"Having a space like ERVA to discuss the future in a fast-changing society is fundamental. I see it as a unique opportunity to share different backgrounds and identify the nation's direction.”
Jaime Camelio is the associate dean for research, innovation, and entrepreneurship in the College of Engineering at the University of Georgia. Previously, he was the Rolls-Royce Commonwealth Professor for Advanced Manufacturing in the Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech from 2008-2020 and served as chief technology officer at the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing from 2016-2019.
Camelio earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering from the Catholic University of Chile and earned his doctorate from the University of Michigan.
His professional experience includes working as a consultant in the automotive/operations practice at A.T. Kearney Inc. He has extensive experience in operation management in manufacturing environments, including industry 4.0 transformation, digital transformation, production control, and lean manufacturing. His research interests are in innovation and technology transfer in academic environments, assembly systems modeling and control, intelligent manufacturing, and cyber-physical security. He has authored or co-authored more than 120 technical papers. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses related to manufacturing processes, manufacturing systems, and data mining.