2020 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management

Final Program is Live!

Final Program is Live!

Note: Program Uses Singapore Standard Time and is 8 hours ahead of GMT (GMT+08:00)

14-Dec Opening | 17-Dec Closing | 15 & 16 Dec Presenter Schedules

14-Dec 2020 Opening Day Program

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Conversation Forum: Opening & Keynote
6:45PM-8:30PM (GMT +8, Singapore Standard Time)
Presents the chance for conversation and a chance to find out more about the topic
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Official Opening by IEEM2020 General Chair

Professor HO Teck Hua

Senior Deputy President and Provost
Tan Chin Tuan Centennial Professor
National University of Singapore

Professor HO Teck Hua is the senior deputy president and provost of the National University of Singapore (NUS), where he is a Tan Chin Tuan Centennial Professor. He is also the executive chairman of AI Singapore, a national research and development programme, and chairman of the Singapore Data Science Consortium.

Teck is a prominent behavioural scientist with a PhD and a master's degree in decision sciences from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He also has a master’s degree in computer and information sciences and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with first class honours from NUS.

In 2011, he took a part-time appointment at NUS as vice president of research strategy and became director of the NUS Centre for Behavioural Economics. In 2015, he became deputy president of research and technology at NUS. Prior to his role as deputy president, Teck was the William Halford Jr Family Professor of Marketing at the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business. In 1999, he earned tenure in the marketing department at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to that, he was assistant professor of operations and technology management at the University of California, Los Angeles’s Anderson School of Management.

At the Haas School of Business, Teck received the Earl F Cheit Award for Excellence in MBA Teaching, three years in a row (2004, 2005, and 2006) as well as the Williamson Award (2015). The latter is the School’s highest faculty award, named in honour of Oliver Williamson, the recipient of the 2009 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. It celebrates honourees who best reflect the character and integrity associated with Williamson’s scholarly work and legacy. In 2010, Teck received the Distinguished Teaching Award, the University of California, Berkeley's highest university-level award for teaching.

Teck has had many significant works published in refereed journals in the areas of behavioural economics, management science, and marketing. He was the first non-US citizen to be editor-in-chief of Management Science, the venerable flagship journal of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, and one of the top journals for research in management.

In Singapore, Teck is a member of the boards of the National University Health System, the National Environment Agency, the Government Technology Agency, and the Defence Science and Technology Agency. He is also a fellow of the Singapore Civil Service College and the Academy of Engineering, Singapore.

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Message from President,
IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society


Founding Managing Partner, REDDS Capital
President & CEO, Catronic Enterprise

Andy Chen is a partner of REDDS Venture Investment partners which empower disruptive start-ups that scale worldwide and have billion dollars plus potential through team building, global business development, financing, mentoring, and strategy.

Andy is the President & CEO of a global consulting firm. The firm’s principle business is to provide consulting services for utility industry worldwide. Andy is a senior business advisor for several leading global consulting firms and enterprise software vendors. Andy held the position of the Chief Technology Officer and Vice President, Enterprise Strategy and Architecture of the largest Canadian-based electricity generator. He also served as the chair of ABB International User Board of Directors.

Andy is the President, IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society (TEMS) a member of Board of Governors 2018-2020 for IEEE Computer Society (CS). IEEE and its members inspire a global community to innovate for a better tomorrow through its more than 423,000 members in over 160 countries, and its highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. IEEE is the trusted “voice” for engineering, computing, and technology information around the globe.

Andy participates in the United Nations Global Pulse's Data Privacy Advisory Group. He is also a director for the Federation of Enterprise Architecture Professional Organizations’ board and a member of the Technical Advisory Council for the FinTech Ideas Festival. He also served as the Chair of the Technical Advisory Council for YinTech Investment Holding Ltd. As an internationally recognized speaker, Andy was a keynote speaker at the UN ITU Telecom World and AI for Good Global Summit, the World Computer Congress, the World CIO Forum, and the Digital Africa Conference.

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Opening Keynote
The Future of Manufacturing: How to ensure we really do 'Build Back Better'

Professor Tim MINSHALL

University of Cambridge

Tim Minshall is the head of the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) at Cambridge University Engineering Department and head of IfM's Centre for Technology Management. He is the inaugural Dr John C. Taylor Professor of Innovation, a member of the boards of St John's Innovation Centre Ltd and IfM-ECS Ltd, a Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of Technology, Enterprise and Competitiveness (ITEC) at Doshisha University, and a member of the IET's Innovation and Emerging Technologies Policy Panel. He is a member of advisory/steering committees for groups including ideaSpace, Cambridge University Entrepreneurs, Cambridge i-Teams and 100% Open.

His research interests include open/collaborative approaches to innovation, the commercialisation of new production technologies, and the development of engineering and manufacturing skills.

He is a recipient of a University of Cambridge Pilkington Prize for Teaching Excellence and a Royal Academy of Engineering/ExxonMobil Excellence in Teaching Award.

Note: Program Uses Singapore Standard Time and is 8 hours ahead of GMT (GMT+08:00)

17-Dec 2020 Closing Day Program

Win Prizes! Participate in IEEM Online Quiz Competition

Keynote Panel, Best Paper Award & Closing Ceremony
9:00AM-11:00AM (GMT +8, Singapore Standard Time)
Attend to show your approval and gratitude for each person’s good job and outstanding work.
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Join us for this thought-provoking session.

Keynote Panel – Management of Intelligent Transportation Systems

Organized by Kwok TSUI, Virginia Polytechnic University & Min XIE, City University of Hong Kong
Partially supported by a grant from Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong SAR [T32-101/15-R]

Invited Panelists

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Jason S.K. CHANG

Professor, National Taiwan University
Director, Advanced Public Transport Research Center

Prof Chang is Director of Advanced Public Transport Research Center and a Professor of Civil Engineering at National Taiwan University. He is Vice President of ITS Taiwan and member of Board of Directors for ITS World Congress. He is also the first Vice President of Eastern Asia Society for Transport Studies (EASTS). His research areas include transit oriented development, active mobility, public transport, transport economics and smart mobility. Since 1999, He has also been invited as an advisor for many international NGOs, the World Bank, Asia Development Bank, and various ministries as well as city governments on sustainable urban development, smart cities and sustainable mobility.

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Hong Kam LO

Head and Chair Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Director of GREAT Smart Cities Institute
Associate Director of HKUST-DiDi Joint Research Lab
The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

Professor Hong K. LO is Department Head and Chair Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director of GREAT Smart Cities Institute of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He serves as Founding Editor-in-Chief of Transportmetrica B: Transport Dynamics, Managing Editor of Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems, and on the editorial boards of many international journals. He served on the Transport Advisory Committee advising the Chief Executive in Council of the Hong Kong government, Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge Feasibility Study Expert Panel, Vice-President of the Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies, Convener of Railway Objections Hearing Panel, etc.

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Professor, Chiba Institute of Technology
President, IAROR (International Association of Railway Operations Research

Professor TOMII started his career in ex Japanese National Railways (JNR) and then joined Railway Technical Research Institute (RTRI). He was serving as a board member of Japan Transport Safety Board (JTSB) for about ten years, which is a national organization to conduct investigation to determine the causes of aircraft, railway and marine accidents. He is currently with College of Industrial Technology, Nihon University, and also serves as the President of IAROR (International Association of Railway Operations Research).

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Zijiang James YANG

Professor, Western Michigan University

Zijiang James Yang is a professor of Computer Science at Western Michigan University. His research focuses on tools to support the debugging, analysis and verification of complex systems. He was a recipient of various awards, including 2018 ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award, 2015 2010 PADTAD best paper award, 2008 ACM TODAES best paper award. He is the general chair of the 12th IEEE Conference on Software Testing, Validation and Verification (ICST). He is also an inventor of ten United States patents. Prof Yang recently formed IEEE Reliability Society Technical Committee on Electric and Autonomous Vehicles.

IEEM2020 will offer these Best Paper Awards

Best Paper Awards – Winner Receives a Certificate and Prize

Best Conference Paper Award
Outstanding Conference Paper Award

IEEM2020 papers that earned Honorable Mention

Honorable Mention

Overall IEEM Online Quiz Competition Top Scorer Wins Grand Prize

Closing Ceremony

IEEM Online Quiz Competition