Topic Collection

Advanced Materials & Sustainable Manufacturing runs Topic Collections led by Topic Editors who are experts in the subject and oversee the editorial process for papers. Papers published in a Topic Collection will be collected together on a dedicated page of the journal website. For any inquiries related to a Topic Collection, please contact the Editorial Office.


31 May 2024

Sustainable Data-driven Intelligent Manufacturing Systems

Keywords:Computer-Aided Industrial Product Design and Manufacturing; Industrial Modelling and Simulation; Data-Driven Business Model; Multi-Criteria Decision Making and Optimization; Smart Sensor-based Data Management; Real-Time Data Mining; Human Factors in Design and Manufacturing; Human/Product/Environment Interactions

edited by
Prof. Dr. Xianyi Zeng
Prof. Dr. Sébastien Thomassey
Prof. Dr. Kim-Phuc TRAN
Prof. Dr. Xuyuan Tao


31 July 2024

Circular Economy and Sustainability of Manufacturing

Keywords:LCA (Life Cycle Assessment); Production and Supply Chain Traceability; Environmental Impacts; Recycling; Sustainable Supply Chain Management; Green Manufacturing; Renewable Energy; Wastes and Secondary Materials Management; Industrial Pollution Control and Management; Policy Making and Analysis for Sustainable Development; Sustainable Development Training

edited by
Prof. Dr. Sébastien Thomassey
Prof. Dr. Anne Perwuelz
Prof. Dr. Vijay Kumar
Prof. Dr. Zhenglei He
Prof. Dr. Zhebin Xue


30 September 2024

Sustainable Design for Smart Material-based Advanced Sensors and Actuators

Keywords:Shape memory alloys; Piezoelectric materials; Electroactive polymers; Thermoelectric materials; Magnetostrictive materials; pH-sensitive materials; Photoresponsive materials; Optoelectronic materials; Electrochromic materials; Conductive polymers; Self-assembling materials; Stimuli-responsive materials; Bioinspired materials; Smart composites; Microfluidic actuators; Structural health monitoring; Vibration control; Precision positioning; Microactuators; Soft robotics; Wearable robotics; Haptic feedback systems; Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS); Microfabricated sensors; Bionics and biomimetic design; Energy-efficient actuators; Micromanipulation; Microscale mechanical devices; Microscale manufacturing; Kinetic sculptures; Additive manufacturing; Digital fabrication; Rapid prototyping; Layer-by-layer printing; Multi-material printing; Functional printing; 3D printing of smart materials; Design freedom in 3D printing; Hybrid manufacturing; 4D printing (time-responsive materials); Customizable actuators; 3D-printed sensors; Complex geometries; Material deposition techniques; Printing resolution and accuracy

edited by
Dr. César M. A. Vasques
Prof. Dr. Jian Zhou