Dear colleague,

I would like to inform you about the 2nd International Conference on Engineering Manufacture, EM2024, which will take place in Porto, Portugal, 9-10 May 2022 ( The conference venue is the campus of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP), which offers excellent facilities for high quality scientific interactions. FEUP is located in the town of Porto in the Northern region of Portugal. Porto is a beautiful and lively city, steeped in history and rich in great experiences. With its magnificent location by the Atlantic coast, Porto is the city of the world famous Port Wine and the River Douro.

This conference is held every 2 years. The conference is chaired by Lucas F. M. da Silva and co-chaired by Fátima Vaz (Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal), Marion Merklein (Friedrich-Alexander University, Germany) and Ricardo Carbas (INEGI, Portugal). The focus is on engineering manufacture and will include works on additive manufacturing, precision machining, vacuum assisted high pressure die casting, semi-solid metal casting, compressive and tensile forming processes, among many others.

The scientific committee includes Abel Santos (University of Porto, Portugal), Abílio de Jesus (University of Porto, Portugal), Beatriz Silva (University of Lisbon, Portugal), Digavalli Ravi Kumar (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India), Eduardo A. S. Marques (INEGI, Portugal), Filipe Samuel Silva (University of Minho, Portugal), Francisco Silva (ISEP, Portugal), Frank Walther (TU Dortmund University, Germany), Gianni Nicoletto (University of Parma, Italy), Hélder Puga (University of Minho, Portugal), Jean François Chatelain (École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada), Jorge Lino (University of Porto, Portugal), José C. Outeiro (Arts et Metiers Institute of Technology, France), Junying Min (Tongji University, China), Mehdi Kasaei (INEGI, Portugal), Nima Shamsaei (Auburn University, USA), Paul G. Maropoulos (Queen's University Belfast, UK), Paulo Martins (University of Lisbon, Portugal), Prveen Bidare (University of Birmingham, UK), Reza Beygi (INEGI, Portugal).

Authors who wish to make a presentation (oral or poster) are requested to submit a short abstract (one single A4 page possibly with a diagram and references) in English, by 12 January 2024. The abstracts should be sent electronically to Indicate in the email if you want oral or poster presentation. The abstract template can be downloaded from the conference web site (

Conference proceedings (CD-ROM) with the accepted abstracts will be available at the registration. The CD-ROM will have an ISBN number.
Full papers will be published in special issues of:

The full papers (not compulsory) should be sent to the e-mail before the 9th of May 2024. The text should be in single column format and double line spacing.

Important dates
12 January 2024 Abstract submission deadline
2 February 2022 Notification of acceptance to authors
16 February 2022 Early bird registration
9 May 2024 Submission of full papers (not compulsory to submit a paper)

Yours sincerely,


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Lucas F. M. da Silva
Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Chairman of AB, AJP, CLBA, DRMS, EM, IAA, MDA, MS, STE, VBE conferences

Editor in Chief of:

President of the Portuguese Adhesion Society (APAA)

Director of the Bachelors (L.EM) and Master in Mechanical Engineering (M.EM) at FEUP
Director of Advanced Joining Processes Unit (AJPU) of INEGI

Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP)
Department of Mechanical Engineering (DEMec)
Rua Dr Roberto Frias
4200-465 Porto, Portugal
Phone: +351225081706, email: