Anarchic Manufacturing on the road

Andrew has been to two conferences, CIMS (Cambridge) and CARV (Nantes) road-showing Anarchic Manufacturing systems and presenting two conferences papers discussing how Anarchic Manufacturing compares to hierarchical and centralised systems when applying scenarios on: mass customisation, scale and complexity. At CIMS, Andrew has enjoyed the networking opportunities, whether in Christ College Hall or punting, discussing […]

Anarchic Manufacturing’s first journal publication

Anarchic Manufacturing has its first journal publication! Andrew explains in-depth the mechanics of Anarchic Manufacturing and challenges the assumption that distributed systems are inherently more flexible than centralised systems in the International Journal of Production Research. Here is a link to the paper: Anarchic Manufacturing Anarchic systems is going on a road show to the Cambridge […]

DMF Lab at the Transdisciplinary Engineering Conference in Modena

Earlier this month Prof Aydin Nassehi and Mark Goudswaard travelled to Modena in Italy for the 25th International Conference on Transdisciplinary Engineering. Prof Nassehi, in conjunction with Prof Linda Newnes from Bath, ran a workshop exploring how Transdisciplinary Engineering will influence the future roles and requirements of design engineers.  Mark presented a paper  which explored […]

DMF Lab on tour in the US

Following a number of successful UK events and meetings, Prof Hicks visited Autodesk, Apple and Google in the US. Many thanks to all our colleagues at Autodesk who put together a busy and very interesting schedule and we are looking forward to working together on a variety of teaching and research initiatives over the next […]

DMF Lab @ Autodesk’s AU London event

The DMF Lab were invited to exhibit our ‘Design By: X’ and ‘Make By:X’ tools and technologies at Autodesk’s annual UK/European conference. The event at a Tobacco Quay was held between June 19th and 20th and hosted exhibits from all major software vendors and training sessions on Autodesk products. We received over 200 visitors to our […]

New Conference Papers – International Conference on Geometry and Graphics

In August I will be presenting at the 18th International Conference on Geometry and Graphics (ICGG), held in Milan, Italy. The peer-reviewed papers which have been accepted are: From Orthographic Drawings to Editable Models of Simple Solids using “Reconstruction-Recomposition” coupled with Feature Recognition: explores reconstruction of parametric models using Fusion 360 as modelling software to […]

Annual Writing Retreat

Next week the DaMF lab shall be conducting its annual writing retreat, with 12 members of the lab attending. This year’s retreat shall take place at the Beach House, Exmouth, following on from a successful retreat there in 2017. So, expect to see a plethora of publications emerging in the near future….. p.s. we’re going […]