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Exciting news for researchers and innovators in sustainable manufacturing and bioinspired design! We're thrilled to announce a special issue dedicated to exploring the intersection of bioinspired design and sustainable manufacturing in SMART AND SUSTAINABLE MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS (SCI and SCOPUS indexed).

Join us in shaping the future of eco-friendly manufacturing through innovative research! Share your insights and discoveries with our global community. Together, let's build a sustainable future inspired by nature.

ASTM’s Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing Systems has issued a call for papers for a Special Issue on Sustainable Bioinspired Design and Manufacturing.

Submit an abstract by 8/31 to Alyssa C. Conaway. For more information, including how to contact the editors, see the CFP at

Abstracts are invited for papers to be featured in the ASTM International journal Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing Systems (SSMS), edited by Dr. Sudarsan Rachuri, Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Technologies Office, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy, Washington, DC, USA; and Dr. Yinlun Huang, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA. The Guest Editors for this special issue are:

Dr. Prabir Sarkar

Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Ropar, India

Dr. Sunil Sharma

Lovely Professional University, India

Dr. Basab Chakraborty

Rajendra Mishra School of Engineering Entrepreneurship, IIT Kharagpur, India


A 250-word preliminary abstract with a title and the names and affiliations of all authors should be submitted to ASTM by August 31, 2024, via email to Alyssa Conaway at The abstract should include a clear definition of the objectives and approach of the work to be discussed, pointing out the novelty of the research and provide summary details of the results obtained. Paper should not be of a commercial nature nor can it have been previously published. However, reviews of previously published technology will also be considered and content should be clearly designated in the abstract. Include a title and the names and affiliations of all authors on the abstract submission.


For more information about paper content, contact the Guest Editor(s): Dr. Prabir Sarkar,, Dr. Sunil Sharma,, and Dr. Basab Chakraborty,

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