Journal History

2013 The inaugural issue is released, and Machines starts publication as a quarterly journal.
2014 Machines was indexed in Inspec (IET).
2017 Machines was indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)—Web of Science.
Machines starts the Travel Awards project.
Machines was indexed in Scopus.
2018 The International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science (IFToMM) becomes affiliated with Machines, and its members receive a discount on the journal’s article processing charges.
2020 Indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE—Web of Science);
Receives its new CiteScore of 3.2 for the year of 2019, which ranks 26/101 in the category of “Control and Optimization”and 92/340 in the category of "Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering".
2021 Machines receives its first Impact Factor of 2.428 for the year 2020.


2013–2016 Founding Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. David Mba
2016–2017 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steven Y. Liang
2017–2021 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Hamid Reza Karimi
2021 to date Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Antonio J. Marques Cardoso
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