Prof. Claudio R. Boër obtained a first degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Politecnico of Torino, then a Master of Applied Science of Mechanical Engineering from University of Waterloo, Canada and a Ph.D. of Mechanical Engineering from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. He has 16 years of industrial experience in the field of material processing simulation, manufacturing system planning and design, computer aided design and manufacturing. His academic experience was developed as a Lecturer at Federal Politechnical School of Lausanne, Switzerland, and as Associate Professor at Politecnico of Milan, Italy. He gained R&D management experience as Research Director at ITIA-CNR in Milano and then as Project Leader of European Integrated Project EUROShoE developing fundamental results in several fields and mainly Mass Customization of Footwear and Sustainable Development. Presently is a Fellow Member of C.I.R.P, member of Steering Committee of ManuFuture-CH, National Technology Platform for Future Manufacturing, President of SwissIPA, Swiss Innovation Promotion Association, Switzerland. He has published three books and over 230 papers in the field of manufacturing, applied computer science to manufacturing and production management, plastic deformation simulation, applied robotic, Virtual Manufacturing Environment, Extended Enterprise, Mass Customization (in particular footwear).
IMS and the Manufacturing Technology Platform Initiative
as author at 14th International Conference on Concurrent Enterprising (ICE), Lisbon 2008,