Organized by Wuhan University of Technology & University of Birmingham

Aim of the Workshop

The 2nd International Workshop on Autonomous Remanufacturing (IWAR 2018) is a new interdisciplinary forum for researchers, engineers, and industrial leaders to present their latest research results, ideas, developments, and applications in all areas of autonomous remanufacturing. The workshop will bring together leading scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world and enable the interactive exchange of state-of-the-art knowledge.


We invite submissions in all areas relating to the theme of autonomous remanufacturing, including but not limited to:

  • Sustainable business models
  • production technologies
  • Robotic disassembly
  • Disassembly mechanisms
  • Collaborative robots
  • Human-robot collaboration
  • Inspection and testing
  • Green supply chains
  • Circular economy
  • Reverse logistics
  • Industrial big data, IoT, manufacturing service and Industry 4.0


  • Wuhan University of Technology

  • University of Birmingham


  • National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)

  • Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

  • Horizon 2020 Work Programme, European Commission

  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers


  • State Key Laboratory of Advanced Forming Technology and Equipment, China

  • National Laboratory for Remanufacturing, China

  • SANY Group, China

  • Zhongfu Shengying Carbon Fiber Co., Ltd., China