A:  Advanced Machining and Forming Processes

  1. Machining
  2. Metal forming
  3. Abrasive machining
  5. Finishing, lapping and polishing
  6. Green manufacturing
  7. Composite and Polymer Processing
  8. Rapid prototyping
  9. Electrical Machining
  10. Hybrid Machining
  11. Injection moulding and replication
  12. Machining,Forming and Consolidation Processes
  13. Modelling and Simulation of Manufacturing Processes and Systems


B:  Micro- and Nano-Fabrication

  1. MEMS and NEMS
  2. Micro- and nano-structures, devices and systems
  3. Micro- and nano-photonics
  4. Molecular machines, circuits and self-assembly
  5. Organic and inorganic micro- and nano-structures
  6. Nano-Structure and Micro-device Manufacture and Assembly
  7. Synthesis of Nano-Materials


C: Surface manufacturing processes

  1. Tribology for Manufacturing
  2. Effect of lubricant on manufacturing processes
  3. Wear behaviors in tools and dies
  4. Friction stir welding
  5. Friction stir spot welding
  6. Surface treatments, coating and finishing processes
  7. Welding and Joining


D:  Gears Manufacturing

  1. Gear design and analysis for manufacturing
  2. Dynamics, vibration, noise and FEM modeling
  3. Load capacity, lifetime and reliability
  4. Powder metallurgy and plastics gearing
  5. Lubrication and wear


E:  Bio-medical Manufacturing

  1. Biomedical imaging, image processing & visualization
  2. Bioelectrical and neural engineering
  3. Biomaterials and biomedical optics
  4. Methods and biology effects of NMR/CT/ECG technology
  5. Biomedical devices, sensors, and artificial organs
  6. Biochemical, cellular, molecular and tissue engineering
  7. Biomedical robotics and mechanics
  8. Rehabilitation engineering and clinical engineering
  9. Health monitoring systems and wearable system
  10. Bio-signal processing and analysis
  11. Biometric and bio-measurement
  12. Biomaterial and biomedical optics
  13. Other topics related to biomedical engineering


F: Precision Engineering Measurement

  1. Dimensional measurement
  2. Surface measurement and characterization
  3. In-process and on-line measurement
  4. Machine tool metrology
  5. Micro/Nano metrology and instrumentation
  6. Modern optics and instruments for precision measurement
  7. Metrology and Measurement
  8. Precision Machining
  9. Reverse Engineering


G:  Robotics and Automation

  1. Machine vision and image processing for manufacturing
  2. Mechatronics and control
  3. Embedded systems and applications
  4. Artificial intelligence for manufacturing
  5. Technologies for optical and photoelectric devices/systems
  6. DFX (Design for assembly, manufacturing or etc.)
  7. Remote Manufacturing


H: Additive Manufacturing Technology

  1. Energy and Carbon Footprint in Manufacturing
  2. Remanufacturing of Materials and Components
  3. Solar Cell and Fuel Cell Manufacturing
  4. Laser Processing


I: Smart Manufacturing Technology for Industry 4.0

  1. Sustainable Manufacturing Processes
  2. Systems and Operational Research


J: Manufacturing Management, E-manufacturing and E-business Integration

  1. Quality and reliability
  2. Quality engineering theory & technology
  3. Energy and Carbon Footprint in Manufacturing
  4. Monitoring and Control of Machining Operations
  5. Quality Management and Control
  6. Supply Chain Management


K: Innovating Design of Manufacturing


L: Others