International Journal of Mechatronics and Manufacturing Systems

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Editor in Chief: Prof. Tugrul Özel
ISSN online: 1753-1047
ISSN print: 1753-1039
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IJMMS covers the broad field of mechatronics (computers, sensors, machines, controls) related to manufacturing processes and systems, highlighting R&D in the modern engineering of advanced mechatronics and manufacturing technology. It addresses all manufacturing equipment, processes and systems, including machining systems, metal forming, joining, lasers and electrically enhanced processes, additive manufacturing processes, hybrid and microfabrication processes. IJMMS also reports work on broad industrial applications, e.g. discrete product manufacturing systems with applications in automotive, aerospace, machine tool, computer, biomedical and other industries.


 Topics covered include

  • Additive manufacturing equipment and control
  • Advanced/intelligent/smart machining systems
  • Autonomous/adaptive control systems, sensors, actuators
  • Biomanufacturing systems
  • Computer-aided/integrated manufacturing methods
  • Computer-aided inspection/quality control systems
  • Computational methods and optimisation in manufacturing
  • Expert manufacturing systems based on artificial intelligence methods
  • Hybrid manufacturing processes/systems
  • Metal forming manufacturing equipment and control
  • Machine tool design and control
  • Mechatronics systems in manufacturing
  • Miniaturised manufacturing devices, equipment, systems
  • Non-traditional machining systems
  • Laser-based manufacturing systems
  • Sensor fusion, network technologies for manufacturing

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The objective of IJMMS is to establish a channel of communication to disseminate knowledge between academics/researchers and industry practitioners about the advances in machine tools, mechatronics, sensors and controls applications in modern manufacturing systems.


Academics; manufacturing researchers; industrial, manufacturing, mechanical, systems engineers; professionals in machine tool, manufacturing equipment, mechatronics and related industries.


IJMMS publishes original research papers; review papers; technical papers and notes; short communications; discussion on papers; cases studies; special issues on selected topics reflecting important advances in the general field of mechatronics, manufacturing technology and manufacturing systems.



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Editor in Chief

  • Özel, Tugrul, Rutgers University, USA

    Regional Editor Asia

    • Joshi, Suhas S., Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India

    Regional Editor Europe

    • Lopez de Lacalle, Luis Norberto, University of the Basque Country, Spain

    Subject Editor (Additive Manufacturing)

    • Ciurana, Joaquim, University of Girona, Spain

    Subject Editor (Forming and Biomedical Manufacturing)

    • Ceretti, Elisabetta, University of Brescia, Italy

    Subject Editor (Mechatronics and Robotic Systems)

    • Unel, Mustafa, Sabanci University, Turkey

    Subject Editor (Metrology and Precision Systems)

    • Yagüe-Fabra, Jose A., Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain

    Subject Editor (Micro and Nano Manufacturing Systems)

    • Karpat, Yigit, Bilkent University, Turkey

    Editorial Board Members

    • Attanasio, Aldo, University of Brescia, Italy
    • Bártolo, Paulo Jorge, University of Manchester, UK
    • Biermann, Dirk, TU Dortmund, Germany
    • Cao, Hongrui, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
    • Chandra, Abhijit, Iowa State University, USA
    • Cheng, Kai, Brunel University, UK
    • Chou, Kevin, The University of Alabama, USA
    • Di Ilio, Antoniomaria, University of LAquila, Italy
    • Dixit, Uday Shanker, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, India
    • Donmez, Alkan, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
    • Guvenc, Levent, Ohio State University, USA
    • Ihlenfeldt, Steffen, Technische Universitt Dresden, Germany
    • Kaftanoglu, Bilgin, Atilim University, Turkey
    • Lee, Yuan-Shin, North Carolina State University, USA
    • Liu, Xinyu, Lamar University, USA
    • Martins, Paulo A. F., Universidade Tcnica de Lisboa, Portugal
    • Olgac, Nejat, University of Connecticut, USA
    • Pfefferkorn, Frank, University of Wisconsin, USA
    • Rodriguez, Ciro A., Tecnolgico de Monterrey (ITESM), Mexico
    • Settineri, Luca, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
    • Srivastava, Anil K., University of TexasPan American, USA
    • Thepsonthi, Thanongsak, Burapha University, Thailand
    • Ulutan, Durul, Bucknell University, USA
    • Vosniakos, G.-C., National Technical University of Athens, Greece
    • Wang, Lihui, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
    • Wegener, Konrad, ETH Zrich, Inspire AG, Switzerland
    • Yan, Jiwang, Keio University, Japan


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