Journal History

2015 The Inaugural issue was released. Gels was published as a monthly journal.
2016 Gels was indexed in CAS—Chemical Abstracts - ACS.
2017 Gels was indexed in Polymer Library - Smithers Rapra.
2019 Gels was indexed in PubMed - NLM.
Gels was indexed in Scopus - Elsevier.
Gels was indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) - Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
2020 Gels was indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) - Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
2021 Gels received its first Impact Factor (4.702).
2022 Gels received an updated Impact Factor (4.432).


2015–2024 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. David Díaz Díaz
2024–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Esmaiel Jabbari

Section Editor-in-Chief

2022–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Miguel A. Cerqueira for the section on Gel Applications
Section Editor-in-Chief: 
Dr. Filippo Rossi for the section on Gel Processing and Engineering
Section Editor-in-Chief:
 Prof. Dr. Jean-Michel Guenet for the section on Gel Analysis and Characterization
2022–2024 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Esmaiel Jabbari for the section on Gel Chemistry and Physics
2024–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Chuanliang Feng for the section on Gel Chemistry and Physics
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