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Guiping Hu is leading development of FactBoard, a software tool designed to improve operations on factory floors.

Engineers developing data-driven ‘FactBoard’ to improve factory operations

By Iowa State University News Service

AMES, Iowa — Iowa State’s Guiping Hu is leading a research team developing data-driven, real-time software technology to help improve factory floor operations, including manufacturing processes, logistics, safety and energy management. The $2.6 million project is supported, in part, by the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute and several industry collaborators.