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Journal History

2001

The inaugural issue was released, and Sensors was published as a monthly journal.

2005

Sensors received its first Impact Factor of 0.990.

2010

The journal was divided into four topical sections: Biosensors, Chemical Sensors, Physical Sensors, and Remote Sensors.

2011

Sensors journal announced the first edition of the Best Paper Awards. Full-text papers were archived in the US National Library of Medicine's (NLM) PubMed Central (PMC).

Sensors established section Sensor Networks.

2012

Indexed by EI Compendex.

2013

Sensors received an Impact Factor of 1.953 for the year 2012; the 5-year Impact Factor was 2.395.

Sensors sponsored the 17th International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (MicroTAS 2013).

2014

Sensors received an Impact Factor of 2.048 for the year 2013; the 5-year Impact Factor was 2.457.

Sensors published its 5000th paper.

The first International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA-1), sponsored by Sensors, was held on 1–16 June 2014.

2015

Sensors received an Impact Factor of 2.245 for the year 2014; the 5-year Impact Factor was 2.474.

The fourth edition of the International Symposium on Sensor Science (I3S2015) was held in Basel, Switzerland.

The second International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA-2) was held on Sciforum on 15–30 November 2015.

Sensors started the Travel Awards project.

2016

Sensors received an Impact Factor of 2.033 for the year 2015; the 5-year Impact Factor was 2.437.

Sensors published its 10,000th paper.

The third International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA-3) was held on Sciforum on 15–30 November 2016.

2017

Sensors received an Impact Factor of 2.677 for the year 2016. The 5-year Impact Factor was 2.964.

Sensors established the following sections:

Sensors held its first online Editorial Board Member meeting.

Sensors sponsored Eurosensors 2017.

The fifth edition of the International Symposium on Sensor Science (I3S2017) was held in Barcelona, Spain.

The fourth International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA-4) was held on Sciforum on 15–30 November 2017.

Sensors commenced the Young Investigator Award and Outstanding Reviewer Award projects.

2018

Sensors established section Sensor Materials.

The sixth edition of the International Symposium on Sensor Science (I3S2018) was held in Kenting, Taiwan.

The fifth International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA-5) was held on Sciforum on 15–30 November 2018.

Sensors sponsored Eurosensors 2018 and arranged a collaboration through setting up a Special Issue.

2019

Sensors adopted a semimonthly publication schedule.

Sensors received an Impact Factor of 3.031 for the year 2018; the 5-year Impact Factor was 3.032.

Sensors established the following sections:

Sensors published its 20,000th paper.

The seventh International Symposium on Sensor Science (I3S 2019) was held in Napoli Italy, on 9–11 May 2019.

The sixth International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA-6) was held on Sciforum on 15–30 November 2019.

Sensors launched the Travel Award 2019 and Young Investigator Award 2019.

Sensors initiated the Conference Board and Topic Board.

2020

Sensors received an Impact Factor of 3.275 for the year 2019; the 5-year Impact Factor was 3.427.

Sensors established the following sections:

Sensors published its 30,000th paper.

The seventh International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA-7) was held on Sciforum on 15–30 November 2020.

Sensors launched the following awards: 2020 Travel Awards, 2020 Young Investigator Award, 2020 PhD Thesis Award, 2020 Outstanding Reviewer Awards, 2020 Best Cover Award, and 2020 Best Paper Awards.

Editors-in-Chief

2001-2003 Founding Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Milan M. Antonijevic
2004-2005 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Michael J. Schöning
2006-2010 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Peter Seitz
2010-2018 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. W. Rudolf Seitz for Section on Chemical Sensors
2010- Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Alexander Star for Section on Biosensors
  Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Assefa M. Melesse for Section on Remote Sensors
2011-2012 Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Tim Wark for Section on Sensor Networks
2012-2019 Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Vittorio M.N. Passaro for Section on Physical Sensors
2013-2014 Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Mohamed F. Younis for Section on Sensor Networks
2014-2020 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Leonhard M. Reindl for Section on Sensor Networks
2018- Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Mehmet Rasit Yuce for Section on Intelligent Sensors
2019- Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Eduard Llobet for Section on Chemical Sensors
Section Editor-in-Chief
: Prof. Dr. Vittorio M.N. Passaro for Section on Optical Sensors
2020- Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Raffaele Bruno for Section on Internet of Things
Section Editor-in-Chief
: Dr. Davide Brunelli for Section on Sensor Networks
Section Editor-in-Chief
: Prof. Dr. Roozbeh Ghaffari on Wearables
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