Greece, Ermoupolis, Syros island

Advanced technologies in Product Design, Engineering and Manufacturing

when 30 June 2014 - 7 July 2014
duration 1 week
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 200

ACADEM’14 addresses product design, analysis and manufacturing under an integrated approach by utilizing up-to-date computer-enabled technologies and specialized hardware. The course includes theoretical and lab sessions to illustrate the current state of the art and open research areas in product design, and to guide participants through the development of a product starting from concept to production planning and prototyping. In order to accomplish these goals, the course is divided in three thematic sections: (i) Computer-Aided Design (CAD), (ii) Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE), and (iii) Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM).

Course leader

Philip Azariadis, is an Associate Professor at the Department of Product & Systems Design Engineering at the University of the Aegean. His research work has found industrial applications in the footwear, garment and jewellery industries and has been p

Target group

The program is designed for senior undergraduate and graduate students (already enrolled in a Masters/Ph.D. program) in the fields of product design, engineering, architecture and computer science as well. Young professionals that wish to specialize or update their knowledge in detail product designing are also welcome.

Course aim

To provide theoretical and practical knowledge on:
• Development of detailed product designs
• Product 3D modeling and prototyping
• Product Reverse Engineering
• Product analysis and optimization
• Materials selection
• Production methods & technologies
• Product Life-Cycle Analysis

Credits info

4 ECTS
for those students that will successfully fulfill course requirements

Fee info

EUR 200: The registration fee for students enrolling in undergraduate, M.Sc. or Ph.D. programs.

The fees cover the following:
• Eight days at the ACADEM summer school.
• Seminars by international experts.
• All reading material and presentations in electronic format.
• One welcome and one farewell diner.
• Daily lunch and coffee breaks.
• One scientific excursion.
• USB with all electronic material and backpack
• Administrative and technical assistance throughout the summer school.
EUR 250: The registration fee for professionals.

The fees cover the following:
• Eight days at the ACADEM summer school.
• Seminars by international experts.
• All reading material and presentations in electronic format.
• One welcome and one farewell diner.
• Daily lunch and coffee breaks.
• One scientific excursion.
• USB with all electronic material and backpack
• Administrative and technical assistance throughout the summer school.