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Nancy Diaz-Elsayed, University of South Florida – Assistant Professor, WIAM 2022 Lead Organizer

Nancy Diaz-Elsayed

Dr. Nancy Diaz-Elsayed is an Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida (USF) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. She leads the Smart and Sustainable Systems Laboratory (S3 Lab) where her research group applies data-driven methods and develops IoT applications to enable the design of sustainable systems. Her projects have spanned discrete and continuous processes, including tool condition monitoring for CNC machining, the characterization of health monitoring capabilities for production equipment, the sustainable design of integrated wastewater management systems, and the development of a digital twin for remote energy monitoring. She holds a M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT. Dr. Diaz-Elsayed leads the Women in Advanced Manufacturing (WIAM) Forum organizing committee of ASME's Manufacturing Engineering Division and is a recipient of the 2021 William R. Jones Outstanding Mentor Award from the Florida Education Fund.