Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing — Editors

Editor

Prof. Dr. Steven Y. Liang
Editor-in-Chief
George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-0405, USA
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Interests: Precision Machining, Analysis of Manufacturing Processes, Materials and Manufacturing, Process Mechanics and Materials Mechanics

Editorial Board

Dr. John Agapiou
Manufacturing Systems Research Laboratory, General Motors R&D Center, 30500 Mound Road, Warren, MI 48090-9055, USA
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Interests: manufacturing and Machining Technology with specialization in machinability, machining process modeling and optimization; machine tools, tooling engineering, and machining technology; simulation, modeling, and optimization of metal cutting processes and manufacturing systems
Prof. Dr. Sung-Hoon Ahn
Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Seoul National University, Building 301, Room 1205, 151-742 Seoul, Korea
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Interests: Additive Manufacturing, Soft Robotics, Appropriate Technology
Prof. Dr. Markus Bambach
Chair of Mechanical Design and Manufacturing, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg, Konrad-Wachsmann-Allee 17, Cottbus D-03046, Germany
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Interests: metal forming; flexible and hybrid manufacturing processes; lightweight materials; integrated computational materials engineering (ICME)
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing: Analysis and Modeling of Sheet Metal Forming Processes
Prof. Dr. George Chryssolouris
Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems and Automation (LMS), Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of Patras, Patras 26504, Greece
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Interests: Manufacturing, design, systems, engineering
Prof. Dr. Glenn S. Daehn
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Ohio State University, 177 Watts Hall 2041 N. College Rd. Columbus, OH 43210, USA
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Interests: impulse manufacturing (electromagnetic, electrohydraulic and plasma processes for forming or joining); metamorphic manufacturing; process innovation
Prof. Dr. Luis Norberto López de Lacalle
Centre of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies for Aeronautics CFAA; Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of the Basque Country; EIB, Alameda de Urquijo s/n, 48013 Bilbao, Spain
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Interests: machining of superalloys; additive manufacturing; welding; coatings; machining; manufacturing of aeroengine components; vibrations in manufacturing processes
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Coatings: Surface Preparation and Treatments for Enhancing the Coating Performance
Special Issue in Materials: Machining—Recent Advances, Applications and Challenges
Special Issue in Lubricants: Tribological Challenges in Extreme Environments
Special Issue in Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing: New Findings and Approaches in Machining Processes
Special Issue in Materials: Metal Materials and Non-conventional Mechanical Manufacturing Processes
Prof. Dr. Kornel Ehmann
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, Room B224, 2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
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Interests: material removal; machine tool dynamics and control; mechanics of manufacturing processes; micro-manufacturing; surface and precision engineering
Prof. Dr. Mohamed El Mansori
Arts et Métiers ParisTech (ENSAM), MSMP-EA 7350, 2 cours des Arts et Métiers, 13617, Aix-en-Provence, France
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Interests: Advanced Manufacturing, Tribology, Functional Surfaces, Biomimetic
Prof. Mohamed A. Elbestawi
Mechanical Engineering Department, McMaster University, 1280 Main St. West, Hamilton, ON, Canada
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Interests: metal additive manufacturing; machining science and technology; machine tools
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing: Additive Manufacturing
Prof. Andrea Ghiotti
University of Padua, Department of Industrial Engineering, via Venezia 1, 35131, Padova, Italy
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Interests: metalforming, bulk metalforming, sheet metalforming, forming machines, numerical simulation, material testing, tribology, machining
Prof. Dr. Hitomi Yamaguchi Greenslet
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering,University of Florida,Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
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Interests: Abrasive technology, Magnetic field-assisted machining, Surface functionalization, Medical device development
Prof. Dr. Zafer Gürdal
McNAIR Center for Aerospace Innovation and Research, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
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Interests: automated manufacturing of composite material and structures, structural and multidisciplinary optimization
Prof. Dr. Carsten Heinzel
Department of Manufacturing Technologies, Foundation Institute of Materials Science (IWT), Badgasteiner Strasse 3, D-28359, Bremen, Germany
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Interests: covers cutting and abrasive machining, optimization of coolant supply, surface integrity aspects, modelling and optimization of manufacturing processes and process chains, precision engineering, monitoring and control of machining processes
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing: Precision Manufacturing
Prof. Krzysztof Jemielniak
Department of Automation, Machine Tools and Metal Cutting, Faculty of Production Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, Narbutta 86, 02-524 Warsaw, Poland
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Prof. Dr. Shuting Lei
Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
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Interests: laser micromachining; laser assisted machining; laser surface texturing; laser-matter interaction
Prof. Lin Li
Director of Laser Processing Research Centre, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
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Interests: laser processing, laser cutting, laser drilling, laser welding, surface engineering, mico/nano fabrication, 3D printing, additive manufacturing, nano materials
Prof. Shih Chieh Lin
Department of Power Mechanical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, 30013 Hsin-Chu, Taiwan
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Interests: precision machining, analysis and monitoring of manufacturing processes
Prof. Dr. Vidosav D. Majstorovic
Laboratory for Production Metrology and TQM, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, University of Belgrade, Kraljice Marije 16, 11120 Belgrade 35 PF 34, Serbia
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Interests: Quality Management, Manufacturing Metrology, CMM, Business Excellence, Expert Systems
Prof. Dr. Paulo A. F. Martins
Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
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Interests: forming, joining by forming, finite element modelling, experimentation
Prof. Dr. Paul Mativenga
School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering (MACE), The University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
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Interests: machining science; sustainable manufacturing; resource efficiency; industrial sustainability; circular economy; energy consumption; energy demand; coatings; recycling; micro machining; micro milling, drilling, turning; laser material processing
Prof. René Mayer
Mechanical Engineering Department, Polytechnique Montréal, P.O. Box 6079, Station Downtown, H3C 3A7 Montréal, QC, Canada
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Interests: Precision Engineering; Manufacturing; Calibration; Metrology; Machine tools
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing: Precision Manufacturing
Prof. Dr. Dirk Mohr
Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
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Interests: plasticity; ductile fracture; sheet metal forming; additive manufacturing
Prof. Dr. Ken-ichiro Mori
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology, Tempaku, Toyohashi, Aichi 400-8580, Japan
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Interests: sheet metal forming, hot stamping, forging, joining, 3D printing
Prof. Dr. Joshua M. Pearce
Michigan Tech Open Sustainability Technology Lab, Department of Materials Science & Engineering and Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
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Interests: additive manufacturing, photovoltaic materials, recycling, distributed manufacturing, open source hardware, fused filament fabrication, gas metal arc welding-based additive manufacturing, 3-D printing
Prof. Konda Gokuldoss Prashanth
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Teknologivegen 22, 2815 Gjovik, Norway
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Interests: powder bed fusion processes (laser (SLM)/electron beam (EBM)); selective laser sintering (SLS); powder metallurgy; meta-stable materials (including amorphous materials); light metals; materials joining and structure–property correlation in metals
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Materials: Additive Manufacturing: Alloy Design and Process Innovations
Special Issue in Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing: Selective Laser Melting: Materials and Applications
Prof. Keith Ridgway
AMRC with Boeing/Nuclear AMRC, University of Sheffield, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Wallis Way, Catcliffe, Rotherham, S60 5TZ. UK
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Interests: machining; manufacturing systems; casting; forging; robotics and assembly
Dr. Antonio Riveiro Rodríguez
Applied Physics Department, University of Vigo, EEI, Lagoas-Marcosende, Vigo, 36310, Spain
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Interests: laser materials processing (cutting, cladding, rapid prototyping, texturing, ablation), laser processing of biomaterials, bioactive glasses, laser synthesis of glass nanomaterials (nanofiber, nanoparticles)
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Ceramics: Laser Synthesis and Processing of Ceramic and Glass Materials
Prof. Dr. Rossi Setchi
Director, Mechanics, Materials and Advanced Manufacturing, School of Engineering, Cardiff University, Queen's Buildings, The Parade, Cardiff, UK
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Interests: intelligent manufacturing, additive manufacturing, digital manufacturing, automation and robotics
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yuki Shimizu
Department of Finemechanics, Tohoku University, Aramaki Aza Aoba 6-6-01, Sendai 980-8579, Japan
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Interests: Precision Engineering; Metrology; Sensor
Dr. David A. Stephenson
Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Center, Ford Motor Company, 29500 Plymouth Rd, Livonia, MI 48150, USA
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Interests: Machining; Minimum Quantity Lubrication; Thermally sprayed coatings; Modeling of manufacturing processes
Dr. Vijay Kumar Thakur
Enhanced Composites & Structures Centre, Cranfield University, Cranfield MK43 0AL, UK
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Interests: synthesis and surface functionalization of carbon based materials and polymer/nanomaterials; nanostructured carbon materials (graphene, nanotubes, nanofibers, and nano diamond); bio-based polymers and composites; dielectric/electronic materials; engineered nanomaterials; hydrogels; polymer electrolytes; mechanical properties; polymer nanocomposites and advanced applications in automotive, aerospace, energy storage and biomedical field
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in C: Surface Modification of Carbon Nanotubes
Special Issue in C: Graphene Nanocomposite for Advanced Applications
Special Issue in Energies: Dielectric Materials for Energy Storage
Special Issue in C: Carbon Nanotube and Applications
Special Issue in Nanomaterials: Carbon nanostructure for energy storage and conversion
Special Issue in Journal of Composites Science: Self-Repairing Composites
Special Issue in Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing: Manufacturing of Polymer Composites
Prof. Dr. Guido Tosello
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Produktionstorvet Building 427A, 2800, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
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Interests: precision polymer processing; statistical process control; precision additive manufacturing; metrology
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Micromachines: Micro/Nano Manufacturing
Special Issue in Micromachines: Product/Process Fingerprint in Micro Manufacturing
Dr. AMM Sharif Ullah
Department of Intelligent Machines and Biomechanics, School of Regional Innovation and Social Design Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kitami Institute of Technology, Kitami, Hokkaido 090-8507, Japan
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Interests: multiple criteria decision making; intelligent design and manufacturing; nature-inspired computing; sustainable manufacturing; additive manufacturing; Industry 4.0
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Big Data and Cognitive Computing: Big-Data Driven Multi-Criteria Decision-Making
Prof. Dr. Domenico Umbrello
Department of Mechanical, Energy and Management Engineering, University of Calabria, 87036 Rende (CS), Italy
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Interests: Machining, FE Modeling of machining operations, Surface Integrity, Hybrid additive/subtractive manufacturing processes
Prof. Dr. George-Christopher Vosniakos
Manufacturing Technology Section, School of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Heroon Polytehneiou 9, 15780 Athens, Greece
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Interests: intelligence in Industry 4.0, 3D printer design and control, CNC machine tools, robotics in manufacturing, optimal process planning, VR in manufacturing
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing: Smart Manufacturing Processes in the Context of Industry 4.0
Prof. Dr. Chris Yuan
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 423 Glennan Building, 10900 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
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Interests: Sustainable manufacturing; lithium ion battery; Atomic Layer Deposition
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