The Fourth Industrial Revolution

13:40 - 14:15

We are the midst of a technological revolution that is having a profound impact on the global economy, the impact extent of which is yet to be understood. The objective of this presentation is three fold: 1) highlight some of the trends in select technologies; including Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, The Internet of Things, Big Data, 3D/4D printing, Smart Materials, Autonomous Vehicles, Quantum computing, and other emerging technologies, 2) highlight management challenges for both developers and end users, and 3) highlight research trends in theses technologies.

Dr. Nourredine Boubekri, Professor of Engineering Technology, University of North Texas