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Refereed Journal Articles
  1. Wuest, T., Schmidt, T., Wei, W. & Romero, D. (2017). Towards (pro-)active intelligent products. International Journal of Product Lifecycle Management, xx(xx), xx-xx. DOI XXXX. (revision submitted)
  2. Kalverkamp, M., Pehlken, A. & Wuest, T. (2017). Cascade Use and the Management of Product Lifecycles. Sustainability, xx(xx), xx-xx. DOI XXXX. (revision submitted)
  3. Menon, K., Kärkkäinen, H., Wuest, T. & Gupta, J. (2017). Industrial Internet Platforms: A PLM Perspective. Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, xx(xx), xx-xx. DOI XXXX. (revision submitted)
  4. Mittal, S., Kahn, M., Romero, D. & Wuest, T. (2017). Smart Manufacturing: Characteristics, Technologies and Enabling Factors. Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, xx(xx), xx-xx. DOI XXXX. (revision submitted)
  5. Melroy, S., Bauer, C., McHugh, M., Carden, G., Stolin, A., Majewski, S., Brefczynski-Lewis, J. & Wuest, T. (2017). Development and Design of Next-Generation Head-Mounted Ambulatory Microdose Positron-Emission Tomography (AM-PET) System. Sensors, 17(5), 1164. DOI 10.3390/s17051164(IMPACT FACTOR 2016: 2.677) link (open-access)
  6. Thoben, K.-D., Wiesner, S. & Wuest, T. (2017). “Industrie 4.0” and Smart Manufacturing – A Review of Research Issues and Application Examples. International Journal of Automation Technology, 11(1), 4-19. DOI 10.20965/ijat.2017.p0004 link (open-access)
  7. Wei, W., Liang, H., Wuest, T. & Liu, A. (2016). A new module partition method based on the criterion and noise functions of robust design. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, online first. DOI 10.1007/s00170-016-9797-4 (IMPACT FACTOR 2016: 2.209) link
  8. Wellsandt, S., Nabati, E., Wuest, T., Hribernik, K. & Thoben, K.-D. (2016). A survey of product lifecycle models: Towards complex products and service offers. International Journal of Product Lifecycle Management, 9(4), 353-390. DOI 10.1504/IJPLM.2016.080985 link
  9. Wuest, T., Irgens, C., & Thoben, K.-D. (2016). Changing states of multi-stage process chain. Journal of Engineering, Article ID 8569694, 11 pages. DOI 10.1155/2016/8569694 link (open-access)
  10. Wuest, T. & Ngassa Nana, U. M. (2016). State based representation of a product's middle of life. International Journal of Product Lifecycle Management, 9(2), 108-138. DOI 10.1504/IJPLM.2016.10000599 link
  11. Georgise, F., Wuest, T. & Thoben, K.-D. (2016). SCOR Model Application in Developing Countries: Challenges and Requirements. Production Planning and Control, 28(1), 17-32. DOI 10.1080/09537287.2016.1230790 (IMPACT FACTOR 2016: 2.369) link
  12. Wuest, T., Weimer, D., Irgens, C. & Thoben, K.-D. (2016). Machine Learning in Manufacturing: Advantages, Challenges and Applications. Production & Manufacturing Research, 4(1), 23-45. DOI 10.1080/21693277.2016.1192517 link (open-access)
  13. Lehmhus, D., Wuest, T., Wellsandt, S., Bosse, S., Kaihara, T., Thoben, K.-D. & Busse, M. (2015). Cloud-based Automated Design and Additive Manufacturing: A Usage Data-enabled Paradigm Shift. Sensors, 15(12), 32079-32122. DOI 10.3390/s151229905 (IMPACT FACTOR 2015: 2.437) link (open-access)
  14. Wei, W., Liu, A., Lu, S. C.-Y. & Wuest, T. (2015). A Multi-Principle Module Identification Method for Product Platform Design. Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A, 16(1), 1-10. DOI 10.1631/jzus.A1400263 (IMPACT FACTOR 2015: 0.941) link
  15. Wuest, T., Hribernik, K. & Thoben, K.-D. (2015). Accessing servitisation potential of PLM data by applying the product avatar concept. Production Planning and Control, 26(14-15), 1198-1218. DOI 10.1080/09537287.2015.1033494 (IMPACT FACTOR 2015: 1.532) link (pre-print version)
  16. Zuñiga, R., Wuest, T. & Thoben, K.-D. (2015). Comparing Mining and Manufacturing Supply Chain Processes: Challenges and Requirements. Production Planning and Control, 26(2), 81-96. DOI: 10.1080/09537287.2013.855335 (IMPACT FACTOR 2015: 1.532link (post-print version)
  17. Wuest, T., Irgens, C. & Thoben, K.-D. (2014). An approach to quality monitoring in manufacturing using supervised machine learning on product state data. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 25(5), 1167-1180. DOI 10.1007/s10845-013-0761-y (IMPACT FACTOR 2014: 1.731) link (post-print version)
  18. Wuest, T., Tinscher, R., Porzel, R. & Thoben, K.-D. (2014). Experimental research data quality in materials science. International Journal of Advanced Information Technology, 6(4), 1-16. DOI 10.5121/ijait.2014.4601 link (open-access)
  19. Wuest, T., Dittmer, P., Veigt, M. & Thoben, K.-D. (2013). Ressourceneffiziente Fertigungssteuerung - Qualitätsbasierte Auftragszuordnung durch Produktzustandsbetrachtung [Resource efficient manufacturing control]. wt-online, 103(2), 100-103. link (post-print version)
  20. Wuest, T., Klein, D., Seifert, M. & Thoben, K.-D. (2012). Method to Describe Interdependencies of State Characteristics Related to Distortion. Mat.-wiss. u. Werkstofftech., 43(1-2), 186-191. DOI 10.1002/mawe.201100908 (IMPACT FACTOR 2011: 0.56) link (pre-print version)
  21. Wuest, T. & Thoben, K.-D. (2012). Exploitation of Material Property Potentials to Reduce Rare Raw Material Waste - A Product State Based Concept for Manufacturing Process Improvement. Journal of Mining World Express (MWE), 1(1), 13-20. link (open-access)
  22. Thoben, K.-D., Klein, D., Wuest, T. & Zoch, H.-W. (2012). Knowledge and Planning System for Distortion Engineering. Mat.-wiss. u. Werkstofftech., 43(1-2), 192-198. DOI 10.1002/mawe.201100909 (IMPACT FACTOR 2011: 0.56) link (pre-print version)
  23. Thoben, K.-D., Klein, D., Seifert, M. & Wuest, T. (2012). Approaches to describe distortion along process chains. Mat.-wiss. u. Werkstofftech., 43(1-2), 178-185. DOI 10.1002/mawe.201100907 (IMPACT FACTOR 2011: 0.56) link (pre-print version)
  24. Wuest, T., Klein, D., Seifert, M. & Thoben, K.-D. (2011). Der Werkstückzustand im Informationsmanagement [Product state based information management]. PRODUCTIVITY Management, 2(2011), 26-28. link
Books / Monographies
  1. Wuest, T. (2015). Identifying product and process state drivers in manufacturing systems using supervised machine learning. Springer Theses. New York, Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-17611-6  link SpringerLink (pre-print version)
Book Chapters
  1. Wuest, T., Hribernik, K. & Thoben, K.-D. (2016). New Markets/Opportunities through availability of Product Life Cycle Data. In Lemhus, D. (eds.) (2016). Material-integrated intelligent Systems. McGraw-Hill. (in print)

Refereed Conference Papers

  1. Smith, N. & Wuest, T. (2017). Identifying Key Aspects of Success for PSS. APMS 2017, September 3-7., 2017, Hamburg, Germany. (accepted)
  2. Romero, D., Wuest, T., Stahre, J. & Gorecky, D. (2017). Social Factory Architecture: Social Networking Services and Production Scenarios through the Social Internet of Things, Services and People for Operator 4.0. APMS 2017, September 3-7., 2017, Hamburg, Germany. (accepted)
  3. Menon, K., & Wuest, T. (2017). Role of openness in industrial internet platform providers’ strategyPLM 2017, July 9-12., 2017, Seville, Spain. (published)
  4. West, S. & Wuest, T. (2017). A Strategy for Midlife Upgrades to Provide Value for Both the Equipment Operator and the Supplier. Spring Servitization Conference (SSC 2017), 15-17 May 2017, Luzerne, Switzerland. link
  5. Melroy, S., McHugh, M., Carden, G., Brefczynski-Lewis, J. & Wuest, T. (2016). Engineering design for mobile brain imaging helmet – AM-PETThe 3rd International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA 2016), 15–30 November 2016; Sciforum Electronic Conference Series, Vol. 3, 2016. DOI 10.3390/ecsa-3-E004 link (open-access)
  6. Wei, W., Wuest, T., Ji, J. & Tao, F. (2017). Product Family Flexible Design Method based on Dynamic Requirements Uncertainty Analysis. Procedia CIRP, 60(2017), 332-337. DOI 10.1016/j.procir.2017.01.037 link (open-access)
  7. Romero, D., Stahre, J., Wuest, T., Noran, O., Bernus, P., Fast-Berglund, A. & Gosecky, D. (2016). Towards an Operator 4.0 Typology: A Human-Centric Perspective on the Fourth Industrial Revolution Technologies. International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering. 2016, October 29.-31., Tianjin, China. ISSN 2164-8670 cd-rom, ISSN 2164-8689 online link (Best Faculty Paper Award) 
  8. Wuest, T. & Wellsandt, S. (2016). Design and Development of Product Service Systems (PSS) - Impact on Product Lifecycle PerspectiveProcedia Technology, 26, 152-161. DOI 10.1016/j.protcy.2016.08.021 link (open-access)
  9. Mittal, S., Khan, M. & Wuest, T. (2016). Smart Manufacturing: Characteristics and Technologies. PLM 2016, July 11-13., 2016, Columbia, SC, USA. Harik, R. et al. (Eds.): PLM 2016, IFIP AICT 492, 539–548. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-54660-5_48 link
  10. Khan, M., Rozati, G. & Wuest, T. (2016). Sensor Triggered Replacement of Spare Parts: Customer Service Process Innovation. APMS 2016, September 3.-7., 2016, Iguassa Falls, Brazil. Naeaes, I., et al. (Eds.): APMS 2016, IFIP AICT 488, 343-350. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-51133-7_41  link
  11. Wuest, T., Mak-Dadanski, J., Kaczmarek, B. & Thoben, K.-D. (2015). Challenges of heavy load logistics in global maritime supply chains. Umeda, S. et al. (Eds.). APMS 2015, Part II, IFIP AICT 460, 175-182. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-22759-7_20. link (post-print)
  12. Wuest, T., Wellsandt, S. & Thoben, K.-D. (2016). Information Quality in PLM: A production process perspective. 12th International Conference on Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). 19.-21. October 2015, Doha, QatarA. Bouras et al. (Eds.): PLM 2015, IFIP AICT 467, 826–834. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-33111-9_75 link
  13. Wellsandt, S., Wuest, T., Hribernik, K. & Thoben, K.-D. (2015). Information Quality in PLM: A Product Design PerspectiveUmeda, S. et al. (Eds.). APMS 2015, Part I, IFIP AICT 459, 515-523doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-22756-6_63. link
  14. Wei, W., Liu, A., Wuest, T., & Lu, S. C.-Y. (2015). Product Requirement Modeling and Optimization Method based on Product Configuration Design. Procedia CIRP, 36, 1-5. doi: 10.1016/j.procir.2015.01.020. link (open-access)
  15. Wuest, T., Liu, A., Wei, W., Lu, S. C.-Y. & Thoben, K.-D. (2015). Utilization of Manufacturing State Drivers to Support Design. Procedia CIRP, 36, 72-77. doi: 10.1016/j.procir.2015.01.081. link (open-access)
  16. Wuest, T., Hribernik, K. & Thoben, K.-D. (2014). Capturing, Managing and Sharing Product Information Along the Lifecycle for Design Improvement. 10th International Workshop on Integrated Design Engineering (IDE WORKSHOP), 10.-12. September 2014, Gommern, Germany. link (post-print version)
  17. Wuest, T., Mak-Dadanski, J. & Thoben, K.-D. (2014). Data quality in materials science: A Quality Management Manual approach. Grabot, B. et al. (Eds.): APMS 2014, Part I, IFIP AICT 438, Heidelberg Berlin: Springer, 42-49. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-44739-0_6. link (post-print version)
  18. Wuest, T., Knoke, B. & Thoben, K.-D. (2014). Applying graph theory and the product state concept in manufacturing. Procedia Technology 15(2014), 349-358. doi: 10.1016/j.protcy.2014.09.089. link (open-access)
  19. Liu, A., Wuest, T. & Lu, S C.-Y. (2014). Application of Prospect Theory on Car Sharing Product Service System. Procedia CIRP, 16, 350-355. doi: 10.1016/j.procir.2014.02.022. link (open-access)
  20. Wuest, T., Liu, A., Lu, S. C.-Y. & Thoben, K.-D. (2014). Application of the stage gate model in production supporting quality management. Procedia CIRP, 17, 32-37. doi: 10.1016/j.procir.2014.01.071. link (open-access)
  21. Wuest, T., Werthmann, D. & Thoben, K.-D. (2013). Towards an approach to identify the optimal instant of time for information capturing in supply chains. Prabhu, V., Taisch, M. & Kiritsis, D. (Eds.): APMS 2013, Part I, IFIP AICT 414, Heidelberg Berlin: Springer, 3-12. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-41266-0_1. link (post-print version)
  22. Knoke, B., Wuest, T., Hribernik, K. & Thoben, K.-D. (2013). Intelligent Product States - Exploring the Synergy of Intelligent Products and State Characteristics in Collaborative Manufacturing. The Third International Conference on Advanced Collaborative Networks, Systems and Applications - COLLA 2013, July 21 - 26, 2013, Nice, France, 88-93. link (open-access)
  23. Knoke, B., Wuest, T., & Thoben, K. D. (2013). Characteristics of Knowledge and Barriers towards Innovation and Improvement in Collaborative Manufacturing Process Chains. In Franch, X. & Soffer, P. (Eds.): CAiSE 2013 Workshops, LNBIP, Heidelberg Berlin: Springer, 264-273. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-38490-5_25. link (open-access)
  24. Hribernik, K., Wuest, T. & Thoben, K.-D. (2013). A Product Avatar for Leisure Boats Owners: Concept, Development and Findings. In: Bernard, A., Rivest, L. & Dutta, D. (eds.): PLM 2013, IFIP AICT 409, Heidelberg Berlin, Springer, 560-569. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-41501-2_56. link (post-print version)
  25. Knoke, B., Wuest, T. & Thoben, K.-D. (2013) Fragmented knowledge in collaborative manufacturing process chains. Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS), 451-456, 20-24 May 2013, doi: 10.1109/CTS.2013.6567268. link (open-access)
  26. Hribernik, K., Wuest, T. & Thoben, K.-D. (2013). Towards Product Avatars Representing Middle-of-Life Information for Improving Design, Development and Manufacturing Processes. In: Kovacs, G.L. & Kochan, D. (Eds.): NEW PROLAMAT 2013, IFIP AICT 411, Heidelberg Berlin: Springer, 85-96. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-41329-2_10. link (post-print version)
  27. Wuest, T., Hribernik, K. & Thoben, K.-D. (2013). Digital Representation of Intelligent Products: Product Avatar 2.0. In: Abramovici, M. & Stark, R. (Eds.): Smart products Engineering, LNPE, Heidelberg Berlin: Springer, 675-684. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-30817-8_66. link (post-print version)
  28. Wellsandt, S., Wuest, T. & Durugbo, C., Thoben, K.-D. (2013). The Internet of Experiences –Towards an Experience-Centred Innovation Approach. In: Emmanouilidis, C., Taisch, M., & Kiritsis, D. (Eds.): APMS 2012, Part I, IFIP AICT 397, Heidelberg Berlin: Springer, 669-676. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-40352-1_84. link (post-print version)
  29. Knoke, B., Wuest, T. & Thoben, K.-D. (2013). Understanding Product State Relations within Manufacturing Processes. In: Emmanouilidis, C., Taisch, M., & Kiritsis, D. (Eds.): APMS 2012, Part I, IFIP AICT 397, Heidelberg Berlin: Springer, 437-444. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-40352-1_55. link (post-print version)
  30. Wuest, T., Irgens, C. & Thoben, K.-D. (2013). Analysis of Manufacturing Process Sequences, using Machine Learning on Intermediate Product States (as Process Proxy Data). In: Emmanouilidis, C., Taisch, M., & Kiritsis, D. (Eds.): APMS 2012, Part II, IFIP AICT 398, Heidelberg Berlin: Springer, 1-8. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-40361-3_1. link (post-print version)
  31. Wuest, T., Thoben, K.-D. (2012). Information Management for Manufacturing SMEs. In: Frick, J. & Laugen, B. (Eds.): APMS 2011, IFIP AICT 384, Heidelberg Berlin: Springer, 481-488. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-33980-6_53. link (post-print version)
  32. Wuest, T., Hribernik, K. & Thoben, K.-D. (2012). Can a Product Have a Facebook? A New Perspective on Product Avatars in Product Lifecycle Management. In: Rivest, L., Bouraz, A. & Louhichi, B. (eds.): PLM 2012, IFIP AICT 388, Heidelberg Berlin: Springer, 400-410. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-35758-9_36. link (post-print version)
  33. Irgens, C., Wuest, T. & Thoben, K.-D. (2012). Product state based view and machine learning: A suitable approach to increase quality? In: Borangiu, T., Dolgui, A., Dumitrache, I., Pereira, C.E. & Vrba, P. (Eds.) (2012) Information control for smarter manufacturing. Proceedings of the 14th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing, 23.-25. May, 2012, Bucharest, Romania, 190-195. link (post-print version)
  34. Ermert, V., Horsch, A., Klein, D., Kohlmann, R., Mahlig, R., Rentrop, B. & Wuest, T. (2011). Heat Treatment Based on Necessary Information Exchange. In: Proc. of the 26th ASM Heat Treating Society Conference 2011, 31.October - 02. November, Cincinnati, USA, 131-137. link
  35. Wuest, T. (2011). Tool to identify relevant product state characteristics for improved information management along distributed production process chains. In: Frick, J. (Eds.) (2011). Value Networks: Innovation, Technologies and Management. Proceedings of the APMS 2011 International Conference of Advances in Production Management Systems – Doctoral Workshop, 24. September, 2011, Stavanger, Norway, 11-24 (ISBN 978-82-7644-461-2).
  36. Wuest, T., Klein D., Seifert, M. & Thoben, K.-D. (2011). Challenges for grown engineering SMEs with a diverse product portfolio on information management and product tracking and tracing. In: Frick, J. (Eds.) (2011). Value Networks: Innovation, Technologies and Management. Proceedings of the APMS 2011 International Conference of Advances in Production Management Systems, 26.-28. September 2011, Stavanger, Norway (ISBN 978-82-7644-461-2).
  37. Wuest, T., Sitek, P., Seifert, M. & Thoben, K.-D. (2011). Organisational and Technical Interdependencies in Collaborative Production. Proceedings 17th International Conference on Concurrent Engineering, 20.-22. June 2011, Aachen, Germany, 343-349. link
  38. Wuest, T., Klein, D. & Thoben, K.-D. (2011). State of steel products in industrial production processes. Procedia Engineering, 10(2011), 2220-2225. link (post-print version)
  39. Ermert, V., Horsch, A., Klein, D., Kohlmann, R., Mahlig,  R., Rentrop, B. & Wuest, T. (2011). Necessary Information for Successful Heat Treatment. Proceedings of the European Conference on Heat Treatment 2011 & 3rd Int. Conference on "Heat Treatment and Surface Engineering of Tools and Dies" 23.-25. March, 2011, Wels, Austria, 12-19. link
  40. Eschenbächer, J; Wuest, T. & Thoben, K.-D. (2010). Extended Products Supporting Ambient Assisted Working Approaches in Production Environments. In: Hoffmann, P.; Wewetzer, D.; Eschenbächer, J.; Herzog, O.;  Thoben, K.D. (2010). Change 2009 – Ambient Assisted Working Accessible and assistive ICT in Enterprise Environments. Emden, Germany, 10.-11. September, 2009, 54-74.
  41. Seifert, M. & Wuest, T. (2009). Guide to a Strategic Procurement Planning Approach on Regulated Commodity Markets. In: Camarinha-Matos, L.M. et al. (eds.): PRO-VE 2009, IFIP AICT 307, Heidelberg Berlin: Springer, 369-378. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-04568-4_39. link (post-print version)
Conference proceedings (no review)
  1. Ermert, V., Horsch, A., Klein, D., Kohlmann, R., Mahlig, R., Rentrop, B. & Wuest, T. (2011). Notwendiger Informationsaustausch für eine erfolgreiche Wärmebehandlung. In: 67. Kolloquium für Wärmebehandlung, Werkstofftechnik, Fertigungs- und Verfahrenstechnik, 12. -14. October 2011, Wiesbaden, Germany. 
  2. Wuest, T., Klein, D., Kleiza, K. & Thoben, K-D. (2010). Wissens- und Datenmanagement des SFB 570 „Distortion Engineering". In: Symposium "Wissenschaftliche Portale und Informationsnetzwerke", Hellmers, J., Wriedt T. & Thomaschewski, J. (eds.), 2. March, 2010, Bremen, Germany, 27-35. link
Misc.
  1. Ivezic, N., Kulvatunyou, B., Brandl, D., Cho, H., Lu, Y., Noller, D., Davis, J., Wuest, T., Ameri, F. & Bernstein, W. (2017). NIST Advanced Manufacturing Series 100-8 NIST / OAGi Workshop: Drilling down on Smart Manufacturing – Enabling Composable Apps. Doi: 10.6028/NIST.AMS.100-8 (open-access)

Presentations / Speeches / Keynotes

2017

  • "Internet of Things Research and innovation at WVU". 'IoT Showcase' at the House Commerce and Energy Committee. June 13, 2017. Washington DC, USA. 
  • "Secure COmmunications Internet Of thiNgs (SCOrpION)". Presentation at NIST. June 12, 2017. Gaithersburg, MD, USA.
  • "Smart Manufacturing & Industry 4.0 at WVU". Presentation at Project Meeting, April 17., 2017. York Technical College, SC, USA.
  • "Interoperability framework for Smart Manufacturing integration in SMEs - a US/German collaboration”. Presentation at CIRP Winter Meeting, February 15th, 2016, Paris, France.

2016

  • "Smart Manufacturing & Why Industrial & Systems Engineering are needed more than ever". Seminar at Texas Tech University, December 1st, 2016, Lubbock, TX, USA.
  • Smart Manufacturing & PLM”. PLM North America meeting 2016, October 17-18., 2016, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, USA.  
  • "Smart Manufacturing: Characteristics and Technologies". International Conference on Product Lifecycle Management 2016, July 11-13., 2016, Columbia, SC, USA.
  • "Technologies Enabling PSS Operations Management" (3.5h). IPSS Doctoral Spring School, Operations Management Methods and Technologies for PSS Delivery. University of Brescia & University of Bergamo. 17. June, 2016, Brescia, Italy.
  • "Design and Development of Product Service Systems (PSS) - Impact of Product Lifecycle Perspective". 3rd International Conference on System-Integrated Intelligence. 13. June, 2016 Paderborn, Germany.
  • "Smart Manufacturing - the US Industrie 4.0? ...and how is that related to energy?". NEXT Energy Symposium. CascadeUse Research Group, University of Oldenburg. 10. June, 2016, Oldenburg, Germany.
  • "Smart Manufacturing: Computer Science, Data Analytics, and Manufacturing working together". Graduate Seminar, Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, West Virginia University. 9. March, 2016, Morgantown, WV, USA.

2015

  • "From individual processes to holistic manufacturing systems - enriching data by accumulation of states". National Institute for Standards and Technology, 13. November, 2015, Gaithersburg, MD, USA.
  • "Smart Manufacturing - Quo Vadis? (A research perspective)". Graduate Seminar, IMSE Department, Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, West Virginia University. 9. October, 2015, Morgantown, WV, USA.
  • "Smart Manufacturing - Quo Vadis? (Implications on Industry)". Keynote presentation at IE Academy and IMSE Visiting Committee event. 25. September, 2015, Old Art Museum, Morgantown, WV, USA.
  • "From individual processes to holistic manufacturing systems - enriching data by accumulation of states". Invited seminar keynote at Aoyama-Gakuin University. 10. September, 2015, Tokyo, Japan.
  • "Challenges of heavy load logistics in global maritime supply chains". International Conference on Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS) 2015, Innovative Production Management towards sustainable Growth: Service, Manufacturing, and Resilient Supply Chain. 5. - 9. September, 2015, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Improving process and product quality using machine learning”. Keynote-Speaker at Seminar Industrial Recycling as a Business Opportunity for the Region of Tarapaca [Reciclaje Industrial como Oportunidad de Negocios de la Region de Tarapaca]. 16. April 2015, Iquique, Chile. link
  • Utilization of Manufacturing State Drivers to Support Design”. 25th CIRP Design Conference - Innovative Product Creation. 2. - 4. March 2015, Haifa, Israel.
  • Product Requirement Modeling and Optimization Method based on Product Configuration Design”. 25th CIRP Design Conference - Innovative Product Creation. 2. - 4. March 2015, Haifa, Israel.
  • Introduction and Research Topics”. CIRP Winter Meeting - RA Meeting. 18. - 20. February, 2015, Paris, France.

2014

  • Data quality in materials science: A Quality Management Manual approach”. International Conference on Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS) 2014, Innovative and knowledge-based production management in a global-local world. 20. - 24. September, 2014, Ajaccio, France.
  • Applying graph theory and the product state concept in manufacturing.” 2nd International Conference on System-integrated Intelligence: New Challenges for Product and Production Engineering. 2. - 4. July, 2014, Bremen, Germany.
  • Application of Prospect Theory on Car Sharing Product Service System.” 6th CIRP IPS2 Conference Industrial Product-Service Systems, 1. - 2. May, 2014, Windsor, Canada.
  • Application of the stage gate model in production supporting quality management.” 47th CIRP CMS Conference Manufacturing Systems, 28. - 30. April, 2014, Windsor, Canada.
2013
  • Towards an approach to identify the optimal instant of time for information capturing in supply chains.”, International Conference on Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS 2013) - Sustainable Production and Service Supply Chains, 9. - 12. September, 2013, State College, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • An information system for research data in material science.“, invited talk, Helmholtz Open Access Workshop „Open Access to Publications and Data in the Research Field ‚Structure of Matter‘ of the Helmholtz Association”, 10. - 11. June, 2013, Hamburg, Germany. link
  • Digital Representation of Intelligent Products: Product Avatar 2.0.”, 23rd CIRP Design Conference – Smart Product Engineering, 11. - 13. March, 2013, Bochum, Germany.
2012
  • Understanding Product State Relations within Manufacturing Processes.”, International Conference of Advances in Production Management Systems, 24. - 26. September, 2012, Rhodes Island, Greece.
  • Analysis of Manufacturing Process Sequences, using Machine Learning on Intermediate Product States (as Process Proxy Data).”, International Conference of Advances in Production Management Systems, 24. - 26. September, 2012, Rhodes Island, Greece.
  • Product state based view and machine learning: A suitable approach to increase quality?”, 14th IFAC Symposium on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing, 23. - 25. May, 2012, Bucharest, Romania.
  • 3rd International Conference on Dynamics in Logistics (LDIC 2012) – Doctoral Workshop, 27. February - 2. March, 2012, Bremen, Germany.
2011
  • Tool to identify relevant product state characteristics for improved information management along distributed production process chains.”, International Conference of Advances in Production Management Systems – Doctoral Workshop, 24. September, 2011, Stavanger, Norway.
  • Challenges for grown engineering SMEs with a diverse product portfolio on information management and product tracking and tracing.”, International Conference of Advances in Production Management Systems, 26. - 28. September, 2011, Stavanger, Norway.
  • Method to Describe Interdependencies of State Characteristics Related to Distortion.”, 3rd International Conference on Distortion Engineering, 14. - 16. September 2011, Bremen, Germany
  • State of steel products in industrial production processes.”, 11th International Conference on the Mechanical Behavior of Materials. 5. - 9. June, 2011, Como, Italy
2010
  • "Wissens- und Datenmanagement des SFB 570 „Distortion Engineering.", Symposium "Wissenschaftliche Portale und Informationsnetzwerke, 2. March, 2010, Bremen, Germany.
2009
  • "Leitfaden für strategische Beschaffungsplanung auf regulierten
 Rohstoffmärkten.“, BIBA Forum, 23rd November, 2009, Bremen, Germany.
  • Guide to a Strategic Procurement Planning Approach on Regulated Commodity Markets.”, 10th IFIP 5.5 Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises, PRO-VE 2009. 7. - 9. October 2009, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Other media coverage (selected)
  • 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