Digital Manufacturing: Technology Development and Links to Productivity for the UK Industry in the Context of Industry 4.0
Institution of Mechanical Engineers, London
This talk will describe the vital role of digital manufacturing technologies and systems in today’s high value manufacturing industry.
Speaker: Professor Paul G Maropoulos
Pro Vice Chancellor, Research and Enterprise at Aston University
Professor Paul Maropoulos is a distinguished Mechanical Engineer with a career spanning academia, industry collaboration and impactful technology transfer. Currently Pro Vice Chancellor for Research and Enterprise at Aston University, Paul was previously at Durham and Bath Universities where he published extensively and was awarded sizeable research grants from EPSRC, Innovate UK and industry. Paul has a CV filled with research project work with companies such as Airbus, Caterpillar, Nissan and Rolls-Royce, alongside work to improve SME productivity. Paul has also spoken at this year’s SiG All STAR showcase.