Product Development and Systems Engineering Consortium

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The Product Development and Systems Engineering Consortium (PDSEC) is a joint industry/academic research group based at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. The PDSEC focuses on collaborative, globally oriented product development and systems engineering for the automotive industry. Founded in 2005, the PDSEC has sponsored several presentations and workshops with contributors from General Motors, Ford Motor Company, PTC and other universities. The PDSEC sponsors four research tracks focused on the following areas:

  • Global Product Development
  • Collaborative System Design and Realization
  • System and Product Architecture
  • Supply Chain and Product Development

PDSEC Organizational Structure

  • Dr. Leslie Monplaisir, Director and Global Product Development Team Leader
  • Dr. Kyoung-Yun Kim, Co-director and Collaborative System & Design Realization Team Leader
  • Mr. James McNicol, Collaborative Research Program Leader
  • Mr. Abe Vadhavkar, Collaborative Research Program Leader
  • Dr. Bimal P. Nepal, System and Product Architecture Team Leader
  • Dr. Ekrem Alper Murat, Supply Chain and Product Development Team Leader

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