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Journal History

2001 The inaugural issue is released, and Sensors is published as a monthly journal.
2005 Sensors receives its first Impact Factor of 0.990.
2010 The journal is divided into four topical sections: Biosensors, Chemical Sensors, Physical Sensors, and Remote Sensors.
2011 Sensors journal announces the first edition of the Best Paper Awards. Full-text papers are archived in the US National Library of Medicine's (NLM) PubMed Central (PMC). A fifth topical section on Sensor Networks is set up.
2012 Indexed by EI Compendex.
2013

Sensors receives an Impact Factor of 1.953 for the year 2012; the 5-year Impact Factor is 2.395.

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

2014

Sensors publishes its 5000th paper.

The 1st International E-Conference on Sensors and Applications, sponsored by Sensors, is held.

Sensors receives an Impact Factor of 2.048 for the year 2013; the 5-year Impact Factor is 2.457.
2015

Sensors receives an Impact Factor of 2.245 for the year 2014; the 5-year Impact Factor is 2.474.

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

The second International E-Conference on Sensors and Applications, sponsored by Sensors, is held on Sciforum.

Sensors starts the Travel Awards project.
2016

Sensors receives an Impact Factor of 2.033 for the year 2015; the 5-year Impact Factor is 2.437.

Sensors publishes its 10,000th paper.
2017

Sensors receives an Impact Factor of 2.677 for the year 2016. The 5-year Impact Factor is 2.964.

Two new topical sections on Intelligent Sensors and Internet of Things are set up.

Sensors holds its first online Editorial Board Member meeting.

Sensors sponsored Eurosensors 2017.

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

The fourth International e-Conference on Sensors and Applications, sponsored by Sensors, is held on Sciforum.

Sensors commences the Young Investigator Award and Outstanding Reviewer Award projects.
2018

A new topical section on Sensor Materials is set up.

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

The fifth International E-Conference on Sensors and Applications, sponsored by Sensors, is held on Sciforum.

Sensors sponsors Eurosensors 2018 and arranges a collaboration through setting up a Special Issue.
2019

Sensors receives an Impact Factor of 3.031 for the year 2018; the 5-year Impact Factor is 3.032.

Three new topical sections on “Optical Sensors”, “Biomedical Sensors”, and “Electronics sensors” are set up.

Sensors publishes its 20,000th paper.

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

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

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

Sensors initiates the Conference Board and Topic Board.

Sensors begins publishing semimonthly from 2019.

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 “Chemical Sensors”
2010- Section Editor-in-Chief Dr. Alexander Star for Section “Biosensors”
  Section Editor-in-Chief Dr. Assefa M. Melesse for Section “Remote Sensors”
2011-2012 Section Editor-in-Chief Dr. Tim Wark for Section “Sensor Networks”
2012-2019 Section Editor-in-Chief Dr. Vittorio M.N. Passaro for Section “Physical Sensors”
2013-2014 Section Editor-in-Chief Dr. Mohamed F. Younis for Section “Sensor Networks”
2014- Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Leonhard M. Reindl for Section “Sensor Networks”
2018-  Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Mehmet Rasit Yuce for Section “Intelligent Sensors”
2019-  Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Eduard Llobet for Section “Chemical Sensors”
   Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Vittorio M.N. Passaro for Section “Optical Sensors”
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