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Technical Session Schedule

ICMMM 2019

2nd International Conference on Materials, Manufacturing and Modelling

Jointly Organised By

VIT Vellore, India
Mokpo National University, Korea
Zhengzhou University, China

In Association with
IAAST , China

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International Conference on Materials, Manufacturing and Modelling (ICMMM) is a three day technical event that provides a platform for leading researchers, academicians and industry experts to come together and exchange knowledge and views on global changes in materials, manufacturing and modelling. This event is being jointly organized by the School of Mechanical Engineering (SMEC), VIT in association with American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Chapter, VIT. It is being planned to organize this event once in every two years and ICMMM - 2019 will be second in the series which is being scheduled for 29th to 31th March 2019. ICMMM 2019 will be organized by VIT Vellore in association with Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, China and Mopko National University, Korea.

Zhengzhou University

Zhenghou University (ZZU) is the largest one among the top comprehensive Universities of Central China, with academic programs covering the disciplines of Science, Engineering, Medicine, Literature, History, Philosophy, Law, Economics, Management Science, Pedagogy, Agriculture and Arts. The current student strength comprises 72600 full-time enrolled students which include 55000 undergraduates, 15800 postgraduates and 1800 international students. School of Management Engineering (SME) of ZZU provides high quality education programs in the areas of Management Science and Engineering, and contributes to solid research outcomes as well.


International Association of Applied Science and Technology (IAAST) is a registered scientific and educational organization that dedicated to foster and conduct collaborative interdisciplinary research in state-of-the-art methodologies and technologies within its areas of expertise. These goals are accomplished through various activities, including international conferences, workshops, training and publications, etc.

International Association of Applied Science and Technology (IAAST) is responsible for inviting papers / participants in China.

Mokpo University

The Mokpo University is located in Mokpo City, which is a key city in the southwestern region of the Korean Peninsula. The university campus is at the foothill of the Seungdal-Mountain - one of the most sacred mountains in South Korea. The principal educational goal of MNU is to foster talented students and give them the ability to contribute to the prosperity of the country and the whole of humanity by teaching them the academic theories and methodologies of the fields of study in college of humanities, college of social sciences, college of natural sciences, college of engineering, college of education, college of business administration, college of human ecology, music & fine arts & physical education, college of pharmacy which they chose to make a difference. The University has a student strength of around 10,000 which includes both national and international students with qualified Faculty Strength of around 450 for offering various programs.

About ASME

ASME-VIT is a Mechanical Engineering student chapter in VIT, Vellore. It was established in 2010 with the help of officials from ASME-INDIA. Our vision is to preach knowledge about the practical applications of Mechanical Engineering concepts, provide a platform for students to develop and showcase their technical skills and most importantly; develop a network of professionals working in the industry. In order to accomplish our vision, ASME-VIT has successfully organized symposiums like INERTIA-2013, MECHNOVATE-2015, ASME GT INDIA Conference-2015, MECHNOVATE-2016, HPVC-2016 and SPDC-2016. ASME-VIT has also won the Outstanding Student Section Award granted by ASME-INNTERNATIONAL at Asia-Pacific level in August 2016 for its perseverance and overwhelming outreach. ASME-VIT will continue its legacy of success and scale new heights in the years to come.

Journal Publication

All accepted, registered and presented papers will be published in Materials Today: Proceedings byELSEVIER LIMITED which is indexed in Scopus and Conference Proceedings Citation Index – Science (CPCI-S)


Conference Committee

Chief Patron
Dr. G. Viswanathan, Chancellor, VIT.
Dr.Sekar viswanathan, Vice president,
VIT, Vellore
Prof. Anand. A. Samuel, Vice chancellor,
VIT, Vellore
Prof. S. Narayanan, Pro-Vice chancellor,
VIT, Vellore

Dr. Vasudevan R , Dean-SMEC

Prof. M. Anthony Xavior, Ph.D., VIT, India

Prof. Kim Ill-Soo, Ph.D., MOKPO National University, Korea
Prof. Jeffrey CHAI Yan-Ling, Ph.D., Zhengzhou University, China

Dr. Mallikarjuna Reddy, HOD, Design & Automation, VIT, Vellore
Dr. Murugan M, HOD,Manufacturing Engineering, VIT, Vellore
Dr. Thundil Karuppa Raj R, HOD, Automotive Engineering, VIT, Vellore
Dr. Bibin John, HOD, Thermal & Energy Engineering, VIT, Vellore
Dr. Manoharan M, HOD, Technology Management, VIT, Vellore

Prof. Jeyapandiarajan P, VIT, Vellore
Prof. Joel J, VIT, Vellore

Dr. Sarat Singamneni,
AUT University, New Zealand

CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST), India

Dr. J. Hemalatha, NITT, India
Shri S. Adalarasu, VSSC(Rtd.), India
Dr. A. Elaya Perumal Anna University, India
Dr. K. Mahadevan Pondicherry Engineering College, India
Prof. Prasad KDV Yarlagadda, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Dr. R. Rajendran, Combat Vehicles Research Establishment, India
Dr. S.R.Devadasan PSG College of Technology,India
Dr. P. K. Jain, ARCI, India
Mr. M Ramalingam IFB Automotive Ltd, India
Dr. S. Pugazhendhi Annamalai University, India
Dr. J. Ramkumar, IIT Kanpur, India
Dr. Arivazhagan Anbalagan University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Prof. Mustafizur Rahman NUS, Singapore
Dr. A. Baskar Panimalar Institute of Technology, India
Dr. M. Manohar, VSSC, India
Dr. G. Sundararajan PSG College of Technology, India
Dr. R. Raju, Anna University, India
Dr. J. Paulo Davim University of Aveiro, Portugal
Dr. Hari Singh, NIT Kurukshetra, India
Dr. Bhanu Pant, VSSC, India
Dr . Gandham Phanikumar, IIT Madras, India
Shri SK Jha, MIDHANI, India
Dr. Li Jinhui, Henan University of Science and Technology, China
Dr. Xue Chao-Gai, Zhengzhou University, China
Dr. Cao Hai-Wang,Zhengzhou University, China
Dr. Vasudevan R, Dean-SMEC

Conference Theme

Parallel technical sessions will be conducted on different themes on materials, manufacturing and modelling. While the following list is a general guideline for authors, there is flexibility and prospective authors may suggest and include contribution on alternative topics in related fields. All submitted manuscripts will undergo a peer review process to ensure high quality of international standard.

  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Advances in Casting Technology
  • Advances in Metal Forming
  • Advances in Metal Cutting
  • Advances in Materials
  • Bio-materials
  • Cloud Manufacturing System
  • Composites: MMC, CMC and PMC
  • Digital Manufacturing System
  • Energy Efficient Manufacturing
  • Energy Storage Materials
  • Environment Friendly Materials
  • Flexible / Agile / Reconfigurable Manufacturing System
  • Intelligent Manufacturing Systems

  • Laser Processing of Materials
  • Machinability: Hard Machining and Super alloys
  • Manufacturing Processes and Emerging Trends
  • Materials and Manufacturing
  • Materials Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Materials Testing and Evaluation
  • Metal Alloy Materials
  • Microwave Processing of Materials
  • Nano Materials and Technology
  • Polymer Materials
  • Smart and Intelligent Materials
  • Surface Engineering
  • Virtual Manufacturing Process​

  • Important Dates

    Submission of Abstract begins : 1st July 2018

    Last day for submission of Abstract : 8th November 2018

    Last date for submission of full length paper : 20th Jan 2019

    Registration starting date : 5th Feb 2019

    Last date for submission of camera ready paper: 5th March 2019

    Registration closing date: 5th March 2019

    Conference date: 29th - 31st March 2019


    An exhibition would be organised to display industrial products in the area of interest and a souvenir will be released.
    Exhibition Booth Rs. 40,000/- each.
    Advertisement in Conference Souvenir: Outside Back Cover (Colour) : Rs. 75,000/-
    Full Page (Colour) : Rs. 30,000/-
    Inside Front Cover (Colour) : Rs. 50,000/-
    Half Page (Colour) : Rs. 20,000/-
    Inside Back Cover (Colour) : Rs. 50,000/-
    The host sponsors will be represented on the dais during the inaugural session of the conference. Other Sponsors will be appropriately acknowledged at all platforms.


    It is mandatory that at least one author of all accepted papers have to register for the conference to ensure that the paper is included in the proceeding. Only registered authors are allowed to present their papers. Registration fee covers conference kit, access to all sessions, journal processing fee, coffee/tea, working lunch and welcome dinner. Accommodation on payment basis will be arranged on request in VIT Hostel or Hotels in Vellore. Please refer to ICMMM-VIT Website for tariff.


    Delegates from Acadmia/Industry/R&D Institutions US $350
    Full time research Scholars / Students US $250
    Accompanying Person / Co-author US $110


    Delegates from Industry : Rs. 9000
    Delegates from Academia / Institutions Research Scholars / Student : Rs. 8000
    Accompanying Person / Co-Author : Rs. 4000 (Inclusive of all the taxes.)
    The registration fee is to be paid by demand draft drawn in favour, "VIT University" payable at Vellore or through the VIT Portal. Spot registration is not permitted.

    Accommodation Details

    On Campus

    Venue: Dormitories in VIT Hostels (Separate accommodations for Men & Women).
    Rates: INR 350 for 1 night per head (Inclusive of Taxes)
    Check-in: not earlier than 28th March 2019 (evening)
    Check-out: not later than 31st March 2019 (evening)

    • You must have already registered as an delegate in order to reserve a bed on campus. You will be asked to provide your Paper ID.
    • If you are arriving before the check-in date noted above, you will need to find housing outside of VIT for those day(s).
    • If you are staying beyond the check-out date noted above, you will need to find housing outside of VIT for those day(s).
    • The number of beds on campus at VIT dormitories is limited. You must book as soon as possible.

    Off Campus

    • Options listed below are suggestions only. Attendees are responsible for making their own reservations and must contact the hotel directly.
    • Rates shown are based on the hotel’s current availability and are subject to change.
    • Neither ICMMM committee nor VIT are responsible for any accommodation options listed below.
    • All attendees are responsible for their own transportation to and from VIT each day.

    Click here for Hotel details

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    Instructions to Authors

    1. The authors are instructed to prepare the Manuscript as per the "MS Word Template" provided.
    2. Manuscript should be prepared strictly as per the template and the maximum number of pages is restricted to 10 (Ten Pages only) .
    3. Manuscript is to be submitted only in "MS Word" through the link provided. The System will not accept documents of any other format.
    4. Authors are requested to submit the Plagiarism report generated using "Turnitin" or iThenticate" . The acceptable level of similarity is 10% (Maximum) . Authors need to ensure that the similarity percentage of the submitted manuscript is less than 10%.
    5. Paper ID (which was provided during the abstract submission) is to be mentioned while submitting the documents (Manuscript in MS Word Form and Plagiarism report in PDF) .
    6. Authors who have not submitted abstract earlier, but still wanted to contribute to ICMMM 2019 may do so by submitting the full manuscript directly along with the plagiarism report.
    7. All submitted manuscripts will be forwarded for double - blind review process and the feed back will be communicated to the corresponding authors within a period of three weeks.
    8. Subsequently the authors need to prepare the Camera Ready Copy (CRC) of the manuscript incorporating the reviewer's comments which is to be uploaded through the link.
    9. After the final acceptance of the manuscript any one of the author has to essentially register for the conference by paying the full registration fees as applicable.
    10. If the same author wants to register for more than one paper, then 50% discount is applicable for the second / third / fourth papers.
    11. If more than one author wants to register with one paper, then the first or corresponding author needs to pay the full registration fees whereas the accompanying author need to pay only 50% of the registration fees.
    12. Last date for submission of Manuscript is 20. 01. 2019
    13. Last date for submitting Camera Ready Copy (CRC) and Conference Registration is 25. 02. 2019