Manuscript Submission

We have created the following overview to assist authors with submitting a manuscript. Please submit final manuscript with peer review reconciliations by April 22, 2024.

Submit Manuscripts


Your paper should be submitted as a Word document (.doc). You may submit the figures as part of the main document or upload them separately as .doc, .jpg or .tif files — not PowerPoint or Excel.

Manuscript Criteria
  • Does the paper add unique value to the international tunneling and underground space community, i.e., to your knowledge, this or similar material has not been published?
  • Does the paper present new concepts and information?
  • Is the technical content presented and supported well in the paper, e.g., equations, tables, figures, rationale, conclusions?
  • Is the paper well written – organized, easy to understand, written with correct English grammar and paragraph/sentence structure?
Manuscript Submission Resources
Key Dates
  • November 1, 2023 - Issue formal, public call for papers
  • October 2, 2023 - Abstract Submission Site open
  • December 20, 2023 - Abstract Due date
  • December 20, 2023 – Notification to Organizing Committee for Abstract Review
  • January 8, 2024 – Abstract Review Completion Date
  • January 15, 2024 - Acceptance Reject Notification Date
  • February 21, 2024 - Final Papers due
  • April 22, 2024 -  Authors Reconciliation Of Peer Review
Ready to Submit Your Manuscript Online?

Peer Review reconciliations are due April 22, 2024.

Submit Manuscripts

Questions about Manuscript Submission?

For more information, please contact:

SME Authors Support
T: 303.948.4200