Manuscript Submission

We have created the following overview to assist authors with submitting a manuscript. Please submit your final manuscript by March 9, 2018.

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 29, 2017 - Issue formal, Public Call for papers
  • December 1, 2017 - Abstract Submission Site open
  • January 10, 2018 - Abstract Due date
  • January 9 – 11, 2018 – Notification to Organizing Committee for Abstract Review
  • January 21, 2018 – Abstract Review Completion Date
  • January 24, 2018 - Acceptance Reject Notification Date
  • March 9, 2018 - Final Papers due
  • April 12, 2018 - Peer Review completion
  • April 23, 2018 - Authors Reconciliation of peer review
  • May 1, 2018 - Approval of Final Paper by Primary Reviewer
  • May 2, 2018 - Editorial Review
 
Ready to Submit Your Manuscript Online?

Manuscript submission is due on or before March 9, 2018.

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Questions about Manuscript Submission?

For more information, please contact
SME Authors Support
12999 E. Adam Aircraft Circle
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E: authors@smenet.org
T: 303.948.4200