Welcome to INDIN 2023

  • Urheber: IES
    IES Young Professionals & Student
  • Urheber: IES
    IES Young P&S
  • Quelle: Mischa Gutknecht-Stoer, Fraunhofer
    IES SYP - Historic Hanseatic City of Lemgo 2023

Student Forum

During the conference, a student forum will be organized by the IEEE IES Young Professionals & Student Activity Committee (YPS-AC).

Join IEEE IES to be eligible for the IES Student and Young Professionals Paper Assistance Program (IES-SYPA).

IES Student and Young Professionals Paper Assistance Program (IES-SYPA)

The Young Professionals & Student Activity Committee (YPS-AC) of the Industrial Electronics Society (IES) offers financial support to the IEEE IES Student members to attend IES conferences.

For the IEEE-INDIN 2023 we have pre-allocated FIVE IES Student and Young Professionals Paper Assistances (IES-SYPA) up to US$1500 each.

It should be pointed out that if many applicants have obtained a high score, the committee can reduce the travel assistance amount to US$1000 per applicant. This exceptional measure is in order to support the travel of a higher number of excellent applicants.

The conditions to apply for the IES SYPA are:

  • Please take into account that IEEE IES must follow general rules of IEEE related with OFAC Sanctions Programs. For more details, you may ask The Legal and Compliance Department available to assist with reviewing any questions that you may have with respect to OFAC or other compliance matters

  • Be an active IEEE IES Student and/or YPs Member

  • Reside outside the city in which the conference is held

  • Have a paper accepted at the conference and be the person who will present it

  • The manuscript should be fully registered

The IEEE IES Manuscript Submission System (MSS) will show the button to apply for the paper travel assistance only if at least one author has the student's and/or young professional's checkbox checked and only after the final version of the manuscript has already been submitted.

A paper cannot be supported by more than one travel assistance. A person cannot receive more than one travel assistance each year. YPS interested in the IEEE IES Student and Young Professionals Paper Assistances Program should fill up the application available in the conference MSS and follow all steps indicated in the form. They should clearly indicate their IEEE membership number and their paper reference number. All material should be submitted in PDF format on the form in the MSS.

Paper assistance applications submitted by YPS will be evaluated by a committee consisting of the Chair of the Young Professionals & Student Activity Committee, the IES President, the Conference General Chair, and the IES Treasurer.

In case the number of applicants exceeds the budget, preference will be given to:

  • YPS with the best-qualified papers according to the reviews scores

  • YPS who have not benefited from this program in the last two years

  • When it comes to the ISIE and the IECON, YPS authors from the Students & Young Professionals Forum (IES-SF) have priority

The deadline for applying for assistance under the IES Student and Young Professionals Paper Assistance Program (IES-SYPA) is the manuscript acceptance date plus two weeks.

Some further notes are also summarized below:

  • A three-minute speech (3Ms) + film and project hardware demonstration (if applicable) during the conference is mandatory to receive the IES-SYPA. See more details how to prepare three-minute speech + movie about your project on the IEEE IES website.

  • YPS who are selected for the IES-SYPA should post their 3 minutes' films on the associated IEEE Collabratec and IES Facebook event page at the following links:

  • The diplomas for the IES Student and Young Professionals Paper Assistances (IES-SYPA) will be given during the conference, usually at the Gala Dinner.

  • YPS should also post their photos from the conference and/or the ceremony to the related event on the IES Facebook page.

  • The documents to be filled and sent to the IEEE IES Treasurer are as per the Expense Reimbursement Procedures listed on the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society - Treasurer Information.

“Student and Young Professionals - Event”

Keynote speakers

Maxim Friesen

Title of the Keynote

Importance of Practice-Oriented Studies and International Research Collaborations for Academic Careers in Engineering

Engineering is a practical field that requires the ability to apply theoretical knowledge to real-world problems and work in interdisciplinary environments. Ignoring this from a research perspective can quickly lead to a gap between academia and industry. Similarly, neglecting collaborations on an international level can lead to a narrow perspective and a lack of diversity in research that may limit potentials for innovative solutions to global challenges. By engaging in practical studies, students and researchers can gain hands-on experience, develop problem-solving skills, and acquire industry-specific knowledge that can enhance their employability and research output. Furthermore, collaborating with international researchers can lead to the exchange of ideas, perspectives, and techniques, leading to breakthroughs in different fields. These collaborations also provide opportunities for exposure to diverse cultures and can foster global relationships, leading to greater career opportunities and potential for impactful research. This talk will therefore highlight personal experiences of how a combination of practical studies and international collaborations can broaden the horizons of academic engineers and enrich their professional and personal growth.

Maxim Friesen 
Institute Industrial IT & Mid Sweden University

Kaja Balzereit

Title of the Keynote

A PhD topic between Theory and Application: Reconfiguration of Hybrid Systems

Systems operating in the real world are susceptible to faults such as component faults or outages of subsystems. Reconfiguration is the adaptation of a system's configuration to recover desired system operation in the presence of faults. However, especially for hybrid systems, identifying a new configuration is challenging, as discrete and continuous aspects need to be considered.

In this talk, a novel approach to reconfiguration of hybrid systems is presented. This approach is based on a fundamental technique of Artificial Intelligence, the logical reasoning. This fundament is used to create an intuitive and human-understandable problem representation, that is compatible with efficient solution strategies such as satisfiability solving. Thus, the theory of efficient logical reasoning is connected to the application of a real-world application, the reconfiguration. This talk will discuss the challenges one faces when bridging the gap between theory and practice, and highlight the results of this approach.

Kaja Balzereit 
Fraunhofer IOSB-INA

Peter Wissbrock

Title of the Keynote

Bridging the Gap: Industrial Doctorate Programs and the Transfer of Research to Real-Life Applications

Added value for society is created when research results are transferred to real-life applications. Knowledge sharing and technology transfer between academia and industry are integral aspects, creating a mutually beneficial relationship. An industrial doctorate program serves as a platform for successful collaboration between academia and industry, enabling the transfer of research results into practical applications. The program benefits from the close collaboration between candidates, academic supervisors, and industry mentors, leading into interdisciplinary cooperations. This concept allows doctoral candidates conducting research that addresses real-world challenges faced by industries. The outcomes of such collaborative efforts extend beyond innovation and competitiveness, positively impacting society by translating theoretical knowledge into practical advancements. Industrial doctorate programs also contribute to the development of a skilled workforce, equipping candidates with specialized knowledge and transferable skills essential for driving research initiatives and industrial transformations.

Peter Wissbrock

“YPS - SF Co-Chairs”

Maxim Friesen  
Institute Industrial IT & Mid Sweden University

Kaja Balzereit  
Fraunhofer IOSB-INA