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Dr Jared Padayachee


Dr Padayachee is a member of the Mechatronics and Robotics Research Group (MR2G). He has been involved in advanced manufacturing research since 2008.

His research specialization includes the design of new types of production equipment, the design of manufacturing facilities and the optimization of manufacturing operations. His teaching specialization includes the design of machines/components, design for fatigue and product design.
 Quote:   "Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel" - Socrates

  PhD (UKZN)
ECSA (candidate)
Discipline:   Mechanical
Campus:   Howard
Telephone:   031 260 3216
Research Areas:

  Design and analysis of manufacturing systems
Reconfigurable manufacturing systems
Operations research and optimization
Design of machinery and reconfigurable machine tools
Recent Publications

  R.R.P. McLean, J. Padayachee, G. Bright; A Thin, Hardware-Supported Middleware Management System for Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems; South African Journal of Industrial Engineering; Volume 26; No.1; May 2015; pp 207-223

AQ. Amra , J. Padayachee, G. Bright; An Open Architecture Control System for Reconfigurable Numerically Controlled Machinery; chapter in Machine Vision and Mechatronics in Practice; 1st ed; Springer Berlin Heidelberg; 2015; pp 309-322

R.R.P McLean, J. Padayachee, G. Bright; A Middleware Management System with Supporting Holonic Modules for Reconfigurable System Management; ICIESE 2015: 17th International Conference on Industrial Electronics and Systems Engineering; 14- 15 September 2015; Berlin Germany

A.Q. Amra, J. Padayachee, G. Bright; Modular Open Architecture Controller for a Reconfigurable machine Tool; R & D Journal of the South African Institution of Mechanical Engineering; Volume 30; June 2014; pp 14-21

J. Padayachee, G. Bright; Synthesis of Evolving Cells for Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems; IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering; Vol 65, 27th International Conference on CADCAM, Robotics and Factories of the Future 2014; 22–24 July 2014, London, UK

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