Series of Lectures – Prof. Till Becker at the Unibz

On 11 April Prof. Till Becker from the University of Applied Sciences of Emden/Leer held a guest lecture on Text Mining for automating Business processes in SMEs. 15 participants of the SME 4.0 project from University of Bolzano and Chiang Mai University as well as external companies and researchers participated on site and online and discussed possibilities and potentials of AI and Machine Learning for SMEs.

Guest Researcher from Chiang Mai University at the Free University of Bolzano

From 17 March to 19 April Dr. Salinee Santiteerakul, Dr. Chompoonoot Kasemset and Dr. Tinnakorn Phongthiya from Industrial Engineering department of Chiang Mai University are visiting the Free University of Bolzano. During their stay they will work with other researchers from the UNIBZ Smart Mini Factory lab on the research project SME 4.0. A highlight of the trip was also the visit of the NOI TechnPark in the South of Bolzano, a new innovation district that focuses on key emerging technologies and their transfer to industry.

Bilateral Workshop on Human-Centred and Intelligent Manufacturing

On February 8, 2022, our colleagues from the Institute of Management Sciences from Vienna University of Technology visited us for a bilateral workshop. The research group, led by Prof. Sebastian Schlund, visited the Smart Mini Factory lab in the morning and discussed topics related to collaborative robotics as well as assistance systems in production in two parallel work sessions. In the afternoon, a visit to Fraunhofer Italia was scheduled, including a tour of the ARENA laboratory and further discussions in other two work sessions. We are looking forward to collaborating with our colleagues from Vienna on exciting topics in the […]

SMF auf der Firmen-Messe and der TFO Bozen

Dr. Patrick Dallasega hat am 19. November 2021 die Freie Universität und das Smart Mini Factory Labor auf der Firmenmesse der TFO Bozen vertreten. Interessierte Schüler konnten sich über die Studienmöglichkeiten an der Freien Universität Bozen informieren und einen Einblick über Labors, Forschungstätigkeiten sowie Möglichkeiten für die Mitarbeit von studentischen Hilfskräften erhalten.


BIM Fachexperte VDI Martin Martinelli (BIM Koordinator HKLS bei Mader GmbH) hat am 26.01.2022 in der Filiale Mader in Bruneck einen Fachvortrag zu BIM und die praktische Anwendung fĂĽr die angehenden Vorarbeiter der Berufsschule Bruneck abgehalten. Es wurden verschiedene Vor- und Nachteile, sowie Soft- und Hardwarelösungen besprochen und vor Ort getestet. Die Freie Universität von Bozen hat ihrer Hololens 2 zur VerfĂĽgung gestellt und Mader das Modell vom gleichem Stockwerk, wo der Kurs abgehalten wurde, um zeitgleich mit AR dies den Kursteilnehmern zu zeigen. Photometrie, Punkwolken, Laser (Totalstation) und Laserscanner sowie Kommunikations-Apps auf der Baustelle wurden erklärt. Das Interesse war […]

SMF wins mobility funding for incoming research Dr. Tanel Aruväli

With the ASSIST for RESILIENCE project (Increasing Resilience in Manufacturing – Development of a Digital Twin Based Worker Assistance), the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano can count on the Estonian researcher Dr. Tanel Aruväli, who has extensive experience in the field of industrial automation. This is an area of research that is also the focus of the national research program. In Bolzano, the Smart Mini Factory lab for Industry 4.0 and Dr. Erwin Rauch from the Faculty of Science and Technology will welcome Dr. Aruväli for working on this important topics. This is one the four project that in 2021 received […]

Series of Lectures on „Real-time monitoring on the manufacturing shop floor“

Monitoring exists almost everywhere in your daily life. How about manufacturing? What are the processes to measure in shop floor? What makes a monitoring system efficient and applicable in SMEs? Who wins the most from monitoring and how every interested party is influenced? What means real-time in different contexts? Dr. Tanel Aruväli, gave a speech in the series of lecture on 7th February going through these topics and many other based on his research on real-time monitoring during his PhD studies and 10+ year experience in industrial SMEs. In his talk he also introduced the already started research project “ASSIST4RESILIENCE […]

Prof. Dominik Matt unter den 100.000 meistzitierten Wissenschaftlern weltweit

Drei Autoren haben eine öffentlich zugängliche Datenbank mit über 100.000 Top-Wissenschaftlern in Bezug auf Zitationen, h-Index, Koautorenschaft und andere Kriterien erstellt. Von diesen Top 2% sind 8 Professoren an der unibz, einer davon ist Prof. Dominik Matt, Leiter des Forschungsbereichs Industrial Engineering and Automation (IEA) und wissenschaftlicher Leiter des Smart Mini Factory Labors. Link zur Datenbank

Presentation of the AI in Manufacturing White Paper at World Manufacturing Forum 2021

The 2021 edition of the World Manufacturing Forum in Cernobbio at the lake Como, is focusing on key emerging topics relevant to the resilience of Manufacturing​. ​A particular focus has been given this year on the significance of sustainability and how digital technologies are deployed to long-term resilience in manufacturing. Further, the Forum presents also White Papers generated by 13 focus groups in the initiative “Back to the Future: Manufacturing Beyond Covid-19”. The 13 Focus Groups, each tasked to deep-dive on a specific topic, explored what the ongoing pandemic means for the manufacturing sector and how manufacturing can be a […]