Guest Editors
Santa Di Cataldo, Sukhan Lee, Enrico Macii, and Birgit Vogel-Heuser
Publication Date

Leading Technologies for Smart Manufacturing: Facing the New Challenges and Opportunities of the 4th Industrial Revolution

Guest Editors:

  • Santa Di Cataldo, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
  • Sukhan Lee, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea
  • Enrico Macii, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
  • Birgit Vogel-Heuser, Technical University of Munich, Germany


In the context of the 4th industrial revolution, the smart optimization of all the items in a manufacturing process (including concept generation, production and product transaction) is becoming more and more important. The new smart, connected products, along with the massive usage of unstructured information coming from Internet of Things and Big Data, are demanding a whole new technology infrastructure within a company. This Special Issue intends to investigate the latest challenges and opportunities for the ICT field in the context of the 4th Industrial Revolution, across multiple sectors and different industrial applications.

Publication Date: 2021

Submission Deadline: February 28, 2020