About Mert Bal
Mert Bal is currently an assistant professor and Electromechanical Engineering Technology Program coordinator in the Miami University of Ohio. He received his PhD in Manufacturing Systems Engineering in Cyprus. He was a research fellow in the University of Western Ontario, and a guest researcher at the National Research Council Canada in London, Ontario for three years. Mert is an active researcher in the areas of intelligent manufacturing, distributed real-time control, mobile computing, internet of things, internet embedded devices, multi-agent systems, collaborative wireless sensor networks, holonic manufacturing and applications of virtual and augmented reality. He has authored many scientific publications, and co-organized various international conference sessions in these areas.