Conference Committee

Host Committee

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Sam Anand

Professor, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Cincinnati

513-556-5596

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Jing Shi

Professor, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Cincinnati

513-556-5596

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Murali Sundaram

Professor, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Cincinnati

513-556-2791

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Katy Marston

Conference Coordinator, Conference & Event Services, University of Cincinnati

513-558-1810

NAMRI / SME Scientific Committee

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Livan Fratini, PhD

Scientific Committee Chair

Professor, Department of Chemical, Management, Computer Systems, Mechanical Engineering, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy

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Ihab Ragai, PhD, PE

Scientific Committee Chair Elect

Assistant Professor in Engineering, School of Engineering, Penn State Behrend, Erie, PA

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Lihui Wang, PhD, FSME, PE

Advisor (Past Chair)

Professor and Chair of Sustainable Manufacturing KTH Royal Institutes of Technology Stockholm, Sweden

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Albert J. Shih, PhD, FSME

NAMRI / SME President

Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

MSEC / ASME Technical Program Committee

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Barbara Linke, Dr. -Ing.

Technical Program Chair

Professor, University of California Davis, Davis, California

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Karl Haapala, PhD

Technical Program Co-Chair

Associate Prof. of Industrial and Manufacturing Eng., Tom and Carmen West Faculty Scholar, School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Eng., Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

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Radu Pavel, PhD

Chair, ASME Manufacturing Engineering Division

Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, TechSolve, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio

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Laine Mears, PhD, PE

Vice Chair, ASME Manufacturing Engineering Division

Professor, Clemson University, Greenville, South Carolina

LEM&P / JSME Committee

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Takashi Matsumura

Programming Chair

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tokyo Denki University, Tokyo, Japan

  • Takayuki Goto, Mitsubishi Heavy Industry Machine Tool Co., Ltd.
  • Atsushi MatsubaraProfessor, Kyoto University
  • Keiichi Shirase, Professor, Kobe University
  • Seiich Hata, Professor, Nagoya University
  • Satoshi KishimotoNational Institute for Material Science
  • Yasuhiro TakayaProfessor, Osaka University
  • Soichi Ibaraki, Professor, Hiroshima University
  • Norikazu SuzukiAssoc. Prof., Nogoya University