Materials (Impact Factor: 2.467 (2017); ISSN 1996-1944) is a peer-reviewed open access journal of materials science and engineering
published monthly online by MDPI. Materials was launched in 2008. The journal covers fifteen comprehensive topics: biomaterials, energy materials, advanced composites, structure analysis and characterization, porous materials, manufacturing processes and systems, advanced nanomaterials, smart materials, thin films, catalytic materials, carbon materials, Materials Chemistry, Materials Physics, Optics and Photonics, Corrosion and Materials Degradation. The distinguished and dedicated editorial board and our strict peer-review process ensure the highest degree of scientific rigor and review of all published articles. Materials provides an unique opportunity to contribute high quality articles and to take advantage of its large readership.

Metals (ISSN 2075-4701; CODEN: MBSEC7) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal published monthly online by MDPI. It was founded in 2011 and has been indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), Scopus (Elsevier) and other databases. Its Impact Factor was 1.704 in 2018, and the 5-Year Impact Factor is 1.899. Metals now ranks 23/75 (Q2) in the category ‘Metallurgy & Metallurgical Engineering’ and 169/285 (Q3) in the category ‘Materials, Multidisciplinary’. Metals provides a forum for publishing papers that advance the in-depth understanding of the relationship between the structure, properties or functions of all kinds of metals (including of metallurgy, alloys, base metals, precious metals, rare metals and so on). You are welcome to visit the journal website