Academic and Research Papers

All interested speakers are invited to submit a paper (6-10 pages) by June 1st, 2018. The scientific committee will review the submissions and return comments and their possible approval by August, 2018, ensuring a high quality of all contributions.  For accepted papers, a final, revised version is due by August 31st, 2018.


Please use the following .doc-file as a template to prepare your paper:


2018_dsm_conference_template – New

Please use the following template to prepare your poster:


Industry Presentations

Interested industry speakers are invited to submit an abstract (300 – 500 words) by June 1st, 2018. The presentation should illustrate the application of DSM and related techniques in industrial settings. The speakers cannot be affiliated to an university (e.g. no industrial PhDs), research institute, tool vendor or consultancy company.  The speakers will be selected by an industry committee according to the relevance of their presentation proposal to the conference.

Submit your presentation proposal here!

Submission Process

For paper submission, please submit a MS word file according to the template provided in the authors’ instructions by June 1st, 2018. For submitting an industry abstract, please copy your text into the corresponding conference management system form.

  • Do not include any information about the author(s)/presenter(s) in the first submission of your paper.
  • At least one author/presenter of each submission must register for the conference by August 31st 2018

Please use the conference management system (link below) to submit your paper, access your submissions and view the reviewers’ comments.

Submit your paper here!

Review Policy

All papers are peer reviewed by at least two reviewers from the scientific committee. All papers are reviewed for the quality of the content, their significance for theory or practice, their originality and the level of inventiveness, their relevance for this conference, and the quality of the presentation.

The review is a double-blind process, so the reviewers do not know the authors as well as the authors do not know the reviewers. For that reason, please do not include any information about the author(s) in the first submission of your paper.

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Scientific Committee

Dr. Jason Bartolomei, United States Air Force, USA
Prof. Tyson Browning, Texas Christian University, USA
Ramy El Behery, Project Development
Prof. Eric Bonjour, Institut Femto-ST / Départment AS2M, France
Prof. Steven Eppinger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Dr. Pascal Etman, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Dr. Marija Jankovic, École Centrale Paris, France
Prof. Nitin R. Joglekar, Boston University, USA
Prof. Dieter Krause, Hamburg University of Technology, Germany
Dr. Matthias Kreimeyer, MAN Truck & Bus AG, Germany
Prof. Andrew Kusiak, The University of Iowa, USA
Prof. Udo Lindemann, Technical University of Munich, Germany
Prof. Franck Marle, École Centrale Paris, France
Prof. Carlo Poloni, University of Trieste & ESTECO, Italy
Prof. Leonardo Santiago, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Dr. Venkatachalam Senthilkumar, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Dr. Kaushik Sinha, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Prof. David Wynn, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Prof. Ali Yassine, American University of Beirut, Lebanon