WG 8.12 Introduction

IFIP TC 8 WG 8.12 was proposed in Oslo, Norway in 2016 and established in Stockholm, Sweden in 2019 as an IFIP Working Group within IFIP Technical Committee 8 Information Systems. WG 8.12 focuses on the topic of Industrial Information Integration. The WG studies technical, organizational, and social aspects of industrial integration and informatization, and the emphasis is on Industrial Information Integration.

Aims and Scopes


  • Provide a forum for international collaboration and dissemination of research and practices in the industrial information integration engineering.
  • Establish close cooperation between academics and practitioners in the area of industrial information integration.
  • Study the theory and application of industrial information integration.
  • Increase the impact of research and development of industrial information integration.

  • Scopes

  • Concepts, theories, techniques, and implementation relevant to industrial integration.
  • Industrial information integration in various industrial sectors.
  • Utilization of industrial information integration.
  • Management of industrial information integration.
  • Our Members

    The members in IFIP TC 8 WG 8.12 come from all over the world.


    Li Da Xu (Founding Chair)
    Old Dominion University, USA

    Vice Chairs:
    Lirong Zheng
    KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden; Fudan University, China
    Zhuo Zou
    University of Turku, Finland

    Wattana Viriyasitavat
    Chulalongkorn University, Thailand


    Larisa Andreevna, Siberian Academy of Sciences of Higher School, Russia
    Hongming Cai, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
    Yushun Fan, Tsinghua University, China
    Jingzhi Guo, University of Macau, China
    Lihong Jiang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
    Michael Yu Kataev, Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics, Russia
    Ling Li, Old Dominion University, USA
    Daniel Rossit, Universidad Nacional del Sur Departamento de Ingenieria, Argentina
    Wenan Tan, Shanghai Polytechnic University, China
    Wattana Viriyasitavat, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
    Chengen Wang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
    Pan Wang, Wuhan University of Technology, China
    Eric Xu, University of Minnesota, USA
    Li Da Xu, Old Dominion University, USA
    Shoubo Xu, Chinese Academy of Engineering, China
    Lirong Zheng, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden; Fudan University, China
    Shangming Zhou, University of Plymouth, UK
    Zhuo Zou, University of Turku, Finland


    Journals and Conference Proceedings

    Conference Proceedings