Thematic issues

(1) Concentrated Solar Power in industrial technologies, metallurgy and materials science
Guest Editor(s): Jaroslav Kovacik ,
Institute of Materials and Machine Mechanics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
30 November 2020
(2) Performance-based Service Life Design of reinforced recycled aggregate concrete
Guest Editor(s): Jorge de Brito , , Rui Neves ,
CERIS, IST, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Polytechnic Institute of Setubal – Barreiro Technology School, Portugal
31 May 2020
(3) Current trends in biopolymer-based materials
Guest Editor(s): Victor Manuel Perez-Puyana , , Alberto Romero García ,
Departamento de Ingeniería Química, Facultad de Química, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
30 September 2020
(4) Recent developments of molecularly imprinted materials
Guest Editor(s): Elias Bou-Maroun ,
AgroSup Dijon, Univ. Bourgogne Franche-Comté, Procédés Alimentaires et Microbiologiques, France
31 August 2020
(5) Advances in additive manufacturing: modeling, design, and application
Guest Editor(s): Mohammad Elahinia , , Mohammadreza Nematollahi ,  Nima Shamsaei
Dynamic and Smart Systems Laboratory, Mechanical Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department,
The University of Toledo, OH 43606, United States
National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME), Auburn University, United States
31 December 2020
(6) Perovskite photovoltaics and optoelectronic devices
Guest Editor(s): Jing Wei ,
Beijing Key Laboratory of Construction Tailorable Advanced Functional Materials and Green Applications,
School of Materials Science & Engineering Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 10081, China
30 November 2020
(7) Advanced energy storage, conversion and application materials
Guest Editor(s): Xiubo Xie ,
School of Environmental and Material Engineering, Yantai University,
No. 30 Qingquan Road, Shandong, 264005, China
31 December 2020
(8) Caloric effects and related materials
Guest Editor(s): Xuexi Zhang  ,
School of Materials Science and Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin 150001, China
1 August 2020
(9) Synthesis, characterization and functional devices application of novel two-dimensional materials
Guest Editor(s): Yu Zhou, Shuang Yang, Yumeng Yang, Jizhong Song ,
School of Physics and Electronics, Central South University; China
School of Materials Science and Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, China
School of Information Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech University, China
College of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China
31 November 2020
(10) Materials for agricultural
Guest Editor(s): Zhi Zhou ,
College of Science, Hunan Agricultural University, Changsha, 410128, P. R. China
1 July 2020
(11) Thin-film materials, devices and carrier dynamics for flexible electronics
Guest Editor(s): Zhigang Yin1,2 ,
1   State Key Laboratory of Structural Chemistry, Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter,
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
2   Institut für Chemie and IRIS Adlershof, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
31 December 2020
(12) Functional materials for energy applications
Guest Editor(s): Guo-Ming Weng ,
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, New York University, Brooklyn, NY, USA
30 November 2020
(13) End-of-Life (EOL) Materials recovery and Life cycle assessment (LCA)
Guest Editor(s): Alexandra Elena Stoica, Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
University Politehnica of Bucharest, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, Bucharest, Romania
31 December 2020
(14) Reinforced Composite Materials Including Natural Fiber for Industrial and Household Applications
Guest Editor(s): Palanikumar K, Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sri Sairam Institute of Technology, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
University Politehnica of Bucharest, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, Bucharest, Romania
30 January 2021
(15) Antimicrobial nanobiomaterials
Guest Editor(s): Alina Maria Holban, Lia Mara Ditu, Carmen Curutiu
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Biology, University of Bucharest, Romania
Research Institute of the University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
30 December 2020
(16) Science and Technology of Sustainable Materials for Industrial Applications
Guest Editor(s): Luigi Calabrese, Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
Contrada Di Dio (Sant’Agata), Università degli Studi di Messina, Messina, Italy
University Politehnica of Bucharest, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, Bucharest, Romania
30 September 2021
(17) Advanced manufacturing and advanced materials
Guest Editor(s): Angelos P. Markopoulos, Panagiotis Karmiris-Obratański, Dimitrios Skondras-Giousios,
Emmanouil – Lazaros Papazoglou
National Technical University of Athens, School of Mechanical Engineering, Heroon Polytechniou 9,
15780 Zografou, Athens, Greece
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics,
al. Mickiewicza 30, 30-059 Cracow, Poland
31 March 2021
(18) Layered Nanohybrids as Promising Drug Delivery Vehicles
Guest Editor(s): Tanushree Choudhury
Chemistry Division, SAS, VIT Chennai, India
31 March 2021
(19) Advanced cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries
Guest Editor(s): Hongyuan Zhao
Research Center for Advanced Materials and Electrochemical Technology, Henan Institute of
Science and Technology, Xinxiang 453003, China
31 May 2021
(20) 3D and 4D Hybrid Printed Functional Prototypes
Guest Editor(s): Rupinder Singh, Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, Chandigarh India
University Politehnica of Bucharest, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, Bucharest, Romania
30 June 2021