MIT Research Conference

Conference Chair:
William J. Mitchell, MIT Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Conference Coordinator:
Ryan Chin, MIT Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Betty Lou McClanahan, MIT Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Conference Program Co-Chairs:

Frank Piller, RWTH Aachen University & MIT Smart Customization Group
Mitchell Tseng, Advanced Manufacturing Institute, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

HEC Montreal Business Seminar

Conference Chair:
Jacques Nantel, HEC (Haute Études Commerciales) Business School, Montreal (Canada)

Conference Coordinators:
Sylvain S énécal and Jean-Francois Ouellet, HEC Business School, Montreal

Honorary MCPC 2007 Chair:

B. Joseph Pine II, Strategic Horizons

MCPC 2007 Subject Areas
& Program Committee

The program committee advises the conference chairs on the conference matters and provides input for the conference planning and paper submission process. Each subject area has one coordinator (underlined). Please select one of these areas when submitting your paper for the review process. Please do not submit papers directly to the coordinators, but use the online submission system only.

1 Management

1.1   MCP Business Models: Rebecca Duray, University of Colorado; Klaus Moser, The Boston Consulting Group; Ralf Reichwald, TUM Business School

1.2   Marketing & Consumer Behavior in MCP: Nikolas Beutin, Prof. Homburg GmbH & Co. KG; Frédéric F. Brunel, Boston University; Benedict G.C. Dellaert, Erasmus School of Management; Christoph Ihl, TUM Business School; Arvind Rangaswamy, Penn State University; Martin Schreier, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien

1.3   User Innovation & Personal Manufacturing: Karim R. Lakhani, Harvard Business School; Christopher Lettl, Aarhus School of Business; Ian McCarthy, Simon Fraser University; Eric von Hippel, MIT Sloan School of Management
1.4   MCP Effectiveness: John Bessant, Imperial College; Ashok Kumar, Grand Valley State University

1.5   Change Management for MCP Tobias Fredberg, Chalmers University of Technology; Linnea Peltonen, University of Tampere
1.6   Modeling MCP (OR&MS): Aydin Alptekinoglu, University of Florida; Ali Parlakturk, University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler Business School; Paul H. Zipkin, Duke Univeristy, Fuqua School of Business

2 Engineering & Design

2.1    Product Design, Modularity, and Product Platforms for MCP: Olivier L. de Weck, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Qi Guoning, Zhejiang University; Timothy W. Simpson, Penn State University
2.2    Industrial Design & Customization: Ryan Chin, MIT Media Lab; Dominik Walcher, University of Applied Sciences Salzburg
2.3    Comfort & Usability by and for MCP: Vincent Duffy, Purdue University, School of Industrial Engineering; Martin Helander, Nanyang Technological University; Halimahtun M. Khalid, Damai Sciences Sdn Bhd; Richard H.Y. So, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

3 MCP Information Systems & Configuration

3.1    Configuration Systems & Toolkits for Co-Design: Thorsten Blecker, Hamburg University of Technology; Nikolaus Franke & Reinhard Prügl, Vienna University of Economics and BA; Louise Guay, My Virtual Model Inc.; Lars Hvam, Technical University of Denmark

3.2    IT Systems & Integration for MCP: Marko Mäkipää, University of Tampere; Peter Mertens, Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg; Kathrin M. Moeslein, Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg; Mikko Ruohonen, University of Tampere; Detlef Schoder, Universität zu Köln

4 Manufacturing & SCM

4.1    MCP Production Planning & Scheduling: Roger Jianxin Jiao, Nanyang Technological University; Roberto F. Lu, The Boeing Company; Kathryn E. Stecke, University of Texas at Dallas; Rajan Suri, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Amy J.C. Trappey, National Tsing Hua University
4.2    MC Manufacturing Systems Fazleena Badurdeen, University of Kentucky Center of Manufascturing; Claudio R. Boër, ICIMSI-SUPSI Institute of Computer Integrated Manufacturing of Southern Switzerland; Fumihiko Kimura, The University of Tokyo; Bart L MacCarthy, Nottingham University Business School

4.3    Supply Chain Management for MCP: Cipriano Forza, University of Padova; Johnny Rungtusanatham, University of Minnesota, School of Management; Fabrizio Salvador, Instituto de Empresa; Jayashankar M. Swaminathan, University of North Carolina, The Kenan-Flagler Business School
4.4    Rapid Manufacturing (Digital Manufacturing): Phill Dickens, Loughborough University, Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering; Richard Hague, Loughborough University; Christopher Tuck, Loughbourough University

5 Special Areas & Case Studies

5.1    Architecture & Construction Industries: Martin Bechthold, Harvard Graduate School of Design; Kent Larson, MIT Media Lab; Jarmo I. Suominen, University of Art and Design; Mikkel A. Thomassen, Foundation Realdania
5.2    Apparel & Footwear: Sergio Dulio, Dulio Consutants; Suzanne Loker, Cornell University, Department of Textiles and Apparel (TXA); Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann, University of Geneva, MIRALab; Chang Kyu Park, Konkuk University, Department of Textile Engineering
5.3    Automotive Customization: Betty Lou McClanahan, MIT Media Laboratory
5.4    Customization of Services: Gregory R. Heim, Boston College, Carroll School of Management; Melanie Mueller, TUM Business School

5.5    MCP in Food, Health, and Pharmaceuticals: Jose C. Lacal, Motorola, Inc., iDEN Mobile Devices Group; Frank T. Piller, RWTH Aachen University
5.6    Sustainability and MCP: Martin Charter, The Centre for Sustainable Design; Klaus Fichter, Universitaet Oldenburg;  Arnold Tukker, TNO-STB
5.7    Extreme Customization: Marvin Minsky, MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory; William J. Mitchell, MIT Media Laboratory; Frank Piller, RWTH Aachen University
5.8    MCP Teaching Case Studies: Jean-François Ouellet, HEC Montréal, Dept. of Marketing; Sylvain Sénécal, HEC Montréal, Dept. of Marketing

6 Practitioner Track: MCP Cases & Experiences

D. Helferich, Masterfoods USA; Lin Mingwei, Industrial Technology Research Institute; B. Joseph Pine II, Strategic Horizons LLP; Patricia B. Seybold, The Patricia Seybold Group; Mitchell Tseng, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology