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  • Introduction to the Journal of Shandong University (Engineering Science)


    The Journal of Shandong University (Engineering Science), which was previously called the Journal of Shangdong University of Technology, was founded in October of 1956. It is an engineering-science-centered academic journal administrated by the Ministry of Education of China and sponsored by Shangdong University. It receives contributions from and circulates in China and aboard. The Journal is published bimonthly with ISSN 1672-3961 and CN 37-1391/T, and focuses on publishing academic papers, research reports, thematic reviews, etc. in the fields of applied basic disciplines and engineering specialties such as Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Control Science, Information Science, Computing, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, and Environmental Science. 


    The journal is covered by reputable domestic and international authoritative retrieval institutions, including the Chinese Science Citation Database (CSCD)Comprehensive List of Chinese Core Journals in the Peking University Library, Key Magazine of China Technology, Sciencepaper OnlineChina Scientific and Technical Periodical Abstracts (CSTA)Chinese Academic Journal on CD-ROM (CAJ-CD)China Mechanical Engineering AbstractsChemical Abstracts (CA) in AmericaCambridge Scientific Abstracts (CSA) in America, and Index of Copurnicus (IC) in Poland.


    The journal has won many awards and honors for its excellent quality. The journal was honored with the “Second Prize of Outstanding Journals in the Natural Science Journals System in Chinese Universities” in 1995 and “Outstanding Scientific and Technological Journals in Shandong Province” in 1996, and participated the “Exhibition of the Achievements of Chinese Publishing” as an outstanding journal in 1996. The journal also received the “First Prize for Excellent Overall Compiling in Shandong Province” in 1995 and 1996, was selected as a “High-Quality Key Journal” by the Research Department of the Committee of Education in Shandong Province and Shandong Research Society for Journals in 1997, “Outstanding Journal in Natural Science and Technology in Shandong Province” in 2000, outstanding journal for implementing the “Retrieval and Evaluation Norms in the Chinese Academic Journal on CD-ROM (CAJ-CD)” in 2003, and “Outstanding Scientific and Technological Journal in Shandong Province” in 2004. The Journal of Shandong University (Engineering Science) was awarded the “Second Prize of Outstanding Scientific and Technological Journals Online in China” by the “Scientificpaper Online” of the Center of Scientific and Technological Development of the Science and Technology Division of the Ministry of Education of China in 2008 and 2010. The journal was rated among the “Excellent Science and Technology Journals of Chinese Universities” in 2016 and 2018, and the “Top 100 Science and Technology Journals of Chinese Universities” in 2022.


    The Journal of Shandong University (Engineering Science) is an open-access journal that utilizes a double-blind peer-review process. All content in our journal is distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution, Non-Commercial, No-Derivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) License. All articles are published in open-access format. Published articles can be made public immediately and are permanently accessible free of charge on the official website of the journal (http://gxbwk.njournal.sdu.edu.cn/CN/1672-3961/home.shtml), allowing users to read, download, print, search, or obtain links to the full texts of articles, or use them for other legitimate purposes.


    We happily welcome contributions from domestic and international scientific and technological researchers from colleges and universities of science and engineering, as well as research institutes. 

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