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
Biomaterials
Sustainable Materials and Technologies
Special types of Materials
Macro-, micro- and nano structure of materials
Environmental interactions, process modeling
Novel applications of materials

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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

Special Issue

New Trends on Construction Technologies and Sustainable Building Materials

Submission Deadline: April 30, 2023 (Open) Submit Now

Guest Editor

Mostafa Seifan, PhD

University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

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Research Interests: construction technology; additive manufacturing of concrete (3D printing of concrete); self-healing material development; nano and recycled materials in concrete and sustainable concrete technology; micro-structural and mechanical properties of engineered cementitious composites (ECC); smart product design, fabrication and testing; engineering education and virtual reality laboratory

About This Topic

Moving towards machine-dominated construction processes and the utilization of sustainable construction materials are key to success of construction industry in the near future. It is known that due to the complexity, high risk, and conservative character of the involved companies, the construction industry has lagged other industries in adopting new technologies and are more conservative in using sustainable materials. However, increasing demand for improving safety, reducing costs, improving productivity, and increasing sustainability has led to introduce new technologies and develop sustainable materials in the construction industry. This Special Issue (SI) focuses on the new trends in the construction technologies as well as the development and implementation of sustainable building and construction materials. Relevant topics to this SI include but not limited to the following topics:

• Construction technologies
• Adaption process
• Digital technology
• Additive manufacturing
• 3D printing
• Stereolithography
• Construction robots
• Automated construction
• Virtual and augmented reality
• Tracking systems
• Business information modelling
• Construction materials
• Building materials
• Sustainable construction
• Smart materials
• Zero CO2 emissions
• Environmental impact of new construction materials
• Mechanical properties
• Physical properties
• Durability of construction materials
• Characterization

Keywords

• Construction technologies
• Adaption process
• Digital technology
• Additive manufacturing
• 3D printing
• Stereolithography
• Construction robots
• Automated construction
• Virtual and augmented reality
• Tracking systems
• Business information modelling
• Construction materials
• Building materials
• Sustainable construction
• Smart materials
• Zero CO2 emissions
• Environmental impact of new construction materials
• Mechanical properties
• Physical properties
• Durability of construction materials
• Characterization

Submission

Manuscripts should be submitted online at http://www.lidsen.com/account-login by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Guidelines for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts are available on the Instructions for Authors page. Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere. All manuscripts are refereed through a peer-review process. Papers will be published continuously (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. If you have any questions, please feel free to inquire the editorial office at rpm@lidsen.com.

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