|2011||Inaugural volume is released, and Membranes published as a quarterly journal.|
|2013||Membranes covered by Ei Compendex/Engineering Village (Elsevier), INSPEC (IET), Polymer Library (Smithers Rapra), Scopus (Elsevier).|
||Membranes Covered by PubMed, PubMed Central (NLM), and Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI—Web of Science).
The following four topical sections are established:
|2017||Membranes announced its first Best Paper Award.|
|2018||Membranes receives a CiteScore of 2.69.
Membranes launches the Travel Awards project.
Membranes sponsors the following conferences:
|2019||Membranes is changed to a monthly publication schedule.
Membranes is covered by the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE).
Membranes receives a CiteScore of 3.28
Membranes announced its first Young Investigator Award
The sections have been adjusted as follows:
|2020||Membranes receives its first Impact Factor of 3.094 for the year 2019
Membranes receives a CiteScore of 3.5
Membranes became an affiliated journal of the Membrane Society of Australasia (MSA) and Polish Membrane Society (PTMem)
Membranes published its 1000th paper.
|2021||Membranes receives its Impact Factor of 4.106 for the year 2020; 5-Year IF 4.509
Membranes ranks 21/88 (Q1) in the category "Polymer Science", 125/335 (Q2) in the category "Materials Science, Multidisciplinary", 45/143 (Q2) in the category "Engineering, Chemical" and 69/162 (Q2) in the category "Chemistry, Physical"
Membranes receives a CiteScore of 3.7
The sections have been updated as follows:
|2011–||Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Spas D. Kolev.|
|2015–||Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Clàudia Fontàs for section “Membrane Applications in Industry and Chemical Analysis”.
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Angelo Basile for section “Membrane Applications in Water Treatment”.
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Shiro Suetsugu for section “Membrane Transport Phenomena”.
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Klaus Rätzke for section “Membrane Preparation and Characterization”.
|2019–||Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Shiro Suetsugu for section “Membranes in Life Sciences”.
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Clàudia Fontàs for section “Membrane Preparation and Characterization”.
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Wojciech Kujawski for section “Fundamentals of Membrane Processes”.
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Benjamin S. Hsiao for section “Membrane Engineering and Applications”.
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Giulio C. Sarti for section “Membrane Modeling and Simulation”.