The project aims to
improve the skills of partner Thai universities, so that they can have a
curricular offer in the master’s degree in industrial engineering.
The University of Minho
Engineering School received a delegation from the MSIE4.0 project – Curriculum
Development of Master’s Degree Program in Industrial Engineering for Thailand
Sustainable Smart Industry, a project whose objective is to improve skills and
competences in universities in order to enable them to offer a high quality
training curriculum within a master’s degree in industrial engineering.
The members were received
by the Dean of EEUM, João L. Monteiro, and by the Associate Professor of the
Department of Production and Systems, Rui Lima. This was followed by visits to
DONE Lab , the laboratory in the largest university-business project in the
country, the Innovative Car Program, and LabSec IoT, a laboratory dedicated to
Internet security of Things and Smart Cities.
The MSIE4.0 project
involves a consortium of nine universities, with six Thai, a Romanian and
Polish in addition to UMinho, and has funding of 1 million euros.Under the
coordination of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), this qualification is
intended to support the sustainable development of the Intelligent Industry
(Industry 4.0) in this country, which is close to the European Qualifications
Framework and also applies to European partner universities. The project also
has 3 industrial partners – Bosch, Continental and Leoni.