Final Report

4M/ICOMM2015 has been a record breaking conference with 140 high technical quality papers selected for oral presentation, covering the whole range of micromachining technologies.
With more than 230 attendees of which 15% coming from industry, 4M/ICOMM2015 has been defined by 4M Association its most successful conference.


The Conference figures and statistics are shown in the following presentation:









Conference proceedings are available online.


(Check the conference final program at Scientific program page)







Best paper:

“Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Dielectric Conductivity on Characteristics of Micro-EDM Process” Soham S. Mujumdar, Shiv G. Kapoor and Davide Curreli (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA)


Honourable mentions:

• “Dimensional accuracy and deformation behaviours in meso-scaled progressive forming of two-level flanged parts” M.W. Fu, B. Meng and C.M. Fu (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

• “Replication of prismatic microstructures by electromagnetic embossing” Lasse Langstädtler, Lars Schönemann, Arne Bloem, Christian Schenck and Bernd Kuhfuss (Universtity of Bremen)

• “A study to improve shape accuracy of the hole drilled by micro EDM”, Yunn-Shiuan Liao, Chang-Sheng Lin and Yao-Yang Tsai (National Taiwan University)


Elena Ulieru Innovation Award:

Rossella Surace for her presentation of the paper "Design and fabrication of a polymeric micro-filter"


Student Poster Competition:

James Lowrie for his paper titled “Scalability of conventional tube hydroforming processes from macro to micro/meso”

Sudhanshu Nahata for his paper titled “Experimental investigation of radial throw in miniature spindles used for micromachining”


1th 4M/ICOMM AITeM Photo Contest:

Lin Zhang, Pengyi Tang, Lijuan Han, Yabin Zhang, Li Zhang (“Summer flower”)

Marco Sorgato (“Human mesenchymal stem cells differentiation over a nano pillared surface made by micro injection moulding”)






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