Prof. h.c. (mult), Dr.-Ing., Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Martin Eigner is an expert for Product Lifecycle Management and Engineering Processes. After graduating in 1980 at the University of Karlsruhe (Germany) in the area of CAD, Prof. Eigner was head of Technical Data Processing in a division of Robert Bosch GmbH. In 1985 he founded EIGNER + PARTNER INC., which was sold to the US company Agile in 2003 and later to ORACLE. In 2003 he founded EIGNER Engineering Consult, a consulting company for the optimization of engineering processes with focus on Product Lifecycle Management. Since 1984 Martin Eigner has been lecturing at universities and authored/co-authored twelve books and several technical papers on CAD/PLM, IT in Engineering and Model Based Systems Engineering. In 1985 he received the VDI ring of honour and in 1994 and 1999 was granted a honorary professorship.
At present Martin Eigner holds the chair in Virtual Product Engineering (VPE ) at the University of Kaiserslautern. In addition to his professional and academic activities he is member on advisory boards of various professional and academic associations, f.e. ProSTEP Association (Automotive), GfSE (German Subsidary of INCOSE), WiGeP (Association of German Institutes for Product Development) and acatech (technical academy).
Presenting: Benefiting from the Fourth Industrial Revolution - Industrie 4.0
26 Feb 2014, 03:10
Comprising smart machines, storage systems and production facilities into global Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) to autonomously exchange information, trigger actions and independently manage manufacturing, engineering and product lifecycle