2015 Impact Factor released for Sensors – 2.033, June 14, 2016 16:55


Sensors has received a new Impact Factor of 2.033 for 2015 in the latest release of the Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition, published by Thomson Reuters in June 2016. The five-year Impact Factor is 2.437.

Sensors now ranks 36/75 (Q2) in the category ‘Chemistry, Analytical’, 16/27 (Q3) in the ‘Electrochemistry’ and 12/56 (Q1) in the category ‘Instruments & Instrumentation’. The journal thus remains among the highest ranking Open Access journals in the field


Evolution of Impact Factor, Citations and Publications for Sensors:

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New Editorial Board Members & Sensors Travel Awards Winners 2016Sensors, March 31, 2016 17:04
New Editorial Board Members Joined Sensors

We are pleased to announce that the following scholars have joined Editorial Board of Sensors.


Prof. Dr. James F. Rusling

Department of Chemistry, U-60 and Department of Surgery and Neag Cancer Center (Health Center) 55 N. Eagleville Rd., University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269-3060, USA

Website: http://web2.uconn.edu/rusling/

Scopus: http://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=7102533817


Prof. Dr. Timothy M Swager

Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, 18-393, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

Website: http://chemistry.mit.edu/people/swager-timothy

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com.hk/citations?user=hARTZn8AAAAJ&hl=en&oi=sra

Scopus: http://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=7103104771


Prof. Dr. Itamar Willner

Institute of Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel

Website: http://chem.ch.huji.ac.il/willner/

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com.hk/citations?user=7DZ_0BoAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=sra

Scopus: http://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=35570812900


Sensors Travel Awards Winners 2016


We are pleased to announce that the Sensors Travel Awards 2016 were granted to Saira Bakshi, PhD student at Clarkson University, Ivan Trujllo-Priego, PhD student at the University of Southern California, Brunah A. Otieno, PhD student at University of Connecticut, and to Dr. Wei Gao, post-doctoral researcher at UC Berkeley.


We thank you for your participation and we look forward to receiving your application for the Travel Awards 2017.


For more information about the journal please visit the Sensors homepage http://www.mdpi.com/journal/sensors.

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Axioms, Behavioral Sciences, Photonics, Separations and Toxics added to the Emerging Sources Citation Index in Web of Science, March 31, 2016 15:32

We are pleased to announce that the journals Axioms, Behavioral Sciences, Photonics, Separations and Toxics were recently accepted for inclusion in the newly launched Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) in Web of Science.

ESCI serves to highlight promising journals which are still under consideration for the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) or the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI).


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New Editorial Office in Barcelona, Spain, March 24, 2016 11:19

We are excited to announce the opening of our new editorial office in Barcelona, Spain. The launch team is led by a Senior Editor and comprises further staff holding doctoral degrees with several years of research experience. The new editorial team will help us to get closer to European research communities and progress Sciforum, the platform to support the scientific community via conference hosting and other functions. They will also help spread the word about Open Access and meet academics at scientific events.

We are in the process of hiring more doctoral and masters graduates to join the editorial team and welcome applications via jobs@mdpi.com. For contact details about the office, see our contact page.

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Membership Established with the Max Planck Society, February 22, 2016 17:14

We are pleased to announce that the Max Planck Digital Library (MPDL) has signed an agreement with MDPI to support authors associated with the Max Planck Society (Max-Planck-Gesellschaft). As of 22 February 2016, corresponding authors will receive full funding from the MPDL for articles published in MDPI journals, with a 10% discount applied to the Article Processing Charges. Additional details can be found at our institutional membership page.

Founded in 1948, The Max Planck Society is one of Germany’s leading research organizations, and is currently made up of 83 institutes conducting basic research in natural sciences, life sciences, social sciences and humanities. 18 Nobel laureates have emerged from its ranks of scientists and the society has more than 15,000 publications in scientific journals each year.


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New Institutional Memberships Established with Tsinghua University, the Chinese Society of Micro-Nano Technology, Ruhr University Bochum and the University of Ulm, January 7, 2016 10:47

We are pleased to announce that the following institutions have joined MDPI's institutional membership program as of 1 January 2016:

Authors affiliated with these institutions will benefit from a 10% discount on the article processing charges.

Additional details can be found on our institutional membership page.



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