IFAC-IndComm-Roster- 25th October 2021

Membership roster for the IFAC Industry Committee. Includes keywords for industry sector background/expertise. The "I/A/G/X" column refers to whether the member is currently affiliated with industry (I), academia (A), government (G), or unaffiliated (X--e.g., retired). For those members who also serve as the Industry vice chairs for technical committees, the TC number is noted in the "TC Ind VC" column.
Last name(s)
First name(s)
Cou-ntry
Affiliation
I/
A/
G/
X
E-mail
IFAC Role(s)
TC Ind VC
Industry Sector(s)
Aalto
Hans
FI
Neste Engineering Solutions Oy
I
Hans.Aalto(at)neste.com
 
5.4
Process industries (petroleum refining, petrochemicals, chemicals); natural gas transmission
Abramovitch
Daniel
US
Agilent
I
danny001(at)pacbell.net
 
 
Mechatronic storage (optical and magnetic disk drives); high-performance instrumentation; atomic force microscopes; mass spectrometers
Abrashov
Sergey
FR
Continental Engineering Services
I
sergey.abrashov(at)
conti-engineering.com
 
 
Automotive (Tier 1)
Adachi
Shuichi
JP
Keio University
A
adachi(at)appi.keio.ac.jp
WC2023 Ind Cochair
Adouane
Lounis
FR
Université de Technologie de Compiègne
A
lounis.adouane(at)
hds.utc.fr
7.5
Automotive (autonomous vehicles, hybrid-electric vehicles), defense (autonomous ground vehicles, cooperative air/land robots, swarm robots)
Anisi
David
NO
Norwegian Univ. of Life Sci.
A
david.anisi(at)nmbu.no
 
 
Oil & gas
Ankersen
Finn
NL
ESA
G
finn.ankersen(at)esa.int
 
7.3
Aerospace; power generation and conversion
Arnaiz
Aitor
ES
IK4 Tekniker
I
aitor.arnaiz(at)tekniker.es
5.1
process industries; manufacturing; renewable energy
Asano
Kazuya
JP
JFE Techno-research Corporation 
I
ka-asano(at)jfe-tec.co.jp
WC2023 Ind Chair
Metals (steel)
Auret
Lidia
ZA
Stone Three Digital
I
lidia.auret(at)
stonethree.com
 
 
 
Badgwell
Tom
US
Collaborative Systems Integration
I
tom.badgwell(at)
gmail.com
6.1
Oil and gas
Barve
Jayesh
IN
GE
I
barve.jayesh(at)
gmail.com
 
Power generation, oil & gas, appliances, transportation, water management, cement, discrete manufacturing
Bauer
Margret
DE
Univ. Hamburg
A
margret.bauer(at)
haw-hamburg.de
 
 
Process industries (chemical, metals, minerals, mining, pulp and paper, power generation); building automation
Bayliss
Martin
UK
Callen Lenz Consulting
I
mtbayliss72(at)gmail.com
 
 
 
Ben Amor
Abdessattar
TU
Nat. Inst. of Appl. Sci. & Tech.
A
mrdssrst(at)yahoo.fr
 
 
 
Benchaib
Abdelkrim
FR
SuperGrid Institute
I
Abdelkrim.BENCHAIB(at)
supergrid-institute.com
Power systems
Bhouri
Neila
FR
IFSTTAR
G
neila.bhouri(at)ifsttar.fr
 
7.4
Blom
Rogier
US
GE
I
blom(at)ge.com
 
 
Renewables; power generation; aviation; oil & gas; transportation; additive manufacturing; robotics
Bonavita
Nunzio
IT
ABB
I
nunzio.bonavita(at)
it.abb.com
 
 
Technology ventures
Bresch-Pietri
Delphine
FR
Mines-Paristech
A
delphine.bresch-pietri(at)
mines-paristech.fr
2.6
 
Bortoff
Scott
US
Mitsubishi Electric
I
bortoff(at)
merl.com
 
 
HVAC; buildings (elevators); factory automation (robotics); HVAC; aerospace (engines, power distribution)
Brooks
Kevin
ZA
APC Smart
I
kevin.brooks(at)
wits.ac.za
6.2
oil refining; pulp and paper; mining, metals, minerals (MMM)
Burchell
John
ZA
Sibanye-Stillwater
I
burchell.john(at)
gmail.com
 
Mineral processing; mining
Chioua
Moncef
CA
Polytechnique Montreal
A
moncef.chioua(at)
polymtl.ca
 
Pulp and paper, oil and gas
Coetzee
Loutjie
ZA
Mintek
I
loutjiec(at)mintek.co.za
 
 
 
Corona
Francesco
FI
Aalto University
A
francesco.corona(at)aalto.fi
8.4
Process industries; environmental (water treatment)
Cuzzola
Francesco
IT
Danieli Automation
I
francescoalessandro.
cuzzola(at)
polimi.it
6.2
Metals
Das
Kaushik
IN
Tata Consultancy Services
I
kaushik.da(at)tcs.com
 
 
 
David
Robert
BE
Technord
I
r.david(at)technord.com
 
 
Food and beverage; pharma; cement; water distribution
Desborough
Lane
US
Nudge BG
I
ldesboro(at)gmail.com
 
 
Biomedical; process industries
Di Cairano
Stefano
US
Mitsubishi Electric
I
dicairano(at)ieee.org
 
2.4
Automotive; aerospace; industrial automation
Diagne
Mamadou Lamine
US
RPI
A
diagnm(at)rpi.edu
 
1.2
 
Engelbrecht
Japie
ZA
Stellenbosch University
A
jengelbr(at)sun.ac.za
 
 
Aerospace, UAVs
Engell
Sebastian
DE
TU Dortmund
A
sebastian.engell(at)
bci.tu-dortmund.de
Process industries (steel, biotechnology); automation
Eun
Yongsoon
KR
Daegu Gyeongbuk Inst. of Sci. & Tech. 
A
yeun(at)dgist.ac.kr
 
 
 
Fagiano
Lorenzo
IT
Politecnico Milano
A
lorenzo.fagiano(at)
polimi.it
 
Power systems (generation and transmission); industrial, manufacturing, and grid automation
Gallestey Alvarez
Eduardo
CH
Honeywell
I
eduardo.gallestey(at)
honeywell.com
Power generation; process industries; mining and minerals processing; upstream oil & gas
Ganguli
Ankur
US
General Motors
I
ankur.ganguli(at)
gm.com
 
 
Automotive
Garcia-Sanz
Mario
US
Department of Energy
G
mario.garcia-sanz(at)
hq.doe.gov
 
 
Renewable energy
Genc
Sahika
US
Amazon
I
genc.sahika(at)gmail.com
 
 
Healthcare; energy; IT
Gonzalez Martin 
Rafael
ES
Repsol
I
rgonzalezm(at)repsol.com
 
Oil refining
Goodall
Roger
UK
Loughborough University
A
R.M.Goodall(at)lboro.ac.uk
IFAC Advisor
Railways; aerospace; advanced transportation (maglev, Hyperloop, ...)
Gopaluni
Bhushan
CA
Univ. of British Columbia
A
bhushan.gopaluni(at)ubc.ca
 
 
Forest products; oil & gas; chemicals; pharmaceuticals
Goupil
Philippe
FR
Airbus
I
philippe.goupil(at)
airbus.com
 
Aerospace
Grosman
Benny
US
Medtronic
I
cerdlbg(at)gmail.com
 
 
Medical technology 
Guardiola
Carlos
ES
Univ. Polit. Valencia
A
carguaga(at)mot.upv.es
 
7.1
Automotive
Gusekhin
Oleg
US
Ford Motor Company
I
ogusikhi(at)ford.com
 
5.2
Supply chain management, manufacturing, IoT, automotive, smart mobility
Hadjicostis
Christoforos
CY
Univ. of Cyprus
A
chadjic(at)ucy.ac.cy
 
1.3
Social networks
Hamdi
Mostapha
TU
INSAT
A
mfhamdi(at)gmail.com
 
 
Manufacturing; agriculture; biomedical
Hassani
Vahid
NO
OsloMet University
A
Vahid.Hassani(at)
oslomet.no
7.2
Marine vehicles and platforms
Havlena
Vladimir
CZ
Honeywell
I
Vladimir.Havlena(at)
Honeywell.com
Power generation; automotive; Li-ion batteries; heat pumps; building automation
Heertjes
Marcel
NL
ASML
I
Marcel.Heertjes(at)
asml.com
 
Semiconductor processing; motion control
Herbst
Gernot
DE
Zwickau Univ. of Applied Sci.
A
gernot.herbst(at)
fh-zwickau.de
 
 
Power electronics
Ibrahimov
Bahadur
AZ
Konica Minolta
I
bahaduribrahimov(at)
gmail.com
 
Robotics; oil and gas pipelines
Ilic
Marija
US
Mitsubishi Electric
A
ilic(at)mit.edu
 
9.2
Power systems
isaakson
Alf
SE
ABB
I
alf.isaksson(at)se.abb.com
 
 
Jansen
Christoph
DE
Flensburg Univ. of Applied Sci.
A
christoph.jansen(at)
hs-flensburg.de
 
9.5
Energy management; digital engineering and IT security
Jia
Qing-Shan
CN
Tsinghua University
A
jiaqs(at)tsinghua.edu.cn
TC 9.3 chair
Buildings; power systems
Jones
Thomas
ZA
S-Plane Automation
I
jones(at)s-plane.com
 
 
Aerospace (specifically aero)
Jumar
Ulrich
DE
IFAK
I
ulrich.jumar(at)ifak.eu
 
 
Electrical and electronics manufacturing; automation industry
Juuso
Esko
FI
Univ. of Oulu
A
esko.juuso(at)oulu.fi
 
 
Process industries (forest, steel, mining); energy systems; biomedical; buildings; machines; water treatment
Kahne
Steve
US
[retired]
R
s.kahne(at)ieee.org
IFAC Advisor
Aircraft systems
Kalyanaraman
Shivkumar
IN
Microsoft
I
shivkuma(at)gmail.com
 
 
Energy; mobility; IT
Kano
Manabu
JP
Kyoto Univ
A
manabu(at)
human.sys.i.kyoto-u.ac.jp
WC2023 Ind Cochair
Process industries (chemical, pharmaceutical, steel, semiconductor); medical/healthcare
Katupitiya
Jay
AU
Univ. of New South Wales
A
j.katupitiya(at)
unsw.edu.au
8.1
Agriculture; mining; road construction
Kihas
Dejan
CA
[tba]
I
kihas(at)ieee.org
 
 
Automotive; process industries; agriculture; heavy machinery; mining
Kitada
Hiroshi
JP
Nippon Steel
I
kitada.bx8.hiroshi(at)
jp.nipponsteel.com
 
Koivo
Heikki
FI
Aalto University
A
Heikki.Koivo(at)aalto.fi
 
 
Process industries (pulp and paper, mining, mineral processing); renewable energy; mechatronics
Kordon
Arthur
BU
Kordon Consulting LLC
I
arthur(at)
kordon-consulting.com
 
Process industries
Kowalczuk
Zdzisław 
PL
Gdansk Univ. of Technology
A
kova(at)pg.gda.pl
 
 
Process industries; automotive; aircraft; maritime industries
Kunusch
Cristian
DE
Valeo Siemens
I
ckunusch(at)gmail.com
 
 
Automotive, esp. electrification
Lees
Michael
AU
Carlton & United Breweries
I
Michael.Lees(at)
cub.com.au
 
Process industries (food and beverage)
Li
Lihua
US
General Motors
I
lihua.li(at)gm.com
 
 
Automotive; powertrains
Mahoney
Robert
AU
Australian National University
A
robert.mahony(at)
anu.edu.au
2.3
UAVs
Manzie
Chris
AU
Univ. of Melbourne
A
manziec(at)
unimelb.edu.au
 
Automotive; aerospace; mechatronics; transportation; energy systems
Mareels
Iven
AU
IBM
I
imareels(at)au1.ibm.com
 
 
Healthcare; financial services; energy; buildings; process industries
Marcos
Andres
UK
Tech. for Aerospace Control
I
andres.marcos(at)
tasc-group.com
 
Aerospace 
Mastellone
Silvia
CH
FHNW
A
silvia.mastellone(at)fhnw.ch
 
Power and energy
Meyer
Jonathan
BE
UCB
I
jon(at)tuks.co.za
 
 
Pharma; mining
Ming
Ge
CN
KT Control
I
ming.ge(at)ktcontrol.com
 
Process industries
Nowacka
Marysia
DK
Alfa Laval
I
mariasnowacka(at)
gmail.com
 
Marine energy; powertrains; alternative energy sources; energy storage
Nunez
Eduardo
CA
Teck Resources
I
eduarturo(at)
rocketmail.com
 
Mineral processing, mining, process control
Odgaard
Peter
DK
Goldwind Energy
I
odgaard(at)ieee.org
 
6.4
Wind energy; fossil-fired power plants; power grid; consumer electronics
Pekar
Jaroslav
CZ
Garrett
I
jaroslav.pekar(at)
garrettmotion.com
 
 
Automotive
Pereira
Carlos
BR
UFRGS
A
cpereira(at)ece.ufrgs.br
TB VC
 
Process industries; buildings
Peyrin
Fabrice
FR
Sherpa Engineering
I
f.peyrin(at)
sherpa-eng.com
 
Automotive; aerospace
Pickl
Stefano
DE
Univ. Bundeswehr Munchen
A
stefan.pickl(at)unibw.de
 
6.3
 
Pin
Gilberto
IT
Electrolux
I
pingilbert(at)gmail.com
 
 
 
Puleston
Paul
AR
Univ. Nacional de La Plata
A
puleston(at)ing.unlp.edu.ar
 
Renewable energy; fuel cells; hybrid energy systems
Quijano
Nicanor
CO
Univ. de los Andes
A
nquijano(at)uniandes.edu.co
 
 
Energy systems; water distribution; microgrids
Quintero Montoya
O. Lucia
CO
Univ. EAFIT
A
oquinte1(at)eafit.edu.co
 
 
Oil & gas
Rampazzo
Mirco
IT
Univ. Padova
A
mirco.rampazzo(at)unipd.it
 
Buildings; HVAC; Refrigeration; Appliances
Rhinehart
Russ
US
Oklahoma State University
R
rrr(at)okstate.edu
 
 
Process industries (chemicals and refining)
Rupenyan
Alisa
CH
ETH Zurich
A
rupenyan(at)
inspire.ethz.ch
 
Manufacturing; robotics; technology transfer
Samad
Tariq
US
Univ. of Minnesota
A
tsamad(at)umn.edu
IndCom chair
Process industries, homes and buildings, aerospace, automotive, manufacturing
Samar
Raza
PK
NESCOM
G
raza.samar(at)gmail.com
 
Aerospace (precision actuators, aircraft engines, unmanned aircraft)
Sanchez Pena
Ricardo
AR
Buenos Aires Inst. of Tech.
A
rsanchez(at)itba.edu.ar
 
 
Biomedical; aerospace
Selic
Bran
CA
Malina Software
I
selic(at)acm.org
 
 
Automotive; subsea oil & gas; telecommunications; embedded software
Serbezov
Atanas
US
Rose-Hulman Inst. of Tech.
A
serbezov(at)
rose-hulman.edu
 
9.4
Process industries (chemicals and pharmaceuticals)
Seyrkammer
Hannes
AT
voestalpine Stahl
I
hannes.seyrkammer(at)
voestalpine.com
 
Silva
Javier Martinez
BR
SIDIA
I
javier.silva(at)sidia.com
 
 
 
Sobota
Jaroslav
CZ
?
I
jaroslavsobota(at)
centrum.cz
 
 
Sosseh
Raye
US
Seagate
I
raye.a.sosseh(at)s
eagate.com
 
Disk drives
Srinivasan
Krishnaswamy
US
Ohio State University
R
srinivasan.3(at)osu.edu
 
 
Stewart
Greg
CA
Ecoation
I
greg.stewart555(at)
gmail.com
 
Process industries; automotive; papermaking; data centers
Susto
Gian Antonio
IT
Univ. Padova
A
gianantonio.susto(at)
gmail.com
3.2
Semiconductor manufacturing; home appliances; oil & gas
Tanaka
Kenichi
JP
Mitsubishi Electric
I
tanaka.kenichi(at)
ah.mitsubishielectric.co.jp
WC2023 Ind Cochair
4.5
Electrical equipment
Thomessen
Trygve
NO
PPM Robotics
I
trygve.thomessen(at)
ppm.no
4.3
Manufacturing; robotics
To
Thanh-Binh
DE
Volkswagen
I
thanh-binh.to(at)
volkswagen.de
 
Automotive
Van Delft
Alexander
NL
[Consultant]
I
alex(at)vandelft.it
 
 
Process industry (chemicals)
van Nooyen
Ronald
NL
TU Delft
A
R.R.P.vanNooyen(at)
tudelft.nl
8.3
Water management (irrigation, drainage, reservoir management, urban drainage, ground water management)
Vatanski
Nikolai
FI
Metso Outotec
I
Nikolai.Vatanski(at)
mogroup.com
 
Mineral processing; mining
Vyhlidal
Tomas
CZ
Czech Tech University
A
Tomas.Vyhlidal(at)
fs.cvut.cz
 
2.2
Steel industry
Wan
Zhe
CN
China National Gold Group
G
12990534(at)qq.com
 
9.1
Finance and economics 
Wang
Yalin
CN
Central South University
A
ylwang(at)csu.edu.cn
 
 
Process industries (minerals, metals, oil refining)
Weichhart
Georg
AT
Profactor
I
Georg.Weichhart(at)
profactor.at
TC 5.3 chair
5.3
Production/manufacturing
Weissbach
Tobias
DE
TransnetBW
I
t.weissbach(at)
transnetbw.de
6.3
Power systems
Weyrich
Michael
DE
Univ. of Stuttgart
A
michael.weyrich(at)
ias.uni-stuttgart.de
3.1
Automotive; manufacturing
Whidborne
James
UK
Cranfield University
A
j.f.whidborne(at)
cranfield.ac.uk
2.1
Aerospace; oil and gas
Williams
Dennis
US
LyondellBasell
I
Dennis.Williams(at)
lyondellbasell.com
Process industries
Yamaguchi
Takashi
JP
Ricoh
I
takashi.yt.yamaguchi(at)
nts.ricoh.co.jp
WC2023 Ind Cochair
4.2
Hard disk drives, printers, medical devices.
Yang
Inseok
KR
Korea Aerospace Industries
I
jewill(at)hanmail.net
 
 
 
Yang
Insoon
KR
Seoul National University
A
insoonyang(at)snu.ac.kr
 
1.4
Yuan
Xiaofeng
CN
Central South University
A
yuanxf(at)csu.edu.cn
 
 
Manufacturing; petrochemicals; iron and steel
t name(s)First name(s)CountryAffiliationI/A/G/XE-mailIFAC Role(s)TC Ind VCXCIndustry Sector(s)