Spring 2015 PLM Meeting

2015 Spring Meeting

March 9 - 10th

Location: Wichita, Kansas


Monday, March 9:
Arrive in Wichita
Optional dinner - Location: Legends (This restaurant is located in the hotel)
Meet in hotel lobby at 6:30PM


Tuesday, March 10  8:00 AM - 4:00PM (Bring your own safety glasses, and normal ID is fine, same as required to fly in the US.)


8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Welcome, Updates, and General Business Discussion

Nathan Hartman –Professor, Computer Graphics Technology and PLM Center Director

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Objective: Provide updates to IAB on center finances, activities, accomplishments

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Faculty Fellow Topical Discussions:

  • Security:

Elisa Bertino – Professor, Computer Science; Research Director of CERIAS; Director of Cyber Center, Discovery Park

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  • Requirements:

     Dan DeLaurentis – Associate Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics and Director, Purdue Center for Integrated Systems in Aerospace

  • Supplier/Supply Chain Metrics:

   Thomas Brush – Senior Associate Dean, Head, Department of Management, & Professor of Management (Strategic Management Area)

  • Model-based Definition:

           Nathan Hartman –Professor, Computer Graphics Technology and PLM Center Director

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Objective: Faculty fellows will make short presentations providing an update/overview of the topic area and project status

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch and working discussion


Objective:  Discuss strategic direction of PLM Center projects and finances relative to the following items:

  • IN MaC
  • Lily Gift; Dauch proposal
  • Professional education
  • Relationship to consulting/industry action groups (PLM-IRF; INCOSE)
  • Possible competition/collaboration

1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

PLM presentation from Cessna and tours of facility – How has PLM impacted Cessna?

Speaker Biographies:

Elisa Bertino​

Elisa Bertino

Professor Elisa Bertino joined Purdue in January 2004 as professor in Computer Science and research director at CERIAS. Her research interests cover many areas in the fields of information security and database systems. Her research combines both theoretical and practical aspects, addressing applications on a number of domains, such as medicine and humanities. Current research includes: access control systems, secure publishing techniques and secure broadcast for XML data; advanced RBAC models and foundations of access control models; trust negotiation languages and privacy; data mining and security; multi-strategy filtering systems for Web pages and sites; security for grid computing systems; integration of virtual reality techniques and databases; and geographical information systems and spatial databases.

Professor Bertino serves or has served on the editorial boards of several journals - many of which are related to security, such as the ACM Transactions on Information and System Security, the IEEE Security & Privacy Magazine, and IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing. She is currently serving as program chair of the 36th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB 2010). Professor Bertino is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and a Fellow of ACM. She received the IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement award in 2002 for outstanding contributions to database systems and database security and advanced data management systems, and received the 2005 Tsutomu Kanai Award by the IEEE Computer Society for pioneering and innovative research contributions to secure distributed systems.


Thomas Brush

Thomas Brush

Thomas (Tom) Brush is Professor of Management at the Krannert School of Management, Purdue University. His research focuses on corporate strategy and manufacturing strategy topics. His current research interests examine the disintermediation of existing business models with e-commerce initiatives. This research extends his research on supplier relationships and corporate strategy to issues such as outsourcing, e-commerce marketplaces, and online banking. He has published in Management Science, Strategic Management Journal, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Managerial and Decision Economics and Explorations in Economic History.


He serves on the Executive Committee of the Academy of Management. In 1991 he received the Free Press Award for Outstanding Dissertation Research in Business Policy and Strategy in its doctoral dissertation competition. He was awarded the AlliedSignal Manufacturing Management Excellence in Teaching Award in 1999. He is a member of the Academy of Management and Strategic Management Society and is on the editorial board of the Strategic Management Journal, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, and Journal of Management.


Dan DeLaurentis 

Dan DeLaurentis

Purdue Professor and Director of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Lab Director of Purdue Center for Integrated Systems in Aerospace. See here for more details.