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Last updated: 09/14/2020

Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Khan*, M., Stoll, O., West, S., & Wuest+, T. (2020). Upgrade Service Provision for Capital Equipment: Drivers, Capabilities, and Resources. Production Planning & Control, xx(xx), xx-xx. DOI xxx. (IMPACT FACTOR 2019: 3.605) (under review)

  2. Wuest+, T., Romero, D., Cavuoto, L., & Megahed, F. (2020). Empowering the Workforce in Post-COVID Smart Manufacturing Systems. Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing Systems, xx(xx), xx-xx. DOI xxx. (accepted)

  3. Kapp*, V., May, M., Lanza, G., & Wuest+, T. (2020). Pattern Recognition in Multivariate Time Series: Towards an Automated Event Detection Method for Smart Manufacturing Systems. Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing, 4(x3x), 88. DOI 10.3390/jmmp4030088. (open-access) link

  4. Lenz*, J., MacDonald, E., Harik, R., & Wuest+, T. (2020). Optimizing Smart Manufacturing Systems by extending the Smart Products' Paradigm to the Beginning of Life. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, xx(xx), xx-xx. DOI xxx. (IMPACT FACTOR 2019: 5.105) (revision submitted)

  5. Liebrecht*, C., Lang, M., Schaumann, S., Stricker, N., Wuest, T. & Lanza, G. (2020). Decision support for the implementation of Industry 4.0 methods - Toolbox, Assessment and Implementation Sequences for Industry 4.0. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, xx(xx), xx-xx. DOI xxx. (IMPACT FACTOR 2019: 5.105) (revision submitted)

  6. Lenz*, J., Swerdlow, S., Landers, A., Shaffer, R., Geller, A., Wuest+, T. (2020). Smart Services for Polymer Processing Auxiliary Equipment. Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing Systems, xx(xx), xx-xx. DOI xxx. (accepted)

  7. Mittal*, S., Khan*, M., Purohit, K., Menon*, K., Romero, D., Wuest+, T. (2020). A Smart Manufacturing Adoption Framework for SMEs. International Journal of Production Research, 58(5), 1555-1573. DOI 10.1080/00207543.2019.1661540 (IMPACT FACTOR 2019: 4.577) link

  8. Bokrantz, J., Skoogh, A., Berlin, C., Wuest, T. & Stahre, J. (2019). Smart Maintenance: an empirically grounded conceptualization. International Journal of Production Economics, 223(2020), 107534. DOI 10.1016/j.jipe.2019.107534 (IMPACT FACTOR 2019: 5.134) (open-access) link

  9. Bokrantz, J., Skoogh, A., Berlin, C., Wuest, T. & Stahre, J. (2019). Smart Maintenance: a research agenda for industrial maintenance management. International Journal of Production Economics, 224(2020), 107547. DOI 10.1016/j.ijpe.2019.107547 (IMPACT FACTOR 2019: 5.134) (open-access) link

  10. Khan*, M., West, S. & Wuest+, T. (2020). Midlife upgrade of capital equipment: A servitization-enabled, value-adding alternative to traditional equipment replacement strategies. CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology, 29(2020), 232-244. DOI 10.1016/j.cirpj.2019.09.001 (IMPACT FACTOR 2019: 2.991) link

  11. Liu, Ang, Tao, I., Tan, K., Chen, D., Lu, S.-Y., Wuest, T., Zhang, Z. & Tao, F. (2019). Biologically Inspired Design of Context-aware and Network-aware Smart Products. Engineering, 5(4), 637-645. DOI 10.1016/j.eng.2019.06.005 (IMPACT FACTOR 2019: 6.495) (open-access) link

  12. Gaiardelli, P.; Pezzotta, G.; Rondini, A.; Romero, D.; Jarrahi, F.; Bertoni, M.; Wiesner, S.; Wuest, T.; Larsson, T.; Zaki, M.; Jussen, P.; Boucher, X.; Ziaee Bigdeli, A.; Cavalieri, S. (2019). Product-Service Systems Evolution: State-of-the-Art and Direction for Future Research in the Era of Industry 4.0. CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology, xx(xx), xx-xx. DOI XXXX. (submitted)

  13. Smith, N., Nimbarte, A., Gopalakrishnan, B. & Wuest, T. (2019). Real-time Energy Visualization System for Light Commercial Businesses. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 34(2019), 68-76. DOI 10.1016/j.seta.2019.04.005. (IMPACT FACTOR 2019: 3.427) link

  14. Menon*, K., Kärkkäinen, H. & Wuest, T. (2020). Industrial Internet Platform provider and end-user perceptions of platform openness impacts. Industry and Innovation, 27(4), 363-389. DOI 10.1080/13662716.2019.1673150. (IMPACT FACTOR 2019: 3.351) link

  15. Mittal*, S., Khan*, M., Romero, D. & Wuest+, T. (2018). A Critical Review of Smart Manufacturing & Industry 4.0 Maturity Models: Implications for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 49(2018), 194-214. DOI 10.1016/j.jmsy.2018.10.005. (IMPACT FACTOR 2019: 5.105) link

  16. Khan*, M., Mittal*, S., West, S. & Wuest+, T. (2018). Review on upgradability - a product lifetime extension strategy in the context of Product Service Systems. Journal of Cleaner Production, 204(2018), 1154-1168. DOI 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.08.329 (IMPACT FACTOR 2019: 7.246) link

  17. Jones, A., Romero, D. & Wuest, T. (2018). Modeling Agents as Joint Cognitive Systems in Smart Manufacturing Systems. Manufacturing Letters, 17(August), 6-8. DOI 10.1016/j.mfglet.2018.06.002. link

  18. Lenz*, J., Wuest+, T. & Westkaemper, E. (2018). Holistic Approach to Machine Tool Data Analytics. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 48(2018), 180-191. DOI 10.1016/j.jmsy.2018.03.003. (IMPACT FACTOR 2019: 5.105) link

  19. Wei, W., Liang, H., Wuest, T. & Liu, A. (2018). A new module partition method based on the criterion and noise functions of robust design. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 94(9-12), 3275-3285. DOI 10.1007/s00170-016-9797-4 (IMPACT FACTOR 2019: 2.633) link

  20. Huang, Q., Bauer, C., Stolin, A., Wuest, T., Melroy, S., Majewski, S., Brefczynski-Lewis, J. & Kundu, B. (2018). Dynamic FDG brain PET imaging using Helmet_PET: Model corrected blood input function to compute FDG uptake rate during an ambulatory upright task. Journal of Nuclear Medicine, 59(supplement 1), 427. (IMPACT FACTOR 2017: 7.439) link

  21. Wuest+, T., Schmidt*, T., Wei, W. & Romero, D. (2018). Towards (pro-)active intelligent products. International Journal of Product Lifecycle Management, 11(2), 154-189. DOI 10.1504/IJPLM.2018.092829. link

  22. Kalverkamp, M., Pehlken, A. & Wuest, T. (2017). Cascade Use and the Management of Product Lifecycles. Sustainability, 9(9), 1540. DOI 10.3390/su9091540. (IMPACT FACTOR 2019: 2.576) link (open-access) Selected as Cover Story (Issue 9 Vol 9) out of 176 papers link

  23. Menon*, K., Kärkkäinen, H., Wuest, T. & Gupta, J. (2019). Industrial Internet Platforms: A PLM Perspective. Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 233(5), 1390-1401, 1-20. DOI 10.1177/0954405418760651. (IMPACT FACTOR 2019: 1.982) link

  24. Mittal*, S., Kahn*, M., Romero, D. & Wuest+, T. (2019). Smart Manufacturing: Characteristics, Technologies and Enabling Factors. Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 233(5), 1342-1361. DOI 10.1177/0954405417736547. (IMPACT FACTOR 2019: 1.982) link (open-access)

  25. 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)

  26. 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) (2017 IJAT Best Review Paper Award)

  27. 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

  28. 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)

  29. 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

  30. Georgise, F., Wuest, T. & Thoben, K.-D. (2017). 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

  31. 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) (Journal’s most cited & read paper across all issues)

  32. 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)

  33. 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

  34. 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)

  35. 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: 1.532) link (post-print version)

  36. 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)

  37. 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)

  38. 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)

  39. 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)

  40. 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)

  41. 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)

  42. 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)

  43. 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. Sinha, A., Bernardes, E., Calderon, R., & Wuest, T. (2020). Digital Supply Networks: Transform Your Supply Chain and Gain Competitive Advantage with New Technology and Processes. McGraw-Hill Education link

  2. Harik, R. & Wuest, T. (2019). Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing. SAE International. ISBN: 978-0-7680-9327-8 link

  3. Wuest, T. (2015). Identifying product and process state drivers in manufacturing systems using supervised machine learning. New York, Heidelberg: Springer Verlag. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-17611-6 link SpringerLink (pre-print version)

Book Chapters

  1. Wuest+, T. (2019). Data analytics enabled Smart Manufacturing Businesses Model Transformation - A Product-Service Systems Perspective, pp. 29-31. In Fathi, M., Khakifirooz, M. & Pardalos, P. (eds.). (2019). Optimization in Large Scale Problems. Springer Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-28565-4_6. link

  2. Wuest+, T., Hribernik, K. & Thoben, K.-D. (2017). New Markets/Opportunities through Availability of Product Life Cycle Data: Technology and Applications, pp. 613-628. In Bosse, S., Lehmhus, D., Lang, W. & Busse, M. (eds.) (2017). Material-integrated intelligent Systems. McGraw-Hill. DOI: 10.1002/9783527679249.ch25 link

Refereed Conference Papers

  1. Rousseau, M., Medini, K., Romero, D., & Wuest, T. (2020). Configurators as a means to Leverage Customer-Centric Sustainable Systems – Evidence from the 3D Printing Domain. CIRPe 2020. (accepted)

  2. Gross*, J. & Wuest+, T. (2020). Smart Products in Smart Manufacturing Systems: An Opportunity to Utilize AR?. APMS 2020. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology (AICT), vol 591, p. 487-494. Springer, Cham. DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-57993-7_55.

  3. Keepers*, M., Romero, D., Baalsrud-Hauge, J., & Wuest+, T. (2020). Gamification of Operational Tasks in Manufacturing - A Literature Review. APMS 2020. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology (AICT), vol 591, p. 107-114. Springer, Cham. DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-57993-7_13.

  4. Romero, D., Gaiardelli, P., Wuest, T., Powell, D, & Thuerer, M. (2020). New Forms of Gemba Walks and their Digital Tools in the Digital Lean Manufacturing World. APMS 2020. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology (AICT), vol 592, p. 432-440. Springer, Cham. DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-57997-5_50.

  5. Medini, K., Wuest, T., Romero, D., & Laforest, V. (2020). Integrating Sustainability Considerations into Product Variety and Portfolio Management. Procedia CIRP, 93(2020), 605-609. DOI 10.1016/j.procir.2020.04.147. (open access) link

  6. Lenz, J., Pelosi, V., Taisch, M., MacDonald, E. & Wuest+, T. (2020). Data-driven context awareness of smart products in discrete manufacturing systems. 4th SysInt Conference, Bremen, Germany. (accepted)

  7. Zambetti, M., Khan, M., Pinto, R. & Wuest+, T. (2020). Retrofitting legacy equipment for Industry 4.0 applications: benefits and challenges for OEMs. Procedia Manufacturing, 48(2020), 1047-1053. DOI 10.1016/j.promfg.2020.05.144. (open access) link

  8. Liu, Z., Wang, X., Wuest, T. & Zhang, H.-C. (2020). Modeling and Experimental Analysis of Energy Attenuation and Partitioning during Laser Based Direct Energy Deposition. Procedia Manufacturing, 48(2020), 656-662. DOI 10.1016/j.promfg.2020.05.094. (open access) link

  9. Romero, D., Wuest, T., Harik, R. & Thoben, K.-D. (2020). Towards a Cyber-Physical PLM Environment: The Role of Digital Product Models, Intelligent Products, Digital Twins, Product Avatars and Digital Shadows. 21st IFAC World Congress, 12-17 July, 2020, Berlin, Germany. (accepted)

  10. Diettrich, M., Schleich, B., Clausmeyer, T., Damgrave, R., Erkoyuncu, J., Haefner, B., Lange, J., Plakhotnik, D., Scheidel, W., & Wuest, T. (2019). Shifting value stream patterns along the product lifecycle with digital twins. Procedia CIRP, 86, 3-11. DOI: 10.1016/j.procir.2020.01.049 (CIRPe Highlighted Paper) (open access) link

  11. Medini, K., Anderson, A., Wuest, T., Christensen, B., Wiesner, S., Romero, D., Liu, A., & Tao, F. (2019). Highlights in Customer-driven Operations Management Research. Procedia CIRP, 86, 12-19. DOI: 10.1016/j.procir.2020.01.026 (CIRPe Highlighted Paper) (open access) link

  12. Keepers, M. & Wuest+, T. (2019). Smart Trucking - Status of Digital Transformation of the Trucking Industry: A Bibliometric Analysis. Procedia CIRP, 86, 26-30. DOI: 10.1016/j.procir.2020.01.003 (open access) link

  13. Keepers, M., Romero, D., & Wuest+, T. (2019). The APMS conference in the 21st century: A bibliometric study. In: Ameri F., Stecke K., von Cieminski G., Kiritsis D. (eds) Advances in Production Management Systems. Towards Smart Production Management Systems. APMS 2019. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology (AICT), vol 567, p. 1-13. Springer, Cham. DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-29996-5_1. link (APMS 2019 Featured Paper Award)

  14. Romero, D., Gaiardelli, P., Powell, D., Wuest, T., & Thürer, M. (2019).Total Quality Management and Quality Circles in an Emerging Digital Lean Manufacturing World. In: Ameri F., Stecke K., von Cieminski G., Kiritsis D. (eds) Advances in Production Management Systems. Towards Smart Production Management Systems. APMS 2019. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology (AICT), vol 566, p. 3-11. Springer, Cham. DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-30000-5_1. link

  15. Romero, D., Gaiardelli, P., Thürer, M., Powell, D., & Wuest, T. (2019). Cyber-Physical Waste Reduction/Elimination Strategies in an Emerging Digital Lean Manufacturing World. In: Ameri F., Stecke K., von Cieminski G., Kiritsis D. (eds) Advances in Production Management Systems. Towards Smart Production Management Systems. APMS 2019. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology (AICT), vol 566, p. 37-45. Springer, Cham. DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-30000-5_5. link

  16. Menon, K., Kärkkäinen, H., Mittal, S. & Wuest, T. (2019). Impact of IIoT based technologies on characteristic features and related options of nonownership business models. C. Fortin et al. (Eds.): PLM 2019, IFIP AICT 565, pp. 302–312. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-42250-9_29 link

  17. Moghaddam, M., Jones, A., & Wuest, T. (2020). Design of marketplaces for smart manufacturing services. Procedia Manufacturing, 39, 194-201. DOI: 10.1016/j.promfg.2020.01.312 (open access) link

  18. Cognet, B., Pernot, J-P, Rivest, L., Danjou, C., Wuest, T., Kärkkäinen, H., & Lafleur, M. (2019). Towards a novel comparison framework of digital maturity assessment models. C. Fortin et al. (Eds.): PLM 2019, IFIP AICT 565, pp. 58–71, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-42250-9_6 link

  19. Romero, D., Gaiardelli, P., Powell, D., Wuest, T., & Thuerer, M. (2019). Rethinking Jidoka Systems under Automation & Learning Perspectives in an Emerging Digital Lean Manufacturing World. IFAC-PapersOnline, 52(13), 899-903. DOI 10.1016/j.ifacol.2019.11.309. link

  20. Mittal, S., Khan, M., Romero, D. & Wuest+, T. (2019). Building Blocks for Adopting Smart Manufacturing. Procedia Manufacturing, 34(2019), 978-985. DOI: 10.1016/j/promfg.2019.06.098. link

  21. Romero, D., Jones, A. & Wuest, T. (2018). A New Architecture for Controlling Smart Manufacturing Systems. 9th Int'l Conference on Intelligent Systems (IEEE) 2018, Madeira Island, Portugal, September 25th-27th, 2018. link

  22. Khan, M. & Wuest+, T. (2019). Upgradable PSS: Implications for Business Model Components. Procedia CIRP, 80, 768-773 DOI: 10.1016/j.procir.2019.01.091. link

  23. Khan M.A., Kalverkamp M., Wuest+ T. (2019) Cascade Utilization During the End-of-Life of Product Service Systems: Synergies and Challenges. In: Pehlken A., Kalverkamp M., Wittstock R. (eds) Cascade Use in Technologies 2018. Springer Vieweg, Berlin, Heidelberg, p 1-7. DOI 10.1007/978-3-662-57886-5_1 link

  24. Khan, M. & Wuest+, T. (2018). Mapping of PSS Research: A Bibliometric Analysis. Int'l Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management.Washington DC, USA, September 27th-29th, 2018 Awarded with IEOM 2018 - 2nd Place for Graduate Student Paper Competition. link

  25. Khan, M. & Wuest+, T. (2018). Towards a methodology to design upgradable product service systems. Procedia CIRP, 78, 400-405. DOI: 10.1016/j.procir.2018.08.326. link

  26. Sakib, N. & Wuest+, T. (2018). Challenges and Opportunities of Condition-based Predictive Maintenance: A Review. Procedia CIRP, 78, 267-272. DOI: 10.1016/j.procir.2018.08.318. link

  27. Vössing, M., Siegel, J., Feldmann, N., Wuest, T. & Benz, C. (2018). Employee-Centric Service Innovation: A Viable Proxy for Customer-Intimacy for Product-Focused Enterprises. In: Satzger G., Patrício L., Zaki M., Kühl N., Hottum P. (eds): Exploring Service Science. IESS 2018. Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, 331. Springer, Cham. DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-00713-3_7 link

  28. Mittal, S., Romero, D. & Wuest+, T. (2018).Towards a Smart Manufacturing Maturity Model for SMEs (SM3E). Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS) 2018, August 26-30, 2018, Seoul, South Korea. IFIP AICT 536. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-99707-0_20 link

  29. Romero, D., Gaiardelli, P., Powell, D., Wuest, T. & Thürer, M. (2018). Digital Lean Cyber-Physical Production Systems: The Emergence of Digital Lean Manufacturing and The Significance of Digital Waste. Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS) 2018, August 26-30, 2018, Seoul, South Korea. IFIP AICT 536. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-99704-9_2 link

  30. Romero, D., Mattsson, S., Fast-Berglund, Å., Wuest, T., Gorecky, D. & Stahre, J. (2018). Digitalizing Occupational Health, Safety and Productivity for the Operator 4.0. Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS) 2018, August 26-30, 2018, Seoul, South Korea. IFIP AICT 536. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-99707-0_59 link

  31. Choi, S., Wuest, T. & Kulvatunyou, S. (2018). Towards a Platform for Smart Manufacturing Improvement Planning. Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS) 2018, August 26-30, 2018, Seoul, South Korea. IFIP AICT 536. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-99707-0_47 link

  32. Mittal, S., Romero, D., & Wuest, T. (2018). Towards a Smart Manufacturing Toolkit for SMEs. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, vol 540, pp. 476-487. Springer, Cham. DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-01614-2_44 link

  33. Kalverkamp, M., Phelken, A., Wuest, T. & Young, S. (2018). Sustainability of Cascading Product Lifecycles: The need for adaptive management to end-of-life supply chains. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, vol 540, pp. 159-168. Springer, Cham. DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-01614-2_15 link (Nominated for Marco Garetti Best Paper Award)

  34. Menon, K., Kärkkäinen, H., Wuest, T. & Seppälä, T. (2018). Is Openness really free? A critical analysis of switching costs for Industrial Internet Platforms. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, vol 540, pp. 215-226. Springer, Cham. DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-01614-2_20 link

  35. West, S. & Wuest, T. (2018). Anatomy of stakeholders within complex product service systems. Spring Servitization Conference (SSC) 2018 - Driving Competitiveness through Servitization. Copenhagen Business School, May 14-16, 2018. Copenhagen, Denmark.

  36. Smith, N. & Wuest+, T. (2017). Identifying Key Aspects of Success for PSS. APMS 2017, September 3-7., 2017, Hamburg, Germany. IFIP AICT 513. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-66923-6_27 link

  37. 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. IFIP AICT 513. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-66923-6_31 link

  38. Menon, K., Kaerkkaenen, H. & Wuest, T. (2017). Role of openness in industrial internet platform providers’ strategy. PLM 2017, July 9-12., 2017, Seville, Spain. Rios, J. et al. (Eds.): PLM 2017, IFIP AICT 517, 92–105. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-72905-3_9. link

  39. 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

  40. Melroy, S., McHugh, M., Carden, G., Brefczynski-Lewis, J. & Wuest+, T. (2016). Engineering design for mobile brain imaging helmet – AM-PET. The 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)

  41. 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)

  42. 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)

  43. Wuest, T. & Wellsandt, S. (2016). Design and Development of Product Service Systems (PSS) - Impact on Product Lifecycle Perspective. Procedia Technology, 26, 152-161. DOI 10.1016/j.protcy.2016.08.021 link (open-access)

  44. 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

  45. 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

  46. 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)

  47. 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, Qatar. A. Bouras et al. (Eds.): PLM 2015, IFIP AICT 467, 826–834. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-33111-9_75 link

  48. Wellsandt, S., Wuest, T., Hribernik, K. & Thoben, K.-D. (2015). Information Quality in PLM: A Product Design Perspective. Umeda, S. et al. (Eds.). APMS 2015, Part I, IFIP AICT 459, 515-523. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-22756-6_63. link

  49. 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)

  50. 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)

  51. 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)

  52. 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)

  53. 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)

  54. 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)

  55. 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)

  56. 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)

  57. 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)

  58. 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)

  59. 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)

  60. 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)

  61. 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)

  62. 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)

  63. 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)

  64. 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)

  65. 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)

  66. 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)

  67. 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)

  68. 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)

  69. 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

  70. 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).

  71. 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).

  72. 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

  73. 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)

  74. 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

  75. 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.

  76. 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

Industry Journals, Magazines, White Papers, Reports & Misc.

  1. Wuest+, T. (2020). To program robots is human, to problem-solve is divine. Smart Manufacturing magazine, Dec 2020 Issue.

  2. Wuest+, T., Kusiak, A., Dai, T., & Tayur, S. (2020). Impact of COVID-19: The Case for AI-Inspired Digital Transformation. INFORMS ORMS Today, 47(3). DOI: 10.1287/orms.2020.03.16 link (open access) (ORMS today Featured Article)

  3. Bernardes, E., Sinha, A., Calderon, R., & Wuest+, T. (2020). Digital Supply Networks transform the Future. ISE Magazine, 52(5), 28-33. link (open access)

  4. Taisch, M., Casidsid, M., Despaeisse, M., Luglietti, R., May, G., Morin, T., Pinzone, M., & Wuest, T. (2019). World Manufacturing Forum 2019 Report - Skills for the Future of Manufacturing. World Manufacturing Forum. link

  5. Kavanaugh, J. & Cosper, D. (2019). Industry of Things World USA 2019 MANAGEMENT JOURNAL. Infosys Knowledge Institute. (Contributor)) link

  6. Wuest+, T. (2019). Smart manufacturing builds opportunities for ISEs. ISE Magazine, 51(4), 40-44. link (open access)

  7. Wuest+, T. (2019). Smart Manufacturing - Opportunities for Industrial & Systems Engineers. IISE Manufacturing & Design Research Spotlight. link

  8. Taisch, M., Arena, D., Gorobtcova, P., Kiritsis, D., Luglietti, R., May, G., Morin, T. & Wuest, T. (2018). World Manufacturing Forum 2018 Report. World Manufacturing Forum. link

  9. Ivezic, N., Kulvatunyou, B., Brandl, D., Machi, M., Lu, Y., Noller, D., Davis, J., Wuest, T., Kiritsis, D. & Witherell, P. (2018). NIST Advanced Manufacturing Series 100-15 - 2017 NIST / OAGi Workshop: Drilling down on Smart Manufacturing – Enabling Composable Service-Oriented Manufacturing Systems. Doi: 10.6028/NIST.AMS.100-15 link (open-access)

  10. Wuest+, T., Schmid, P., Lego, B. & Bowen, E. (2018). Overview of Smart Manufacturing in West Virginia. WVU Bureau of Business & Economic Research, Morgantown, WV, USA. link

  11. 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 - 2016 NIST / OAGi Workshop: Drilling down on Smart Manufacturing – Enabling Composable Apps. Doi: 10.6028/NIST.AMS.100-8 link (open-access)

  12. Davis, J. (2017). Cybersecurity for Manufacturers: Securing the Digitized and Connected Factory. MForesight. September 2017. link (Contributor)


International Invited Talks (selected)

2020

  • "Digital Supply Networks - Resilient Supply Chains Through Digital Transformation", Industry of Things World USA EAST, Boston, USA, December 2nd, 2020. link

  • Innovations in Smart Manufacturing”, Transform Live – The Supply Chain Transformation Channel, October 22nd, 2020. link

  • Resilient Digital Supply Networks”, Keynote at Production Council of Swedish Produktion2030 programme, Chalmers Univeristy, Goeteborg, Sweden, September 17th, 2020.

  • Digital Supply Networks”, NeXt LIVE seminar series, University of South Carolina, September 11th, 2020.

  • "Digital Supply Networks", Future Insights Network (FIN TV), w/ Amit Sinha & Rafael Calderon, September 10th, 2020. link - youtube - spotify (audio only) - Podbean (audio only)

  • "AI in Smart Manufacturing Systems", Graduate Seminar, University of Iowa, Industrial and Systems Engineering, (virtual) September 10th, 2020. link video

  • "AI in Smart Manufacturing Systems", Quartz Network Impact Virtual Smart Manufacturing and R&D, (virtual) August 25th, 2020. link

  • "Supply Chain Resiliency", 6 Degrees of Smart Manufacturing Webcast, August 12th, 2020. link; link to recording; link to bonus reel

  • "Advances in the Smart Factory", Keynote at the IFIP 17th Int'l Conference on Product Lifecycle Management, Zurich, Switzerland, July 7th, 2020. link

  • "Vantage Ventures Real Talk Series", Vantage Ventures, (virtual) July 21st, 2020.

  • "Aftermarket Reopen: Supplier Guidelines and Best Practices", Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) webinar series, May 12th, 2020. link

  • "Switching Gears - Manufacturing Opportunities Learned from COVID-19". Coming back from COVID-19 Webinar Series. May 18, 2020, 11am. link

2019

  • "Prepared for Industry 4.0? Technology, Automation, & Skills", Keynote at SRG Global - Assembly Best Practice Meeting, December 5th, 2019, Covington, GA.

  • Additive Manufacturing (AM) - Unleashing freedom of design & imagination”, 2019 Research Summit of STARs in West Virginia, STARs: Students, Teachers, And Researchers, November 16th, 2019, Morgantown, WV. link

  • Towards Smart Production Management Systems: Things, Services and People”.Panel discussion together w/ Dr. Boonserm Kulvatunyou, NIST, Dr. Irene Roda, PoliMi, Dr. David Romero, Tec de Monterrey, September 4th, 2019, Austin, TX, USA.

  • The APMS Conference and IFIP WG5.7 in the 21st Century - A Bibliometric Study”. Keynote at Int’l Conference for Advances in Production Management Systems, September 2, 2019, Austin, TX, USA.

  • "Künstliche Intelligenz in der Produktion" [Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing Systems]. Invited talk - ETH Zürich – POM Network Abendgespräch 2019, May 28 2019, Zurich, Switzerland. link

  • "Robot ≠ Robot - Understanding the field and identifying opportunity" Keynote at Advancing Manufacturing with Automation & Robotics Workshop, May 7th, 2019, Charleston, WV, USA.

  • "The Fourth Industrial Revolution - Implications for Future Engineers" Seminar Youngstown State University, April 29th, 2019, Youngstown, OH, USA.

  • IoT-enabled Smart Manufacturing in Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)” Industry of Things World USA, March 7th, 2019, San Diego, USA. link

  • The Impact of Industry 4.0 on Business Models” WVU Lunch'n'Learn Webinar, January 22nd, 2019, international audience. link

2018

  • Smart Manufacturing and the Fourth Industrial Revolution” WVU IISE, November 5th, 2018, Morgantown, WV, USA.

  • "Smart Manufacturing for SMM - Opportunities and Challenges" NIST Industry Forum. May, 9th, Gaithersburg, MD, USA.

  • "Smart Manufacturing and Industry 4.0 - Opportunities and Challenges for SMEs" Keynote - 1st Industry 4.0 School and Industry Night, February 18th, Kelowna, BC, Canada.

2017

  • "Opportunities for Innovations in Smart Advanced Manufacturing" Panel discussion together w/ Dr. Rob Ivester, DoE AMO & Dr. Kirk Rogers, GE Center for Additive Tech. Adv., October 25th, Southpointe, PA, USA.

  • “Smart Manufacturing in SMEs”. IFIP WG 5.7 Research Workshop. September 6th, 2017, Hamburg, Germany.

2016

  • "Smart Manufacturing & Why Industrial & Systems Engineering are needed more than ever". Seminar at Texas Tech University, December 1st, 2016, Lubbock, TX, 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.

  • "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.

  • "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.

  • 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


Presentations (selected)

2019

  • "Digital Transformation and the Social Factory of Things, Services and People", Panel Discussion - APMS 2020, Novi Sad, Serbia.

  • “Data-driven context awareness of smart products in discrete manufacturing systems”, (virtual) 4th SysInt 2020, Bremen, Germany.

  • Smart Products in Smart Manufacturing Systems: An Opportunity to Utilize AR?”, (virtual) APMS 2020, Novi Sad, Serbia.

  • "Industry 4.0 @WVU - Approach at UG and Graduate Level" Industry 4.0 Workshop, December 11th, 2019, Morgantown, WV.

2018

  • "Towards a Smart Manufacturing Maturity Model for SMEs (SM3E)" Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS) 2018, August 28, 2018, Seoul, South Korea.

  • "Towards a Smart Manufacturing Toolkit for SME" 15th Int'l Conference on Product Lifecycle Management. July 3, Torino, Italy.

  • "Holistic Approach to Machine Tool Data Analytics". NIST/OAGi Workshop: Enabling Composable Service-Oriented Manufacturing Systems. April, 24th, Gaithersburg, MD, USA.

2017

  • "Supply Chain Management & Smart Manufacturing" WVU Leadership, October 27th, Morgantown, WV. USA.

  • "Smart Manufacturing for SMEs" (w/ Patrick Schmidt). Industry Workshop. October 19th, Wheeling, WV, USA.

  • “Identifying Key Aspects of Success for PSS”. International Conference on Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS) 2017. 3. - 7. September, 2017, Hamburg, Germany.

  • "Advanced and Smart Manufacturing - Opportunities and Implications for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises". Industry Workshop. August 24, 2017. Princeton, WV, USA.

  • "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 & 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.

  • "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.

2015

  • "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.

  • "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.

  • 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.