and for three years was the strategic planning committee chair and voting member on a local school board.
ID 471 An Introduction of Aircraft Maintenance Programs Engineering Inputs to Scheduled Maintenance Operations
Aaron Rubel, M.S.E.M., Head of Aircraft Maintenance Programs Development, Intellectual Property Focal Point, Airbus Americas, Inc., Mobile, Alabama Engineering Center, Mobile, AL 36615, USA
5:20 – 5:40 (Thursday, November 4)
Juan Carlos Martinez-Ovando, PhD
Chapter Lead in Data & Analytics
Mexico City, Mexico
Survival analysis and predictive maintenance: Some perspectives
JUAN CARLOS MARTÍNEZ OVANDO currently works as an Analytics (AI/ML) Officer at Grupo Rotoplas Digital division, after assuming different roles in the corporate IT team. Juan Carlos´s current interests include the development of advanced analytics solutions and the design of the analytics strategy for the group in alignment to Industry 4.0, smart-water services, master data management and digital e-commerce corporate initiatives of Grupo Rotoplas. Previously, he was Professor of Analytics and Intelligence at Tecnológico de Monterrey Business School, Associate Professor at ITAM in the Actuarial Science and Data Science programmes and at Banco de México Economic Research Division, where he conducted several applied and methodological studies around macro- and micro-econometrics. Juan Carlos´ has also taught graduate and undergraduate courses at different institutions, including UNAM, U. Anahuac-Mexico, The University of Kent, ITAM and Tec de Monterrey. He holds a B.Sc. degree in Actuarial Science from ITAM, a M.Sc. degree in Statistics from UNAM, and a Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Kent at Canterbury. He also completed postdoctoral studies in Bayesian Econometrics at the University of Torino and Collegio Carlo Alberto (Italy). He is also interested in the following academic research topics: Bayesian Statistics and its applications, deep-learning methods, edge analytics, nonparametric methods of inference, prediction of complex dynamic systems, probabilistic graphical models, natural language processing and behavioural analytics. His research has been distinguished with the “Premio Franciso Aranda Ordaz”, granted by Asociación Mexicana de Estadística (AME) and the “Leonard J. Savage Award”, granted by ISBA-NSF-ASA. Juan Carlos has also served as a consultant for different institutions, including the European Central Bank, United Nations, and the World Bank.
3:40 – 6:00 (Thursday, November 4)
Dr. Noor Farizah Ibrahim
School of Computer Sciences
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
6:00 – 6:20 (Thursday, November 4)
Dr. Ihfasuziella Ibrahim, (CREAM, CIDB)
Construction Research Institute of Malaysia (CREAM)
CREAM is a research institute established under the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Ihfasuziella Ibrahim is a Researcher at Construction Research Institute of Malaysia (CREAM). CREAM is a research institute established under the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB), which she joined in February 2013. Ihfasuziella start her career after completing a Bachelor Science in Real Estate Management with Honors from UTHM, Johor in 2009. Upon completing her studies, she has been a research assistant in University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) in 2010 under the Technology Management & Business Faculty. Due to high enthusiasm and encouragement for continuing studies, Ihfasuziella have been offered a place at University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia entering master’s level on Science in Property and Facilities Management in 2010. The title of her thesis is “Development of Space Charging Model in Malaysian Higher Education Institutions. The title of PhD thesis is Development of Shopping Centre Classification Model using Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) at MARA University of Technology (UiTM) under Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying. She is also member in Malaysian Association of Facilities Management (MAFM). Her research interests are currently in the areas of facilities management, property management, performance management, construction management and Industrialised Building System (IBS). She was published papers in the local and international conference, seminars, journals, articles, and chapter in books. She was involved with the development of a module entitled Technology and Innovation in Facility Management (SMT15103) in 2016 for Open University Malaysia (Msc Program) and Facilities Management module for CIDB. She also involved in book publishing entitled Facilities Management Initiatives and Empowerment for Construction Industry in Malaysia in 2021 and Construction Law Report for Edition 2019 until 2021.
6:20 – 6:40 (Thursday, November 4)
Dr. Patricia Eugenia Sortillón González
Industrial Engineering Professor
Universidad de Sonora
Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
6:40 – 7:00 (Thursday, November 4)
Bob Doering, MBA
Quality Engineering Professional
Expert in CorrectSPC for Precision Machining – Trainer, Consultant
Lagrange, Ohio, USA
Use of AI to Advance the Quality and Flexibility of Video Training
Bob Doering has been in the quality field for over 20 years. He is currently a quality engineer for an automotive component manufacturing firm, as well as a consultant in SPC, Metrology and Quality Concepts training. He holds associates degrees from Lorain County Community College of Elyria, Ohio and The University of Akron of Akron, Ohio; BA in Business and MBA in Systems Management from Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio.
Past Programs of IEOM Industry Solutions
- 2015 Dubai – IEOM Industry Solutions
- 2015 Orlando – IEOM Industry Solutions
- 2016 – Kuala Lumpur Industry Solutions
- 2016 Detroit – IEOM Industry Solutions
- 2017 Rabat – IEOM Industry Solutions
- 2017 Bristol, UK
- 2017 Bogota
- 2018 Bandung – IEOM Industry Solutions
- 2018 Paris
- 2018 DC
- 2018 Pretoria
- 2019 Bangkok
- 2019 Pilsen
- 2019 Toront0
- 2020 Dubai
- 2020 Detroit
- 2020 Harare
- 2021 Singapore
- 2021 Sao Paulo
- 2021 Haiti
- 2021 Harbin
- 2021 Rome
- 2021 India
- 2021 Surakarta
- 2021 Monterrey
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