Group picture of IALF Members

    The scientific committee is shaping the scientific profile of IALF and is responsible for the scientific development of IALF activities. Further, it is coordinating and supporting of working groups and the organizing committee.

    Priv.Doz. Dr.Ing. Fazel Ansari

    Vienna University of Technology, Austria

    Pilot-Factory Industrie 4.0
    Topics for Research and Training at Pilot-Factory Industrie 4.0

    Topics for research and training

    • Development and use-case-related implementation of methods and concepts for process pvent management in assembly
    • Planning and evaluation of Digital and Visual Assistance Systems
    • Planning and evaluation of Collaborative Human Robotic Systems
    • Integrated safety and security concept for Collaborative Human Robotic Systems in cooperation with TÜV Austria
    • MMAssist II: Development of modular and reusable digital and technical assistance systems in production, assembly and logistics
    • Research collaboration on Smart Data Analytics for
      • Prescriptive amd Predictive Maintenance
      • Production Planning and Controlling
      • Complex Event Processing
      • Intralogistics
    • Smart automation of industrial grade manufacturing cells
    • Cloud-based automation for atomic machine functions
    • Simulation and virtualization of manufacturing cells
    • Knowledge- and function-based modeling in OPC UA
    • Safety concepts for flexible manufacturing systems with AGV pallet handling
    • MES layer integration for automated manufacturing
    Prof. Dimitris Mourtzis

    University of Patras, Greece

    LMS Learning Factory
    Topics for Research and Training at LMS Learning Factory

    Topics for research and training

    • Manufacturing Processes Modelling and Energy Efficiency
    • Robots, Automation and Virtual Reality in Manufacturing
    • Manufacturing Systems
    Dr.Ing. Erwin Rauch

    Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

    Smart Mini Factory
    Topics for Research and Training at Smart Mini Factory

    Topics for research and training

    • Automation and Robotics
    • Human Machine Collaboration
    • Lean and Flexible Assembly
    • Intelligent and Sustainable Production
    • Digital Production Management
    • Worker Assistance Systems
    • VR and AR in Production and Construction
    • Construction 4.0 and BIM
    Dr.techn. Matthias Wolf

    Graz University of Technology

    LEAD Factory
    Topics for Research and Training at LEAD Factory

    Topics for research and training

    • Holistic concept of agility to proactively prepare for uncertainties
    • Age appropriate worker assistance and workplace design
    • Teaching concepts based on skill requirement of the workforce of the future
    • Lean Management: Lean principles, logistics principles, 5S, value stream mapping, line balancing, shop floor management, etc.
    • Energy Efficiency: Energy measurements, methods to decline energy consumption
    • Agility: Uncertainty and its impact on manufacturing, monitoring to early detect and fast react, governance & organization, strategic alignment, operational agility levers
    • Digitalization: Digitalization technologies, implementation of digitalization projects and strategy, digital business models