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NAMRI | SME Awards

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.

2021 NAMRI | SME Awards

2021 Awards Brochure

2020 NAMRI | SME Virtual Awards

Virtual Awards Ceremony Recording

2020 Awards Brochure

2021 – 2022 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.

2021 NAMRI | SME Awards

Celebrate our NAMRI | SME 2021 Award winners! View the awards program.

NAMRI | SME 2020 Awards

SME 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.
SME Awards

NAMRC | SME Outstanding Paper Award

Each year this award recognizes both the engineering value and industrial relevance of a published NAMRC paper.
SME Awards

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.
SME Awards

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.
SME Awards

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.