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Complexity in High-Tech Manufacturing has been awarded NWO grant

By: processindustrylab

November 28, 2016

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A consortium headed by Prof. Ton de Kok and Dr. Willem van Jaarsveld of the OPAC group (TU/e IE) has been awarded a grant of about € 600000 as part of the NWO complexity in transport and logistics call for the project “complexity in high-tech manufacturing”. Other researchers of the consortium are Prof. Bert Zwart and Dr. Maria Vlasiou (TU/e Mathematics and CS) and Prof. Alexander Verbraeck and Dr. Jan Kwakkel (TU Delft). The consortium includes the following industrial partners: ASML, Philips IGT Systems, VDL/ETG, Hilti, CQM, and ESCF. The project investigates the manufacturing of high-tech systems, which requires the joint effort of some hundred teams of specialized engineers empl... More...

Industria Education Awards 2016

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November 25, 2016

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On Thursday November 3rd the winners of the Industria Education Awards 2016 were announced.

Congratulations to Emiel van Berkum, Propedeuse phase Karel van Donselaar (OPAC), Post-Propedeuse phase Joachim Arts (OPAC), OML phase Ed Nijssen, IM phase and Loe Schlicher (OPAC), Talent Award!  

Tom Van Woensel, professor Freight Transport and Logistics within OPAC elected to become the 2018 president of the INFORMS society Transportation Science and Logistics

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November 11, 2016

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Tom Van Woensel, professor Freight Transport and Logistics within OPAC, is elected to become the 2018 president of the INFORMS society Transportation Science and Logistics (Van Woensel will serve in 2017 as the president-elect for the society). The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) is the largest society in the world for professionals in the field of operations research (O.R.), management science, and analytics.

The INFORMS Transportation Science and Logistics (TSL) Society was formed in 2004 with the merger of the Transportation Science and Logistics Sections. The Transportation Sci... More...

VENI grant from NWO for Joachim Arts

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July 18, 2016

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Joachim Arts received a VENI grant from NWO for his proposal entitled: 'Learning from degradation data: When to shut down public services?' NWO veni grants are 'targeted at outstanding researchers who have recently obtained their PhD. They are at the start of their scientific career and display a striking talent for scientific research.'  A short research description: unexpected failures of MRI-scanners, aircraft and other capital assets, are unsafe and expensive. Data about failures is therefore rare, but sensors are increasingly gathering real-time degradation data. These data are used to optimize maintenance and support for ... More...