Short Courses

1. Additive Manufacturing of Smart Materials (Code: 1701)

About the Course:

Rapidly evolving additive manufacturing (AM) technologies is a direct way of converting digital data into final parts. While rapid prototyping (RP) and rapid tooling (RT) are now accessible based on AM the next front is direct product manufacturing. Rapid manufacturing (RM) will make a significant difference in industries related to aerospace and biomedical devices. The forecast indicate that AM could reach $50 billion by 2030 and $100 billion by 2044. While in traditional manufacturing, the true costs are not transparent due to the supply chain, AM has the potential to significantly reduce the cost by modifying the design and production systems. The course, Additive Manufacturing of Smart Materials, uses examples form biomedical and aerospace applications to highlight the benefits of using AM for creating shape memory and superelastic devices.

Course Instructor:

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Elahinia - The University of Toledo, USA

Date & Venue:

September 2017, Armada Hotel, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Registration Fee:   CANCELED

Students: RM1500

Professional: RM1800 

International: USD500


2. Statistical Process Control (SPC) (Code: 1702)

Course Description:

This course provides the modern statistical tools for process control and improvement. It covers the introduction to SPC, multivariable processes, MPC formulation, design and implementation of MPC, and plant wide process control. Practical aspects of MPC design including design of step tests for process modelling is an important aspect of the subject.

Course Instructor:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ku Zilati Ku Shaari - Universiti Teknologi Petronas

Date & Venue:

22 November 2017, ParkRoyal Penang Hotel, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Malaysia

Registration Fee:   CANCELED

Student: RM400

Professional: RM550

International: USD250

3. How to Publish Journals and Books with Springer Publishing (Code: 1703)

Course Description:

The lecture will focus on publication procedures for books and advanced publishing issues.  

Course Instructor:

Dr. Christoph Baumann, Executive Editor- Springer

Date & Venue:

22nd November 2017, ParkRoyal Hotel, Batu Ferringhi, Penang, Malaysia

Registration Fee:

Free of Charge ( Seats are limited)

Remark: The organiser reserves the rights to cancel the short course by giving an announcement two weeks before the seminar day.


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