General Chair

Tsinghua Chair Professor Chen-Fu Chien, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan (

Honorary Co-Chairs

Professor Shi-Chung Chang, National Taiwan University (
Professor James Morrison, KAIST, Korea (

Aims and Scope

The 2014 International Symposium on Semiconductor Manufacturing Intelligence (ISMI2014) aims to provide a platform to foster the exchange of research developments and latest practice on automation science & engineering, evolutionary algorithms, data mining, manufacturing informatics, modeling and decision analysis, and operation management for semiconductor and high-tech manufacturing to enhance collaborations among academia and industries, including the following topics:

Topics of Interests Included

 Manufacturing Intelligence Big Data & Data Mining Manufacturing Strategy

Manufacturing Informatics


Semiconductor Ecosystem

Equipment Real-time Decision

Advanced Process Control

450mm Wafer Migration

Modeling & Decision Analysis

Evolutionary Algorithms

Green Supply Chain

Corporate Resource Planning & ERP

AMHS Routing & Scheduling

Manufacturing Innovation


Simulation Optimization

Other related topics

Paper submission

Extended abstract including main ideas and contributions and/or full manuscript not exceeding 6 pages in IEEE format should be submitted through EasyChair conference system ( before July 15, 2014(Extended), while camera ready manuscript should be submitted before July 31, 2014. Details can be found in or consult program committee, Professor Jei-Zheng Wu (

Special Issue for Post-Conference Publication

Selected papers will be recommended for reviews and possible publications in Computers & Industrial Engineering special issue on “Manufacturing Intelligence and Automation in Semiconductor Industry,” International Journal of Industrial Engineering special issue on “The Roles of Industrial Engineers in the Semiconductor Industry,” Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal special issue on “Big Data Analytics for Digital Decisions in Services and Manufacturing,” and other SCI journals.


Palais de Chine (君品酒店) ( (near Taipei Railway-High Speed Train Station)

Organized by

Semiconductor Technologies Empowerment Partners Consortium, Taiwan (STEP Consortium);
NTHU-TSMC Center for Manufacturing Excellence;
Society for Excelling Enterprises and Decisions (SEED), Taiwan.