1stInternational Conference on Engineering Manufacture

FEUP, Porto - Portugal
5-6 May 2022

EM 2022

Welcome to the web site of the 1st International Conference on Engineering Manufacture EM2022 that will take place in Porto, Portugal, 5-6 May 2022. The conference venue is the campus of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP), which offers excellent facilities for high quality scientific interactions. FEUP is located in the town of Porto in the Northern region of Portugal. Porto is a beautiful and lively city, steeped in history and rich in great experiences. With its magnificent location by the Atlantic coast, Porto is the city of the world famous Port Wine and the River Douro.

This conference is held every 2 years. The conference is chaired by Lucas F. M. da Silva and co-chaired by Fátima Vaz (Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal), Digavalli Ravi Kumar (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India), Murat Tiryakioḡlu (Jacksonville University, Florida, USA), Ricardo Carbas (INEGI, Portugal) and Eduardo A. S. Marques (INEGI, Portugal). The focus is on engineering manufacture and will include works on additive manufacturing, precision machining, vacuum assisted high pressure die casting, semi-solid metal casting, compressive and tensile forming processes, among many others.

Special topics of interest are:
. modelling and optimization of manufacture processes
. design for manufacturing strategies
. development of new manufacturing technologies
. design of novel manufacturing equipment
. comparative case studies
. cost and quality analysis
. ecological aspects
. destructive and non-destructive testing of manufactured components.

Deadline for Submission of Abstracts:
7 January 2022

Notification of Acceptance to Authors:
28 January 2022

Early bird registration:
11 February 2022 

Submission of full papers (not compulsory to submit a paper):
5 May 2022

Call for Papers

Abstract template
Abstracts should be sent electronically to Lucas F M da Silva at lucas@fe.up.pt. Indicate in the email if you want oral or poster presentation.

Registration form


To register for the Conference, please fill in the electronic registration form. Each participant, including authors, is expected to pay the corresponding registration fee.

Early bird (Until 11th February 2022)
Regular delegate - 600 EUR
Student (MSc or PhD) - 500 EUR
Online - Videoconference - 350 EUR

Standard (From 12th February 2022)
Regular delegate - 700 EUR
Student (MSc or PhD) - 600 EUR
Online - Videoconference - 450 EUR

The conference fee includes cd-rom of abstracts, lunches, conference dinner, coffee-breaks and reception first day.

Cancellation Policy
In case of cancellation, a written notification should be sent to the conference chairman. If it is received prior to March 4th, 2022, registration fees will be refunded with a deduction of €75. No refund can be made after March 4th, 2022.

Payment of Conference Fee
Payments are accepted by bank transfer or credit card.

Ms. Lurdes Catalino
 tel.: +351 222 043 573
 fax: +351 222 043 693


Lucas F M da Silva
Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Murat Tiryakioḡlu
Jacksonville University, Florida, USA

Digavalli Ravi Kumar
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

Fátima Vaz
Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Ricardo Carbas
Instituto de Ciência e Inovação em Engenharia Mecânica e Engenharia Industrial, Portugal

Eduardo A. S. Marques
Instituto de Ciência e Inovação em Engenharia Mecânica e Engenharia Industrial, Porto, Portugal

International Scientific Committee
Abel Santos (University of Porto, Portugal)
Abílio de Jesus (University of Porto, Portugal)
Beatriz Silva (University of Lisbon, Portugal)
Behnam Ashrafi (National Research Council Canada, Canada)
Chris Nielsen (TU Denmark, Denmark)
Dominiek Reynaerts (KU Leuven, Belgium)
Fengzhou Fang (University College Dublin, Ireland)
Francisco Chinesta (Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Arts et Métiers, France)
Frank Walther (TU Dortmund University, Germany)
Gianni Nicoletto (University of Parma, Italy)
Hao Yi
(Chongqing University, China)
Hélder Puga
(University of Minho, Portugal)
Hisaki Watari
(Tokyo Denki University, Japan)
Jean François Chatelain (École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada)
Jinyang Xu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China)
João Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Joost Duflou (KU Leuven, Belgium)
Jorge Lino (University of Porto, Portugal)
José C. Outeiro (Arts et Metiers Institute of Technology, France)
Junying Min (Tongji University, China)
Kaushik Kumar (Birla Institute of Technology, India)
Klaus Dilger (Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany)
Manuel Vieira (University of Porto, Portugal)
Matteo Strano (Polytechnic of Milan, Italy)
Nageswara Rao Posinasetti (University of Northern Iowa, USA)
Nicolas Saintier (Université de Bordeaux, France)
Nima Shamsaei (Auburn University, USA)
Paul G. Maropoulos (Manufacturing Technology Centre, UK)
Paulo Martins (University of Lisbon, Portugal)
Pedro-José Arrazola (Mondragon Unibertsitatea, Spain)
Reza Beygi (INEGI, Portugal)
Victor Songméné (École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada)
Xiaochun Li (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)


The book of abstracts with the accepted abstracts can be downloaded with a password.

Full papers will be published in a special issue of Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture (SAGE), Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E: Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering (SAGE), U.P. Journal of Engineering (University of Porto), Engineering Manufacturing Letters (University of Porto) and in a book of the book series Proceedings in Engineering Mechanics - Research, Technology and Education (SPRINGER) (provided they meet the quality standards).


The poster size must be maximum A0 (841 mm x 1189 mm) in portrait (see sample image). The text and illustrations should be readable from a distance of two meters. Tacks and technical equipment for the hanging of posters will be available. Please check the conference final program for the poster board number assigned to you. Your poster should be displayed as per the number in the program.

Venue and Hotels

Conference venue: Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto
Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
If you are arriving by subway (Metro), you should exit at IPO station (walking distance to FEUP).
Note that when travelling from Sá Carneiro airport and from the main train station (Campanhã), there is a SUBWAY/METRO connection, with transboarding in Trindade (Trindade Station) to the IPO station. Information on Metro.

Please consult the list of hotels with special rates. To benefit from this, please access the registration area using online facilities.

For further information about travel and hotels, please contact:
Ms. Lurdes Catalino

Viagens Abreu, SA
Tel.: +351 222 043 573
Fax: +351 222 043 693


The best oral presentation will be awarded with a certificate and a free registration for the 2nd International Conference on Engineering Manufacture 2024 (EM 2024).