MaGIC 2018

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December 4-5, 2018
Held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison


  • Being Institute of Technology
  • Caterpillar Inc.
  • Continental Mapping Consultants
  • Eaton Corporation
  • Goodyear Tire and Rubber
  • Harley-Davidson Motor Company
  • Hyper Innovation
  • John Deere
  • Northwestern University
  • Oshkosh Corporation
  • RAMDO Solutions, LLC
  • Simertis GmbH
  • U.S. Army ERDC
  • U.S. Army TARDEC
  • Unitersità degli Studi di Parma
  • UW-Madison

Check out the schedule for MaGIC 2018 here!


Keven Hofstetter (Caterpillar Inc.) – Challenges and benefits of using computer modeling in the product life-cycle at Caterpillar

Kaibo Liu (UW-Madison) – Industrial Big Data Analytics for Quality Improvement in Complex Systems

John Sullivan (Continental Mapping Consultants) – Mapping for autonomous vehicles and the infrastructure they run on

Hammad Mazhar (NVIDIA) – Overview of Issac: NVIDIA’s take on simulation in robotics

Wayne Pferdehirt (UW-Madison) – UW’s Masters degree that helps practicing engineers be big data leaders

Sarah Stevens – Overview of Data Science HUB initiatives at UW-Madison

Jim Luedtke – Optimizing Design, Planning and Operation Problems with Discrete Decisions Using Integer Programming

Victor Zavala – A tutorial overview on decision-making under uncertainty

Dane Morgan – On the use of Machine Learning in Materials Science

Jody Priddy –

Nick Gaul – Uncertainty quantification for a deeper understanding of vehicle systems

Dario Mangoni – Recent developments in ProjectChrono- IGA beams, interior point solver, and deep learning with tensorflow