media coverage


  • WVU Professors team up with leading industry experts to guide organizations' transformation to digital supply networks in new book. WVU Statler News, July 21st, 2020. link

  • New book addresses digital supply network challenges in the coronavirus era. INFORMS Analytics, July 15, 2020. (DOI: 10.1287/LYTX.2020.04.18n) link

  • Digital supply networks transform the future. Industry of Things Voice, July 2, 2020. link

  • Changes in Smart Manufacturing. Newsroom - American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA), June 30th, 2020. link

  • Digital Technology Could Mitigate the Impact of Pandemics. MH&L, June 4, 2020. link

  • Wuest named one of the 20 most influential professors in smart manufacturing by SME. WVU Statler News, June 2nd, 2020. link

  • Changes in Smart Manufacturing. ITAMCO News, May 21st, 2020. link

  • Gearing up for change in smart manufacturing: WVU Engineer receives DOE grant. WVU Statler News, May 19th, 2020. link

  • Strategie e previsioni per una migliore customer experience nel settore manifatturiero [English: Strategies and forecasts for a better customer experience in the manufacturing sector]. BusinessCommunity.it - Marketing, April 15th, 2020. link

  • I trend della customer experience nel manifatturiero [English: Customer Experience Trends in Manufacturing]. Redazione BitMAT, March 23rd, 2020. link

  • WVU works to advance in start up, manufacturing and beyond. The State Journal, December 16th, 2019. link

  • WVU officials host workshop to bring students into advanced manufacturing (with Video). WDTV Channel 5 News, December 11th, 2019. link

  • Wuest co-authors new book on advanced manufacturing. WVU Statler News, October 10th, 2019. link

  • All about advanced manufacturing in new SAE book. SAE Update, Sept. 2019, p. 34-35. link

  • Smart Manufacturing builds opportunities for ISEs. IISE Magazine, 51(4), April, 2019. link

  • Wuest wins best review award from international journal. WVU Statler News, November 2018. link

  • 'Smart Manufacturing' focus of WVU study (p 16-17). EngineeringWV, Fall 2018. link

  • Trabajador 4.0 = humano + tecnologĂ­a. World Economic Forum (WEF), October 3rd, 2018. link

  • Wuest on editorial board for World Manufacturing Forum report. WVU Statler News, September 27th, 2018. link

  • Black Tees #8 w/ Dr. Thorsten Wuest, Black Tees of Engineering Podcast, September 24th, 2018. link

  • Introducing 'Operator 4.0,' a tech-augmented human worker. Salon, September 3rd, 2018. link

  • ML, AI, and the Smart Manufacturing of Smart Products. Connected World, September 1st, 2018. link

  • 'Operator 4.0:' The Tech-Augmented Worker: People will still be essential on the factory floors, even as robots become more common. Design Today, August 30th, 2018. link

  • Introducing 'Operator 4.0,' a tech-augmented human worker. Los Angeles Times, August, 29th, 2018. link

  • WVU One of Five Worldwide Awarded Sate-of-the-Art Additive Manufacturing System from GE. WVUtoday, June 29th, 2018. link

  • Smart Manufacturing: The Next Industrial Revolution. WV Executive, Spring 2018. link

  • 10 Ways Machine Learning Is Revolutionizing Manufacturing in 2018. Forbes, March 19th, 2018. link

  • 'Smart Manufacturing' focus of WVU study. WV Executive, March 15th, 2018. Link

  • 'Smart Manufacturing' focus of WVU study. Williamson Daily News, March 2018. Link

  • Study sees brighter future for manufacturing industry in W.Wva. DominionPost, March 2018. link

  • 'Smart Manufacturing' Focus of WVU Study. WVU News, March 13th, 2018. Link

  • Bridging the entry gap with robots. DominionPost, December 30th, 2017.

  • Robots in the workforce. DominionPost, December 29th, 2017. Link

  • Introducing Operator 4.0 - A Tech-Augmented Human Worker. BizCatalyst360, April, 2017. link

  • Two-year degrees: Twitter responds to UK fast-track degree plans. Times Higher Education, December 11th, 2017. link

  • Tech-Augmented Human Worker Becomes 'Operator 4.0'. Industrial Equipment News, April 2017. Link

  • WVU announces Faculty Fellows in Engineering. The Neuron, Spring 2017. Link

  • Will you have to become a cyborg for your job? CBC Radio's Quirks & Quarks, September 2017. Link

  • Start Up Business Strikes Partnership with WVU. WBOY12 News, August 2017. link

  • (Un)becoming Human: Tech-Augmented Human Workers Have Arrived. Futurism, May 2017. link

  • PET Scans of Walking Subjects Could Transform Diagnosis. Alliance of Advanced BioMedical Engineering. link

  • Uni-Karriere Made in Neuseeland [German] link

  • Manufacturing the Smart Way. EngineeringWV, Spring 2017, 27-31 link

  • Wuest, Savage named Richards Faculty Fellows in Engineering. EngineeringWV, Spring 2017, 50-51. link

  • Wuest, Savage named Richards Faculty Fellows in Engineering at WVU. WVU today. link

  • Meet the SUPERHUMAN: Researchers real how technology will turn future factory workers into cyborgs sooner than you think. Daily Mail (UK), April 2017. link

  • Future Robots In The Workplace: 3 Ways Technology Is Helping Humans In The Labor Force. International Business Times, April 2017. link

  • This is what the next generation of tech-augmented work for humans will look like. MarketWatch, April 2017. link

  • Commentary: Introducing "Operator 4.0", a tech-augmented human worker. Channel NewsAsia, April 2017. link

  • Introducing "Operator 4.0", a tech-augmented human worker. Business Standard, April 2017. link

  • Introducing 'Operator 4.0,' a tech-augmented human worker. The Conversation, April 2017. link

  • Introducing 'Operator 4.0,' a tech-augmented human worker. ValueWalk, April 2017. link

  • Inaugural class of WVU faculty fellows to focus on entrepreneurship and innovation. May 2016. link