The International Society for Productivity Enhancement (ISPE) was founded in 1984 in the USA with the goal to support and improve the international exchange of ideas and scientific knowledge in the field of technological development and application.
ISPE Inc. was registered as a non-profit organization in New York in 2004. It is officially called ISPE Inc. since then. The main objective of ISPE, Inc. is to transfer and integrate new knowledge with relevant existing or new technology and improve strategies and resources to enhance productivity and competitiveness of current product and service producers and thereby improve the quality of the life. ISPE Inc. has been promoting research, education, and application by organizing conferences and other professional activities.
The main aim of ISPE Inc. is to foster the cross-fertilization of technology, strategy, organization and resources, in order to enhance productivity, competitive advantage and improve general quality of life. ISPE Inc. embraces both the traditional and non-traditional fields of engineering. In addition, equal emphasis is placed on the cross-fertilization of emerging innovative technologies to enhance productivity and their effective utilization of resources.
Since 2017, ISPE inc. has renamed itself as the International Society for Transdiscplinary Engineering (ISTE) to reflect ongoing developments in the research and innovation domain.
|President:||Assoc Prof. Cees Bil||RMIT University, Australia|
|Vice President:||Dr. Josip Stjepandic||PROSTEP A.G. |
|General Secretary:||Dr. Nel Wognum||Delft University of Technology|
|Treasurer:||Dr. Essam Shehab||Cranfield University, UK|
|Members:||Prof. Amy Trappey||NTUT, Taiwan|
|Prof. Ricky Curran||Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands|
|Assoc prof. Chun-Hsien Chen||Nanyang Technological University, Singapore|
|Prof. Fredrik Elgh||Jönköping University, Sweden|
|Prof. Jerzy Pokojsjki||SIMR, Poland|
|Assoc Prof. Kazuo Hiekata|| the University of Tokyo, Japan|
|Assoc prof. Milton Borsato||Federal university of Technology, Paraná-Curitiba, Brazil|
|Prof. Parisa Ghodous||University of Lyon, France|
|Prof. Mike Sobolewski||Texas Tech University|
|Prof. Ricardo Gonçalves||UNIVOVA, Portugal|
|Prof. John Cha||Jiaotong University, China|
|Prof. John Mo||RMIT University, Australia|
|Prof. Shuo-Yan Chou||National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan|
|Dr. Geilson Loureiro||INPE, Brazil|
|Prof. Shuichi Fukuda||Stanford University, USA|
|Prof. Rajkumar Roy||Cranfield University, UK|
|Dr. Ahmed Al-Ashaab ||Cranfield University, UK|
|Dr. Xiaojia Zhao||Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands|
|Dr. Wim Verhagen||Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands|