Special Issue "Selected Papers from the 5th International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Technologies (Splitech2020) – The Role of Smart Technologies in Engineering Applications"

A special issue of Energies (ISSN 1996-1073). This special issue belongs to the section "Solar Energy and Photovoltaic Systems".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 April 2021.

Special Issue Editor

Prof. Dr. Sandro Nizetic
Guest Editor
LTEF -Laboratory for Thermodynamics and Energy Efficiency, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Split, 21000 Split, Croatia
Interests: thermodynamics; energy efficiency; solar energy; smart and IoT based technologies in engineering; renewable energy; mechanical engineering; CFD; hybrid energy systems; HVAC systems; smart energy systems; photovoltaics; hybrid energy systems

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues and contributors,

I am pleased to inform you that we have released a new Special Issue related to the 5th International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Technologies (Splitech2020). In addition to the selected papers from the SpliTech2020 international conference, we are also welcoming submissions focused on technological advancements related to smart technologies. Multidisciplinary high-quality research works are welcome to the SI SpliTech2020, with a focus on the implementation issues of smart technologies and also addressing energy, environmental, and sustainability repercussions.

All SpliTech2020 extended papers should have an overall similarity of no more than 20% with no more than 3% from a single source. Authors should carefully prepare their submissions based on the journal instructions for authors, which can be found at the following link:


Thank you for your support. We look forward to your high-quality research works.

Prof. Dr. Sandro Nizetic
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Energies is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2000 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.


  • Smart technologies
  • IoT-based solutions
  • Software advancements in engineering
  • Energy
  • Energy efficiency
  • Clean energy technologies Renewable energy
  • Sustainability
  • Environmental protection

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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