B. John Davies Prize 2019

The B. John Davies Prize for the best paper published in The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (IJAMT) has been awarded to Weiwen Xia, Zilun Li, Yaou Zhang, Wansheng Zhao for their paper "Breakout Detection for Fast EDM Drilling by Classification of Machining State Graphs " published in The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, January 2020, Volume 106, Issue 5-6, pp 1645-1656.

The prize recognizes exceptional articles published in the journal, and awards authors for making an especially significant contribution. The award was named after the late B. John Davies of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), the founding editor-in-chief of IJAMT who led the journal from its launch in 1985 until 2013.