Speaker of ICITM 2018

Prof. phil. habil. Ulf-Daniel Ehlers

Prof. Dr. phil. habil. Ulf-Daniel Ehlers is the Vicepresident for Quality and Academic Affairs at the Baden-Wurttemberg Cooperative State University in Stuttgart, Germany. He has been appointed Professor for Educational Management and Lifelong Learning at the same university. Before he has held positions as Associate Professor in the Duisburg-Essen, Germany, Professor for Technology Enhanced Learning in the University Augsburg, and Associate Professor of the Graduate School for Management and Technology of the University of Maryland University College.
Ulf is an educational scientist and holds degrees in English Language, Social Sciences and Educational Sciences from the University of Bielefeld, where he finished his Ph.D. with honors in the field of Technology Enhanced Learning in 2003. He was awarded a Habilitation in 2008 from the University of Duisburg-Essen. In his research he established a groundbreaking model for quality from the learner’s perspective and an internationally awarded quality culture model for educational organisations. He has created many international, European and national projects on education quality, ICT and learning in all education sectors and almost all continents. Ulf is founding member and past President of the European Foundation for Quality in E-Learning (2011-2014), has been President of the Society for Media in Science as well as serving on advisory boards to several professional associations in the field.
Ulf is an internationally recognized researcher and innovator in the area of E-Learning. He has extensive experience in helping individuals achieving superior learning performances and has run lighthouse initiatives in the field of e-learning and knowledge management as well as e-business, including knowledge-technology consulting for small and medium sized enterprises. Ulf has developed the Learners’ Quality Model for e-learning, which is a basis for learner centered quality development in e-learning. He is working as advisor to governments and non-governmental organisations in the field of learning and development cooperation and is member of several advisory boards and editorial committees. Ulf is the author/ publisher of several books on quality and organisational innovation and culture and more than 130 articles and book chapters, has been a featured speaker at numerous international conferences, and is member of several professional associations for e-learning and education.



Prof. Luigi Maria Galantucci, Polytechnic University of Bari, Italy

Full Professor in Technologies and Production Systems School of Engineering, Politecnico di Bari (2000 - today).

Head of the Rapid Prototyping and Reverse Engineering Laboratory and of the MICROTRONIC-Micromachining, Micro 3D scanning and Micro-measurement Laboratory of the DMMM – Politecnico di Bari.

Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering (23/07/1981), Associate Professor (1992-2000), Assistant Professor (1984-1982).

• "Doctor Honoris Causa" conferred by the Academic Senate of the Politechnic University of Tirana – PTU (Albania - October 16th, 2009).

• Fellow for life since 2006 of CIRP – Collège International pour l'étude scientifique des techniques de Production mécanique, now International Academy for Production Engineering.

• Deputy Dean of the 1st Faculty of Engineering (2010-2012), Politecnico di Bari, former Deputy of the Rector for European Project, Rector's Delegate for the Evaluation of Educational and Research Activities, Director of the Master Degree Course in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Vice Director of the Department.

• Member of the Editorial Board of the "CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology", edited by Elsevier Science.

Since the year 1981, he is involved in several research projects funded by the Italian Minister of Public Education, the Italian Minister of the Scientific and Technological Research, the National Council of the Research, on: 3D scanning and measurement of micro components, Rapid Prototyping, Reverse Engineering, Manufacturing Processes, Computer Aided Manufacturing, Process Planning, Feature Technology, Non Traditional Manufacturing (Laser Processing), Welding, Heat Treatment, Forming processes simulation, Manufacturing System Analysis and simulation, Biomechanics, Anthropometry
Speech Title: New trends for micro measures and 3D scanning for Manufacturing Systems (Please click to know more information)




Prof. Wei Deng Solvang, UiT—The Arctic University of Norway, Norway

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Speaker of ICITM 2017

Prof. Ezendu Ariwa

Chair, IEEE Consumer Electronics & Broadcast Technology Chapter, UK & Ireland

Chair, IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society Chapter, UK  & Ireland

Associate Vice Chair, BCS Health & Care Executive

BCS, Committee member for Green IT Specialist Group

Professor Ezendu Ariwa is the Chair of IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society Chapter, United Kingdom & Ireland (UK&I) He is a Senior Member of Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (SMIEE). He holds the position of Director of Planning for International Outreach, at IAMTECH University, Sierra Leone, and Director of Studies (PhD Supervision) at the London School of Commerce (Associate College of Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK). In addition, he holds the position of Visiting Professor, Gulf University, Bahrain, University of Lagos, Nigeria and Kano State Polytechnics, Nigeria as well as Visiting Professor in Management Sciences and Computer Science at the Karakurum International University, Pakistan; Visiting Affiliate of the Green IT Observatory, RIMT University, Australia and Visiting Affiliate of ICT University, USA. Professor Ezendu Ariwa is also a Visiting Professor, Engineering Sustainability & ICT at Anadolu University, Turkey as well as the Director and Adjunct Professor, Agriculture Mechanization Centre (AMC) at Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo, Nigeria He has a good research profile and the Founding Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Green Computing (IJGC), Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Computing and Digital Systems (IJCDS), Journal of E-Technology, and the Associate Editor of the International Journal of E-Politics and the Associate Editor of International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies (IJDST). He is a member of Policy Co-ordination Committee of the International Research Foundation for Development (A Corporation of NGO in special Consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations). His research interest includes: Green Technology and Engineering Management Sustainability, Strategic Systems and Knowledge Management, ICT for Development, Knowledge Transfer in Developing Economy; Open Learning and Social Enterprise, Green Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility, Renewable Energy and Climate Change, Green Technology Sustainability in Aviation and Maritime.