Support services for project formation are offered through IMS MTP Coaching staff, available in every IMS region, under the direction and assistance of the local Regional Secretariat. Coaches provide assistance through partner search and other activities. They can also help interested researchers to find existing projects and facilitate networking.
Thomas Messervey, Ph.D Via S. Nazaro, 19 16145 Genova Italy Phone: +39 010 3628148, +39 010 3621078 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Thomas Messervey is a civil engineer who specializes in the use of sensor technologies in the engineering sciences for energy efficiency, increased security, performance monitoring, and management. He is a 1994 civil engineering graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, received his M.Eng. degree from Stanford University in structural engineering, and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Pavia, Italy in the use of structural health monitoring for the life-cycle management of highway bridges. He holds dual American Italian citizenship and is currently a project manager in the Industrial Innovation Division of the Italian engineering consulting company D’Appolonia S.p.A. headquartered in Genova, Italy.
Since 2009, Dr. Messervey has been associated with the IMS program through forming and leading the MTP project Industrial Smart Material Applications (ISMA). He has since become involved in the European Technology Platform Manufuture, the Public Private Partnership Factories of the Future, and the IMS2020 Project. In 2010, he was appointed as the EU Regional Facilitator to counsel, guide, and coach European companies who want to form their own MTP projects.
Bo Hyun Kim, Ph.D. Digital Collaboration Center Korea Institute of Technology 1271-18 Sa-3-dong, Sangrok-gu Ansan, Gyeonggi-do 426-171 Korea Phone: +82 31 436 8054 Email: email@example.com
Dr. Kim received his Ph. D in August 1998 from the Industrial Engineering Department at KAIST, and from his graduation to 2001 was a researcher at the CIM Research Center at KAIST. He has been involved with the development of Computer Aided Process Planning system for molding dies and design and Implementation of Virtual Manufacturing System for Order-adaptive Manufacturing Industry. He also was involved as a post-doctoral researcher, CTC at DaimlerChrysler working on development and maintenance of a generative pattern machining system and Implementation of die structure machining system. In 2001, he became a Senior Researcher at Korea Research Institute of Ship and Ocean Engineering working in design and construction of ship navigation simulator systems using virtual reality technology and has experience in the construction of virtual 3D environment database systems. Currently he is a Principal Researcher, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology in the field of digital manufacturing and manufacturing information systems for SMEs.
His areas of expertise include the development of Internet-based VMS key technologies, construction of 3D environments for virtual simulation, development of internet-based CAD/CAM systems, process design of industrial development software, and information technology applications to the manufacturing industry.⠀
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Allan Martel 135 Dunbarton Court Ottawa, Ontario Canada K1K 4L6 Phone: +1 613 744 1938 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Allan Martel operates a consulting firm specialising in the building and subsequent management of international research teams developing leading edge solutions in the field of distributed industrial automation and other advanced manufacturing process technologies.
Mr. Martel is also the Chief Operating Officer of O3neida inc. and the VP Operations of O3neida Europe, both not-for-profit firms that operate as networks of networks of automation specialists world wide.
Mr. Martel is past President of IMS Canada, the Canadian component of an international R&D program in manufacturing process R&D which conducted about $250 million CAD in R&D annually between 1997 and 2007.
Mr. Martel travels extensively in his consulting practice with the vast majority of his clients made up of companies, both large and small.
Steven R. Ray, Ph.D. 2181 Camino de los Robles Menlo Park, CA 94025-6531 USA Phone: +1 650 587 3780 (CA) +1 202 362 5059 (DC) Email: email@example.com
Dr. Steven Ray specializes in information integration consulting services and is a Distinguished Research Fellow at Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley, where he researches information interoperability and standards in application domains including the smart electrical grid, disaster management, electronic business, supply chains, and manufacturing. He has a twenty-seven year track record of initiating and leading system integration and other technical R&D projects at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, Maryland. For the past decade, he was responsible for the management of a $10-13M division of 60 staff and visiting researchers dedicated to the solution of national problems related to measurements and standards supporting systems interoperation in the manufacturing sector. In addition to his consulting support for local technology companies, Dr. Ray’s current activities include the establishment of new research programs at Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley in smart grid interoperability and in disaster management, chairmanship of the Ontology Summit and chairmanship of the OASIS Quantities and Units of Measure Ontology Standard (QUOMOS) TC. He has a B.Sc. in Physics (honors) from the University of Bristol, England, a Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University, and is a member of ASME and SME.