Factory of the Future l Digitization & Collaboration
The presentation will run through the main aspects of how digitization affects the automation lifecycle, and how it enables optimized solutions for industry applications. Contents includes going through the differences between Edge/Fog/Cloud computing and how it affects data processing speed in a manufacturing environment. In the second part of the presentation, we will look at the different ways to apply collaboration in robotics.
Business Development Manager
McCoy Chung, Business Development Manager of B&R Malaysia, has been working in machine automation and process automation for past 10 years. McCoy holds Bachelor's degree in Electrical & Electronic and Master's degree in Electronic System Design. Starting his career as a process control engineer and now mainly focus for machinery control and factory automation solutions and he has extensive knowledge in Edge controller, robotics integration and Industrial 4.0 and digitization solutions.
Mohd Shazlan B Mohd Anwar
Virtual Instrument & System Innovation (VISI) Sdn. Bhd
Mr. Shazlan studied B. Sc. Aircraft Engineering Technology, majoring in simulation and testing at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida and graduated with a Magna Cum Laude in 2003.
He then pursued his studies for a M. Sc. in Aerospace Engineering at the same university from 2004 to 2006. While pursuing his masters, Mr. Shazlan was also working as a Flight Test Engineer at Aerospace Engineering & Research Center, Daytona Beach, Florida. This is where he was first introduced and has developed interest to National Instruments products and LabVIEW.
In 2006, Mr. Shazlan returned to Malaysia and worked as an Aerospace Engineer at a local company called Caidmark Sdn. Bhd.
In late 2007, Caidmark Sdn. Bhd. had officially become one of National Instruments local system integrator and Mr. Shazlan became the leading technical person in-charge of consulting and developing the LabVIEW-based system.
In 2011, Mr. Shazlan decided to establish his own engineering firm, focusing on engineering system development and system integration using tools from National Instruments. Hence, Virtual Instrument & System Innovation (VISI) Sdn. Bhd. was established in February 2011 and Mr. Shazlan is the Managing Director.
Since then, the company has developed and grow and became one of the leading NI-based system integrators in Malaysia.
Mr. Tan Pi Hua
Head of Green Technology Head of Green Technology
Mr. Tan Pi Hua has been involved in solar PV industry over the last 10 years. He is a Professional Technologist in Green Technology with expertise in solar PV marketing, optimisation of solar PV power plant design, energy yield analysis, solar PV system performance evaluation, solar PV plant lightning protection, techno-economic of solar PV power plant and solar training in Asia Pacific region. Beside technical know-how in solar PV system, he also has experiences in advising the power utility, specializing on due diligences, project development and delivering operational enhancements. Ts. Tan has overseeing the technical and commercial solar project development and amassed over 220MW of PV power plant system design engineering work in Asia Pacific countries. He was appointed by MBOT-TAM as the Head of Green Technology - Solar PV working group for Professional Technologist Assessment.
Dr. Chua Wen-Shyan
Head, Malaysian Smart Factory
Selangor Human Resource Development Centre
Dr. Chua Wen-Shyan is currently the Head of Malaysian Smart Factory 4.0 (MSF 4.0) part of Selangor Human Resource Development Centre (SHRDC), a not-for-profit training and talent development centre established by industry and government in 1992 to appropriately skill Malaysians for a sustained and addressable pool of high impact talents for industry.
He obtained his Ph.D. in Control Systems Engineering and B.Eng. in Mechatronics Engineering from Monash University Malaysia. His key area of expertise is Control and Automation Systems, Fault Detection and Identification (FDI), and Predictive Maintenance Strategies, widely used in Industry 4.0 applications.
He is actively involved in the IET Control and Automation Technical Professional Network as a committee member and have organized various technical sessions for the community under the theme of control and automation for Industry 4.0. He is also an active member of the Industry Advisory Panel (IAP) of Monash University Malaysia in the Mechatronics Engineering Department.
At MSF 4.0, Dr. Chua and his team are focused on delivering hands-on and competency-based training programs to support workforce and talent development in the fields of IoT and smart factory.
Dr.-Ing. Dominic Gorecky
Switzerland Innovation Park Biel /Bienne AGProfessional & Industrial Experience:
- 2017 Research Director "Industry 4.0 & Internet of Things" at SIP Biel / Bienne
- 2017 Foundation of Minitec Smart Solutions GmbH
- 2014 Research director of the department "Innovative Factory Systems" at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence DFKI GmbH
- 2014 Technical-scientific coordinator of the technology initiative SmartFactoryKL
- 2014 Foundation of Sentio Simulations ApS
- 2013 Team leader in the field of "Innovative Factory Systems" at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence DFKI GmbH. (2013 - 2014)
- 2009 Researcher in the field of "Innovative Factory Systems" at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence DFKI GmbH. (2009 - 2013)