Conference Programme

Conference Schedule

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Day 1 - Tuesday, 3 November 2020

08:30–09:00      Setup

09:00 - 09:45    Opening Session (Auditorium)

09:00 – 09:20    Chair Welcome – Professor John Ahmet Erkoyuncu, Cranfield University, UK

09:20 – 09:30    Welcome to Cranfield – Professor Helen Atkinson, Pro-VC, Cranfield University, UK

09:30 – 09:45    Conference Overview – Dr Gustavo Castelluccio, Cranfield University, UK


09:45 – 10:25    Keynote 1: Sustainability challenges in design from the life cycle perspective (Auditorium)
                                            Professor Daniel Brissaud, University Grenoble Alpes, France


10:25–10:45      Break


10:45-12:25      Session 1: Design for Prognosis (Room 1)
                          Chairs: Dr Maryam Farsi, Cranfield University, UK
                                       Dr Cristobal Ruiz Carcel, Cranfield University, UK

10:45 – 11:05    Digital Twin Development: A Step by Step Guideline
                          Dedy Ariansyah, Iñigo Fernàndez del Amo, John Ahmet Erkoyuncu, Merwan Agha, Dominik Bulka, Jose De la Puante, Marion Langlois, Yousra M'Khinini, Jim Sibson and Steve Penver.

11:05 – 11:25    Will operators work in close proximity to industrial robots? A study of acceptance using psychological and physiological responses
                         Iveta Eimontaite, Cyril Jaksic, Sarah Fletcher, Teegan Johnson and Anne-Marie Oostveen

11:25 – 11:45    Multi-Level Analysis of the Industrial Internet of Things: Challenges and Future Prospects
                         Sulaiman Rajab, Prateek Saxena and Konstantinos Salonitis

11:45 – 12:05    Towards a Digital Human Representation in an Industrial Digital Twin
                          Dedy Ariansyah, John Ahmet Erkoyuncu, Achim Buerkle, Ali Al-Yacoub, Melanie Zimmer and Niels Lohse

12:05 – 12:25    Manufacturing Process Control through a digital twin: Encoding Issues
                          Panagiotis Stavropoulos, Alexios Papacharalampopoulos and Christos Michail


10:45 – 12:25    Session 2: Damage Prognosis (Room 2)
                           Chairs: Professor Ruqiang Yan, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
                                        Dr Arijit Lodh, Cranfield University, UK

10:45 – 11:05    Influence of temperature on fatigue crack growth and structural dynamics
                          Khangamlung Kamei and Muhammad Khan

11:05 – 11:25    Coupling geometric and microstructure gradients in fatigue crack formation
                          Farhan Ashraf, Andrea Cini and Gustavo M. Castelluccio.

11:25 – 11:45    Wear Behaviour of 3D Printed PLA Surfaces for Superhydrophobic Interaction
                         Hamza Shams, Kanza Basit, Muhammad Khan and Asif Mansoor

11:45 – 12:05    Strain self-sensing tailoring in functionalised carbon nanotubes/epoxy nanocomposites in response to electrical resistance change measurement
                          Donglan An, Jim Nourry, Somayeh Gharavian, Vijay Kumar Thakur, Indrat Aria, Isidro Durazo-Cardenas and Hamed Yazdani Nezhad

12:05 – 12:25  Empirical modelling of frictional noise and two-point contact using ball-on-disc
                        Kanza Basit, Hamza Shams, Muhammad Khan and Asif Mansoor


10:45 – 12:45    Workshop 1: How to establish Through-Life Engineering Services as a dominant global business model? (Auditorium)
                                                Chair: Professor Michael Ward, University of Strathclyde, UK


12:45 – 13:00  Break


13:00 – 14:00    Workshop 2: Bridging the digital skills gap through academic-industrial partnerships – Lunchtime Workshop (Auditorium)
                                                 Chairs: Neil Young, Mikaela Green, Babcock International, UK


14:05 – 14:45   Keynote 2: The Compact Muon Solenoid, a research apparatus pushing the boundaries of human knowledge throughout (at least) three decades (Auditorium)
                                             Martin Gastal, CERN, Switzerland


14:45 - 15:25    Keynote 3: TES and the roadmap to Net Zero (Auditorium)
                                             Professor Sam Tuner, HVM Catapult, UK


15:25 - 15:45    Break


15:45 – 17:45   Session 3: Design for Service (Room 1)
                         Chairs: Professor Daniel Brissaud, University Grenoble Alpes, France
                                      Dr Yifan Zhao, Cranfield University, UK

15:45 – 16:05   Interoperable access to heterogeneous test knowledge
                         Marco Franke, Karl A. Hribernik and Klaus-Dieter Thoben

16:05 – 16:25   A Multi-objective Cost, Availability and Time Optimisation Model for Bidding
                         Duarte Rodrigues Polonia, John Ahmet Erkoyuncu, Andrew Starr, Samir Khan and Steven Wilding

16:25 - 16:45    Digital Fitting Instructions for further Usage in Product-Lifecycle
                         Elisabeth Brandenburg, Oliver Ringel, Thomas Zimmermann, Rainer Stark and Nina Döllinger

16:45- 17:05     A Super Simple Life-cycle Cost Estimation Model with Minimum Data Requirement
                         Maryam Farsi, John Ahmet Erkoyuncu and Andrew Harrison

17:05-17:25      A knowledge sharing method to equalise the interpersonal service quality
                         Yusuke Tsutsui, Tadaaki Kinoshita, Mar'atus Sholihah, Kazuyoshi Wada, Kaoru Inoue and Yoshiki Shimomura

17:25-17:45     State of the Art of Industrial Product-Service System Design
                        Tomohiko Sakao, Andreas Riel, John Ahmet Erkoyuncuc and Daniel Brissaud


15:45 – 17:25    Session 4: Maintenance Optimisation (Room 2)
                           Chairs: Dr Muhammad Khan, Cranfield University, UK
                                        Dr Isidro Durazo-Cardenas, Cranfield University, UK

15:45- 16:05      Investigating the impact of human in-the-loop Digital Twin in an industrial maintenance context
                          Ali Al-Yacoub, Will Eaton, Melanie Zimmer, Achim Buerkle, Dedy Ariansyah, John Ahmet Erkoyuncu and Niels Lohse

16:05 – 16:25    Scheduling Challenges within Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Operations in the Aerospace Sector
                          Salah Albakkoush, Emanuele Pagone and Konstantinos Salonitis

16:25 – 16:45    Maintenance Optimisation Model at the Equipment Type level
                          John Ahmet Erkoyuncu, Samir Khan, Andrew Starr and Keith Rushton

16:45 – 17:05    Probabilistic Remaining Useful Life Prediction Based on Deep Convolutional Neural Network
                          Zhibin Zhao, Jingyao Wu, David Wong, Chuang Sun and Ruqiang Yan

17:05 – 17:25    An uncertainty quantification and aggregation framework for system performance assessment in industrial maintenance
                          Alex Grenyer, John Erkoyuncu, Sri Addepalli and Yifan Zhao


15:45 – 17:45    Workshop 3: Human and Societal Impacts of Digital Manufacturing – Panel Discussion (Auditorium)
                          Chair: Professor Sarah Sharples, The University of Nottingham, UK

                          Panelist: Professor Sharples, Professor Jan Godsell (WMG), Professor Roger Maull (University of Exeter) and Chris Courtney (Challenge Director, Made Smarter ISCF)



Day 2 - Wednesday, 4 November 2020


09:05 – 09:45   Keynote 4: Unlocking value in the support phase through digitally enabled asset management (Auditorium)
                                           Malcom Lee, Babcock International, UK

09:45 – 10:25   Keynote 5: The Servitization of Manufacturing: Looking Forward, Looking Back (Auditorium)
                                           Professor Andy Neely, University of Cambridge, UK


10:25 – 10:45   Break


10:45 – 12:25   Session 5: Design for Service (Room 1)
                         Chairs: Dr Alexios Papacharalampopoulos, University of Petras, Greece
                                     Dr Dedy Ariansyah, Cranfield University, UK

10:45 – 11:05    A product/service-system design schema: application to big data analytics
                          Tomohiko Sakao and Abhijna Neramballi

11:05 – 11:25    Asset Change Management – a framework for a human asset life cycle management
                         Katja Gutsche

11:25 – 11:45    Zero Defect Manufacturing in an Industry 4.0 context: A case study of requirements for change and desired effects
                         John Lindström, Petter Kyösti, Erik Lejon, Wolfgang Birk, Alf Andersson, Mikael Borg, Mikael Juntti, Anna-Maria Suup, Maria Germain, Anders Hermanson and Bengt Gunnarsson

11:45 – 12:05    Design for Lifecycle-Uncertainties: Design principles that enhance coping with uncertainties throughout the product lifecycle
                          Oliver Mörth, Lukas Schwarz and Christian Ramsauer

12:05 – 12:25    Through-life Engineering Services for Offshore Wind Energy
                          Saber Khayatzadeh, Rory Ingram, Himanshu Lalvani and Michael Ward


10:45 – 12:25   Session 6: Maintenance and Repair (Room 2)
                         Chairs: Dr Alberto Martinetti, University of Twente, Netherlands
                                     Professor Andrew Starr, Cranfield University, UK

10:45 – 11:05    An Agent-based model for No Fault Found Events
                         Samir Khan, John Erkoyuncu and Oscar Garcia

11:05 – 11:25    Concept of a voice-enabled digital assistant for predictive maintenance in manufacturing
                         Stefan Wellsandt, Zoltan Rusak, Santiago Ruiz Arenas, Doris Aschenbrenner, Karl Hribernik and Klaus-Dieter Thoben

11:25 – 11:45    Challenges for On-site Automated Ultrasonic Phased Array Inspection of Composite Aircraft structure
                          M Janardhan Padiyar, Reza Mohammadkhani, Luca Zanotti Fragonara, Ivan Petrunin, Joao Raposo, Antonios Tsourdos and Iain Gray

11:45 – 12:25    Learning-based diagnosis of multiple faults in bearings
                          Udeme Inyang, Ivan Petrunin and Ian Jennions

12:25 – 12:45    Fault Detection for Aircraft Fuel System with Neural Network
                          Nithya Subramanian and Hongmei He


10:45 – 12:45   Workshop 4: Un-locking the value in Servitisation business models (Auditorium)
                         Chair: Peter Maloney, Inaventure


12:45 – 13:00    Break


13:00 – 14:30    Workshop 5: Towards autonomous rail infrastructure inspection and repair: opportunities and challenges – Lunchtime Workshop (Auditorium)
                          Chairs: Dr Isidro Durazo-Cardenas, Cranfield University, UK
                                       Professor Andrew Starr, Cranfield University, UK


14:30 – 14:45    Break


14:45 – 16:05    Session 7: Sustainable Manufacturing (Room 1)
                          Chairs: Professor Tomohiko Sakao, Linköoping University
                                      Professor Konstantinos Salonitis, Cranfield University, UK

14:45 – 15:05    Methodology to Identify and Quantify Sources of Process Scrap on Shop Floor
                          Duaa Alrufaihi, Audrey Fernandes, Bhavya Gangar Jaysukh, Pauline Goldery, Rashmeet Kaur, Samuler Tirado Alvarez, Daniel Vazquez Navarro and Konstantinos Salonitis

15:05 – 15:25   Toward an Integrated Sustainability Assessment in Through-life Engineering Services
                         Maryam Farsi and John Ahmet Erkoyuncu

15:25 – 15:45   Feedback from Remanufacturing: Its Unexploited Potential to Improve Future Product Design
                         Louise Lindkvist Haziri, Erik Sundin and Tomohiko Sakao

15:45 – 16:05   Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene radiant heater printed on a cementitious flooring substrate: A feasibility study
                         John Patsavellas, Konstantinos Salonitis, Krzysztof Koziol, Lukasz Zakrzewski and Ben Blackwood.


14:45 – 16:05    Session 8: Maintenance and Repair (Room 2)
                          Chairs: Dr Suresh Perinpanayagam, Cranfield University, UK
                                       Dr Zakwan Skaf, Cranfield University, UK

14:45 – 15:05    Review of Robotic Systems for Aircraft Inspection
                          Manpreet Dhoot, Ip-Shing Fan and Zakwan Skaf

15:05 – 15:25   Emerging Challenges of Digital Aircraft Operations and Maintenance: A Knowledge Management Perspective
                         Abdallah A. Abdallah and Ip-Shing Fan

15:25 – 15:45   Aircraft Predictive Maintenance Modeling using a Hybrid Imbalance Learning Approach
                         Maren Dangut and Zakwan Skaf

15:45 – 16:05   Power Drive Electronics’ Reliability in More Electric Aircraft
                         Sohaib Aslam, Suresh Perinpanayagam, Andrew Wileman and Alireza Alghassi


14:45 – 16:45    Workshop 6: Is a nationally shared deterioration knowledge base a viable and valuable resource? (Auditorium)
                          Chair: Professor Andrew Harrison, Rolls-Royce Plc


16:45 – 16:50    Award Presentation (Auditorium)

16:50 – 17:00   Call-for next year’s conference – (University of Twente) (Auditorium)

17:00 – 17:05    Closing remarks (Auditorium)



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