Chapter Proposals Sought for Computers and Information in Engineering Research Book Series

Jan. 13, 2017


The editorial board for ASME’s Advances in Computers and Information in Engineering Research (ACIER) book series is currently seeking chapter proposals for a second volume of the series, to be issued next year. The board is asking prospective authors to submit their chapter proposals of one to three pages in length by Feb. 28.

The series, which launched in 2014, was conceived as a collection of books to be published periodically that would cover the latest advances in computers and information in engineering research. The books, which are published in both traditional print and e-book formats, are also meant to serve as tools that engineers can read while referencing the supplementary software and animations that support each author’s research, which will be hosted on the ACIER website.

The ACIER book series is primarily intended for members of the academic, governmental and industrial mechanical engineering and computational science communities who are interested in recent research developments as they relate to computational and information technologies associated with engineering design as well as product and process development.

The series will focus on advances in computational methods, algorithms, tools, and processes research and development that has been presented at the annual ASME Computers and Information in Engineering (CIE) Conferences during the last five years. The 2018 volume will provide a resource for engineers who would like to enrich their skillset by being able to understand the applications for new and emerging technologies related to the CIE Conference technical committees’ areas of interest.

These areas include advanced modeling and simulation; computer-aided product and process development; systems engineering, information, and knowledge sharing; and virtual environments and systems. Chapter proposals may cover a number of topics related to these themes, such as discretization methods; model identification; symbolic and high-performance computing; CAD and geometric modeling; computer-aided manufacturing; collaborative and concurrent engineering; design automation; product lifecycle management; business process design, integration, deployment and management; systems engineering; collaborative and networked virtual environments; virtual reality in product conceptualization and design; virtual assembly and maintenance; and haptic and multi-touch interaction.

The editorial board for the book series is comprised of ASME Fellow John Michopoulos, research scientist at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory; ASME Fellow David Rosen, associate chair for administration and George W. Woodruff Professor at Georgia Institute of Technology; ASME member Chris Paredis, professor of computer-assisted engineering and design at Georgia Tech; and ASME Fellow Judy Vance, the Joseph C. and Elizabeth A. Anderlik Professor of Engineering and Faculty Fellow of the Virtual Reality Applications Center at Iowa State University. Authors who have submitted chapters to the board by Feb. 28, 2017, will be notified of the status of their proposals by April 15, 2017.

For more details on the Advances in Computers and Information in Engineering Research series, visit the series’ website at To submit a chapter proposal, visit If you have a question not addressed on the website, contact