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Human-data interaction and user rights at the personal robot era (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Chatzimichali, A., & Chrysostomou, D. (2019, July). Human-data interaction and user rights at the personal robot era. Paper presented at 4th International Conference on Robot Ethics and Standards : Artificial Intelligence, Robots and Ethics, London, United Kingdom

In this paper, we explore issues related to privacy, data protection, and Intellectual Property rights around personal and collaborative robots. This is a discussion on personal and non-personal data in the context of robot privacy, specifically focu... Read More about Human-data interaction and user rights at the personal robot era.

The Dibber: Designing a standardised handheld tool for lay-up tasks (2017)
Journal Article
Jones, H., Potter, K., Roudaut, A., Ward, C., & Chatzimichali, A. (2017). The Dibber: Designing a standardised handheld tool for lay-up tasks. Applied Ergonomics, 65, 240-254. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2017.05.014

© 2017 We present an application of engineering and ergonomics principles in the design of a standardised tool, The Dibber, which is a tool with multiple geometric features to fit the diversity of lay-up tasks used in the composites industry. The Dib... Read More about The Dibber: Designing a standardised handheld tool for lay-up tasks.

Exploring the discrete tools used by laminators in composites manufacturing: application of novel concept (2015)
Journal Article
Ward, C., Potter, K. D., Middleton, R., Jones, H. V., Chatzimichali, A. P., Jones, H., …Potter, K. (2015). Exploring the discrete tools used by laminators in composites manufacturing: application of novel concept. Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer and Composites Science, 1(4), 185-198. https://doi.org/10.1080/20550340.2015.1105613

© 2016, © 2016 The Author(s). Published by Taylor & Francis. This research investigates the handheld and often personally owned tools used by laminators to form advanced composites into components for aerospace, defense, and autosport; and reports... Read More about Exploring the discrete tools used by laminators in composites manufacturing: application of novel concept.

Exploring the significance of in-process knowledge to composites design and production (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Jones, H., Chatzimichali, A., Potter, K., & Ward, C. (2015, July). Exploring the significance of in-process knowledge to composites design and production. Paper presented at The 20th International Conference on Engineering Design

This work is an initial attempt to explore how knowledge generated during the fabrication of advanced composite components is relevant to their design and production. Despite their high performance applications their manufacture often relies on a man... Read More about Exploring the significance of in-process knowledge to composites design and production.

From composite material technologies to composite products: A cross-sectorial reflection on technology transitions and production capability (2015)
Journal Article
Chatzimichali, A., & Potter, K. (2015). From composite material technologies to composite products: A cross-sectorial reflection on technology transitions and production capability. Translational Materials Research, 2(2), https://doi.org/10.1088/2053-1613/2/2/026001

Materials, since the dawn of time, have played a crucial role in the development of civilization. Pre-history ages are fundamentally characterized by the material humans mastered, while the transitions to new materials have always marked a different... Read More about From composite material technologies to composite products: A cross-sectorial reflection on technology transitions and production capability.

Hand layup: understanding the manual process (2015)
Journal Article
Potter, K., Ward, C., Bloom, D., Elkington, M., Elkington, M., Bloom, D., …Potter, K. (2015). Hand layup: understanding the manual process. Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer and Composites Science, 1(3), 138-151. https://doi.org/10.1080/20550340.2015.1114801

© 2015, © 2015 The Author(s). Published by Taylor & Francis. The hand layup of pre-impregnated woven materials is still a large part of the composite manufacturing industry, requiring the skills and experience of a human workforce to form flat plie... Read More about Hand layup: understanding the manual process.

Studying effects of preshearing on hand layup (2015)
Journal Article
Elkington, M., Carwyn, W., Chatzimichali, A., & Potter, K. (2015). Studying effects of preshearing on hand layup. Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer and Composites Science, 1(2), 80-93. https://doi.org/10.1179/2055035914Y.0000000007

Advanced composites are used extensively in many high performance applications. As they are taken up in a wider range of applications, the volume of demand is pushing manufacturing methods, especially hand layup of woven prepreg cloth, to their limit... Read More about Studying effects of preshearing on hand layup.

Building material capabilities: A socio-technical analysis of composite product development and manufacturing strategy (2015)
Journal Article
Chatzimichali, A., & Potter, K. (2015). Building material capabilities: A socio-technical analysis of composite product development and manufacturing strategy. International Journal of Markets and Business Systems, 1(3), https://doi.org/10.1504/IJMABS.2015.073527

The development of advanced material requires much more than purely technical knowledge. This paper presents a socio-technical analysis of industrial capability issues for composites material product. The central idea behind this work is to provide a... Read More about Building material capabilities: A socio-technical analysis of composite product development and manufacturing strategy.

Locked in a capability trap? The case of the composites industry (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Chatzimichali, A., Yearworth, M., & Potter, K. (2014, July). Locked in a capability trap? The case of the composites industry. Paper presented at The 2014 International Conference of the System Dynamics Society

How can a new material technology create growth? Is having a better material a guarantee for industrial success? This work suggests that technological growth requires a different level of analysis to enable a holistic understanding of issues around t... Read More about Locked in a capability trap? The case of the composites industry.

Understanding the NPD - Production interface: Advanced industrialisation and growth in the composite industry (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Chatzimichali, A., Potter, K., & Smulders, F. (2013, September). Understanding the NPD - Production interface: Advanced industrialisation and growth in the composite industry. Paper presented at Business Development and Co-creation; 14th International Continuous Innovation Network (CINet) Conference

This paper provides an initial attempt to theoretically describe and understand how the composite product supply chain could reach advanced levels of industrialisation. At the heart of this work rest the interface between NPD (New Product Development... Read More about Understanding the NPD - Production interface: Advanced industrialisation and growth in the composite industry.

Bridging the multiple reality gap: Application of augmented reality in new product development (2011)
Journal Article
Verlinden, J. C., Jonker, P. P., Smulders, F. E., Segers, M. S., Gijselaers, W. H., Chatzimichali, A. P., …Verlinden, J. (2011). Bridging the multiple reality gap: Application of augmented reality in new product development. IEEE International Conference on Systems Man and Cybernetics, 1914-1919. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSMC.2011.6083952

Increased product complexity and internal team dynamics pose serious challenges to the quality of collaboration, usually reflected upon long delays, cost overruns and poor design quality during product development. Our focus is to study the factors t... Read More about Bridging the multiple reality gap: Application of augmented reality in new product development.

Hierarchies of adaptable learning during product development (2011)
Journal Article
Tourassis, V. D., Chatzimichali, A. P., Chatzimichali, A., & Tourassis, V. (2011). Hierarchies of adaptable learning during product development. IEEE International Conference on Systems Man and Cybernetics, 458-464. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSMC.2011.6083708

Shorter product lifecycles, shrinking time-to-market and increasing global competition, drive companies to premature transitions from the development laboratory to full-scale commercial production. This ramp-up period is usually considered as a trans... Read More about Hierarchies of adaptable learning during product development.

System dynamics and learning: Learning during the product realization chain (2010)
Journal Article
Tourassis, V. D., Chatzimichali, A. P., Chatzimichali, A., & Tourassis, V. (2010). System dynamics and learning: Learning during the product realization chain. IEEE International Conference on Systems Man and Cybernetics, 2506-2511. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSMC.2010.5641930

Global market competition and consumer attitudes, demand a constant flow of new products in the market. Product lifecycles shrink and consequently the pressure for novel products that rapidly pass from the R&D lab to the consumer hands is increased,... Read More about System dynamics and learning: Learning during the product realization chain.

Learning and continuous process improvement during new product development (2010)
Thesis
Chatzimichali, A. Learning and continuous process improvement during new product development. (Thesis). Democritus University of Thrace

Consumer attitudes and fashion trends during the last decades increased the need for varied product designs, imposing severe constraints in manufacturing and especially in traditionally mass production processes. Additionally, the workforce is shifti... Read More about Learning and continuous process improvement during new product development.

Design of an advanced prototype robot for white asparagus harvesting (2009)
Conference Proceeding
Tourassis, V. D., Georgilas, I. P., Chatzimichali, A. P., Chatzimichali, A., Georgilas, I., & Tourassis, V. (2009). Design of an advanced prototype robot for white asparagus harvesting. https://doi.org/10.1109/AIM.2009.5229897

Agricultural workplaces are a prototypical example of unstructured and variant environments, offering a novel challenge to robotic research and automation. In this paper, a robot prototype is presented for white asparagus harvesting. White asparagus... Read More about Design of an advanced prototype robot for white asparagus harvesting.

The changing face of the tobacco cluster in Northern Greece (2009)
Presentation / Conference
Tourtouras, I., Chatzimichali, A., & Tourassis, V. (2009, June). The changing face of the tobacco cluster in Northern Greece. Paper presented at The 5th HSSS National and International Conference

Cluster-based economic development is increasingly viewed as a focal point of policy-makers and researchers. A regional cluster may be defined as a geographic concentration of interdependent firms, that operate together to facilitate growth and innov... Read More about The changing face of the tobacco cluster in Northern Greece.

Towards a learning curve theory for batch production (2008)
Conference Proceeding
Tourassis, V. D., Chatzimichali, A. P., Chatzimichali, A., & Tourassis, V. (2008). Towards a learning curve theory for batch production. https://doi.org/10.1109/IEEM.2008.4737890

Consumer attitudes and fashion trends often impose severe constraints in manufacturing. When market needs for varied product designs lead to product competition for a place in the production schedule, batch size and available production time are depr... Read More about Towards a learning curve theory for batch production.

An empirical investigation of learning curve laws in the tile manufacturing industry (2007)
Conference Proceeding
Tourassis, V. D., Chatzimichali, A. P., Chatzimichali, A., & Tourassis, V. (2007). An empirical investigation of learning curve laws in the tile manufacturing industry. https://doi.org/10.1109/IEEM.2007.4419364

The ceramic tile manufacturing industry is under constant strain today due to the competitive environment worldwide and to the changing patterns of consumer behavior. Despite its highly automated production lines, the industry is becoming less of a m... Read More about An empirical investigation of learning curve laws in the tile manufacturing industry.

Function over form: A basic dilema in the evolution of social robots
Presentation / Conference
Chatzimichali, A., & Tourassis, V. Function over form: A basic dilema in the evolution of social robots. Paper presented at The 6th International Conference Management of Technological Changes

In the near future, robots and automations are expected to enter into our daily lives for service and assistance to humans. But the question is, are these systems actually designed to interact with people in every day setting? In this paper, we focus... Read More about Function over form: A basic dilema in the evolution of social robots.