We are pleased to announce that the following universities have joined MDPI's institutional membership program:
Primary authors from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz will benefit from a 10% discount on the article processing charges as of 15 July 2015.
Primary authors from VU University Amsterdam and the University of Leeds will benefit from a 10% discount on the article processing charges as of 1 August 2015.
Additional details can be found on our institutional membership page.
We are pleased to report the 2014 Impact Factor for Materials. According to the 2015 release of the Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (published by Thomson Reuters in June 2015), the updated Impact Factor for Materials is 2.651. It has risen from 1.879 in the previous year (+41%), as illustrated in the figure below. The 5-Year Impact Factor is 3.350. Materials now ranks 54/259 (Q1) in the category ‘Materials Science, Multidisciplinary’.
Evolution of the Materials Impact Factor:
Evolution of citations to Materials: