BAT. B52/3 ANAST (Systèmes de transport et constructions navales)

chemin des Chevreuils, 1

4000 Liège 1

Belgium

- Design for Production (DFP)
- Cost assessment of ship structures
- Assembly and structural complexity evaluation
- Production simulation and ERP systems
- Data Mining (Decision and regression trees, neural networks, fuzzy logic)
- Structural optimization

- Industrial Engineer in Aeronautical Mechanics (ISIB - 2002)
- Complementary Studies (2nd cycle Engineer graduation) in Shipbuilding (ULG - 2004)
- Master in Naval Architecture and shipbuilding (ULG - 2005)

The subject of my PhD thesis is the following : "Implementation of the "Design for Production" concept by the development of methods and tools for simulation necessary, as of the first stage of design, to assess the production costs in real time of the ships structure"

- V. Bertram; J. Maisonneuve; J. Caprace; P. Rigo; (2005), Cost Assessment in Ship Production, RINA
- P. Rigo; J. Matagne; J. Caprace; (2005), Least construction cost of FSO offshore structures and LNG gas carriers, ISOPE 2005
- F. Bair; Y. Langer; J. Caprace; P. Rigo; (May 2005), Modelling, Simulation and Optimization of a Shipbuilding Workshop, COMPIT'05, pp.283-293 (11)
- Y. Langer; M. Bay; Y. Crama; F. Bair; J. Caprace; P. Rigo; (May 2005), Optimization of Surface Utilization Using Heuristic Approaches, COMPIT'05, pp.419-425 (7)
- V. Bertram; J. Caprace; P. Rigo; J. Maisonneuve; (May 2005), Rechnergestützte Baukostenschätzung im Schiffsentwurf , Schiff & Hafen, pp.43-47 (5)
- Y. Langer; M. Bay; Y. Crama; F. Bair; J. Caprace; P. Rigo; (May 2005), Space Allocation Optimization using Heuristic Approaches, Opti2005
- J. Caprace; P. Rigo; R. Warnotte; S. Le Viol; (May 2006), An Analytical Cost Assessment Module for the Detailed Design Stage, COMPIT'06, pp.335-345 (11)
- C. Toderan; T. Richir; J. Caprace; P. Rigo; (2006), Assessment of Ultimate Bending Moment of Ships from a Reliability Point of View, Using Independent Perturbations Method, ASRANET 2006, pp.62-85 (23)
- J. Caprace; N. Losseau; D. Archambeau; F. Bair; R. Philippe; (April 2007), A Data Mining Analysis Applied to a Straightening Process Database, COMPIT'07, pp.415-425 (11)
- C. Toderan; E. Pircalabu; J. Caprace; P. Rigo; (April 2007), Integration of a Bottom-Up Production Cost Model in LBR-5 Optimization Tool, COMPIT'07, pp.415-423 (9)
- T. Richir; J. Caprace; N. Losseau; C. Toderan; P. Rigo; (June 2007), Least cost optimization of large passenger vessels, Ships and Offshore Structures
- J. Caprace; F. Bair; N. Losseau; P. Rigo; (January 2007), Minimization of Production Cost by use of an Automatic Cost Assessment Method and Simulation, EAMARNET'07, pp.399-408 (10)
- T. Richir; J. Caprace; N. Losseau; M. Bay; M. Parsons; S. Patay; P. Rigo; (October 2007), Multicriterion Scantling Optimization of the Midship Section of a Passenger Vessel considering IACS Requierments, PRADS'07
- N. Losseau; J. Caprace; D. Archambeau; A. Amrane; P. Rigo; (April 2008), Estimation of Welding Distortions and Straightening Workload Through a Data Mining Analysis, DFE08 Design, Fabrication and Economy of Welded Structures
- P. Rigo; E. Pircalabu; A. Amrane; J. Caprace; (2008), Optimization of Rolling and Floating Lock Gates, PIANC08, pp.622-630
- J. Caprace; F. Bair; N. Losseau; R. Warnotte; P. Rigo; (May 2008), OptiView - A Powerful and Flexible Decision Tool Optimising Space Allocation in Shipyard Workshops, COMPIT'08, pp.48-59
- C. Toderan; JL. Guillaume Combecave; M. Boukaert; A. Hage; O. Cartier; J. Caprace; A. Amrane; A. Constantinescu; E. Pircalabu; P. Rigo; (April 2008), Structural Optimization of a 220 000 m³ LNG Carrier, COMPIT'08