September 25-27, 2014 – Orlando, Florida
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Manufacturing & Industrial Division Chairs:

Alok Verma, Old Dominion University
Vukica Jovanovic, Old Dominion University

Ahmed Elsawy, Tennessee Tech
Wangping Sun, Oregon Institute of Technology
M. Affan Badar, Indiana State University


MFG 101: Topics in Manufacturing I
Session Chair: Mandar Khanal (Boise State University)

Time and Place: Friday, September 26, 9:30am-11:30am, Cypress 1

Paper #039
Improving the Roller Shaft Subassembly Process using Discrete-event Modeling and Simulation: A Case Study
Ali Alavizadeh, Indiana University Purdue University–Fort Wayne; Robert Palevich, Indiana University Purdue University–Fort Wayne

Paper #070
Influence of Some Process Parameters on Build Time, Material Consumption, and Surface Roughness of FDM Processed Parts: Inferences Based on Taguchi Design of Experiments
Fahraz Ali, University of the West Indies (TRINIDAD and TOBAGO); Boppana V. Chowdary, University of the West Indies (TRINIDAD and TOBAGO); Justin Maharaj, Caribbean Industrial Research Institute, University of the West Indies (TRINIDAD and TOBAGO) 

Paper #073
A Multi-agent-based  Approach  to  Dynamic  Scheduling  of  Machines  and Automated Guided  Vehicles (AGV)  in  Manufacturing Systems by Considering AGV Breakdowns
Vahit Kaplanoğlu, University of Gaziantep (TURKEY); Cenk Şahi, Cukurova University (TURKEY); Adil Baykasoğlu, Dokuz Eylul University (TURKEY); Rızvan Erol, Cukurova University (TURKEY); Alper Ekinci, University of Gaziantep (TURKEY); Melek Demirtaş, Cukurova University (TURKEY)

Abstract #103
A Methodology for Optimal Tuning of PID Controllers Subject to Process Constraints
Constantine Tzouanas, Clear Lake High School; Vassilios Tzouanas, University of Houston-Downtown

Paper #121
Stochastic Modeling and Validation of Three-tier Supply Chains using Multiple Tools
Alok Verma, Old Dominion University

MFG 102: Topics in Manufacturing II

Session Chair: Li Tan (Purdue University North Central)
Time and Place: Friday, September 26, 3:00pm-4:45pm, Cypress 1

Validation and Visualization of Objects used for the production of Direct Digital Manufacturing Components or 3D Printed Models
Rafael Obregon, Western Illinois University

Paper #001
3D Design Process for Manufacturing and Assembly: Table Top Tools for Incremental Continuous Improvement (Kaizen)
Isam Abdul Qader Elbadwi, University of Hail (SAUDIA ARABIA); Magesh Chandramouli, Purdue University Calumet

Paper #004
Applications of Digital Manufacturing in Manufacturing Process Support
Vukica Jovanovic, Old Dominion University; Mihael Debevec, University of Ljubljana (SLOVENIA); Niko Herakovic, University of Ljubljana (SLOVENIA); Alok Verma, Old Dominion University; Mileta Tomovic, Old Dominion University

Paper #066
Technology Driven Innovation — Strengthening Industry and Academia Partnerships for Advanced Manufacturing Gains
Alton Kornegay, North Carolina A&T State University; Bankole Fasanya, North Carolina A&T State University; Dominick Fazarro, University of Texas-Tyler; James Wright, University of Texas at Dallas; Gerald Watson, North Carolina A&T State University; Evelyn Sowells, North Carolina A&T State University

Paper #082
Autonomation—Future of Manufacturing
Kwabena Boakye-Adjei, Central Connecticut State University; Ravindra Thamma, Central Connecticut State University; Daniel Kirby, Central Connecticut State University

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