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International Journal of Sustainable Engineering

Now An Open Access Journal

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International Journal of Sustainable Engineering is converting to Open Access from its 2022 volume.

The International Journal of Sustainable Engineering (IJSE) aims to provide engineers from a variety of backgrounds with access to a valuable source of cross-disciplinary information for promoting sustainable practices.

The IJSE plans to foster the immediate and widescale dissemination of research results through adoption of an Open Access (OA) model.  Every IJSE submissions will continue to be subject to the usual vigorous reviewing process, and to help with this process, Professor Antonella Petrillo and Professor Sekar Vinodh have been appointed new Associate Editors of IJSE.  We have also invited new members to join the IJSE Editorial Board and will be recruiting more members based on the areas of growth in OA submissions.  

As part of this transition, all manuscripts received going forward will proceed through  International Journal of Sustainable Engineering‘s new Open Access submission. As part of this transition, all manuscripts received going forward will proceed through IJSE’s new Open Access submission portal. Authors who submit after this date will be required to pay an article publishing charge (APC) which can be covered by an author’s funder or institution, with opportunities for funding support.   

International Journal of Sustainable Engineering is particularly interested in receiving manuscripts on:

Methodologies, Modelling and Management

  • Engineering design for sustainable development 

  • Life-cycle engineering

  • Sustainable supply chain management

  • Sustainable business models

  • Novel organisational structures and systems to support industrial sustainability

Technologies, Processes and Resources

  • Sustainable technology innovation to support resource efficiency

  • Sustainable material development and process engineering

  • Energy conservation and low-carbon manufacturing

  • Waste minimisation, remanufacturing, reuse and recycling technologies

  • Sustainable power generation and renewable energy technologies 

Legislation, Education and Corporate Social Factors 

  • Environmental management and ISO standards

  • Producer responsibility and ecologically aware legislations

  • Promoting sustainable use and consumption models

  • Engineering solutions for developing countries

  • Engineering education for sustainable development 

Editor-In-Chief

“The many advantages of a full Open Access model include the dissemination of new knowledge rapidly and widely which could in turn result in more real-life impacts, trigger new research directions, and be used as an ‘open educational resource’. This could also facilitate the establishment of a knowledge economy and provide a much-needed economic boost within both developed as well as developing countries.”

Shahin Rahimifard, Editor-in-Chief

Professor Shahin Rahimifard, Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Sustainable Engineering

Why publish open access?

  • Increase the visibility and readership of your research by publishing in a fully open access journal.

  • Make an impact beyond the academy by making your article accessible to anyone, anywhere (including readers in industry and even policy-makers).

  • Freely share your work with no restrictions or paywall.

  • Retain ownership of your research through our unrestrictive publishing agreements.

  • Discounts and waivers for researchers in developing countries are available. The journal will also consider requests for discretionary APC waivers. Find out if your institution or country has an open access agreement to publish with us.

Read the latest research

Navigate the links below to read a selection of popular recent open access articles from the journal for free.
Article Author(s)
Innovating traditional building materials in Chembe, Malawi: assessing post-consumer waste glass and burnt clay bricks for performance and circularity Noredine Mahdjoub, Marc Kalina, Alex Augustine & Elizabeth Tilley
Towards integrating production and consumption to reduce consumer food waste in developed countries Aicha Jellil, Elliot Woolley & Shahin Rahimifard
The considerations and limitations of feedback as a strategy for behaviour change Garrath T. Wilson, Tracy Bhamra & Debra Lilley
Comparing environmental product footprint for electronic and electric equipment: a multi-criteria approach F. De Felice, V. Elia, M.G. Gnoni & A. Petrillo
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