FAIM2021 Theme is : Multiple, complementary and evolving facets of modern manufacturing: holistic synthesis

Topics covered in FAIM2021 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

sustainability / green

product–service

zero-defect

post-lean

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 engineering

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 modelling