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Advanced Maintenance Engineering, Services and Technologies


10th September

Digital Twins: Past, Present and Future

Keynote speaker: Professor Mark Girolami, University of Cambridge

Mark Girolami is a Computational Statistician having ten years experience as a Chartered Engineer within IBM. In March 2019 he was elected to the Sir Kirby Laing Professorship of Civil Engineering (1965) within the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge where he also holds the Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in Data Centric Engineering. Professor Girolami is a fellow of Christ’s College Cambridge. Prior to joining the University of Cambridge Professor Girolami held the Chair of Statistics in the Department of Mathematics at Imperial College London. He was one of the original founding Executive Directors of the Alan Turing Institute the UK’s national institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, after which he was appointed as Strategic Programme Director at Turing, where he established and continues to lead the Lloyd’s Register Foundation Programme on Data Centric Engineering. Professor Girolami is an elected fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, he was an EPSRC Advanced Research Fellow (2007-2012), an EPSRC Established Career Research Fellow (2012-2018), and a recipient of a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award. He delivered the IMS Medallion Lecture at the Joint Statistical Meeting 2017, and the Bernoulli Society Forum Lecture at the European Meeting of Statisticians 2017. In 2020 Professor Girolami delivered the BCS and IET Turing Talk in London, Manchester, and Belfast. Professor Girolami currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Statistics and Computing and the new open access journal Data Centric Engineering published by Cambridge University Press.

11th September

The future of vehicle uptime at Scania

Keynote Speaker: Dr Jesper Brauer, Head of Strategic product planning, Scania Group

Jesper Brauer obtained his PhD from Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm in 2003 for his work in finite element analysis. He then worked at Atlas Copco Rock Drills as a specialist in applied physics, before joining Bus development at Scania with focus on vehicle dynamics and multibody dynamics simulations. He changed to Sales and Marketing in 2011, where he first worked as Product planning manager responsible for Distribution trucks, and then as Product manager for Urban trucks and eMobility. He changed back to R&D in 2019 as he joined Vehicle service information as Head of Strategic product planning.

The programme is available to view herePlease note, the programme is tentative and subject to change.