This page will give an overview of Keynote and Industrial tutorial speakers.

The complete final program and table of contents of the proceedings will be in the downloads section of the website later.
The information on this page is preliminary, more will be added if final agreements are made with speakers.

For the Industrial and Academic Tutorials scroll down.


Time and
Title of Presentation
Dr. Stefan Boschert,
Siemens Corporate Technology,
München, Germany
(to be scheduled),
Next generation digital twins – Digital dreams and physical realities
Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Marie Ehlers,
University of Johannesburg,
Johannesburg, South Africa
(to be scheduled),
B-Cells, T-Cells, and PhDs?
Prof. Dr. Zuhal Erden,
Atilim University,
Ankara, Turkey
(to be scheduled),
Bioinspired design methodology for robots: Present and future
Dr. Ehsan T. Esfahani,
Buffalo University,
New York, USA
(to be scheduled),
The bridge between brains and smart robotic/cyber-physical systems
Prof. Dr. Brian Norton,
Technical University of Dublin,
Dublin, Ireland
(to be scheduled),
Smart cyber-physical renewable energy production and use
Prof. Dr. Petra Badke-Schaub,
Technical University of Delft,
Delft, the Netherlands
(to be scheduled),
Design methodology in the era of smart systems
Prof. Dr. Yan Wang,
Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering,
Georgia tech, Atlanta, USA
(to be scheduled),
Smartness, resilience, trust, and risks in cyber-physical-social systems
Prof. Dr. Danny Weyns,
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven,
Leuven, Belgium
(to be scheduled),
Engineering self-adaptive systems: From automating tasks to learning from experience
Prof. Dr. Yong Zeng,
Concordia University,
Montreal, Canada
(to be scheduled),
Can a software system automatically evolve its algorithms?

Industrial Tutorials and Workshops

Time and
Title of Presentation
Prof. Dr. Raghu Echempati,
Kettering University,
Flint, USA
(to be scheduled),
Automotive lightweighting: Design and joining technologies and methodologies
Prof. Dr. Vistrian Mătieș,
Technical University of Cluj-Napoca,
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
(to be scheduled),
Mechatronics: The Scientific Foundation of Smart and Sustainable Society Development
M.Sc. Victoria Zorn,
Technische Universität Braunschweig,
Braunschweig, Germany
(to be scheduled),
Social network analysis for complex system design