Call for Papers

The conference is subdivided into five parts namely; Machining, Advanced Manufacturing, Industry 4.0, Tribology, and Materials with each part termed a symposium. The papers are invited to individual symposiums by researchers, scientists, academicians, and eminent professors.


Machining processes: turning, drilling, milling, grinding
Mechanics of cutting, chip formation
Cutting forces, cutting temperatures
Cutting tool material, coatings, tool wear
Surface finish, the integrity of surfaces
Tribology in metal cutting
Hard turning, minimal lubrication; high-speed machining
Non-traditional machining processes: laser, EDM, ECM, USM, water jet cutting

Precision machining, micro/nano machining
Vibration/acoustic emission techniques
Machinability of materials: metallic/non-metallic/composite materials
Design of experiments: Taguchi methods, response surface methodology, etc.
Machining simulation: FEM models, etc.
Optimization: genetic algorithms, neural networks, etc.
Intelligent machining, integrated manufacturing system

Advanced Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing
Joining Technologies
Composite Manufacturing
Digital Manufacturing
Surface Manufacturing
Electronic Materials and Processes
Out of Earth Manufacturing
Smart Materials for Manufacturing
Emerging Materials & Processes

Material Design of Computer-Aided
Function Test and Evaluation Technology
Green Manufacturing and Processing
Microwave Processing of Materials
Processing Technology for Functional Materials
Advanced Composite and Hybrid Processes
Modeling and Simulation of Manufacturing Processes
Low-Cost Packaging

Industry 4.0

Ecosystem & Infrastructure
Industry 4.0 Factory
Big Data
Internet of Things (IoT)
Industrial Internet of Things
Internet of Services
Smart Manufacturing
Smart Devices and Products
Smart Logistics
Smart City

Predictive Analytics
Cyber-physical Systems
Robotic and Automation
Support System for Industry 4.0
Mobile Computing
Cloud Computing for Industry 4.0
Applications in other industries such as Healthcare, Education, Media, Retail, and Related Fields


Surface engineering in tribology
Coatings, surfaces, and underlying mechanisms
Wear and friction, Contact mechanics
Bio-tribology/ biomimetics

Modeling and Simulation in tribology
lubricants and additives
Sustainable lubrication
Test methodologies and measurement technologies
Tribology in manufacturing processes and industrial systems
Digitization in tribology


Materials processing
Surface Engineering-Thin-films and coatings
Material characterization
Materials for defense, nuclear, and aviation application
Advanced and Smart Materials
Material Modeling and Simulation
Materials for high-temperature application
Synthesis and Characterization of Nanomaterials
Properties of Nanoscale Materials

Organic and Inorganic Nanocomposites
Polymer Nanotechnology
Molecular Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology
Nanomaterials in Food, Agriculture, and Water
Nanotechnology for Energy and Environment
Nanophysics, Nano-optics, Nano-photonics, and Nano-plasmonics
Green Manufacturing and Sustainability
New construction materials
Nanoelectronics and Spintronics