15th Global Conference on Sustainable Manufacturing held in Haifa, Israel on 25th – 27th September, 2017

Technische Universität Berlin and Technion Haifa has jointly organize the 15th GCSM in Haifa, Israel. This conference is sponsored by the International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP, www.cirp.net). GCSM serves as a forum for academics, researchers, and practitioners from international universities, research institutes and industrial companies working on topics related to sustainable manufacturing. It offers keynote speeches, panel discussions and parallel session presentations.

In Cooperation


  • Adequate environment for entrepreneurial initiative
  • Awareness for sustainability
  • Education, learning and qualification for sustainable engineering
  • Global and regional product development
  • Product design for resource efficiency and effectiveness
  • Design for manufacturing respecting human factors and environmental aspects
  • Innovative Design, product engineering and new materials
  • Manufacturing processes, tools and equipment
  • Energy and Resource Efficiency
  • Resource utilization and waste reduction
  • Maintenance, service, repair and overhaul
  • Remanufacturing, reuse and recycling
  • Water resource management
  • Information and communication technologies for sustainability
  • Product lifecycle, information and knowledge management
  • Green supply chain and transportation
  • Automotive Industry; manufacturing, usage and environment
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Strategies and business models for sustainable development
  • Value creation by sustainable manufacturing
  • Adequate environments for entrepreneurial initiatives
  • Nano technologies and sustainability assessment

Submit Abstract –

All the accepted papers will be published by Elsevier in the electronic journal Procedia Manufacturing accessible via ScienceDirect. Procedia Manufacturing is an open access journal publishing high quality conference proceedings in the field of manufacturing engineering, including but not limited to manufacturing processes, systems and emerging topics in the broad field of manufacturing.

To submit your abstract/paper, please go to the submission website by clicking here. Please use the template guidelines to prepare your full paper by clicking here (MS Word) or here (LaTeX). The abstract should be approximately 1,000 characters with spaces. Each paper should consist of a minimum of 3 pages and a maximum of 8 pages.

Papers submitted to CIRP sponsored conferences shall all follow the general guidelines outlined in the Guide for authors here. Please follow the instructions carefully. Papers not written according to instructions will be rejected.

The submitted papers will be evaluated by the conference scientific committee according to the CIRP evaluation criteria.

Extended version of selected papers can be recommended for publication in related journals.


Mustafa Severengiz, M. Sc.
(Conference Organization)

Technische Universität Berlin
Assembly Technology and Factory Management
Pascalstr. 8-9
10587 Berlin – Germany
Tel.: +49 (0)30 / 314-25549
Fax: +49 (0)30 / 314-22759
Office PTZ 333
E-Mail: gcsm@mf.tu-berlin.de


International Program

Prof. I.S. JawahirUniversity of KentuckyUSA
Prof. Reuven KatzTechnionIsrael
Prof. Yoram KorenUniversity of MichiganUSA
Prof. Gideon LevyInstitute for Rapid Product DevelopmentSwitzerland
Prof. Isam SabbahORT Braude Academic College of EngineeringIsrael

International Scientific

Dr. Samy Abu SalihBraudeIsrael
Prof. Samir AfifiIslamic University of GazaPalestine Authority
Prof. Sung-Hoon AhnSchool of Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringKorea
Prof. Tülin AktinIstanbul Kültür ÜniversitesiTurkey
Prof. Basel AlsayyedUnited Arab Emirates UniversityUnited Arab Emirates
Prof. Yusuf AltinasUniversity of British ColumbiaCanada
Prof. Jan Christian AurichTechnische Universität KaiserslauternGermany
Dr. Karim AzharulQueensland University of TechnologyAustralia
Prof. Dirk BähreUniversität des SaarlandesGermany
Prof. Marek BalazinskiEcole Polytechnique MontrealCanada
Prof. Paulo Jorge da Silva BártoloUniversity of ManchesterUK
Prof. Alain BernardEcole Centrale de NantesFrance
Prof. Wahidul BiswasCurtin UniversityAustralia
Prof. Friedrich BleicherTechnische Universität WienAustria
Prof. Milton BorsatoUniversidade Tecnológica Federal do ParanáBrazil
Prof. Konstantinos-D. BouzakisAristotle University of ThessalonikiGreece
Prof. Ekkard BrinksmeierUniversität BremenGermany
Prof. Erhan BudakSabanci UniversityTurkey
Prof. Peter ButalaUniverza v LjubljaniSlovenia
Prof. Giampaolo CampanaUniversità di BolognaItaly
Prof. George ChryssolourisUniversity of PatrasGreece
Prof. Jung-Hoon ChunMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyUSA
Dr. Barbara CimattiUniversità di BolognaItaly
Prof. Laszlo CserCorvinus University of BudapestHungary
Prof. Pedro Filipe CunhaEscola Superior de Tecnologia de SebutalPortugal
Prof. Oliver DammStellenbosch UniversitySouth Africa
Prof. Dimitri DimitrovStellenbosch UniversitySouth Africa
Dr. Matthew DoolanAustralian National UniversityAustralia
Prof. Welf-Guntram DrosselFraunhofer IWUGermany
Prof. Hoda ElmaraghyUniversity of WindsorCanada
Prof. Waguih ElmaraghyUniversity of WindsorCanada
Prof. Steve EvansUniversity of CambridgeUK
Prof. Fengzhou FangTianjin UniversityChina
Prof. Matthias FinkbeinerTechnische Universität BerlinGermany
Prof. Anath FischerTechnionIsrael
Prof. C. J. Neels FourieStellenbosch UniversitySouth Africa
Prof. Thomas GriesRWTH AachenGermany
Prof. Wit GrzesikTechnical University of OpolePoland
Prof. Peihua GuUniversity of CalgaryCanada
Aşkıner GüngörPamukkale ÜniversitesiGermany
Prof. Yuebin GuoUniversity of AlabamaUSA
Prof. Yoram HaleviTechnionIsrael
Prof. Christoph HerrmannTechnische Universität BraunschweigGermany
Prof. I. S. JawahirUniversity of KentuckyUSA
Prof. Krzysztof JemielniakWarsaw University of TechnologyPoland
Prof. Jacob JeswietQueen’s UniversityCanda
Prof. Roland JochemTechnische Universität BerlinGermany
Prof. Leo JoskowiczThe Hebrew University of JerusalemIsrael
Prof. Francesco JovanePolitecnico di MilanoItaly
Prof. Sami KaraThe University of New South WalesAustralia
Prof. Yigit KarpatBilkent UniversityTurkey
Prof. Reuven KatzTechnionIsrael
Prof. Engin KılıçOrta Doğu Teknik ÜniversitesiTurkey
Prof. Fritz KlockeRWTH AachenGermany
Prof. Holger KohlTechnische Universität BerlinGermany
Prof. Yoram KorenUniversity of MichiganUSA
Dr. Philip KoshyMcMaster UniversityCanada
Prof. Peter KrajnikUniverza v LjubljaniSlovenia
Prof. Jörg KrügerTechnische Universität BerlinGermany
Prof. Dirk LandgrebeFraunhofer IWUGermany
Prof. Gisela LanzaKarlsruher Institut für TechnologieGermany
Prof. Bert LauwersKatholieke Universiteit LeuvenBelgium
Prof. Ehud LenzTechnionIsrael
Prof. Gideon N. LevyInstitute for Rapid Product DevelopmentSwitzerland
Prof. Barbara LinkeUniversity of California, DavisUSA
Prof. Don A. LuccaOklahoma State UniversityUSA
Prof. Jürgen MallonHochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften KielGermany
Prof. Shreyes MelkoteGeorge W. Woodruff School of Mechanical EngineeringUSA
Prof. Lazlo MonostoriHungarian Academy of SciencesHungary
Dr. Khumbulani MpofuTswane University of TechnologySouth Africa
Dr. Rachid M’SaoubiThe University of NottinghamUK
Dr. Nabil NasrRochester Institute of TechnologyUSA
Prof. Andrew Nee Yeh ChingNational University of SingaporeSingapore
Prof. Reimund NeugebauerTechnischen Universität ChemnitzGermany
Prof. Stephen Thomas NewmanUniversity of BathUK
Prof. João Fernando G. de OliveiraUniversidade de São PauloBrazil
Prof. Aldo Roberto OmettoUniversidade de São PauloBrazil
Dr. Tiaan OosthuizenStellenbosch UniversitySouth Africa
Prof. Vladimir PortmanBen Gurion University of the NegevIsrael
Prof. Matthias PutzTechnische Universität ChemnitzGermany
Prof. Shahin RahimifardLoughborough UniversityUK
Prof. Mustafizur RahmanCentre for Policy Dialogue (CPD)Singapore
Prof. Henrique RozenfeldUniversidade de São PauloBrazil
Prof. Marco SantochiUniversità di PisaItaly
Prof. Robert SchmittRWTH AachenGermany
Prof. Günther SchuhRWTH AachenGermany
Prof. Günther SeligerTechnische Universität BerlinGermany
Prof. Luca SettineriPolitecnico Di TorinoItaly
Prof. Moshe ShpitalniTechnionIsrael
Prof. Wilfried SihnTechnische Universität WienAustria
Prof. Rikard SöderbergChalmers University of TechnologySweden
Prof. Rainer StarkTechnische Universität BerlinGermany
Prof. Rolf SteinhilperUniversität BayreuthGermany
Prof. Frank StraubeTechnische Universität BerlinGermany
Prof. John W. SutherlandPurdue UniversityUSA
Prof. Shozo TakataWaseda UniversityJapan
Prof. Erman TekkayaTechnische Universität DortmundGermany
Prof. Roberto TetiUniversità degli Studi di Napoli Federico IIItaly
Prof. Tullio Antonio Maria TolioPolitecnico di MilanoItaly
Prof. Tetsuo TomiyamaCranfield UniversityUK
Prof. Mitchell M. TsengFeng Chia UniversityTaiwan
Prof. Eckart UhlmannTechnische Universität BerlinGermany
Prof. Hendrik van BrusselKatholieke Universiteit LeuvenBelgium
Prof. Fred J.A.M. van HoutenUniversiteit TwenteNetherlands
Prof. Konrad WegenerETH ZürichSwitzerland
Prof. Rafi WertheimTechnische Univerität ChemnitzGermany
Prof. Alon WolfTechnionIsrael
Prof. Tetsuo YamadaUniversity of Electro-CommunicationsJapan
Dr. Hitomi YamaguchiUniversity of FloridaUSA