Journal History

2013 The inaugural issue was released. Lubricants was published as a quarterly journal.
2016 Lubricants published its 100th paper.
2017 Lubricants was indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index—Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
Lubricants was indexed in Scopus (Elsevier).
Lubricants held its first online Editorial Board Member meeting.
2018 Lubricants announced the first edition of the Travel Awards.
Lubricants published its 200th paper.
2019 Lubricants announced the first edition of the Best Paper Awards.
Lubricants received its first CiteScore (2018) of 1.87.
2020 Lubricants received its 2019 CiteScore (2.2).
Lubricants held its first virtual booth at the 3rd International BEARING WORLD by FVA.
2021 Lubricants announced the 2021 Best Paper Awards.
Lubricants was indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)—Web of Science.
2022 Lubricants announced the 2022 Best Paper Awards.
Lubricants received its 2021 CiteScore (4.5), ranked 40/129 (Q2) in "Surfaces, Coatings and Films" and 160/601 (Q2) in "Mechanical Engineering".
Lubricants received its first Impact Factor (3.584), ranked 45/137 (Q2) in "Engineering, Mechanical".
2023 The year 2023 marks the 10th Anniversary of Lubricants.


2012–2017 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. James E. Krzanowski
2017–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Homer Rahnejat
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