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.

Rapid publication: manuscripts are undertaken in 13 days from acceptance to publication (median values for papers published in this journal in 2021, 1-2 days of FREE language polishing time is also included in this period).

Current Issue: 2022  Archive: 2021 2020 2019

Reviewer Board (4)

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

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

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