Manuscript Submission

We have created the following overview to assist authors with submitting a manuscript. Please submit your final manuscript by February 21, 2020.

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 15, 2019 - Issue formal, Public Call for papers
  • November 15, 2019 - Abstract Submission Site open
  • December 20, 2019 - Abstract Due date
  • January, 2020 - Notification to Organizing Committee for Abstract Review
  • January, 2020 - Abstract Review Completion Date
  • January, 2020 - Acceptance Reject Notification Date
  • February 21, 2020 - Final Papers due
Ready to Submit Your Manuscript Online?

Manuscript submission is due on or before February 21, 2020.

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Questions about Manuscript Submission?

For more information, please contact
SME Authors Support
12999 E. Adam Aircraft Circle
Englewood, CO 80112
T: 303.948.4200