Journal History

2013 The inaugural issue was released. Processes was published as a quarterly journal.
2015 Processes was indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).
2017 Processes was indexed in Scopus.
Processes was indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)—Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
Processes announced the first edition of its Travel Awards.
2018 Processes adopted a monthly publication schedule.
Processes received its first Journal Impact Factor (1.279).
Processes was indexed in the LAPSE—Living Archive for Process Systems Engineering.
Processes became an affiliated journal of the Systems and Control Division of the Chemical Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE).
Processes established the following sections:
  • Chemical Systems;
  • Biological Systems;
  • Materials Processes;
  • Computational Methods;
  • Other Topics.
2019 Processes became an affiliated journal of the Brazilian Association of Chemical Engineering (ABEQ).
Processes received its first CiteScore (2.05).
Processes announced the first edition of the Young Investigator Award, Outstanding Reviewer Awards and Best Paper Awards.
Processes established the following section:
  • Green Processes.
2020 Processes established the following sections:
  • Pharmaceutical Processes;
  • Food Processes;
  • Energy Systems;
  • Computational Methods was renamed as Process Control and Supervision;
  • Other Topics was renamed as Advanced Digital and Other Processes.
2021 Processes announced the first edition of the Best Ph.D. Thesis Awards.
Processes established the following sections:
  • Catalysis Enhanced Processes;
  • Separation Processes;
  • Particle Processes;
  • Manufacturing Processes and Systems;
  • Automation Control Systems;
  • Chemical Systems was renamed as Chemical Processes and Systems;
  • Biological Systems was renamed as Biological Processes and Systems;
  • Green Processes was renamed as Environmental and Green Processes.
Processes published its 5,000th paper.

Editors-in-Chief

2013–2020 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Michael A. Henson
2020–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Giancarlo Cravotto

Section Editors-in-Chief

2020–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Blaž Likozar for the Section on Chemical Processes and Systems;
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Francesca Spyrakis for the Section on Biological Processes and Systems;
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Antoni Sanchez for the Section on Environmental and Green Processes;
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Dariusz Dziki for the Section on Food Processes;
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Matti Lehtonen for the Section on Energy Systems;
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Vicenç Puig for the Section on Process Control and Supervision;
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Anet Režek Jambrak for the Section on Advanced Digital and Other Processes.
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