Gianluca Buffaa), Luigino Filiceb) and Andrea Ghiottic)

  1. Dipartimento Di Ingegneria, Università Degli Studi di Palermo
  2. Dipartimento di Ingegneria Meccanica, Energetica e Gestionale, Università della Calabria,
  3. Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale, Università Degli Studi di Padova,


The objective of this mini-symposium is to present recent advances and discuss current and emerging cross-disciplinary approaches in the field of manufacturing. Contributes covering the full range of advanced manufacturing technology are expected, including (non-exhaustive list): Machining and forming technology, Non-traditional material removal processes, Machine tools technology, Materials joining, Laser technology and applications, Micro and nano-fabrication, Robotics, mechatronics and manufacturing automation,  Sustainable and green manufacturing, Additive manufacturing, ,Computer-integrated manufacturing processes/systems, Application of evolutionary computing techniques in manufacturing operations, Manufacturing planning, optimization and simulation, Smart Manufacturing, Virtual Manufacturing.