NAMRC Paper Submissions


Guidelines for Submitting Papers to NAMRC 45

To submit your paper to the 45th North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC 45) to be held at USC in 2017, please select one of the six Tracks for submission via EasyChair:

Track 1: Manufacturing Systems

Track 2: Manufacturing Processes

Track 3: Additive Manufacturing

Track 4: Cyber-Physical Systems in Manufacturing

Track 5: Manufacturing Education, Workforce Development, and Outreach

Track 6: Manufacturing Implementation

Please use NAMRC paper template to prepare your paper and strictly follow the instructions in the template. Due dates for full paper submission and review are as follows:

Full paper submission:     November 17, 2016

Review notification:         January 16, 2017

Revision submission:       February 15, 2017

Paper acceptance:          March 1, 2017

Final paper due:               March 15, 2017

Paper review will be handled by the Scientific Committee of NAMRI/SME (North American Manufacturing Research Institution of Society of Manufacturing Engineers). Quality papers will be selected for fast-track publication in Journal of Manufacturing Systems (JMS) or Journal of Manufacturing Processes (JMP). The organization of NAMRI/SME Scientific Committee is shown in the figure below.

For general questions regarding paper submissions, please contact the NAMRI/SME Scientific Committee Chair (Prof. Lihui Wang, or Chair-Elect (Prof. Livan Fratini,