Journal History

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).
2015
 
Membranes Covered by PubMed, PubMed Central (NLM), and Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI—Web of Science).
The following four topical sections are established:
  • Membrane Preparation and Characterization
  • Membrane Applications in Water Treatment
  • Membrane Applications in Industry and Chemical Analysis
  • Membrane Transport Phenomena
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:
  • Membrane Preparation and Characterization
  • Fundamentals of Membrane Processes
  • Membrane Engineering and Applications
  • Membrane Modeling and Simulation
  • Membranes in Life Sciences
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.

Editors-in-Chief

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”.
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