The 1st International Conference on Intelligent Manufacturing and Robotics (iMR) 2023 is the first edition of the conference organised by the School of Intelligent Manufacturing Ecosystem and the School of Robotics, Xi’an Jiaotong – Liverpool University (XJTLU), that will be held on the 22nd of August 2023. This conference 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 intelligent manufacturing and robotics, respectively.


Important Dates

Full Paper Submission

Acceptance Notification

Camera Ready and Early Bird

Normal Registration

Conference Date

June 15th

July 1st

July 15th

July 30th

August 22nd -23rd



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, robotics & mechatronics as well as innovative 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



Smart Materials

Magnetic Materials

Advanced Materials

Nano Materials

Non-Ferrous Alloys

Light Metals

Ferrous Materials

Thin Films

Advanced Ceramics

Functionally Graded Materials


Composite Materials


Robotics & Mechatronics

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

Deep Learning

Artificial Intelligence

Optimisation Technique

Systems Modelling

Signal Processing



All accepted papers shall be published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems (LNNS). Indexed by SCOPUS, INSPEC, WTI Frankfurt eG, zbMATH, SCImago.


Selected extended papers could be published in the following publication avenues (APC applied):

  1. Biosensors, MDPI – Special Issue on ‘Epidermal Electronics and Implantable Devices’
  2. Frontiers in Rehabilitation Sciences – Special Issue on ‘Machine Learning in Rehabilitation Sciences’
  3. Machines, MDPI – Special Issue “Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in Machinery Condition Monitoring”





The paper length should be at least six pages and at max twelve pages. All contributed papers will get through a peer-review process. A manuscript will be reviewed by at least two referees, who will leave review comments. When the paper is finally accepted, the author should submit a revised final version that reflects reviewers’ comments.

Please prepare your manuscript according to the following template. Click here to download: Template

Submit paper for ICIMR2023


Keynote Speakers


Professor Gui-Bin Bian

Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Title: Intelligent Robotics for Microsurgery


Professor Hyun MYUNG (明鉉)

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Title: Autonomous Robot Navigation Leveraging Spatial AI


Professor Nagata Fusaomi

Sanyo-Onada City University

Title: Hyper Cutter Location Source Data for Advanced Industrial Robot Interface


Professor Dr Hazlina Selamat

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Title: Empowering Intelligent Manufacturing: Transforming the Workforce Through Education andTraining


Associate Professor Dr Yongbo Li

Northwestern Polytechnical University

Title: Application of entropy theories in the condition monitoring of rotating machineries


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