Call for Papers – Moratuwa Engineering Research Conference (MERCon 2023)


MERCon 2023, the 9th International Conference organized by the Engineering Research Unit at the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, is set to bring together researchers and industry professionals from around the globe. This prestigious event will showcase a diverse range of research papers in various engineering disciplines, spanning from Big Data and Machine Learning to Sustainable Energy and Robotics. Scheduled for November 9th – 11th, 2023, at the University of Moratuwa, this hybrid conference promises to be a platform for fostering innovation, knowledge sharing, and collaboration.

Areas of Research Interest: The conference invites researchers to submit papers on a wide array of engineering-related themes, both theoretical and applied. With a focus on engineering excellence, MERCon 2023 seeks contributions from the following disciplines:

  1. Big Data, Machine Learning, and Cloud Computing: Explore the potential of data analytics, machine learning, and cloud computing in solving complex engineering challenges.
  2. Biomedical Engineering and Instrumentation: Present groundbreaking research on healthcare technologies, medical devices, and instrumentation.
  3. Chemical and Process Engineering: Showcase advancements in chemical processes, industrial applications, and sustainable manufacturing.
  4. Communication and Signal Processing: Discuss the latest trends in wireless communication, network protocols, and signal processing algorithms.
  5. Construction Engineering and Risk Management: Address innovative practices in construction, project management, and risk mitigation strategies.
  6. Electronics, Control, and Instrumentation: Highlight advancements in electronics, control systems, and instrumentation techniques for various applications.
  7. Geotechnical Engineering: Explore the field of geotechnical engineering, covering soil mechanics, foundation design, and geotechnical infrastructure.
  8. Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering: Present research on water resources management, hydraulic structures, and environmental sustainability.
  9. Image Processing and Computer Vision: Demonstrate cutting-edge techniques in image processing, computer vision, and pattern recognition.
  10. Materials Science and Engineering: Share discoveries in materials research, composite materials, and nanotechnology applications.
  11. Mechanical Engineering Systems: Showcase innovations in mechanical engineering, including design, manufacturing, and thermal systems.
  12. Micro/Nano Electromechanical Systems, Mechatronics, and Micromechatronics: Discuss advancements in micro and nano electromechanical systems, mechatronics, and robotics.
  13. Mining Geomechanics, Mineral Processing, and Earth Resources Management: Present research on mining geomechanics, mineral processing, and sustainable resource management.
  14. Power Systems, Electrical Machines, and High Voltage Engineering: Explore developments in power systems, electrical machines, and high voltage engineering.
  15. Robotics and Intelligent Automated Systems: Discuss breakthroughs in robotics, automation, and intelligent systems.
  16. Software Engineering: Address software engineering methodologies, software development tools, and software quality assurance.
  17. Structural Engineering and Building Materials: Present research on structural engineering, building materials, and innovative construction techniques.
  18. Sustainable Energy & Environment: Showcase sustainable energy solutions, renewable energy technologies, and environmental conservation practices.
  19. Technology Management: Explore strategies for technology management, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
  20. Textile and Apparel Engineering: Present research on textile engineering, apparel manufacturing, and sustainable fashion.
  21. Transport and Logistics: Address advancements in transportation systems, logistics, and supply chain management.
  22. Transportation Engineering: Share insights into transportation planning, traffic engineering, and intelligent transportation systems.

Important Dates and Publication Opportunities: Researchers interested in participating in MERCon 2023 should take note of the following essential dates:

  • Paper submission deadline: June 7, 2023
  • Acceptance notification: August 17, 2023
  • Final copy submission and registration: October 5, 2023
  • Conference: November

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