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What paper types will be required for the conference: Submission of both long and short technical papers will be welcomed. A long paper is from 6 to 8 proceedings pages, and a short paper is 4-pages long. No Abstracts required. Only long papers are eligible for awards.

Additive Manufacturing Sensing and Control

The focus of this session is on sensor design, signal processing, and feedback control for additive manufacturing processes.

Cutting and Machine Tools

The new challenges to high performance cutting are not only restricted to the traditional attributes such as dimensional accuracy, but also including much broader aspects such as functional competency, new-material processing capabilities, energy consumption.

Digital Design and Manufacturing

This technical session is focused on the fundamental research and development of computational tools related to product design and manufacturing processes.

Flexible Automation in Manufacturing Systems

There is a constant need for improved understanding of system-level interactions between various machines, operations and humans in today’s manufacturing, which is increasingly characterized by high levels of flexibility because of the need for personalized, customized products.

Industrial Robotics

In the current international industrial climate, robotics has become a key factor in the ongoing new revolution of manufacturing and industrial operations. Various emerging demands from the market have raised new technical challenges to industrial robotics.

Manufacturing Controls and Machine Automation

Control of manufacturing processes and new automation technologies are key enablers of bringing down manufacturing costs, improving reliability and precision, and increase through put.

Mechatronics and Precision Manufacturing

Mechatronics and Precision Manufacturing technologies significantly impact the quality, productivity, and environmental compatibility of manufacturing processes. Topics of interest in the organized session include, but are not limited to, design, manufacture, modeling, planning, optimization, control, and metrology of high precision machine tools and components.

Methodology for Manufacturing

Geometric and dimensional measurement play a key role in today’s manufacturing processes. The measurement of a machine’s motion accuracy is also a key to build a manufacturing system meeting the market’s high demand for the accuracy and the efficiency.

Nanomanufacturing and Nanoinformatics

Scalable nanomanufacturing is crucial to fulfill the promise of nanotechnology. Fullscale production demands systematic knowledge regarding robust product/process design, synthesis or processing techniques, metrology and inspection, and process modeling and control.

Precision Manufacturing

Precision manufacturing technologies significantly impact the quality, productivity, and environmental compatibility of manufacturing processes.

Sensing and Information Extraction

Sensors are widely used in almost any engineering system involving information flow and processing. Successfully extracting information from the sensor promises the success of a task.

Smart/Sustainable Manufacturing

The quest for sustainable manufacturing requires knowledge-based and data-driven approaches that exploit the wealth of information available to improve manufacturing processes/systems at minimum environmental, economic and societal costs.

Textile and/or Yarn Process Automation

Automation technologies related to produce textile and/or yarn, 3D design and modeling for processing textile, Internet of Things ideas and technologies related to produce textile and/or yarn