UNH Workshop on Smart Factories

9:00 – 9:15 am

Welcome and overview of workshop and Industry 4.0


9:15 – 10:15 am



Project presentations


  • Machine learning for the monitoring and optimal control of smart factories (Se Young (Pablo) Yoon, UNH, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Marek Petrik, UNH, Computer Science)
  • M-UBER:  Distributed Machining Operations in a Smart Factory (Noel Greis, UNC-Chapel Hill, Operations)
  • Emerging IIoT communications and connectivity architectures with deterministic control (Bob Noseworthy, UNH, InterOperability Lab, IOL, and Nicholas Kirsch, UNH, Electrical and Computer Engineering,)
  • Chatter Avoidance in Machining (Tony Schmitz, UNC-Charlotte, Mechanical Engineering)
  • Sequential Robotic Task Learning from Demonstrations (Momotaz Begum, UNH, Computer Science)
  • Acoustic sensor to monitor forming process (Brad Kinsey, UNH, Mechanical Engineering)


10:15 – 10:30 am


10:30 – 10:45 am


10:45 – 11:15 am


11:15 – 11:45 am

Discussion of presented projects




Small table breakouts to discuss possible industrial projects of interest


Large group discussion of possible projects

11:45 – 12:00 pm



12:00 -  1:00 pm


1:00 – 1:15 pm


1:15 – 2:30 pm


2:30 – 3:00 pm


3:00 – 4:00 pm


4:00 pm

Next steps, in particularly a proposal to NSF for an Industry/University Cooperative Research Center on Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)




Transition to UNH InterOperability Laboratory (IOL)


Tour of the IOL


Transition to UNH John Olson Advanced Manufacturing Center


Tour of the Olson Center