CIMS 2021

2nd International Conference on Industrial and Manufacturing Systems
11th-13th November, 2021 (In Hybrid Mode)
Jointly Organized by:
Department of Production and Industrial Engineering, Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh
Department of Industrial and Production Engineering, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar
In Association with:
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala & Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women, Delhi

Dr. Pradeep Kumar
Indian Institute of Technology

Dr. Kumar Krishen
Principal Technologist

Dr. Ing. Wolfgang Borutzky
University of Applied Sciences, Sankt Augustin, Germany

Dr. H. S. Shan
Former Emeritus Professor
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Dr H. P. S. Yadav
Secretary and Director General
The Institution of Engineers (India)

Dr. J Haider
Senior Lecturer
Manchester Metropolitan University (UK)

Prof. Irik Mukhametzyanov
Ufa State Petroleum Technological University

Punjab Engineering College, Department of Production & Industrial Engineering proposes to host the International Conference on Industrial and Manufacturing Systems (CIMS-2021). CIMS-2021 will provide a forum for researchers from academia and industries for providing excellent opportunity to explore the role of smart technologies in the area of Manufacturing, Industrial, Design, Thermal and other areas related to production and industrial engineering from the participants from all over world. The purpose of this conference is to present and discuss existing technological knowledge, share information in the relevant areas that could lead to future developments. The conference will provide an opportunity to present and observe the latest research results, ideas, developments and applications in the areas of Production and Industrial Engineering. It will also provide opportunities to students to meet experienced peers.


The Conference is focused on the presentation and discussion of research papers in the different areas and related fields. Papers are invited from academia, technocrats, researchers and students on the following topics:

  • Digital Manufacturing
  • System Engineering
  • Industry 4.0
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Stochastic Modelling
  • Defense Logistics
  • Operations Management
  • Product Design and Development
  • Reliability and Maintenance
  • Sustainable Manufacturing
  • Technology Management
  • Environment Management System
  • Decision Science
  • TQM and Six Sigma
  • Theory of Constraints
  • Materials Management Conventional & Non-Conventional Machining
  • Waste Management
  • Surface Engineering
  • Industrial Tribology
  • Green Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing Systems
  • Intelligent Manufacturing Systems
  • JIT, Lean and Agile Manufacturing
  • Optimisation, e-Manufacturing, FMS
  • Ergonomics and Work System Design
  • Engineering Materials
  • Composite Materials
  • Coating and Spray
  • Material Fabrication
  • Precision Manufacturing
  • High Speed Machining
  • Micro Structure Analysis
  • Industrial Automation
  • Cloud Computing
  • Artificial Intelligence ML and Big Data
  • Fuzzy Expert System
  • Soft Computing
  • Condition Monitoring
  • Fracture Mechanics
  • Renewable Energy
  • Robotics & Automation
  • Mechatronics
  • Renewable Energy
  • Any other relevant topics


The aim of this conference is to provide an interdisciplinary platform for managers, engineers, researchers and students to discuss and promote early dissemination of research results and technology transfer in the areas of Production and Industrial. Industries, R & D establishments, academic institutions are invited to participate in the conference by presenting papers and sending delegates.

Modes of participation in CIMS-2021:-

  1. Registered participant: by filling out the registration form and paying the appropriate registration fees. Registration benefits include the conference technical material, tea/coffee, snacks and lunch.
  2. Exhibitor: by booking an exhibition stall for the two days of the conference. Two company representatives will be provided free lunch coupons (only) during the conference, in addition to the exhibition stall.
  3. Sponsor: by sponsoring the conference sponsors are entitled for free registration up to four delegates for the conference with full benefits. In addition, sponsor names, banners and logos would be displayed at the backdrop and on souvenir.

Material for web publication:

Sponsors will be provided opportunity for extensive publicity, promotions, and display material.

Call for Papers

The participants willing to present their research papers in the CIMS-2021 are requested to submit the full length paper on or before 25th September, 2021 through online portal easychair, not exceeding 6 pages. A technical review committee will assess the paper. The authors will be intimated about the acceptance and presentation of their paper on or before the 30th September, 2021.

  • Selected Papers of the CIMS-2021 will be considered for publication in the special issues of Scopus Indexed Journals/Book Chapters in Scopus Indexed Series by reputed publishers like Springer/ Taylor & Francis (CRC-Press)/Wiley.
  • The paper sent to the journal/book series should be the broadly extended version of paper presented at CIMS-2021.
Important Dates
Last date of full paper submission: 25th September 2021
Acceptance of full paper: 30th September 2021
Last date of Registration: 08th October 2021

Instructions to Authors for Paper Submission

  • Authors from India and abroad are invited to submit manuscripts reporting original unpublished research and recent developments in the topics related to the conference.
  • Submissions must include title, abstract, author affiliation with email address and keywords.
  • Paper should be submitted as per template which is available on conference webpage.
  • Posters are intended for ongoing research projects, concrete realizations, or industrial applications.
  • The paper length should not exceed 6 pages.
  • Papers having more than 20% plagiarism score will be examined and those that are deemed unacceptable will be rejected/withdrawn without a formal review.


“Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies”,
Taylor & Francis (SCOPUS, ESCI)

“Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering”,
Springer (SCOPUS)

“FME Transactions”,

“Evergreen: Joint Journal of Novel Carbon Resource Sciences & Green Asia Strategy”,

“Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series C”,
Springer (SCOPUS, ESCI)

Glimpse & Success Story of CIMS-2020

CIMS is now one-year young International Conference. Previous CIMS-2020 was successfully organised at Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, India. The number of research papers submitted were 523 out of which 411 were accepted based on peer-review process. Proceedings of CIMS-2020 have been considered for publication in the following publishers of repute:

World Journal of Engineering
(Emerald Publisher)

International Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage
(Inderscience Publisher)

International Journal of Sustainable Materials and Structural Systems
(Inderscience Publisher)

Book subtitle: Optimization in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems and applications
(Springer Nature, Singapore)

Book subtitle: Recent Advances in Operation Management & Applications
(Springer Nature, Singapore)

Trends and Developments in Modern Manufacturing Systems
(AAP-CRC Press, USA)

Optimization in Industrial Systems with Applications
(Wiley Publications)

Frontiers in Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
(AAP-CRC Press, USA)


  • Keynote addresses by eminent personalities.
  • Latest developments in the field of Production and Industrial Engineering.
  • Exposure to state of art in Engineering research & development through exhibition of equipments, hardware and software related to Production and Industrial education and research.

Registration Fees


Indian (in Rs.)

Foreign (in US $)

Delegates from Industries



Delegates from Academic and R&D Organization



Student Delegates



Attendees Only



*GST extra as may be applicable.

Payment of Fees

Following documents are required to include your paper in Conference Proceedings/Journal:

  • CAMERA READY paper (doc/docx file).
  • COPYRIGHT FORM duly completed and signed.
  • REGISTRATION FORM duly completed.
  • Scanned copy of E- receipt of Registration Fee Transfer.

A. Sponsorship Opportunities

Category of the Sponsor

Details of what the Sponsor gets



Name on the backdrop, 2 free stalls, 3 Banners in the conference venue, 1 full page color advertisement  in the souvenir, Free registration for 4 delegates



Name on the backdrop, 1 free stall, 2 Banners in the conference hall, 1 full page color advertisement in the souvenir, Free registration for 2 delegates



Name on the backdrop, 1 Banner in the conference hall, 1 full page color advertisement in the souvenir, free registration for 1 delegate


Conference Kit

Name on the kit, 1 banner in the conference hall, 1 full page color   advertisement in the souvenir, free registration for 2 delegates


Welcome dinner

1 Banner in the conference hall, 2 Banners at the dinner venue, 1 full page color advertisement in the souvenir, free registration for 2 delegates


B. Tariff for Advertisement in the Souvenir


Amount (Rs.)


Back cover


Front/Back Inside Cover


Full page


Half page


Black & White

Full page


Half page


C. Terms, conditions and other information

  1. Available stall size is 4x3 sq. m. More than one stall can be demanded.

  2. Depending upon number of stalls, total amount should be paid in advance, latest by 30th August 2021.

  3. D.D. should be of any nationalized bank, and drawn in favor of  , payable at SBI branch (code   ), Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh .

  4. Exit passes for taking out goods, after end of Conference, will be issued only if there are no dues of payment.

  5. Minimum facilities provided in stall to sponsor will include table, two chairs, lighting, 5A socket point, and one waste paper box.

  6. Completed application form along with demand draft of the required amount should reach before 30th August 2021 to Organizing Secretary (CIMS-2021), Department of Production and Industrial Engineering, Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh


Accommodation for pre-registered delegates can be arranged in campus (guest house or hostel) / hotel on request. The delegates will have to bear the expenses. The participants should clearly indicate their requirement in registration form. (Guest house or hostel) / Hotel charges may range from Rs. 500- 5000 per day.

Organizing Committees

  • Prof. Baldev Setia, Director, PEC Chandigarh
  • Prof. Lalit Kumar Awasthi, Director, NIT Jalandhar
  • Prof Siby John, Deputy Director, PEC Chandigarh
Executive General Chair
  • Prof R K Garg, Professor, NIT Jalandhar
  • Prof R S Walia, PEC
  • Prof Anish Sachdeva, NITJ
  • Prof N M Suri, PEC
  • Prof Sanjeev Kumar, Mech. Dept., PEC
  • Prof Sanjeev Kumar, App. Sc. Dept., PEC
  • Dr Arun Kumar Singh, PEC
Organizing Secretaries
  • Dr C S Jawalkar, PEC
  • Dr Sanjay Batish, PEC
  • Dr Sarabjit Singh, PEC
  • Dr Mohit Tyagi, NITJ
  • Dr Dilbagh Panchal, NITJ
  • Dr Ravi Pratap Singh, NITJ
Joint-Organizing Secretaries
  • Er Sushil Kumar, PEC
  • Dr Mandeep Dhanda, PEC
  • Dr Sumit Chaudhary, TIET
  • Dr Hemant Nautiyal, PEC
  • Dr Gurdev Singh, PEC
  • Er Prabhsimran Singh, PEC
  • Dr Narendra Kumar, NITJ
  • Dr Jimmy Karloopia, PEC
Associate Partners
  • Prof Ajay Batish, TIET
  • Prof Nathi Ram Chauhan, Prof. & Head, IGDTUW
  • Dr M M Goud, PEC
  • Dr Suman Kant, PEC
  • Dr Rahul O V, PEC
Organizing Committee: Core group
  • Prof Parveen Kalra, PEC
  • Prof R M Belokar, PEC
  • Dr S K Mangal, PEC
  • Prof P J Singh, PEC
  • Prof Rajesh Bhatia, PEC
  • Prof Sushant Samir, PEC
  • Dr J D Sharma, PEC
  • Dr Quasim Murtaza, DTU
National Advisory Committee
  • Dr H S Shan, Ex Prof and Head, IIT Roorkee
  • Dr Sunil Pandey, Ex Prof, IIT Delhi
  • Prof. Rajiv Tripathi, Director, MNNIT-Allahabad
  • Prof. Rakesh Sehgal, Director NIT- Srinagar
  • Prof. Vinod Yadava, Director NIT- Hamirpur
  • Prof. P K Jain, Director, IIT BHU
  • Ashok K Pundhir, NITE, Mumbai
  • Prof. M K Tiwari, Director NITIE Mumbai
  • Prof. Satish Kumar, Director, NIT Kuruskhetra (KKr)
  • Prof. Sehijpal Singh, Director GNDEC, Ludhiana
  • Prof. T S Sidhu, Director SBSSTC Firozpur
  • Dr Gurjit Singh, DRDO Delhi
  • Prof Rupinder Singh Khalsa, NITTTR, Chandigarh
  • Prof. Pradeep Kumar, IIT-Roorkee
  • Prof. Dinesh Kumar, IIT-Roorkee
  • Prof. S G Deshmukh, IIT Delhi
  • Prof. S K Garg, PVC-DTU Delhi
  • Prof. Ravi Shankar, IIT- Delhi
  • Prof. Sushil, IIT- Delhi
  • Prof. P M Pandey, IIT-Delhi
  • Prof Buta Singh, VC, MRSPTU, Bathinda
  • Prof. P V Rao, IIT- Delhi
  • Prof. V N Achutha Naikan, IIT –Kharagpur
  • Prof. L Vijayraghavan, IIT- Madras
  • Prof. Shankar Chakraborty, Jadavpur University
  • Prof. Rakesh Narain, MNNIT, Allahabad
  • Prof. Dinesh Khanduja, NIT-KKr
  • Prof. P C Tiwari, NIT-KKr
  • Prof. Nathi Ram Chauhan, IGDTUW, Delhi
  • Prof. Pankaj Chandana, NIT Kurukshetra
  • Prof. M F Wani, NIT-Srinagar
  • Prof. Sandeep Singhal, NIT Kurukshetra
  • Prof. Shailendra Kumar, SVNIT Surat
  • Prof. Hari Singh, NIT Kurukshetra
  • Prof. Vikas Rastogi, DTU Delhi
  • Prof. Puneet Tandon, IIITDM, Jabalpur
  • Prof. R. K. Garg, DCRUST
  • Prof. Qasim Murtaza, DTU, Delhi
  • Prof. R S Jadoun, GBPUAT
  • Prof. R. Singri, DTU Delhi
  • Prof. R. K. Singh, MDI Gurugram
  • Prof. I.P.S. Ahuja, PU Patiala
  • Prof. P. K. Singh, SLIET Longowal
  • Prof. B S Pabla, NITTTR, Chandigarh
  • Prof. S S Dhami, NITTT, Chandigarh
  • Prof. Akshay Dvivedi, IIT Roorkee
  • Prof Ajay Batish, TIET, Patiala
  • Dr. Mohit Law, IIT Kanpur
  • Dr. R. S. Mulik, IIT Roorkee
  • Dr. Sachin Choudhary, IIT Ropar
  • Dr. Arvind Rajput, IIT Jammu
  • Dr. Rupesh Pati, IIM Kozhikode
  • Dr. Harish Kumar, NIT Delhi
  • Prof. Rajnesh Tyagi, IIT (BHU)
  • Dr. S Soundarapandian, IIT Madras
  • Dr. Amit Kumar, NIT Patna
  • Dr. Abhishek Singh, NIT Patna
  • Dr. Akhilesh Choudhary, NIT Hamirpur
  • Dr. Dilshad Khan, NIT Hamirpur
  • Dr. H S Pali, NIT Srinagar
  • Dr. Pankaj Gupta, MNIT Jaipur
  • Dr. Nitin Lautre, VNIT Nagpur
  • Dr. P V Kane, VNIT Nagpur
  • Dr. N R Chauhan, IGDTU Delhi
  • Prof Rajesh Kumar , DTU Delhi
  • Dr Pushpinder Singh, DTU Delhi
  • Dr. Saurabh Agarwal, DTU Delhi
  • Dr. Subhas NIT- Jamshedpur
  • Prof Abid Ali Khan, AMU
  • Dr. Faisal Hasan, AMU
  • Prof B K Mishra, MIED, IIT Roorkee
  • Dr Rajeev Kumar, IIT Mandi
  • Prof R K Garg, DCRUSTM, Murthal
  • Prof. Hari Singh, NIT Kurukshetra
  • Dr. Joy Mishra, NIT Kurukshetra
  • Dr. Anup Malik, MNIT-Jaipur
  • Dr Dheeraj Gupta, TIET, Patiala
  • Dr. Vivek Jain, TIET, Patiala
  • Dr. Ravi Kant, GBPIET, Pauri
  • Dr. K.K. Dhakar, SGSITS, Indore
  • Dr. Prasenjit Chatterjee, MCKV, Kolkata
  • Dr. S M Pandey, NIT Patna
  • Dr. Balbir Singh, SMVDU
  • Dr. Jujhar Singh, IKGPTU
  • Dr Tarun Goyal, IKGPTU
  • Dr Sharanjit Singh, DAV University
  • Dr. Gurpreet Singh Phull, LPU
  • Prof. P. Saha, Professor, IIT Kharagpur
  • Prof. S. S. Pande, Professor, IIT Bombay
  • Prof. P. P. Date, Professor, IIT Bombay
  • Prof. V N Achutha Naikan, IIT Kharagpur
  • Dr. Pradeep Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology
  • Dr H. P. S. Yadav, The Institution of Engineers (India)
International Advisory Committee
  • Prof. Bosko Rasuo, University of Belgrade, Serbia
  • Dr. Priya Vyas, Springer Nature
  • Prof. Robert C. Creese, West Virginia University, USA
  • Prof. Gyu M Lee, Pusan National University Busan, Korea
  • Prof. Christopher Pung, Grand Valley University, Michigan
  • Prof. Geice Villibor, Federal University of Vicosa, Brazil
  • Prof. Parveen S. Goel, Director of Engineering & Continuous Improvement, Canada
  • Dr R S Bhatti, Mount Royal University, Canada
  • Dr S K Mangla, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom.
  • Dr Julfikar Haider, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
  • Prof. O P Yadav, North Dakota State University, USA
  • Prof. Kapil Gupta, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Prof. Subash C. Sarin, Virginia Tech Univ. USA
  • Dr. Anshuman Jakhmola, Aix Marseille University, Marseille, France
  • Dr. Ratandeep Paul Choudhury, Head,  L’Oreal Research and Development, FRANCE
  • Prof. Irik Mukhametzyanov, Ufa State Petroleum Technological University, Ufa, Russia
  • Prof. J Paulo Davim, University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • Prof. Ramesh Singh, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Dr. M N Qureshi, King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr. Dragan Pamučar, University of Defence, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Dr. Kumar Krishen, NASA, USA
  • Dr. Ing. Wolfgang Borutzky, University of Applied Sciences, Sankt Augustin, Germany

Address for Correspondence


  • Prof R S Walia
  • Dr C S Jawalkar
  • Dr Mohit Tyagi
Department of Production and Industrial Engineering.
Punjab Engineering College,
Landline: 0172-2753282
  • +91-9004319855 (Dr. Mandeep Dhanda)
  • +91-9803104062 (Dr. Gurdev Singh)
  • +91-9628974138(Dr. Hemant Nautiyal)