Editorial Board

55 Editors in 16 Countries/Region

China (16)
USA (10)
Italy (9)
United Kingdom (4)
South Africa (2)
Australia (2)
Singapore (2)
Sweden (2)
Greece (1)
Portugal (1)
Taiwan (1)
France (1)
Brazil (1)
Turkey (1)
Japan (1)
Germany (1)


Hong-Chao Zhang


Department of Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, United States.

Research Interests: remanufacturing of mechanical equipment; sustainable manufacturing; manufacturing systems and material processing; manufacturing enterprise systems; reverse manufacturing and reverse logistics; product and process modeling; automated tolerancing analysis and synthesis; intelligent manufacturing

Executive Editor

Dimitris Mourtzis

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of Patras, Rio Patras, Greece.

Research Interests: product-service systems; service economy; value co-creation; manufacturing network; mass customization; assembly line; factories; shopfloor


Smart Grids as product-service systems in the framework of energy 5.0 - a state-of-the-art review

Special Issue:

Towards Industry 5.0 & Society 5.0: Creating a More Sustainable Human-Centric Smart Manufacturing Landscape

Editorial Board Members

Esther Titilayo Akinlabi

Mechanical Engineering Science, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Research Interests: laser cladding; inconel (trademark); solid state lasers; friction stir welding; bobbins; welded joints; dynamic recrystallization; friction stir welding; magnesium alloys

Andrea Appolloni

Department of Management and Law, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Roma, Italy.

Research Interests: supply chain management; sustainable and green procurement; sustainable global sourcing; sustainable development; innovation management; green management

Huajun Cao

School of Mechanical Engineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China.

Research Interests: job shop; machine tools; sustainable manufacturing; gears; rakes; cutters; cutting fluids; lubrication; tool wear


A prediction approach of fiber laser surface treatment using ensemble of metamodels considering energy consumption and processing quality

Enhancing big data for greentelligence across the production value chain

Marcello Colledani

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Via La Masa, Milano, Italy.

Research Interests: reconfigurable manufacturing system; reconfigurability; assembly systems; serial production line; buffer allocation; flow line; closed-loop supply chain; remanufacturing; reverse logistics

J. Paulo Davim

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal.

Research Interests: machining & tribology; sustainable manufacturing; industrial engineering; engineering education

Yelin Deng

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, School of Urban Rail Transportation, Soochow University, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China.

Research Interests: green manufacturing of batteries; electrochemical simulation; optimal design of battery cells; construction of management system for cascaded batteries; electric hybrid system


Institute for Studies on the Mediterranean (ISMed), National Research Council (CNR), Italy.

Research Interests: logistics and freight transport management; impact digital technologies on logistics and supply chain; knowledge management in logistics service industry; environmental sustainability in the supply chain and logistics service providers

Jiecai Feng

Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: brazing; filler metals; titanium alloy; electrode materials; welded joints

Shaw C. Feng

Systems Integration Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, United States.

Research Interests: additive manufacturing; sustainable manufacturing; process planning; product lifecycle engineering

Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes

Centre for Supply Chain Improvement, University of Derby, Derby, United Kingdom.

Research Interests: operations and production management; supply chain and logistics management; lean and agile operations and supply chains; sustainability within the context of operations and supply chains; circular or closed-loop operations and supply chains; sustainable and green manufacturing; industry 4.0 technologies application in operations and supply chains; lean management; quality management & operations excellence and innovation management

Xiwang Guo

College of Information Control and Engineering, Liaoning Petrochemical University, Fushun, Liaoning, China.

Research Interests: parallel computing; artificial intelligence; computing in mathematics; natural science, engineering and medicine

Haihong Huang

School of Mechanical Engineering, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, Anhui, China.

Research Interests: remanufacturing process; NDT for remanufacturing; sustainable manufacturing; sustainable sheet forming; sustainable additive manufacturing; intelligent manufacturing


Life cycle oriented low carbon manufacturing of mechanical equipment: method and application

Giuseppe Ingarao

Department of Engineering, University of Palermo, Italy.

Research Interests: sustainable manufacturing; manufacturing processes mechanics; energy and resource efficiency circular economy strategies; life cycle engineering; optimization

I.S. Jawahir

Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing (ISM), Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, United States.

Research Interests: predictive modeling and optimization of manufacturing processes; sustainable manufacturing; product and process design for sustainability manufacturing processes

Tien Chien Jen

Mechanical Engineering Science, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Research Interests: thermal aspects of machining processes; cold gas dynamic spraying technology; atomic layer deposition; hydrogen generation and storage; fuel cells technology; solar cell technology; renewable energy; water purification; bio-sensors; battery (Li-ion, flow battery); environmentally; benign manufacturing; computational methods (computational fluid dynamics and molecular dynamic simulations, in particular)

Tsai Chi Kuo

Department of Industrial Management, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taibei, Taiwan, China.

Research Interests: sustainable development; circular economy; smart manufacturing; carbon emission management

Bertrand Laratte

Arts et Métiers Institute of Technology, University of Bordeaux, CNRS, Bordeaux INP, France.

Research Interests: material flow analysis; strategic materials; supply risk; life cycle impact assessment; elementary flow; product environmental footprint; daphnia magna; titanium dioxide nanoparticle; ecotoxicity

Bingbing Li

Department of Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Management, California State University, Northridge, CA, United States.

Research Interests: additive manufacturing; autonomous design and manufacturing; sustainable manufacturing; innovation and entrepreneurship in product design and manufacturing systems

Changhe Li

School of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering, Qingdao University of Technology, Qingdao, Shandong, China.

Research Interests: cutting fluids; lubrication; cutting process; heat transfer

Fangyi Li

Key Laboratory of High Efficiency and Clean Mechanical Manufacture (Ministry of Education), Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong, China.

Research Interests: job shop; machine tools; sustainable manufacturing; cassava starch; thermoplastics; compatibilizers; sheet metal forming; tool path; forming limit diagram


Environmentally friendly strategy for hybrid flow shop scheduling with the unrelated parallel machines

Hua Li

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Kingsville, Texas, United States.

Research Interests: wind energy; wave energy; engineering education; data visualization and analysis; active disassembly and sustainable manufacturing; simulation; optimization; modeling

Ang Liu

School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Research Interests: engineering design; product development; smart manufacturing; digital twin; engineering education

Chao Liu

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Research Interests: smart manufacturing; digital manufacturing; industry 4.0; digital twin; machine tools

Weiwei Liu

School of Mechanical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, Liaoning, China.

Research Interests: remanufacturing; laser cladding; vision inspection; intelligent manufacturing


Numerical analysis on flow and surface topography of the molten pool in laser additive remanufacturing

Zhichao Liu

Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, United States.

Research Interests: remanufacturing; life cycle assessment; green manufacturing; sustainability assessment; laser additive manufacturing


LCA-based environmental sustainability assessment of hybrid additive manufacturing of a turbine blade

Special Issue:

Life Cycle Engineering for Improving the Sustainability of Re-manufacturing

Zhifeng Liu

School of Mechanical Engineering, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, Anhui, China.

Research Interests: recycling and remanufacturing of mechanical equipment; sustainable manufacturing; intelligent manufacturing; low caron manufacturing; life cycle assessment of mechchonic equipment; theory and process of metal cutting

Special Issue:

Theory, Method and Tools for Green Design (Eco-Design)

Marco Mandolini

Department of Industrial Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via Brecce Bianche, Ancona, Italy.

Research Interests: cost estimation; assembly line; aerospace; line balancing; disassembly; design for assembly; sustainable product; ecodesign; cradle-to-cradle

Paul Mativenga

School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Research Interests: job shop; machine tools; sustainable manufacturing; carbon fibers; thermosets; solvolysis; cutting tools; texturization; machining

Andrea Matta

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy.

Research Interests: sustainable manufacturing; serial production line; simulation; digital twin; process mining; semi-conductor manufacturing; battery manufacturing

Wuyi Ming

Guangdong HUST Industrial Technology Research Institute, Dongguan, Guangdong, China.

Research Interests: manufacturing process mechanic; mechanical behavior of materials; CNC machining

Aldo Roberto Ometto

Department of Production Engineering, São Carlos Scholl of Engineering, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

Research Interests: life cycle engineering; sustainable manufacturing; life cycle management; circular economy; cleaner production; design for environment

Soh Khim Ong

Mechanical Engineering Department, National University of Singapore, Singapore City, Singapore.

Research Interests: virtual and augmented reality applications in manufacturing; augmented reality applications in assistive technology and rehabilitation engineering; life cycle engineering/assessment; distributed and collaborative manufacturing

Zhijian Pei

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States.

Research Interests: additive manufacturing; subtractive manufacturing processes


3D printing of microalgae-enriched cookie dough: determining feasible regions of process parameters for continuous extrusion

Tao Peng

Institute of Industrial Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.

Research Interests: smart technologies for sustainable/low-carbon manufacturing; big data analytics for smart manufacturing; cognitive intelligence in collaborative/distributed manufacturing; autonomous manufacturing and supply chain design and management


Enhancing big data for greentelligence across the production value chain

Antonella Petrillo

Department of Engineering, Parthenope University of Naples, Naples, Italy.

Research Interests: multi-criteria decision analysis; industrial plants; logistics; manufacturing; safety; green transition; digital innovation

Alokesh Pramanik

School of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Curtin University, Bentley, WA, Australia.

Research Interests: composite material; mechanical engineering; metallurgy

Paolo C. Priarone

Department of Management and Production Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy.

Research Interests: sustainable manufacturing; life cycle engineering; cleaner production; analysis and optimization of manufacturing processes; machining

Babak Safaei

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, Turkey.

Research Interests: advanced manufacturing; design of lightweight structures; composite and nano composite materials; lithium-Ion batteries, nonlocal theories and mechanical vibration; computational mechanics; micro and nano mechanics

Tomohiko Sakao

Department of Management and Engineering, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden.

Research Interests: life cycle engineering; design for sustainability; product/service system; application of artificial intelligence

Luca Settineri

Department of Management and Production Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy.

Research Interests: manufacturing technologies and systems; sustainable manufacturing; additive manufacturing; machining; joining

Nima Shamsaei

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, United States.

Research Interests: additive manufacturing; advanced manufacturing; fatigue and fracture; failure analysis; mechanics of materials; qualification and standardization

Xinyu Shao

The State Key Laboratory of Digital Manufacturing Equipment and Technology, School of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China.

Research Interests: latin hypercube design; surrogate model; metamodeling; laser welding; welds; butt joints; job shop; machine tools; sustainable manufacturing

Alessandro Simeone

Department of Management and Production Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy.

Research Interests: sustainable manufactiring; process monitoring; production systems optimization; machine learning

Swee Leong Sing

Mechanical Engineering Department, National University of Singapore, Singapore City, Singapore.

Research Interests: 3D printing; additive manufacturing; 3D bioprinting

Yasushi Umeda

Research into Artifacts, Center for Engineering (RACE), School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Research Interests: life cycle engineering; life cycle design; eco-design; sustainability science; smart manufacturing systems; maintenance; design theory

Lihui Wang

Department of Production Engineering, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Research Interests: real-time monitoring and control; human-robot collaboration; human-centric assembly; brain robotics; digital twin; cyber-physical production systems; sustainable production systems

Frank Werner

Faculty of Mathematics, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany.

Research Interests: scheduling; logistics; supply chains; packing; simulation and applications

Chuansong Wu

School of Material Science and Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan, Shandong, China.

Research Interests: physics of welding; numerical simulation and experimental sensing; control of various welding processes

Special Issue:

Advanced Materials Joining and Additive Manufacturing

Zhiguo Xing

State Key Laboratory of Equipment Remanufacturing, Army Armored Forces Institute, Beijing, China.

Research Interests: surface engineering and tribology; remanufacturing products life assessment


Forming mechanism and tribological properties of a Ni-based coating prepared from transverse static magnetic field-assisted supersonic plasma spraying

Yu "Frank" Yang

Department of Chemistry, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, United States.

Research Interests: pharmaceutical analysis; green chemistry; analytical chemistry; environmental chemistry; subcritical water oxidation; subcritical water extraction and chromatography; supercritical fluid extraction and chromatography; gas chromatography and liquid chromatography; separation and analysis of species from environmental and herbal matrices

Special Issue:

Advances in Green Product Designing and Manufacturing Processes

Lei Zhang

School of Mechanical Engineering, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, Anhui, China.

Research Interests: sustainable design; life cycle assessment; carbon footprint modeling; sustainable manufacturing; computer aided design


Improving product redesign efficiency in the detailed design phase: a structure variation map based on customer environment requirements

Special Issue:

Theory, Method and Tools for Green Design (Eco-Design)

Fu Zhao

Environmental and Ecological Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States.

Research Interests: design for the environment; energy efficient manufacturing; product recycling; life cycle assessment; carbon footprint analysis; circular economy


Perspectives on future research directions in green manufacturing for discrete products

Qinghua Zhu

Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: green supply chain management; corporate social responsibility; remanufacucturing management


Review and challenges for the remanufacturing assembly quality with uncertainty

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