Recent Progress in Materials  (ISSN 2689-5846) 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

Publication Speed (median values for papers published in 2023): Submission to First Decision: 5.3 weeks; Submission to Acceptance: 12.6 weeks; Acceptance to Publication: 7.5 days (1-2 days of FREE language polishing included)

Current Issue: 2024  Archive: 2023 2022 2021 2020 2019

Reviewer Board (8)

Diego Rafael Nespeque Correa, PhD, Professor

Instituto Federal de Educação Ciência e Tecnologia de São Paulo, Sorocaba, SP, Brazil

Research Interests: Biomaterials; Titanium Alloys; Microstructure/Properties Relatioship; Physical Metallurgy

Mirian Paula dos Santos, PhD

Center for Advanced and Sustainable Technologies – CAST; UNESP - Sao Paulo State University, São Paulo, Brazil

Research interests: Metal complexes; Polymeric materials; Optical communication; Life cycle engineering studies; Lithium-ion battery cells; Chemistry

Carlos Roberto Grandini, MsSc, PhD, FBSE, Professor

Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Faculdade de Ciências, Bauru, SP, Brazil

Research interests: Biomaterials and Biocompatible Materials; Physical Properties of Metals and Alloys; Mechanical and Acoustic Properties of Condensed Matter; Ceramics; Superconductivity

João Paulo F. Grilo, Ph.D.

Department of Materials and Ceramics Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Research interests: Ceramic Materials; Material Characterization; Microstructure; Nanomaterials Synthesis; Mechanical Properties; Materials Processing; Advanced Materials; X-ray Diffraction; Material Characteristics

Luis Jesús Villarreal-Gómez, PhD, Professor

Autonomous University of Baja California, Faculty of Sciences and Engineering, Campus Valle de las Palmas, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

Research interests: Biomaterials; Tissue engineering; Biotechnology; Electrospinning; Cell Culture; Molecular Biology; Materials; Microbiology; Polymers

Chrysanthos Maraveas, PhD, Assistant Professor

Department of Natural Resources and Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Research interests: Steel structures; Agricultural polymers; Farm structures; Structural analysis; Finite element analysis; Civil engineering materials; Concrete durability; 3D printing, 4D printing

Sathish Kumar Palaniappan, PhD

Natural Composites Research (NCR) Laboratory, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB), Bangsue, Bangkok 10800, Thailand

Research interests: Polymer nanocomposites/composites; Polymer blends and bio-materials; Mechanical behavior of materials; Thin film coating; Tribology; Bio-degradable polymers; Machining characteristics of ceramics and polymer composites; Natural and synthetic polymers; Multi-functional composite materials and nanomaterials; Natural fiber reinforced composites; Cutting bits; Surface modifications; 3D printing

Pradeep Kumar Panda, PhD

Biomedical Engineering Department, Chang Gung University, Taiwan

Research interests: Biopolymers; Shape memory polymer; Hydrogel; Water and gas barrier properties; Paper coating; Chitosan; Modification of biopolymers; Membrane; Poly vinyl alcohol; Antioxidant food packaging film; Wound healing; Biomedical applications; Phenolic acid polymer nanocomposite; Layer by layer coating; Polymer blends and composites; Antibacterial and antiviral activities; Biocompatible