Research on Intelligent Manufacturing and Assembly (RIMA) (ISSN: pending) is an open access, continuously published, international, refereed journal publishing original peer-reviewed scholarly articles that are of general significance to technologies developed and studied for design, analysis, manufacturing and operation of Intelligent Manufacturing and Intelligent Equipment to provide a vital link between the research community and practitioners in industry.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:
• Digital design and manufacturing
• Theory, method and system of intelligent design
• Intelligent processing
• Intelligent monitoring and control
• Modelling, operation, control, optimization and scheduling of manufacturing system
• Manufacturing system simulation and digital twin
• Industrial control and industrial internet of things
• Safety critical equipment and reliability assessment
• Intelligent equipment
• Intelligent robot

Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Matthew Chin Heng Chua

Editor-in-Chief:  Dr. Matthew Chin Heng Chua
--Institute of System Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5200-5079

  Editorial Board Members:
Dr. Binh P. Nguyen School of Mathematics and Statistics, Victoria University of Wellington
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6203-6664
New Zealand
Dr. Liu Fan Institute of Systems Science, National University of Singapore
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4547-3982
Singapore
Dr. Wen Rong Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), A*STAR
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4864-2929
Singapore
Dr. Le Nguyen Quoc Khanh College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4896-7926
Taiwan
Dr. Liangjing Yang Zhejiang University / University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Institute
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3294-0879
China
Dr. Chng Chin Boon National University of Singapore
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0566-6069
Singapore
Dr. Wong Pooi Mun National University of Singapore
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1004-3405
Singapore
Dr. Tao Yang Shanghai MicroPort MedBot (Group) Co., Ltd. China
Dr. Tao Yang Shanghai MicroPort MedBot (Group) Co., Ltd.
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9051-0730
China
Dr. Cheng Wang Institute of System Science, National University of Singapore Singapore
Prof. Isak Karabegović Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9440-4441
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Prof. Langquan Shui Department of Engineering Mechanics, Wuhan University
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5079-9629
China
Prof. Gan Cai College of Mechanical Engineering, Guangxi University
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1936-5048
China
Dr. Xu Chang College of Intelligence Science and Technology, National University of Defense Technology China
Dr. Yanli Feng College of Astronautics, Northwestern Polytechnical University China
Prof. Guanglei Wu Dalian University of Technology
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5656-3422
China
Prof. Jian Li National Research Center for Rehabilitation Technical Aids
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2335-6793
China
Dr. Hamed Chenarani Shahrood University of Technology
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2232-7691
Iran
Prof. Ahmad Fakharian Islamic Azad University
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6530-2689
Iran
Prof. Lei Yan Harbin Institute of Technology China