Recent Progress in Materials is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. This periodical is devoted to publishing high-quality papers that describe the most significant and cutting-edge research in all areas of Materials. Its aim is to provide timely, authoritative introductions to current thinking, developments and research in carefully selected topics. Also, it aims to enhance the international exchange of scientific activities in materials science and technology.
Recent Progress in Materials publishes original high quality experimental and theoretical papers and reviews on basic and applied research in the field of materials science and engineering, with focus on synthesis, processing, constitution, and properties of all classes of materials. Particular emphasis is placed on microstructural design, phase relations, computational thermodynamics, and kinetics at the nano to macro scale. Contributions may also focus on progress in advanced characterization techniques.          

Main research areas include (but are not limited to):
Characterization & Evaluation of Materials
Metallic materials 
Inorganic nonmetallic materials 
Composite materials
Polymer Materials
Sustainable Materials and Technologies
Special types of Materials
Macro-, micro- and nano structure of materials
Environmental interactions, process modeling
Novel applications of materials

Archiving: full-text archived in CLOCKSS.

Free Publication in 2020
Current Issue: 2020  Archive: 2019

Smart Switchable Material for Adaptive Low Energy Building’s Window

(Guest Editor: Aritra Ghosh)

Submission Deadline: December 31, 2021 (Open)

Advanced Experimental and Theoretical Techniques in Microtechnology and Nanotechnology

(Guest Editor: Ali Farajpour Ouderji)

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2021 (Open)

New Trends on Construction Technologies and Sustainable Building Materials

(Guest Editor: Mostafa Seifan)

Submission Deadline: August 31, 2021 (Open)

Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Technology

(Guest Editors: Hassan-Ali Hakemi and Stanislaw J. Klosowicz)

Submission Deadline: August 31, 2021 (Open)

Biochar Based Composite Materials

(Guest Editor: Mattia Bartoli)

Submission Deadline: July 31, 2021 (Open)

Advances in Metallic Nanoparticles for Chemical, Environmental and Biomedical Applications

(Guest Editor: Mohammad Tavakkoli Yaraki)

Submission Deadline: July 31, 2021 (Open)

New Trends in Magnetic Materials

(Guest Editor: Michal Nowicki)

Submission Deadline: July 31, 2021 (Open)

Advanced Dental Materials

(Guest Editor: Eugeniusz Sajewicz)

Submission Deadline: June 30, 2021 (Open)

New Trends on Circular Economy Building and Construction Materials

(Guest Editor: Montserrat Zamorano)

Submission Deadline: May 31, 2021 (Open)

Quantum Mechanics in Solid State Systems

(Guest Editor: Vardan Apinyan)

Submission Deadline: May 31, 2021 (Open)

Characterization, Recovery and Valorization of Protein Concentrates from Residues and By-products of Agri-food Industry

(Guest Editors: Alberto Romero, Victor Perez-Puyana and Mercedes Jiménez-Rosado)

Submission Deadline: April 30, 2021 (Open)

Wastes, Residues and Byproducts for the Production of Construction Materials

(Guest Editor: Paulina Faria)

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2021 (Open)

Biomaterial Stimulation

(Guest Editor: Francesco Calvani)

Submission Deadline: January 31, 2021 (Open)

Nanosensors: Recent Advances and Future Trends

(Guest Editor: Georgia Paraskevi Nikoleli)

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2020 (Open)

Biomimetic Materials Design as an Inspiration to Additive Manufacturing

(Guest Editor: Devendra Verma)

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2020 (Open)

Materials and Method for Soil Remediation

(Guest Editor: Meshari Almutairi)

Submission Deadline: November 15, 2020 (Open)

Nanomaterials for Advanced Construction and Green Building Applications

(Guest Editor: Kwok Wei Shah)

Submission Deadline: October 31, 2020 (Open)

Bio-based Materials: Smart and Packaging Applications

(Guest Editor: Consuelo Fritz)

Submission Deadline: October 15, 2020 (Open)

Research on Dental Materials

(Guest Editors: Fatimah L. C. Jackson and Musa Mateen)

Submission Deadline: October 15, 2020 (Open)

Ceramic Matrix Composites: Performance Evaluation and Application

(Guest Editor: Ali Abdul-Aziz)

Submission Deadline: September 15, 2020 (Open)

Bioactive Glasses: Recent Developments on Their Characterization and Applications

(Guest Editor: Mattias Edén)

Submission Deadline: August 31, 2020 (Open)

Development and Applications of Engineering Polymers

(Guest Editor: Khandaker M. Anwar Hossain)

Submission Deadline: August 15, 2020 (Open)

Fiber Composite Materials and Civil Engineering Applications

(Guest Editor: Luciano Ombres)

Submission Deadline: July 15, 2020 (Open)

Recent Advances in Metallic Glass

(Guest Editor: Waseem Haider)

Submission Deadline: June 15, 2020 (Open)

Materials Synthesis using Ionic Liquids

Submission Deadline: May 15, 2020 (Open)

Quantum Confinement Effects in Nano Material

(Guest Editor: Sotirios Baskoutas)

Submission Deadline: March 30, 2020 (Open)

Applications and Development of Biomaterials in Medicine

(Guest Editor: Hossein Hosseinkhani)

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2020 (Open)

Applications and Prospect of Chemical Sensors

(Guest Editor: Ho Won Jang)

Submission Deadline: December 15, 2019 (Open)