Processes — Open Access Journal

Processes (ISSN 2227-9717; CODEN: PROCCO) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal on processes in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, materials, and related process/systems engineering research fields. The journal is the publication partner of Systems and Control Division of the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering. The CSChE S&C Division is a partner of Processes and its members receive a discount on the article processing charge. Please visit for more details.
  • Open Access free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Indexed in the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science) and Inspec (IET). Covered in Scopus from Vol. 5 (2017).
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 6.0 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • Recognition of reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

Impact Factor: 1.279 (2017)

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Processes
Computational Synthetic Biology Guest Editors: Julio R. Banga, Filippo Menolascina
Deadline: 14 December 2018
Special Issue in Processes
Biofilm Processes Guest Editors: Enrico Marsili, Michael Kitching
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Special Issue in Processes
Plasma-Based Processes for Improved Energy Efficiency Guest Editors: Jose A. Medrano Jimenez, Fausto Gallucci
Deadline: 1 February 2019
Special Issue in Processes
Principles of Modular Design and Control in Complex Systems Guest Editor: Cong T. Trinh
Deadline: 28 February 2019

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Processes
Process Data Analytics Collection Editors: Leo Chiang, Richard Braatz
Topical Collection in Processes
Process System Engineering for More Efficient Power and Chemicals Production Collection Editors: Fausto Gallucci, Vincenzo Spallina
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