Awards for Excellence - 2017

Outstanding Papers


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Assembly Automation

Gunter Wittenberg Award
Gunter Wittenberg (d. 1995), a dedicated engineer, who made his knowledge of assembly automation available in simple, clear and concise papers. He received the Nuffield Silver Medal for services to the Institute of Production Engineers. He worked for Amnesty International and charities, using his engineering skills in harnessing technical advances to help the disabled.

Winner

Volume 36 number 4
Evaluation of residual clearance after pre-joining and pre-joining scheme optimization in aircraft panel assembly
Di Yang, Weiwei Qu, Yinglin Ke

Highly commended

Volume 36 number 3
Parallel autonomous guided vehicle assembly line for a semi-continuous manufacturing system
Hamed Fazlollahtabar

Outstanding reviewers

Bahubalendruni, M V A Raju
Almeida, Henrique