Fernando Mas obtained his engineering degree at the University of Sevilla and a Ph.D. in Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Madrid. He has been Senior Expert in Virtual Product Engineering in Airbus Defense & Space, Chief Technical Officer (CTO) in COMLUX Aviation, LLC in Indianapolis (USA), and is currently CTO in M&M Group in Cadiz (Spain).
Throughout his career in Airbus he was involved, among others, in projects for the automation of Sheet Metal Forming (Cadiz) and High-Speed Milling processes (Sevilla), the deployment of Concurrent Engineering for the design and manufacture of A330, A380, and A400M aircrafts, and the deployment of the latest technologies on virtual tools (iDMU, Virtual Manufacturing, and Simulations) in the A400M Final Assembly Line in Sevilla. He was Senior Advisor for the Advanced Digital Design and Manufacturing (ADAM) project in the Silicon Valley Innovation Center of Airbus, CA (USA) from 2015 to 2017, and was responsible in Europe for Manufacturing research and deployment in the Digital Design, Manufacturing & Services (DDMS) project in 2017. His current research interests are focused on Models for Manufacturing (MfM), Virtual Engineering & Manufacturing, Digital Factory, PLM, KBE, and Information System Modeling. He co-authored several international patents and more than 70 papers in peer-reviewed international journals and outstanding conferences.
From Document-centric to Model-centric: using Models for Industrial Design in the Aerospace Industry
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