Smart Manufacturing Innovation and Transformation: Interconnection and Intelligence

Smart Manufacturing Innovation and Transformation: Interconnection and Intelligence

ZongWei Luo (The University of Hong Kong, China)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: March, 2014|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 407
ISBN13: 9781466658363|ISBN10: 1466658363|EISBN13: 9781466658370|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5836-3


Fast advances in information technology have led to a smarter world vision with ubiquitous interconnection and intelligence.

Smart Manufacturing Innovation and Transformation: Interconnection and Intelligence covers both theoretical perspectives and practical approaches to smart manufacturing research and development triggered by ubiquitous interconnection and intelligence. This reference work discusses the transformation of manufacturing, the latest developments in smart manufacturing innovation, current and emerging technology opportunities, and market imperatives that enable manufacturing innovation and transformation, useful tools for readers in industry, academia, and government.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Big Data Computing and Intelligence
  • Business Models and Mechanism Design
  • MEMS/Hybrid Systems for Advanced Manufacturing
  • Robotics and Automation
  • SCM/Logistics for Advanced Manufacturing
  • Social and Human Centric Computing
  • Transparent and Service Computing

Reviews and Testimonials

Business scholars, scientists, and engineers in various fields describe advanced manufacturing systems that use information technologies through end-to-end product and service life cycles. They cover optimization, enabling technologies, interconnection, and sustainability. Specific topics include robust optimization for smart manufacturing planning and supply chain design in chemicals, a framework for modeling and optimizing a lean assembly system design with multiple objectives, towards smart manufacturing techniques using incremental sheet forming, the role of brand loyalty on customer relationship management performance, and fair share of supply chain responsibility for low-carbon manufacturing.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

ZongWei Luo is a Senior Researcher at the E-Business Technology Institute, The University of Hong Kong (China). Before that, he was working at the IBM TJ Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights (NY, USA). He also served as the Affiliate Senior Consultant to ETI Consulting Limited. His research has been supported by various funding sources, and his research results have appeared in major international journals and leading conferences with 5 books and over 100 papers published, including an IEEE International Conference best paper award. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Applied Logistics and serves as an Associate Editor and Editorial Advisory Board member in many international journals. Dr. Luo’s recent interests include Internet of things and Cloud computing, service science and computing, innovation management and sustainable development, technology adoption and risk management, and e-business model and practices, especially for advanced manufacturing, structural health management, and logistics and supply chain management.