• 2020-10-23 11:00–12:00
  • 2020-11-27 11:00–12:00

Seminarieserien Industry 4.0

Välkommen till online-seminarieserien Industry 4.0.

Industry 4.0 eller fjärde industriella revolutionen är en samlande term för en rad teknologier och koncept inom automation, processindustriell it och tillverkningsteknologier.

I denna seminarieserie får vi en orientering i industri 4.0:s beståndsdelar. Alla delar är helt digitala och är på engelska. Du kan anmäla dig till alla tillfällen på en gång, eller ett specifikt seminarie. Du kan även ta del av videopresentationer från tidigare seminarier.

Innehåll (uppdateras kontinuerligt):

8 maj: Introduction Industry 4.0
Teacher: Mats Ahlskog
Content: This seminar introduces you to Industry 4.0. Join this two hour seminar to gain a better understanding of the concepts and industrial applications of the digital technologies related to Industry 4.0.  

15 maj: Industrial Internet of Things and the Opportunities in Manufacturing
Teacher: Mohammad Ashjaei 
Content: I seminariet presenteras bland annat en definition av konceptet ”Industrial internet of Things” (IioT). Vi får även höra hur IioT bidrar till att stärka produktionsområdet och tillverkningsindustrin, samt ta del av ett par goda exempel.

29 maj: Artificial Intelligence — A driving force in Industrial 4.0
Teacher: Shaibal Barua
Content: The fourth Industrial revolution is described through many technological advancements such as IoT, sensors, cyber-physical systems, human-machine interaction, etc. to name a few. Recent years these technologies have emerged by incorporating Artificial Intelligence (AI), and a paradigm shift has become visible, not only in the industrial sector but also in our daily life and many business areas. 
This seminar will provide a background on AI and machine learning for the general audience.  The current trends in AI and machine learning will be discussed with some use cases. Last but not least challenges and future opportunity in industry 4.0 will be mentioned. 

5 jun: Inställt / framflyttat till 3 juli.

12 jun: Introduction to industrial cybersecurity
Teacher: Francesco Flammini
Content: This seminar addresses the fundamental concepts of cybersecurity providing basic definitions and a taxonomic introduction to most common security threats and technologies. In particular, the concepts of data availability, integrity and confidentiality will be introduced with pointers to information systems certification standards and regulations in the context of cyber-physical systems and connected industry.
The seminar provides a brief overview of cybersecurity-related topics such as dependable computing, threat classification, redundancy and fault-tolerance, physical security monitoring, data encryption, user identification, risk and vulnerability assessment, intrusion detection and penetration testing.

26 jun: AR and VR for Industry 4.0: From Development to Maintenance
Teacher: Leo Hatvani
Content: Extended reality technologies such as augmented or virtual reality have become mature enough to be integrated into the product lifecycle, from product conceptualization, through design and production until marketing and sales. In this seminar, we will introduce the most common forms of these technologies, how they integrate with the product lifecycle, and what are some of the potential future developments in these technologies.

3 juli: Simulation for evaluation and improvement of production systems Teacher: Ioanna Aslanidou
Content: The seminar will discuss the use of simulation as a tool for process improvement. It will cover key concepts such as model validation and the determination of the tests that need to be conducted in order to maximize the information obtained from the simulation model. Special focus will be given on the knowledge required to build and validate a model, through simple practical examples.

14 aug: The value of maintenance
Teacher: Antti Salonen
Content: There is this famous quote of a manager at one of Sweden’s most high-profile companies: “Why do our maintenance cost so much even though our machines never fail?” Economists tend to view maintenance as a troublesome expense, while maintenance managers argue that maintenance is a profit center. In this seminar we discuss the value of maintenance and to which extent maintenance adds value.

21 aug: Additive Manufacturing – The MDH way
Teacher: Christopher Gustafsson
Content: This seminar will present an introduction to the emerging technology called Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, which is a key aspect in Industry 4.0. Production systems, supply chains, business models, and many more aspects are being transformed and reimagined due to the potential that AM possess.
The seminar will also present some AM related activities/projects at Mälardalen university as well as exploring the current challenges, limitations and opportunities with AM from different research perspectives. 

28 aug: Optimization of Production Systems
Teachers: Konstantinos Kyprianidis, Stavros Vouros och Yuanye Zhou
Content:Advance your skills in simulation and optimization through this seminar. In the seminar, you will explore the intricacies of optimization problems and applied on production systems. You will also gain a practical insight through demonstration of state-of-the-art optimization software on a “real-world” production line case. At the end of the seminar you will be confident to step into the world of optimization for your own production systems.


11 sep: Industrialization: multiple perspectives and the role of digitalization
Teacher: Koteshwar Chirumalla
The compressing time schedules and development costs are forcing companies to improve the performance of industrialization of new product and production technologies. In this seminar, we will discuss the multiple perspectives of industrialization from management of project, product, production and knowledge. The seminar will also address the potential opportunities with digitalization and Industry 4.0 technologies and presents recent study results on “Digitally-enabled process innovation”.

23 okt: Robots in collaborative applications
Teacher: Mikael Hedelind
Content: A new paradigm of so-called collaborative robots (sometimes referred to as cobots) are currently being developed and utilised within manufacturing industries. This seminar will address this development and discuss the nature of robots used together with humans in collaborative tasks, and how this can be of use to manufacturing industries.

27 nov: A pragmatic and democratic way to utilize IoT in production
Teacher: Yuji Yamamoto
In this seminar, a Vinnova funded research project called “Karakuri IoT” will be presented and discussed. Karakuri IoT is a methodology that empowers non-experts of IoT to design, create, and implement simple IoT-aided solutions at shop floors through iterative experimentation and learning. Participants will experience a part of the methodology during the seminar.


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