Discipline: Technology & Engineering
Subcategory: STEM Research
Zhenhua Wu - Virginia State University
In the era of Industry 4.0, cybermanufacturing is an emerging technology based on cyber-physical systems (CPS), Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), data analytics, and high performance computing to drive the “digital thread” to optimize productivity, product quality, and business feedback. This echoes to the “Report to the President Accelerating US Advanced Manufacturing” that 1) advanced sensing, control and platform for manufacturing, 2) visualization, information, and digital manufacturing, are two emerging technologies of national importance. However, the cybermanufacturing education is not addressed in the current manufacturing education knowledge model. Virginia State University (VSU) received an NSF grant on cybermanufacturing education in 2018. This is the work-in-progress on how to enable digital thread and digital twin cyberlearning environment at VSU.
Funder Acknowledgement(s): This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1818655. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
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