Recent Progress in Materials is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. This periodical is devoted to publishing high-quality papers that describe the most significant and cutting-edge research in all areas of Materials. Its aim is to provide timely, authoritative introductions to current thinking, developments and research in carefully selected topics. Also, it aims to enhance the international exchange of scientific activities in materials science and technology.
Recent Progress in Materials publishes original high quality experimental and theoretical papers and reviews on basic and applied research in the field of materials science and engineering, with focus on synthesis, processing, constitution, and properties of all classes of materials. Particular emphasis is placed on microstructural design, phase relations, computational thermodynamics, and kinetics at the nano to macro scale. Contributions may also focus on progress in advanced characterization techniques.          

Main research areas include (but are not limited to):
Characterization & Evaluation of Materials
Metallic materials 
Inorganic nonmetallic materials 
Composite materials
Polymer Materials
Sustainable Materials and Technologies
Special types of Materials
Macro-, micro- and nano structure of materials
Environmental interactions, process modeling
Novel applications of materials

Archiving: full-text archived in CLOCKSS.

Free Publication in 2020
Current Issue: 2020  Archive: 2019

Biomaterial Stimulation

(Guest Editor: Francesco Calvani)

Submission Deadline: January 31, 2021 (Open)

Nanosensors: Recent Advances and Future Trends

(Guest Editor: Georgia Paraskevi Nikoleli)

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2020 (Open)

Biomimetic Materials Design as an Inspiration to Additive Manufacturing

(Guest Editor: Devendra Verma)

Submission Deadline: November 30, 2020 (Open)

Materials and Method for Soil Remediation

(Guest Editor: Meshari Almutairi)

Submission Deadline: November 15, 2020 (Open)

Nanomaterials for Advanced Construction and Green Building Applications

(Guest Editor: Kwok Wei Shah)

Submission Deadline: October 31, 2020 (Open)

Bio-based Materials: Smart and Packaging Applications

(Guest Editor: Consuelo Fritz)

Submission Deadline: October 15, 2020 (Open)

Research on Dental Materials

(Guest Editors: Fatimah L. C. Jackson and Musa Mateen)

Submission Deadline: October 15, 2020 (Open)

Ceramic Matrix Composites: Performance Evaluation and Application

(Guest Editor: Ali Abdul-Aziz)

Submission Deadline: September 15, 2020 (Open)

Bioactive Glasses: Recent Developments on Their Characterization and Applications

(Guest Editor: Mattias Edén)

Submission Deadline: August 31, 2020 (Open)

Development and Applications of Engineering Polymers

(Guest Editor: Khandaker M. Anwar Hossain)

Submission Deadline: August 15, 2020 (Open)

Fiber Composite Materials and Civil Engineering Applications

(Guest Editor: Luciano Ombres)

Submission Deadline: July 15, 2020 (Open)

Recent Advances in Metallic Glass

(Guest Editor: Waseem Haider)

Submission Deadline: June 15, 2020 (Open)

Materials Synthesis using Ionic Liquids

Submission Deadline: May 15, 2020 (Open)

Quantum Confinement Effects in Nano Material

(Guest Editor: Sotirios Baskoutas)

Submission Deadline: March 30, 2020 (Open)

Applications and Development of Biomaterials in Medicine

(Guest Editor: Hossein Hosseinkhani)

Submission Deadline: March 15, 2020 (Open)

Applications and Prospect of Chemical Sensors

(Guest Editor: Ho Won Jang)

Submission Deadline: December 15, 2019 (Open)