Journal History

2011 The inaugural issue was released. Catalysts was published as a quarterly journal.
2012 Catalysts received its first CiteScore (2011) of 1.9.
2014 Catalysts was indexed in Scopus and Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) - Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
2015 Catalysts received its first Impact Factor (2.000).
2016 Catalysts adopted a monthly publication schedule.
2018 Catalysts established the following sections:
  • Electrocatalysis;
  • Metal Catalysis;
  • Biomass Catalysis;
  • Computational Catalysis.
2019 Catalysts established the following sections:
  • Catalytic Materials;
  • Environmental Catalysis;
  • Photocatalysis;
  • Nanostructured Catalysts;
  • Catalysis in Organic and Polymer Chemistry;
  • Biocatalysis and General.
2020 Catalysts organized The 1st International Electronic Conference on Catalysis Sciences and its webinar series (“Recent Advances in Biocatalysis for Biomanufacturing” and “Bioelectrochemistry”).
2021 The year 2021 marked the 10th Anniversary of Catalysts.
 received its 2020 Impact Factor (4.146).
Catalysts published its 5,000th paper.
Catalysts established the following sections:
  • Catalytic Reaction Engineering;
  • Industrial Catalysis;
  • Catalysis for Sustainable Energy;
  • Catalysis for Pharmaceuticals.
2022 Catalysts received its 2021 Impact Factor (4.501).
Catalysts received its CiteScore (2021) of 5.5, ranked 50/228 (Q1) in "General Environmental Science".
2023 Catalysts received its 2022 Impact Factor (3.9).
Catalysts received its CiteScore (2022) of 6.3, ranked 50/227 (Q1) in "General Environmental Science".


2011–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Keith Hohn

Section Editor-in-Chief

2018–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Leonarda Francesca Liotta for the section on Catalytic Materials
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Jean-François Lamonier for the section on Environmental Catalysis
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Vincenzo Baglio for the section on Electrocatalysis
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Adam F. Lee for the section on Nanostructured Catalysts
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Evangelos Topakas for the section on Biocatalysis
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Juan J. Bravo-Suarez for the section on Biomass Catalysis
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. C. Heath Turner for the section on Computational Catalysis
2019–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Kotohiro Nomura for the section on Catalysis in Organic and Polymer Chemistry
2020–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Detlef W. Bahnemann for the section on Photocatalysis
2021–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Hugo de Lasa for the section on Catalytic Reaction Engineering
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Maria A. Goula for the section on Catalysis for Sustainable Energy
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Prof. Dr. Andres R. Alcantara for the section on Catalysis for Pharmaceuticals
2024–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Guido Busca for the section on Industrial Catalysis
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