The North American Manufacturing Research Institution of SME (NAMRI | SME) brings together researchers from leading companies, government laboratories, academic institutions and industrial think tanks located around the world to advance the scientific foundation of discrete-parts manufacturing. This group's work covers refining fundamental technologies and developing emerging technologies and processes for material removal and material forming, as well as research on manufacturing modeling, simulation, monitoring and control systems.
NAMRI | SME
2020-2021 NAMRI | SME Board of Directors
The NAMRI | SME Board of Directors makes policy for the institution that represents manufacturing research leadership in industry, government and academia in North America and the world.
NAMRI | SME 2020 Awards
SME Journal Awards
New in 2018, the awards recognize outstanding associate editors and high performing reviewers in each of our three Journals. Their critical review and oversight is crucial in further promoting the interdisciplinary formative research that contributes to the progress in manufacturing techniques, models, processes and systems.
NAMRC | SME Outstanding Paper Award
Each year this award recognizes both the engineering value and industrial relevance of a published NAMRC paper.
S.M. Wu Research Implementation Award
This award recognizes individuals for outstanding original research, which, when implemented, has had a significant commercial and/or societal impact.
NAMRC Outstanding Reviewers
The NAMRI | SME Outstanding Paper Award is presented each year to recognize both the engineering value and industrial relevance of a publication at the annual North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC). The following are recognized as Outstanding Reviewers.
Journals – SME Best Paper Award
Awarded annually to a journal paper published within the past seven years that has received the highest number of citations, as measured in Scopus within the past five years.