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Special issues

Published: 24 October 2017

Papers from FPCM-14 can be sent in to be considered in special issues of Composites Part A or Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer & Composite ScienceThe procedure for each journal is:

Composites Part A

Submission deadline: 01 November 2018: All papers should be submitted before this date and the option to submit online via the submission system (EES) will closed. 

Prediction of acceptance of chosen papers: 01 March 2019.

When submitting the paper through the Composite Part A webpage and the EES VSI:FLOW Process must be chosen as the article type.

Managing Editor
Kristiina Oksman

Guest Editors
Suresh Advani
Veronique Michaud
Staffan Lundström

Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer & Composite Science

AMPCS publishes refereed research articles addressing advanced and automated manufacturing challenges in structural polymer-based composites and multifunctional materials. The journal welcomes original articles covering recent research advances in materials, technologies and processes for improved design and manufacturing in the aerospace, automotive, energy, electronics, defence and healthcare sectors. Development of methods for integration of advanced materials into systems falls within this scope, including cost reduction and/or economic impacts in innovative manufacturing and assembly processes.

AMPCS is indexed in Web of Science’s ESCI and the DOAJ.

AMPCS is a fully open access journal. All papers published are made free to view online and authors retain copyright to their work. The standard APC is $600, and FPCM-14 authors are eligible for a 20% discount.  Submissions to the special issue should be extended versions of the conference papers presented at FPCM-14, and should be prepared according to the journal’s instructions for authors. To submit to the special issue, please upload your paper to the online submission site at and remember to select ‘FPCM-14’ as the special issue when prompted. The following timeframe apply

Intention to submit a paper confirmed: 18 June 2018
Paper submitted: 15 August 2018

For all queries regarding the special issue please contact Rose Worrell at

Guest Editors
Yvonne Aitomäki
Nazanin Emami
Staffan Lundström