报告题目：Digital Twinning for Cyber-physical Systems in an Industry 4.0 Setting
报 告 人：Prof. Xun Xu
Industry 4.0 is the German vision for the future of manufacturing, one that smart factories use information and communications technologies to digitise their systems and processes, and reap benefits in the form of improved quality, lower costs, and increased efficiency. The technological fundamentals of Industry 4.0 are unpinned by that of Internet of Things and exist in various forms of Cyber-Physical Systems, where “systems” can be products and machines. A key element in a Cyber-physical System is Cyber Twin or otherwise commonly known as Digital Twin. There are some subtle technological differences between the two terminologies. Nevertheless, they share some common features that enable a Cyber-physical System to function effectively in the Industry 4.0 surroundings. This talk gives an overview of the background, concept and major technologies, in particular digital twin and twinning technologies, for Industry 4.0.
Prof. Xun Xu
Professor Xu received his master’s degree from Dalian University of Technology. In 1996, he received a PhD from the University of Manchester. Professor Xu's main research focuses are on computer-aided design, process planning and manufacturing, in particular STEP-compliant CNC (STEP-NC), cloud manufacturing and Industry 4.0.
Professor Xu is the Fellow of ASME (American Society for Mechanical Engineers), Associate Editor of “Robotics & Computer Integrated Manufacturing”, "Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing", "International Journal of Automation and Computing". Member of Editorial Board for “International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing”, “International Journal of Production Research”, "International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology", “International Journal of Internet Manufacturing and Services”.