Interdisciplinary Innovative Talent Training Method and Practice on Modeling and Simulation for Intelligent Manufacturing

  • Yuanjun Laili,
  • Lin Zhang ,
  • Lei Ren ,
  • Lei Wang,
  • Yang Li
  • a,b,c,d,e  School of Automation Science and Electrical Engineering, Beihang University
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Laili Y., Zhang L., Ren L., Wang L., Li Y. (2021). Interdisciplinary Innovative Talent Training Method and Practice on Modeling and Simulation for Intelligent Manufacturing. Proceedings of the 33rd European Modeling & Simulation Symposium (EMSS 2021), pp. 131-139. DOI:


Modeling and simulation are the key to implement digital and intelligent manufacturing. It is of great necessity to train high-level innovative talents on the interdisciplinary area of modeling and simulation and intelligent manufacturing. This paper proposes a talent training method by bridging three gaps, i.e., the gap between multiple disciplines, the gap between countries, and the gap between students of different grades, and connecting national major requirements and international state-of-the-art technologies. According to tens of years of exploration and trying, an advanced interdisciplinary training system is established. It includes a training chain with multiple angles, an open study and research platform with international organizations, and a collaborative mode with important national projects. It attempts to lead young talents to solve complex industrial problem innovatively, independently, and collaboratively. Practice examples have shown that the proposed method is able to provide full resources for young talents to train their innovation ability, international communication ability, and teamwork ability, and thus raised many talents on the area of modeling and simulation for intelligent manufacturing.


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