• Fundamentals of friction and wear
  • Tribology in manufacturing processes
  • Cutting
  • Grinding
  • Gear manufacturing
  • Lasers and electro-discharge machining
  • Forming
  • Concurrent engineering and rapid prototyping
  • Casting, die casting and thixo-forming
  • Surfaces and materials characterization
  • Robots in manufacturing environments
  • Machines and devices
  • Bearings and other machine elements
  • CAD-CAM systems, virtual manufacturing
  • Manufacturing systems and process planning
  • Assembly
  • Logistics in manufacturing
  • Bioengineering 
  • Energy consumption aspects in manufacturing processes