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Prof. Denis Cavallucci is currently the head of CSIP team within I-Cube Laboratory at the University of Strasbourg (France) and professor in Engineering of Innovation at INSA Graduate School of Science and Technology. He started his teaching and research activities in design methods and theories in 1988 and dedicates his research towards Inventive Design theories since 1996. Worldwide lecturer and speaker, Prof. Cavallucci is author of many papers in worldwide scientific journals and conferences. Co-founder and first president of TRIZ-France association, cofounder and past president of ETRIA (European TRiz Association), Prof. Cavallucci is also active in transferring his research findings in industry. As an output, he is co-inventor of about 21 patents with several companies’ design teams and he is chairman of the Inventive Design industrial chair.
D. Daniel Sheu graduated from National Taiwan University with a B.S.M.E. degree in 1977. He received an M.S.M.E. degree from State University of New York at Buffalo in 1983. He received his second master-level engineering degree focusing on computer science and his Ph.D. degree in engineering from UCLA in 1987 and 1989. He also received his master of business administration (MBA) degree from Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University in 1994. Daniel has 9 years of industrial experience primarily in the electronic industries with Hewlett-Packard, Motorola, and Matsushita. His areas of interests include Systematic Innovation/TRIZ, Design & Manufacturing Management, Equipment Management, and Factory Diagnosis. He has been with National Tsing Hua University since 1996. Daniel is a representative of MA TRIZ Council of Expertise & Methodology, a MA TRIZ Level 3 certified TRIZ expert, and a Certified Manufacturing Engineer.