6 august 2020

About iM3F 2020

The Innovative Manufacturing, Mechatronics & Materials Forum 2020 (iM3F 2020) is the first edition of the forum organised by the Faculty of Manufacturing and Mechatronic Engineering Technology, Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP). This inaugural event will be held on the 6th of August 2020 virtually hosted by Universiti Malaysia Pahang. This forum is aimed at building a platform that allows academics as well as other relevant stakeholders within the region to share, discuss and deliberate their latest research findings in the field of manufacturing, mechatronics & materials, respectively.

The event welcomes submissions in, but not limited to, the following topics (non-exhaustive) that are in tandem with the overarching themes, i.e., manufacturing, mechatronics & materials: 


Solidification Processing
Semi-solid Processing
Polymer Processing
Composites Processing
Powder Metallurgy
Additive Manufacturing
Conventional and Advanced Machining
Tool and Die Design
Product Design and Development 
Design of Manufacturing Systems 
Product and Process Development
Quality Engineering and Management
Maintenance and Reliability
Green Manufacturing
Information Systems and Technology
Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Knowledge Management and Technology Management
Trends in Manufacturing System
Human Factors/Ergonomics



Robotics & Robot Application
Industrial & Robotic Vision
Motion Control
Autonomous Mobile Robots
Factory Communications
Industrial Automation
Microcontrollers/PLC Technology
Sensing and Control Systems
Intelligent Sensors and Actuators
Multi-sensor Fusion
Advanced Control Systems
Industrial Antennas
Electromagnetic Devices
MEMS and System Integration
Machine Learning
Artificial Intelligence
Optimisation Technique
Systems Modelling
Signal Processing



Smart Materials
Magnetic Materials
Advanced Materials
Nano Materials
Non Ferrous Alloys
Light Metals
Ferrous Materials
Thin Films
Advanced Ceramics
Functionally Graded Materials
Bio Materials
Composite Materials




All accepted papers shall be published in either one of the following Scopus-indexed proceedings:
Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (Springer)
Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering (Springer)
Materials Today: Proceedings (Elsevier)

papers shall be published in the International Journal of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering (IJAME) - Q2 Scopus-indexed journal 



Virtually hosted by                                                   

Universiti Malaysia Pahang



6th August 2020

Important Dates

Full-Paper Submission Deadline

31st May 2020 --> Extended to 15th June 2020

Acceptance Notification

5th July 2020

Camera Ready Manuscript

27th July 2020

Payment & Registration

27th July 2020

Keynote Speakers

Prof Hyun Myung

Prof Hyun Myung


Urban Robotics Lab, KAIST

"Autonomous Navigation Technology for Smart Cities"

Dr MIles Stopher


University of Cambridge

"Hydrogen Enhanced Plasticity and Dissolution of Cementite in Steels"

Event Schedule - TBA


Please prepare your manuscript based on the template downloadable from the Word icon below. The manuscript should consist of a minimum of 5 pages and a maximum of 10 pages. 

Once you are ready, please click on the envelope icon that will redirect you to the iM3F2020 Easy Chair submission system or the Elsevier Editorial System (EES).

Springer's LNME/LNEE

General submissions from all tracks (please ensure that the manuscript has been converted into .pdf file).


Submission Closed. Thank you for your interest in iM3F 2020.


Materials Today : Proceedings

Strictly Materials-based manuscripts only. 

Prospective author(s) must create their own EES accounts. Please select “iM3F 2020” when you reach the “Article Type” step in the submission process.


Submission Closed. Thank you for your interest in iM3F 2020.


Payment and Registration

To make a payment, please click on the cart icon. To register, please click on the book icon. Please ensure that the payment has already been made prior to registering. The registration fees (including publication) for this forum is only MYR 150.00 per submission.

We regret to inform that the credit/debit card payment method is currently under maintenance and unavailable. We shall update the information in due course. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.


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