Confirmed keynote speakers notice

Prof. Youn Byeng Dong
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, Seoul National University

“Industrial Deep Learning for PHM”

Bio: Dr. Byeng D. Youn is a Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Seoul National University (SNU) and the CEO of OnePredict Inc. He is currently the Future-Tech Consulting Fellow of LG Electronics. He earned Ph.D. degree from the University of Iowa in 2001. His research goal is to develop rational reliability and design methods based on mathematics, physics, and statistics for use in complex engineered systems, mainly focused on energy systems. His current research includes reliability-based design, prognostics and health management (PHM), energy harvester design, and statistical verification and validation (V&V). He also serves as an Editor of many notable journals. His research has been supported by the National Research Foundation (NRF) in Korea, Samsung Electronics, General Motors, and so on, and his accumulated funds amount to 10 million dollars.

Dr. Eric Bechhoefer
President of GMSP
Former Chief Scientist of Goodrich SIS

“System Engineering Consideration for Light Helicopter Heath and Usage Monitoring System”

Bio: Eric Bechhoefer is a retired Naval Flight Officer who has worked in aviation for over 35 years. He served in key engineering roles at MITRE Corporation and Goodrich Sensors & Integrated Systems, where he was a senior contributor in research and development for helicopter condition-based maintenance systems. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Prognostic and Health Management Society. Dr. Bechhoefer holds a Biology degree from the University of Michigan. He has an MS in Operations Research from the Naval Postgraduate School, and a PhD in Engineering (specializing in digital signal processing) from Kennedy Western University. His credits include more than 120 journal papers and 23 patents in the field of condition monitoring.

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