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Applied Sciences, MDPI’s open access journal on all aspects of applied natural sciences, has published more than 6000 articles and reviews since its inception in 2011. AppliedSciences is now covered in the Science Citation Index Expanded in Web of Science and received an Impact Factor of 1.689 for 2017.
Applied Sciences’ current CiteScore in Scopus is 1.98. The CiteScore is a ratio between the number of citations in 2017 to papers published in 2014–2016 in the numerator and the number of papers published in 2014–2016 in the denominator, drawn from Scopus data.
Our sincerest thanks go to the Editor-in-Chief of Applied Sciences, Prof. Dr. Takayoshi Kobayashi; to all the editorial board members; as well as to the Guest Editors of our Special Issues, who have ensured, with their hard work and diligence, the continued success of the journal.