Stephan Biller

Purdue University

Join Dr. Stephan Biller on October 13 as he explores how remanufacturing can work in tandem with artificial intelligence (AI), the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and other new technologies to power the factory of tomorrow.

Dr. Biller is a professor of industrial engineering at the Krannert Business School at Purdue University. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and is currently co-chairing a National Technology and Science Board effort to establish a national strategy for AI-driven digital manufacturing to increase the resiliency and efficiency of supply chains.

He served as CEO of a not-for-profit aiding small and medium-sized manufacturers with digital transformation. Prior, he was the vice president of product management for AI applications and Watson Internet of Things (IoT) at IBM. He was also chief manufacturing scientist and manufacturing technology director at General Electric and a tech fellow and global manager for manufacturing systems at General Motors.

He holds a Dipl.-Ing. (graduate degree in engineering) from RWTH Aachen University (Germany); a doctorate in industrial engineering and management sciences from Northwestern University (Evanston, IL); and an MBA degree from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI).