This Virtual Special Issue will showcase the continued high-level contributions of industrial researchers to the development of new technology and applications for commercial products. Submit your manuscript by May 1, 2024.

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Since 1909, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry, with variations in title and format, has been published by the American Chemical Society. To highlight the continued high-level contributions of industrial researchers to the development of new technology and applications for commercial products, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research (I&ECR) is launching a Virtual Special Issue titled "2024 Industrial Research: From Lab to Commercialization."

This Virtual Special Issue will feature innovative engineering chemistry research addressing industrially relevant problems across the breadth of the journal’s scope. We seek contributions (1) featuring at least one industrial author, or (2) which are primarily funded through industrial sponsorship. We are particularly interested in contributions from industrially affiliated corresponding authors.

We invite contributions of Articles, Letters, Reviews or Perspectives on all topics within I&ECR’s scope, including (but not limited to):

  • Thermodynamics
  • Transport phenomena
  • Chemical reaction kinetics and engineering
  • Sustainability
  • Catalysis
  • Separations
  • Process systems engineering
  • Product research and development used to improve or create new catalysts, plastics, sorbents, membranes, and functional materials

Do you have a research report to include? Submit your manuscript by May 1, 2024.

Organizing Editors

Prof. Michael Baldea, Editor-in-Chief, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research
The University of Texas at Austin, United States

Dr. Christopher P. Nicholas, Guest Editor
C2P Sciences L3C, United States

Submission Information

We welcome submissions for this Special Issue through May 1, 2024.

Accepted manuscripts for consideration in this Special Issue will include Articles, Letters, Reviews or Perspectives. Papers accepted for publication for this Special Issue will be available ASAP (as soon as publishable) online as soon as they are accepted. After all submissions have been published, they will then be compiled online on a dedicated landing page to form the Special Issue. Manuscripts submitted for consideration will undergo the full rigorous peer review process expected from ACS journals.

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Safety Information in Journal Articles

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How to Submit

  • Log in to the ACS Paragon Plus submission site.
  • Choose Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research.
  • Select your manuscript type, and, under "Special Issue Selection," choose “2024 Industrial Research: From Lab to Commercialization."

For more information on submission requirements, please visit the journal’s Author Guidelines page.

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