International Journal of Materials Forming and Machining Processes (IJMFMP)

International Journal of Materials Forming and Machining Processes (IJMFMP)

Editor-in-Chief: J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Published Semi-Annually. Est. 2014.
ISSN: 2334-4563|EISSN: 2334-4571|DOI: 10.4018/IJMFMP
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The International Journal of Materials Forming and Machining Processes (IJMFMP) is a refereed journal that publishes high quality articles with an emphasis on research and development in forming materials and machining processes. The formability and machinability of all materials is considered, including metals, polymers, ceramics, composites, biomaterials, nanomaterials, etc. IJMFMP also covers the statistical, computational, and optimization techniques applied in materials forming and machining processes. The journal promotes environmentally friendly forming and machining technologies as well.

Topics Covered

  • Abrasive machining processes
  • Biomachining
  • Environmentally friendly machining technologies
  • Environmentally friendly materials forming
  • Extrusion and drawing
  • Forging
  • Forming and shaping ceramics and glasses
  • Forming and shaping plastics and composites
  • Hard part machining
  • High efficiency machining
  • High speed machining
  • Hydroforming
  • Incremental forming
  • Internet-based machining
  • Joining processes
  • Machining of composites
  • Metal casting
  • Metalworking fluids
  • Microforming
  • Nano and micromachining
  • Non-traditional machining processes (EDM, USM, LAM, etc.)
  • Powder metallurgy
  • Precision machining
  • Rolling
  • Sheet metal forming
  • Thermoforming
  • Traditional machining processes (turning, milling, drilling, etc.)
  • Wood and wood products machining


The mission of the International Journal of Materials Forming and Machining Processes (IJMFMP) is to provide a channel of communication to disseminate knowledge between academics and researchers and industry practitioners. This journal serves as a useful reference for academics, researchers, post-graduate students, mechanical, manufacturing, production, industrial, and materials  engineers, as well as professionals in industries related to forming materials and machining processes.

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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

J. Paulo Davim received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Porto in 1997, the Aggregate title from the University of Coimbra in 2005 and a DSc from London Metropolitan University in 2013. Currently, he is Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Aveiro and the Head of MACTRIB - Machining and Tribology Research Group. He has about 30 years of teaching and research experience in manufacturing, materials and mechanical engineering with special emphasis in Machining & Tribology. Recently, he has also interest in Management/Industrial Engineering and Higher Education for Sustainability. He is the Editor in Chief of eight international journals, Guest Editor of journals, books Editor, book Series Editor and Scientific Advisory for many international journals and conferences. Presently, he is an Editorial Board member of 30 international journals and acts as reviewer for than 80 prestigious Web of Science journals. In addition, he has also published as author and co-author more than 10 books, 60 book chapters and 350 articles in journals and conferences (more 200 articles in journals indexed in Web of Science, h-index 35+).

Editorial Board

Associate Editors
Aristomenis Antoniadis, Technical University of Crete, Greece
Viktor Astakhov, Michigan State University, United States
Kevin Chou, University of Alabama, United States
Uday Dixit, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India
Domnita-Florina Fratila, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Paulo Martins, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
K. Palanikumar, Sri Sairam Institute of Technology, India
Alokesh Pramanik, Curtin University
Prasanta Sahoo, Jadavpur University, India
Loredana Santo, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Italy
Victor Songmene, École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS), Canada
Nikolaos Vaxevanidis, School of Pedagogical & Technological Education (ASPETE), Greece
Editorial Review Board
carlos antonio, University of Porto
S. Basavarajappa, University BDT College of Engineering, India
Harmesh Kansal, Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering & Tech, India
Aitzol Lamikiz, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Alakesh Manna, Deemed University, India
Angelos Markopoulos, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Surjya Pal, IIT Kharagpur, India
Alfonso Paoletti, University of L’Aquila, Italy
Fabrizio Quadrini, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Italy
Pedro Rosa, ULHT, Portugal
Roger SERRA, ENI Val de Loire
Vishal Sharma, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, India
M.S. Shunmugam, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
Inderdeep Singh, Indian Institute of Technology Roorke, India
Murali Sundaram, University of Cincinnati, United States