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Manufacturing Engineering Division (MED) is concerned with the knowledge base of manufacturing sciences and technology and its applications for improved production performance.
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  • Call for Papers for the 1st SMPM Conference

    Dear Colleagues,

    Attached please find the latest updated CFP for  the first International Conference on Sustainable Materials Processing and Manufacturing, at Skukuza, Kruger National Park, South Africa. The conference will be held fromJanuary 23-25, 2017. The link is as follows:

     the following link can be used to submit abstract directly.

     Also, the main benefits of attending the conference beside presentation and networking are:

     The papers published in this conference will be EI-index and published on-line on Science Direct. Furthermore, the following two ISI journals would accept the best papers from this conference with the recommendation from the Organising Committee.

     Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) - Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture

    Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) - Part N: Journal of Nanoengineering and Nanosystems

     Furthermore, ASME Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage is willing to commit a special issue for this conference.


    Please contact Professor Tien-Chien Jen for questions:  


    Professor Tien-Chien Jen, Ph.D

    ASME Fellow

    Director, Manufacturing Research Canter

    Professor, Mechanical Engineering Science Department

    University of Johannesburg, South Africa

    Tel: 011 559-4208



  • Call for symposium proposals for MSEC 2017

    Dear Colleagues:

    Attached is the call for symposium proposals for MSEC 2017. (Note: the MS Word format is attached so that the template can be used to draft the proposal). Interested members are encouraged to work with their respective technical committees (see attached call for details) to submit their proposals latest by May 2nd, 2016.  The final call for papers is expected to be published by June 15th 2016.

     If you have any questions please feel free to contact:

    MSEC 2017 Technical Program Chair: Dr. Johnson Samuel, (Ph: 518-276-3682; E-mail: or the 
    MSEC 2017 Technical Program Co-Chair Dr. Arif Malik (Ph: 972-883-4550, E-mail: ).