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

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)