Through an alliance between SME and CIRP, your SME membership entitles you to FREE access to keynote papers of several previous CIRP General Assemblies as well as papers presented by a number of the CIRP Scientific Technical Committees (STCs). SME Members if you are looking for a CIRP Paper please call 800.733.4763 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CIRP (The International Academy for Production Engineering) is an international organization composed of the leading manufacturing R&D experts from around the world. Regular membership, limited to those individuals who have demonstrated excellence as manufacturing researchers, may not exceed 15 regular members from any single country. The purpose of CIRP is to improve manufacturing productivity through cooperation and exchange of information among the members themselves and also with companies and other organizations.
- To promote international collaborative research into manufacturing processing methods, including the enhancement of production efficiency and quality of work.
- To establish regular contacts between research workers and hence provide a forum to stimulate information exchange.
- To convene conferences to discuss the results of promising research and to ensure their publication in an industrially useful form.
The CIRP General Assembly's purpose is to provide a venue for the presentation and discussion of refereed scientific and technical papers, as well as keynote papers summarizing significant results of work performed over an extended period.