Welcome to IFToMM World

Welcome to IFToMM, the only exisiting truly world-based scientific community devoted to the solution of challenges for future smart mechanical devices.

We offer:

  • 45 international member organisations
  • 14 committees on future technology
  • 3 permanent commissions on global aspects
  • 4 cross disciplinary groups for interdisciplinary exchange
  • multiple conferences per year
  • one World Congress every four years
  • non-profit international leadership


IFToMM is comprised by currently 45 member organizations (MOs) spread over the world. Individual scientists can contact the member organization of their region or any of the 14 technical committees in the area of research of interest and 3 permanent commissions to become an active part of this rich international network. Click on the world map on top right to check for the contact data of your Member Organization, browse through the Technical Committees and Permanent Commissions to see what fits best your interest, or visit one of the numerous IFToMM conferences, workshops and/or summer schools to have a direct impression of the exciting topics and enthralling people IFToMM is comprised of. Advantages of individual participation are

Latest News

A History of Kinematics from Zeno to Einstein by Teun Koetsier

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The first Springer MMS series book from MO Türkiye by Prof. Eres Söylemez

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The video of the first-ever IFToMM Webinar by Prof. Teun Koetsier is available for the viewers!

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First Free Access to Springer Conference Proceedings – 11th IFToMM International Conference on Rotordynamics

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University of Craiova awarded an honoris causa doctoral degree to Prof. Giuseppe Carbone

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Lagrange Award – Multibody System Dynamics Outstanding PhD Thesis Prize 2023 now open for applications!

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Technical University of Cluj-Napoca (UTCN) awarded the title of Doctor Honoris Causa to Prof. Giuseppe CARBONE (Chair of IFToMM TC on Robotics and Mec…

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The first IFToMM book on engines and powertrains is authored by the members of three Technical Committees

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Tsinghua University and Tsingke+ Institute Developed a Swab Sampling Robot for 20-in-1 PCR Screening

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Upcoming Events

D-A-CH 2024


Germany, Austria and Switzerland have traditionally always taken an active role at all levels…

ISRM 2024


ISRM 2024 aims to bring together researchers, industrials and students involved in a broad…



The aim of the Symposium is to establish an international forum for presenting and…



This Symposium will cover the topical themes of tribology including: friction, wear, lubrication, lubricants,…

MSR-RoManSy 2024


The 2024 USCToMM Symposium on Mechanical Systems and Robotics (2024 USCToMM MSR Symposium) and…
Deadlines to keep in mind

MAMM 2024


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Deadline for full paper submission

MAMM 2024


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DAMMR 2024


Deadline for early-bird registration



Decision on full paper submission