Special issue “Science and Technology of Sustainable Materials for Industrial Applications”

Special Issue Editors


Luigi Calabrese ,

* Correspondence: luigi.calabrese@unime.it

Contrada Di Dio (Sant’Agata), Università degli Studi di Messina, Messina, Italy

Interests: Functional materials; Sustainable energy materials, Advanced composite materials; coatings; materials corrosion and durability.

Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu ,

* Correspondence: grumezescu@yahoo.com

University Politehnica of Bucharest, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, Bucharest, Romania

Interests: synthesis and characterization of (nano)materials.

Special Issue Information

Aim and Scope:

Dear Colleagues,

Aim of this Special Issue of the Journal “Materials International” is to address the new trend on sustainable materials field for industrial applications by worldwide researchers and specialists outcomes. The purpose is to assess the recent development in the applied science involving research activity from micro- to macro-scale aspects of materials and technologies for sustainable applications. In such a context, particular emphasis will be given to research papers tailored in order to improve industrial applications and market extension of sustainable materials.

Subtopics: In particular, the topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Natural materials and their composites;
  • Sustainable energy science and technologies;
  • Energy storage and conversion;
  • Sustainable building materials;
  • Functional materials for renewable energy applications;

Keywords: natural materials, composites, sustainable energy, energy storage, energy conversion, building materials, functional materials.

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2021

Manuscript Submission Information

All submissions to Materials International should be made at review@materials.international. The corresponding author has the responsibility of the manuscript during the submission and peer-reviewing process. Please do not forget to state in the email “Subject” the title of this special issue.

Submission Checklist

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  2. use the Microsoft Word Template to prepare your manuscript;
  3. make sure that issues about publication ethics, copyright, authorship, figure formats, data and references format have been appropriately considered;
  4. please try to cite only articles with DOI (digital object identifier); also add DOI for each reference;
  5. please add at least 10 references from the last 2 years (2018-2019) in order to highlight the novelty of your work;
  6. ensure that all authors have approved the content of the submitted manuscript.

Published papers

This special issue is now open for submission.