FAIM2022 Theme is Human-Data-Technology Nexus in Intelligent Manufacturing and Next-Generation Automation. Topics covered in FAIM2022 are broadly, but not exhaustively, classified into four categories as follows. Further topics are acceptable, so long as they fall into these four categories.

Manufacturing Processes

  • New and Innovative Processes, particularly:
    • Additive
    • Laser-based
    • Hybrid
  • New and innovative materials in manufacturing
    • Powders
    • Composites
    • Novel Alloys and Polymers
    • Bio-Materials
  • Precision Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Processing at the Micro and Nano Scales

Machine Tools

  • Design and Dynamics
  • Numerical Control
  • Mechatronics
  • Accuracy and Metrology
  • Intelligent Machine Tools
  • Process Monitoring
  • Condition Monitoring
  • Computer-Aided Manufacturing

Manufacturing Systems

  • New manufacturing paradigms
    • Industry 4.0
    • Cyber-Physical Systems
    • Sustainability/green Manufacturing
    • Product–Service Systems
    • Lean Systems
  • Flexible / Intelligent Automation, including Collaborative Robots
    • Multi-Robot Collaboration
    • Human-Robot Collaboration
  • Manufacturing System Design and Lifecycle Engineering
  • Process Planning
  • Production Planning / Scheduling / Control
  • Quality Control and Inspection
  • TQM
  • Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Ergonomics
  • Health and Safety
  • Education and Training

Enabling technologies

  • Applied Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Virtual / Augmented Reality
  • Digital Twins
  • Computational Geometry
  • CAD
  • Manufacturing Networks and Security
  • Ontologies and Information Modeling