Manufacturing Science
and Engineering Conference

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

June 4 - 8, 2017 

Program - Webinar: RAMP


Dear Colleagues,

In case you missed the instructional webinar on the Reusable Abstractions of Manufacturing Processes (RAMP) competition and workshop, visit the link provided below to view the recorded video. The purpose of the webinar is to familiarize the research community with recent standards from ASTM E60.13 Subcommittee on Sustainable Manufacturing for modeling manufacturing processes, present the RAMP Competition and workshop, and to provide information on how to submit a process model of your own interest to the competition.

What you will learn in the video: What, how, and where to enter the RAMP Competition.

  • What are Reusable Abstractions of Manufacturing Processes (RAMP)?
  • Benefits of entering the RAMP competition.
  • What are the judging criteria?
  • Who are eligible to enter the competition and win a prize?
  • Where to submit an entry?
  • Get insights, through an example, into developing a model using JSON and JSONiq.
  • Prize money of $1000 to first place, $750 to second place, $500 to third place, and $200 to runners-up.

Presenters: William Bernstein, NIST; Mohan Krishnamoorthy, GMU 

The RAMP competition deadline is March 20, 2017.  Please check out the links below for more info.
RAMP Instructional Video
Competition website
Workshop at the ASME/MSEC 2017

Questions? Contact: Swee Leong

National Institute of Standards and Technology
Engineering Laboratory
Systems Integration Division