MATADOR 2012 Conference

Matador 2012 Conference


The 2012 Programme is now available


Invitation to the 37th International MATADOR Conference


Dear Colleagues,

It gives us great pleasure to invite you to the 37th International MATADOR Conference to be held in
Manchester 25th – 27th July, 2012. The MATADOR Conference was established in 1959, which makes it
one of the longest running conferences in the field of manufacturing. It is a truly international conference, which attracts high quality peer reviewed papers and delegates from countries all over the world. The Proceedings of the MATADOR conferences are published and held in libraries worldwide.

The 37th International MATADOR Conference will provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of original contributions to the principles, techniques and applications in the areas of Manufacturing Processes, Technology, Systems Design and Integration, Metrology and Management. Special themes of this conference are numerical modelling, clean manufacturing, welding/joining, micro/nano fabrication, design for manufacturing, nanometrology and laser processing, with applications in the aerospace, bio-medical, food, energy, automotive, electronics, optics and process industries.

Two best paper prizes (£250 + certificate) will be presented at the conference.

We look forward to seeing you in Manchester in July 2012.

Professors Lin Li and Sri Hinduja
Conference Chairmen

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Selected papers presented at the conference will be considered for publication in special issues of the following journals:

IMechE Proceedings Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture

Materials and Manufacturing Processes

Surface Engineering

Lasers in Engineering

International Journal of Nanomanufacturing