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Peter O. Denno (Fed)

Peter Denno performs research in manufacturing supply chains and industrial systems engineering in the Engineering Laboratory (EL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).  He has 35 years of experience in manufacturing research including 25 years at NIST. He has won several awards and has served in numerous capacities in industrial standards making organizations.


  • Department of Commerce Bronze Medal, system for computer aided design exchange form validation
  • Department of Commerce Bronze Medal, Standards for long-distance supply chain management
  • Outstanding Achievement Award (Individual), Automotive Industry Action Group, (2009)
  • Outstanding Achievement Award (Individual), Automotive Industry Action Group, (2008)

Selected Publications

Use of Semantic Mediation in Manufacturing Supply Chains

Peter O. Denno, Edward J. Barkmeyer Jr., Fabian M. Neuhaus
This case discusses lessons learned about enabling interoperability using semantic methods in three automotive industry projects spanning 8 years. In each

A Semantic-Mediation Architecture for Interoperable Supply-Chain Applications

Marko Vujasinovic, Nenad Ivezic, Boonserm Kulvatunyou, Edward J. Barkmeyer Jr., Michele Missikoff, Francesco Taglino, Zuran Marjanovic, Igor Miletic
This paper presents a semantic-mediation architecture that enables standards-based interoperability between heterogeneous supply-chain applications. The

An Ontology for the e-Kanban Business Process

Edward J. Barkmeyer Jr., Boonserm Kulvatunyou
Large automotive manufacturers, including automakers and the manufacturers of principal automotive subsystems, make their products in large volumes. This means


A Human-centered Framework to Update Digital Twins

Peter O. Denno, Deogratias Kibira
Developing a digital twin (DT) involves establishing (1) a predictive capability (a model) relevant to the application, (2) means to collect data from the

Architecture Definition in Complex System Design Using Model Theory

Charles Dickerson, Michael Wilkenson, Eugenie Hunsicker, Siyuan Ji, Mole Li, Yves Bernard, Graham Bleakley, Peter O. Denno
Architecture Definition, which is central to system design, is one of the two most used technical processes in the practice of model-based systems engineering
Created October 9, 2019, Updated December 8, 2022