List of Special Issues
All contributed special issues are dedicated to the subject of Advances in Materials. The motivation of those established special issues is to present the main aspects (past and present), latest developments, different viewpoints and the directions being followed in related fields.

Current Special Issue(s): 1

Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Materials

(Lead Guest Editor: Sumit Sharma )

Submission Deadline: Aug. 30, 2020

  • Benefits of the Lead Guest Editor

    Once your proposal is accepted, you will serve as the Lead Guest Editor. Working with us as the Lead Guest Editor of your proposed special issue, you will be entitled the following benefits.

    Benefits of the Lead Guest Editor

    ● Publish one paper for free if your special issue finished successfully (i.e., at least 5 papers were published in the special issue).

    ● Receive the Certificate of Honor (electronic version).

    ● Receive a hard copy of the special issue for free when the special issue is finished successfully (if need).

    ● Has a good chance to be promoted to the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal.

    ● Keep himself up-to-date while reviewing a manuscript.

    ● Cooperate with a group of experienced researchers from all over the world.

    Responsibilities of the Lead Guest Editor

    ● The Lead Guest Editor should organize a review team (Invite at least 6 Guest Editors) to do the review work if there are manuscripts submitted to the special issue.

    ● The Lead Guest Editor should promote his/her special issue and invite authors to submit manuscripts.

    ● The Lead Guest Editor should make decisions on the acceptance or rejection of manuscripts.

    ● The Lead Guest Editor should cross-check the manuscripts and ensure their quality.

  • How to Propose a Special Issue

    Special issues are focused collections of papers on topics of increasing interest within the discipline of Advances in Materials. These issues provide a venue for research on emerging areas, highlight important subdisciplines, or describe new cross-disciplinary applications. It is an effective way to draw attention to specific topics. Experienced researchers and practitioners are welcome to propose, organize the special issues around topics of their interest and expertise.

    If you would like to propose a special issue for this journal and be the Lead Guest Editor,
    please check and fill the Proposal Form and send to

    A Special Issue Proposal Should Include the Following 7 Parts:

    ● Journal Title (The journal inside which you want to publish your Special Issue);

    ● special issue title;

    ● Lead Guest Editor information

    ● At least 6 Guest Editors information

    ● Submission Deadline;

    ● Description: A 150-400 words introduction about your special issue;

    ● Aims and Scope of your special issue.

  • Join as Guest Editor

    Guest Editors also play a significant role in a special issue. They maintain the quality of published research and enhance the special issue’s impact. If you would like to be a Guest Editor or recommend a colleague as a Guest Editor in one of the journal’s special issues, please fulfill the Guest Editor application here:

    Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy as a Guest Editor:

    ● Enjoy 10% off article processing charge for publication in the special issue

    ● Receive the Certificate of Honor (electronic version)

    ● Stay up to date with the latest developments in your field

    ● Become part of the journal community

  • Article Processing Charge (APC)

    For the Special Issue manuscript APCs, here is the journal's policy:

    For Lead Guest Editors, they can publish one paper for free if the special issue finished successfully (i.e., at least 5 papers were published in the special issue), and enjoy 20% discount for the rest papers. Note that the Lead Guest Editor must be the corresponding author of the paper.

    For authors invited by the Lead Guest Editor, they will enjoy 10% off article processing charge for publication in the Special Issue.

    For Guest Editors, they will enjoy 10% off article processing charge for publication in the Special Issue

    For common authors, the APCs are the same with the corresponding Journal in which the Special Issue is published. For more details, please learn more information here:

    How Much Does Science Publishing Group Charge for the Journal?

    Advances in Materials is an Open Access journal accessible for free on the Internet. With Open Access, Science Publishing Group allows us to distribute knowledge more widely and at a lower cost than was previously possible. However, to cover the editorial services and production of an article, the journal depends on Article Processing Charges.

    The Article Processing Charge for the journal is 870 USD.

    Journal Title Article Processing Charge
    Advances in Materials 870 USD

    Article Processing Charge discounts or waivers are given to authors from low-income countries or lower-middle-income countries (classified by the world bank, learn more, click:
    For more details, please contact with the editor directly once the manuscript is accepted.

    SciencePG is committed to bringing latest research to the global academic community and making scholars’ research fingdings available to as many researchers as possible. To help achieve this, researchers worldwide have the possibility to publish their articles in our journals with 30% off on the normal Article Processing Charges (APCs) before July 31, 2020.

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