Paper Submission Guidelines

The proceedings will be published in IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering.

Author guidelines

Please prepare your full paper using the guidelines provided by IOP conference series in the following link.
Authors are asked to prepare their papers using Microsoft Word© or , according to the journal guidelines and templates, and then convert these files to PDF. As a summary, please ensure the following:

  • Paper size is European A4.
  • Total number of pages is 6 to 8.
  • Margins are 4cm (top), 2.5cm (left and right) and 2.7cm (bottom).
  • The paper includes the author name and affiliation (full address including country).
  • There are no page numbers, or headers and footers, within the paper.
  • The PDF is free of formatting errors (e.g. corrupt equations, missing or low-resolution figures), since conversion from Word to PDF can introduce formatting errors.
  • Text is single spaced, not double spaced.
  • The PDF file is editable and not password protected.
  • All pages are portrait (landscape pages should be rotated).
  • Reference lists are checked for accuracy. References can only be linked via Crossref if they are correct and complete.
  • Figures are placed within the text, not collected at the end of the document.
  • A thorough proofread is conducted to check the standard of English and ensure wording is clear and concise.

Paper submission

Once the paper is ready, please login to your EasyChair page of IDDRG 2019, select the submission that you would like to update. At the submission page, update your submission using the “Update file” option that is located in the upper right corner.

Please upload then the paper in .pdf format which strictly adheres to the formating instructions.

The papers which lack the above information will not be accepted.

Paper submission deadline is February 18th, 2019


For papers published in IOP open access proceedings titles, IOP Publishing no longer requires authors to sign and submit copyright forms. Any author who wishes to publish in IOP Conference Series must agree to the terms of the license and by submitting a paper for publication it is assumed all authors of the paper agree, in full, to the terms of the license. The license terms and conditions can be found here.