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Applied Sciences, MDPI’s open access journal on all aspects of applied natural sciences, has published more than 8,000 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 2.217 for 2018.
Applied Sciences’ current CiteScore in Scopus is 2.52, which equals rank 41/275 (Q1) in "General Engineering". 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.