Day 1 (December 07, 2017):

8:00 – 8:30 AM Registration and Refreshments
8:30 – 9:00 AM
Welcome and Opening of the Forum
Fazleena Badurdeen/Jeff Seay, Chair/Co-chair
Larry Holloway, Interim Dean, College of Engineering
I.S. Jawahir, Director, ISM
9:00 – 9:30 AM “Additive Manufacturing as a Key Factor for Sustainable Manufacturing and Circular Economy”
Prof. Alain Bernard
Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France
9:30 – 10:00 AM “Laser Ablation Based Remanufacturing Technology for Li-Ion Battery of Electric Vehicle”
Prof. Hong-Chao Zhang
Texas Tech University
10:00 – 10:30 AM “Evaluating the Sustainability of Manufacturing: Process and Life Cycle Assessments”
Dr. Raymond Smith
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
10:30 – 11:00 AM Break & Refreshments and Poster Viewing
11:00 – 12:30 PM Emerging Researchers in Sustainable Manufacturing
“Hydrometallurgy as a Driver for Adding Value for Sustainable Manufacturing”
Dr. Joshua Werner
University of Kentucky
“Process Monitoring of Ultra-Precision Machining Towards Sustainable Manufacturing”
Dr. Changqing Cheng

Sate University of New York at Binghamton
“A Systems Sustainability Assessment Method of Additive Manufacturing with Biomimicry Structures”
Dr. Hao Zhang

James Madison University
“Investigating the Wear Mechanisms of Uncoated and TiAlN-coated Carbide Tools in Conventional Flood Coolant and Sustainable Dry and MQL Machining of Ti-6Al-4V”
Dr. Muhammad Jahan

Miami University – Oxford
12:30 – 1:45 PM Lunch and Poster Viewing
1:45 – 2:15 PM “Opportunities and Challenges in Remanufacturing”
Adam Trebolo
SRC of Lexington
2:15 – 2:45 PM “Design for REMADE: Opportunities & Barriers to Economic and Environmental Sustainability”
Prof. Gul Kremer
Iowa State University
2:45 – 3:30 PM Emerging Researchers in Sustainable Manufacturing
“Qualify-as-you-Build: A Paradigm for Sustainability in Additive Manufacturing Through Big Data Analytics”
Dr. Prahalada Rao
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
“A New Manufacturing Process for Biocomposite Sandwich Parts Using a Myceliated Core, Natural Reinforcement and Infused Bioresin”
Dr. Lai Jiang
Prairie View A&M University
3:45 – 4:15 PM Break & Refreshments and Poster Viewing
4:30 – 5:00 PM An Overview of International Pharmaceutical Distribution and its impact on Sustainability
George Bray
International Federation of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers
5:00 – 7:00 PM Networking Reception at the Forum Venue


Day 2 (December 08, 2017):

8:00 – 8:30 AM Arrival and Refreshments
8:30 – 9:00 AM “Accelerating Circular and the Critical Role of Manufacturing”
Mathy Stanislaus 
World Economic Forum
9:00 – 9:30 AM “At Toyota – Sustainability Drives Our Future“ 
Robin Haugen 
Toyota Engineering & Manufacturing North America
9:30 – 10:00 AM Break & Refreshments and Poster Viewing
10:00 – 11:00 AM

Panel Discussion: “Enabling Circular Economy through Sustainable Manufacturing

John Gagel, Lexmark International
Robin Haugen, Toyota Engineering & Manufacturing North America
Mathy Stanislaus, World Economic Forum
Prof. Hong-Chao Zhang, Texas Tech University

11:00 – 11:45 AM Emerging Researchers in Sustainable Manufacturing
“A Review of Recent Progress in Additive Manufacturing of Ni Alloys”
Dr. Martinus Arie
University of Maryland
“Inventory Sharing in Supply Chains with Scarce Resource: Decisions, Benefit and Optimization”
Dr. Ziteng Wang
Northern Illinois University
“Real-Time Energy Cost Reduction System for Sustainable Manufacturing”
Dr. Sojung Kim
Texas A&M University-Commerce
11:45 – 12:00 Noon Awards Presentation and Wrap up
(boxed lunch will be provided)