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ICDS 2024 - GEC Technical Sponsorship Conference to Shine in Shanghai This August!

By Yiran Zhuo, research fellow of ASI Global

May 15, 2023 UPDATED 12:17 AM. GMT+8

The 2nd International Conference on Design Science (ICDS 2024), technically sponsored by GEC Academy and IEEE Shanghai Section, is poised to light up Shanghai from August 2nd to 4th. This three-day event will bring together global scholars, experts, and industry professionals to delve into the latest advancements in Design Science. Hosted at the State Key Laboratory of Mechanical System and Vibration, School of Mechanical Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, ICDS 2024 is supported by the SJTU-GEC Academy Center for Innovative Design for Interdisciplinary Studies, the Shanghai Society for Modern Design Theory and Methodology Research, and the Xie Youbai Design Science Research Foundation.

A Glimpse into ICDS 2023

Since last year, GEC has taken immense pride in its role as a technical sponsor for a diverse array of international academic conferences, with a vision entailing both promoting interdisciplinary cooperation and nurturing an inclusive, collaborative educational environment that extends its benefits beyond the scientific community to society at large. Therefore, following the success of ICDS 2023, this year’s conference will highlight the integration of transformative technologies such as big data, digital twins, and artificial intelligence into design science. Topics slated for discussion include Agile Design, Fuzzy Logic in Design, Data-centric Design Approaches, Enhancements in Design through Digital Twins, Pedagogies in Design Education, Principles of Engineering Design, Biomimicry in Design, Leveraging AI in Design Processes, etc.

A Glimpse into ICDS 2023

The 2024 agenda will emphasize the crucial role of design models and methodologies in today’s technological landscape. It will provide a premier platform for scholars, innovators, and industry leaders to showcase their latest findings, discuss innovative solutions, and foster collaborations. One of the distinguished keynote speakers, Prof. Soummya Kar, Buhl Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University and a dedicated GEC teaching faculty member, will offer insights into the future of design science. We are enthusiastic about extending invitations to more of our esteemed GEC faculty members and teaching fellows, encouraging your active involvement as committee members or innovative speakers.

Keynote Speakers at ICDS 2023

For more details about the conference, please visit the official ICDS 2024 website at


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If you would like to share your invaluable insights regarding design science with event participants, or if you are interested in becoming a committee member or keynote speaker, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please feel free to contact us at your earliest convenience.

If you are interested in our other GEC Technical Sponsorship Conferences, please stay tuned to the “Join Us at GEC Technical Sponsorship Conferences” section in the GEC Monthly Newsletter or visit  for the latest event information.

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