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The ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering (JMSE) invites you to submit your research results and findings to a Special Issue on Sustainable Life Cycle Engineering. This special issue accepts submissions on all design and manufacturing-focused principles related to sustainability, including reduction of materials and energy use, substitution of renewables to replace non-renewable materials, reduction in undesirable environmental emissions, waste reduction, design and manufacturing methods for closing the product life cycle loop, re-engineering the structure of manufacturing enterprises, and new business models and paradigms to influence more sustainable manufacturing practices. Research across all product and service system considerations, including new product design, production planning, execution and monitoring, procurement, distribution, maintenance, and end of life, are invited.
Submissions on new design tools, decision making methods, educational approaches, and life cycle modeling and assessment methodologies, targeting sustainability are encouraged. Case studies focusing on quantifiable business outcomes of implemented sustainable solutions that reveal opportunities for overcoming sustainability challenges in design and manufacturing are also encouraged.
As a joint effort between the Design Engineering Division (DED) and the Manufacturing Engineering Division (MED), this special issue aims to provide a platform for researchers to disseminate research findings on the role of design decisions and emerging manufacturing approaches towards solving pressing economic, social and environmental challenges of our time. Original research contributions and/or reviews are invited for this Special Issue. Topics of interest include but are not limited to:
Manuscripts are due April 15, 2018 and publication of the Special Issue is scheduled for February 2019.
Papers should be submitted electronically to the Journal at http://journaltool.asme.org. If you already have an account, login as author and select Submit Paper at the bottom of the page. If you do not have an account, select Submissions and follow the steps. In either case, at the Paper Submittal page, select the Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering and then select the special issue Sustainable Life Cycle Engineering.
Dr. Sara Behdad, University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. William Z. Bernstein, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA, email@example.com
Prof. Karl R. Haapala, Oregon State University, USA, firstname.lastname@example.org
We are writing to invite contributions to an edited book on "Design Education Today – Technical Contexts, Programs and Best Practices".
The book is scheduled to be published by Springer in 2019. Please see the attached Call for Chapters for additional details.
If you are interested in contributing a chapter, please submit an extended abstract of up to 500 words outlining the scope and content of the proposed chapter, including 3-6 key words and a brief statement as to why the proposed chapter falls within the scope of the book directly to the editors, email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; Claudia.email@example.com , no later than March 15, 2018.
Please feel free to forward this call to other colleagues in the broader design community who may be interested in contributing a chapter.
Dirk Schaefer, University of Liverpool, UK
Graham Coates, Newcastle University, UK
Claudia Eckert, The Open University, UK
Season’s greetings from MED Executive Committee!
Listed below please find the hyperlinks of several Society-level and Division-level manufacturing awards and the corresponding Award Committee Chair with their contact information. The purpose of each award and the nomination instructions are detailed in the respective Award website. We strongly encourage you to consider nominating individuals who are high-achieving and deserving of such recognitions. If you have questions about any particular award and the nomination process, please do not hesitate to contact the respective Award Committee Chair.
DEADLINE for Nomination submissions: February 1, 2018
The award recipients will be announced in spring or summer and presented in MSEC 2018 (June 18-22, 2018 at College Station, TX) hosted by Texas A&M University.
M. Eugene Merchant Manufacturing Medal of ASME/SME
Committee Chair: Professor John W. Sutherland (765-496-9697, firstname.lastname@example.org)
William T. Ennor Manufacturing Technology Award
Committee Chair: Professor Yuebin Guo (205-348-2615, email@example.com)
Milton C. Shaw Manufacturing Research Medal
Committee Chair: Professor Yong Huang (352-392-5520, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Chao and Trigger Young Manufacturing Engineer Award
On Behalf of MED Executive Committee