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General Information

Established: May 2012

The technical committee on Sustainable Production Automation promotes the development of innovative algorithms, models, heuristics, hardware and software in broad areas. It will focus on design, analysis and management of the processes involved in the product life cycle (from design to delivery to return) to have the minimal negative impacts on society (including environmental, economic and social).


Jingshan Li, University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA


Gina Tang, Rowan University, USA


Bengt Lennartson, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden


Stephan Biller, GE Global Research, USA


Founding Members: from 15 countries in North America, Europe, Asia, and Pacific.





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Contact Information of TC chairs

Jingshan Li

Jingshan Li
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
University of Wisconsin – Madison
1513 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706, USA
(608) 890-3780



Gina Tang
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Rowan University
201 Mullica Hill Road
Glassboro, NJ 08028, USA
(856) 256-5339


Bengt Lennartson

Bengt Lennartson
Department of Signals and Systems
Chalmers University of Technology
SE-412 96 Goteborg, Sweden
46(0)31-772 37 22


Stephan Biller

Stephan Biller
GE Global Research
One Research Circle, KWD 231 
Niskayuna, NY 12309, USA