The new Chair of Systems Committee (SyC) Smart manufacturing, Dr Udo Bausch, has always been involved in standardization activities, with a special emphasis on smart manufacturing.
He started his career as an electrical engineer at the Bosch group in 1985, inside the company’s telecoms business area. Right from the start, Bausch participated in different standardization activities at a national level inside the German Institute for Standardization (DIN) and the Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies (VDE).
In 1996 he became head of the department of corporate strategy for intercompany standardization (DIN, DKE, ISO and IEC). In 2006, he joined Bosch Rexroth, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the German company, specializing in connected hydraulics.
His role to this day is to head the company’s strategy related to international standardization, piloting the company’s Standards work in smart manufacturing. He actively participates in IEC Technical Committee (TC) 65: Industrial-process measurement, control and automation.
He is a member of ad-hoc group (ahG)1 on smart manufacturing information models inside Subcommittee (SC) 65E: Devices and integration in enterprise systems. He also participates in ISO/IEC Joint Working Group (JWG) 21 on smart reference models linked to ISO/TC 184: Automation systems and integration.