Title : Dr.
Name : Erik L.J. Bohez
FoS : Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Affiliation : Adjunct Faculty
Location :
Phone : (662) 524 5687
Fax :
Email : bohez[at]ait.ac.th


  1. Burgerlijk WerktuigKundig Electro-Technisch Ingenieur, 1977-1979, State University of Ghent, Belgium.
  2. Kandidaat Burgerlijk Ingenieur, 1976-1977, State University of Ghent, Belgium.
  3. Technisch Ingenieur, Electro-Mechanica, 1972-1976, Higher Technical Institute Saint Antonius Ghent, Belgium.


  1. CNC/CAD/CAM. Eco-design, Mold&Die Design
  2. Holonic and Fractal Manufacturing.
  3. Manufacturing Resources Planning (MRP II).
  4. Modelling of FMS, Simulation of Metal Removal Processes.
  5. Robust Control, 5-Axis Machining, Virtual Axis Machine.
  6. Adaptive Control. Hyper-redundant Robot. Petri Net


  1. AT73.01: CAD/CAM
  2. AT73.02: Advanced Manufacturing Processes
  3. AT73.05: Eco-Design and Manufacturing System
  4. AT73.07: Industrial Packaging Design and Technology
  5. AT73.08: Flexible Manufacturing Systems Multi-Axis Machining, Mold&Die Design


  1. “Computer Aided Dynamical Design of Rotating Shafts”, by E.L.J. Bohez. Computers in Industry, Volume 13, No. 1, September 1989, ISSN 0166-3615
  2. “Amplitude Scale Method: New and Efficient Approach to Measure Fractal Dimension of Speech Waveforms” By E-L-J- Bohez, E.T.R. Senevirathne, J.A. Van Winden.Electronic Letters, ISSN 013-5194, 13 February 1992, Vol. 28, No.4
  3. “Fractal Dimension and Iterated Function Systems (IFS) Speech Recognition” By E.L.J. Bohez, E.T.R. Senevirathne, J’.A. Van Winden. Electronic Letters, ISSN 013-5194, 16 July 1992, Vol. 28, No. 15
  4. “The Application of Hybrid Production Management Techniques in Industry” By E.L.J. Bohez, M.A.A. Hasin. International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, Vol. 8, No. 1/2, 1995, pp. 112-116 buyModafinilrx
  5. “Justification for Using Production Management Techniques in Developing Countries” By M.A.A. Hasin, E.L.J. Bohez. The Malaysian Journal of Small and Medium Enterprises, Vol. 6, 1995, pp. 74-79
  6. “An Expert System for Diagnosing CNC Machines: A Case Study” By E.L.J. Bohez, Thieravarut Mahasan. Computers in Industry, Vol. 32, No. 3, 1997, pp. 233-248
  7. “A Geometric Modeling and 5 Axis Machining Algorithm for Centrifugal Impellers” By E.L.J. Bohez, S.D.R. Senadhera, K. Pole, J.R. Duflou, Tsau Tar. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 16, No. 6, 1997.
  8. “Adaptive non-linear grid tool path optimization for 5-axis machining” by Erik L.J Bohez, S.S. Makhanov and K. Sonthipermpoon, INT. J. PROD. RES.2000,VOL.38,NO.17, 4329-4343
  9. “Speech Recognition Using Fractals”, by Erik L.J. Bohez, T.R. Senevirathne, Pattern Recognition Vol. 34 No 11 November 2001.
  10. “Contour Cutting of Pre-Formed Parts with Abrasive Waterjet using 3-Axis Nozzle Control” by Duflou,J.R., Kruth,J.-P., Bohez, E.L.J., Journal of Materials Processing Technology 115 (2001) 38-43.
  11. “Compensating for systematic errors in 5-axis NC machining”, by E.L.J. Bohez,Computer-Aided Design 34 (2002) 391-403.
  12. “On the Tool Path Optimization of a Milling Robot” by , S. Makhanov, D.Batanov, E.Bohez, K.Sonthipaumpoon, W. Anotaipaiboon, M.Tabucanon, Computers & Industrial Engineering 43 (2002) 455-472.
  13. “A hybrid genetic algorithm for the batch sequencing problem on identical parallel machines”, by Do Thanh Luu, Erik L.J. Bohez and Anulark Pinnoi, PRODUCTION PLANNING & CONTROL, 2002, VOL. 13, NO. 3, 243-252
  14. “Five Axis milling machine tool kinematic chain design and analysis”, by Erik L.J. Bohez, International Journal ofMachine Tools & Manufacture, Volume 42, Issue 4, Pages 427-538 (March 2002)
  15. “The Stencil Buffer Sweep Plane Algorithm for 5-axis Tool Path Verification, by Erik L.J. Bohez, Nguyen Thi Hong Minh, Ben Kiatsrithana, Peeraphan Natasukon, Huang Ruei-Yun, Le Thanh Son, Computer-Aided Design 35 (2003) 1129-1142.
  16. “Life cycle assessment and environmental improvement of residential water and drinking water supply systems: A case study in Hanoi, Vietnam”, Katihanna Ilomäki, Per H. Nielsen, Arumugam Sathasivan, and Erik L. J. Bohez‘The International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology’, Volume 10 Number 1, March 2003, ISSN:1350-4509.
  17. “Design and Manufacturing of Cranioplasty Implants by 3-Axis CNC Milling ” By Le Chi Hieu, Erik L.J. Bohez, J. Vander Sloten, P. Oris, H.N. Phien, E. Vacharaporn and P.H. Binh, Technology and Health Care 10 (2002) 413-423.
  18. “Morphological Study Of The Proximal Femur: A New Method Of Geometrical Assessment Using 3-Dimensional Reverse Engineering”, By Banchong Mahaisavariya, Kriskrai Sitthiseripratip, Trongtum Tongdee, Erik LJ Bohez, Jos Vander Sloten, Philip Oris, Medical Engineering & Physics, 2002;24(9):617-622.
  19. “Finite element study of a trochanteric Gamma nail for a trochanteric fracture”, By K. Sitthiseripratip, H. V. Oosterwyck , J. V. Sloten, B. Mahaisavariya, Erik Bohez, J. Suwanprateeb , R.V Auderkercke, P. Oris, Medical Engineering & Physics, 25(2003) 99-106.
  20. “Applying Linguistic Criteria in FMS Selection: Fuzzy-Set-AHP Approach, by Mohammad shamsuzzaman”, AMM Sharif Ullah, Erik L.J. Bohez, Integrated Manufacturing Systems, 14/3 [2003] 247-254.
  21. “Design for medical rapid prototyping of cranioplasty implants”, By Hieu, L.C., Bohez, E.L.J., Vander Sloten, J., Phien, H.N., Vatcharaporn, E., Binh, P.H., An, P.V., Oris, P.,Rapid Prototypingjournal Volume 9 . Number 3 . 2003 . pp. 175-186.
  22. “A New Generic Timed Petri Net Model For Design And Performance Analysis of A Dual Kanban FMS”, by Erik L.J. Bohez, INT. J. PROD. RES.2004,VOL.42,NO.4, 719-740
  23. “Intergration of JIT Flexible Manufacturing, Assembly and Disassembly System using Petri Net approach”, by Roongrat Seeluangsawat, Erik L.J. Bohez, Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management Volume 15 Number 7 2004 pp.700-714 Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
  24. “Optimization of Rotations of a Five-Axis Milling Machine Near Stationary Points”, By M. Munlin, S.S. Makhanov and E.L.J. Bohez, Computer Aided Design, 36(2004) 1117-1128.
  25. “Morphology of the radial head: a reverse engineering based evaluation using three-dimensional anatomical data of radial bone”, Mahaisavariya B.; Saekee B.; Sitthiseripratip K.; Oris P.; Tongdee T.; Bohez E.L.J.; Sloten J.V., Journal of Engineering in Medicine, Proceedings of the I MECH E Part H, 1 January 2004, vol. 218, no. 1, pp. 79-84(6) ,Professional Engineering Publishing
  26. “Intelligent Computer System for Jewelry Design”, Somlak Wannarumon, Kittinan Unnanon and Erik L.J. Bohez, Computer-Aided Design And Applications, Volume 1 Numbers1-4 2004, conference volume, pp 551-558.
  27. “Rapid Prototyping and Tooling in Jewelry CAD”, Somlak. Wannarumon and Erik L.J. Bohez, Computer-Aided Design And Applications, Volume 1 Numbers1-4 2004, conference volume, pp 569-576.
  28. “On 5-Axis Freeform Surface Machining Optimization: Vector Field Clustering Approach”, Chu Anh My, Erik L.J. Bohez, Huynh Ngoc Phien, Mario T Tabucanon, Stanislav S. Makhanov, Mud Munlin, International Journal of CAD/CAM, V ol.5, No. 1, 2005 ISSN 1598-1800.
  29. “Influence of Lateral Muscle Loading in the Proximal Femur after Fracture Stabiliztion with a Trochanteric Gamma Nail(TGN)”, Kriskrai Sitthiseripratip, Banchong Mahaisavariya, Jintamai Suwanprateeb, Erik Bohez, Jos Vander Sloten, JSME International Journal, Series C, Vol.47, No. 4,2004.
  30. “Optimal Setup for Five-Axis Machining”, W.Anotaipaiboon, S.S.Makhanov and E.L.J. Bohez, accepted for publication in International Journal of machine Tools & Manufacture, August 2005.
  31. “Medical Rapid Prototyping Applications and Methods”, L.C.Hieu, J.Vander Sloten, E.Bohez,L.Khanh, P.H.Binh, P. Oris, Y.Toshev, N.Zlatov, Journal of Assembly Automation. Volume 25, No.4 ,Oct. 2005..




  1. Avrid Palmgren Prize Recipient (1974) from SKF Bearing Company (Sweden)
  2. Knight in The Order of Leopold II (Belgium)
  3. Cerificate From DAAAD, To express appreciation for significant contribution in the field of Technical Sciences and International Scientific Cooperation within the frame work of Danube Adria Association for Automation and manufacturing


  1. Member of many International Conference and Program Committees.
  2. International Consultant (UNIDO, UNESCO, etc.).
  3. One Patented Design (1985) for a two contact per key keyboard design security


Computer Aided Design; Computer Aided Manufacturing; Computer Graphics; Computer Numerical Control; Five Axis Machining; Fractal and Holistic Manufacturing; Robust Control; Simulation of Metal Removal; FMS; Hyper-redundant robot; Bio-Mechanics; Eco-Design



  • DAE Young Scientist Award – 1994,The Dept. of Atomic Energy, India
  • AICTE Career Award for Young Teacher – 1996,All India Council for Technical Education
  • Best Paper Award, 3rd Map Asia 2004, Beijing, China
  • Best Paper Award, 25th Asian Conf. on Remote Sensing 2004, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • OCU Distinguished Scientist Award, 2007 By Osaka City University
  • Best Paper Award, 2009 Int. Conference on GIT4NDM, Bangkok, Thailand, 2009
  • Best Paper Award, 2009, Int. Conference on HealthGIS 2009, Hyderabad, India, 2009


  • Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Geoinformatics
  • Life Member, Association for Geoinformation Technology
  • Life Member, Indian Society of Remote Sensing
  • Life Member, Indian Society of Geomatics
  • Life Member, Indian Society of Technical Education

Internet GIS, Remote Sensing and GIS for environment, coastal, agriculture, disaster and health.

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