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About IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)

Based on Journal of Physics: Conference Series, our hugely successful physics title, MSE offers an outstanding service to organizers of conferences in materials science and related fields. After building up a strong body of work in materials science disciplines we decided that the community would benefit from a dedicated proceedings title, which would enable related content to reach the relevant target audience. The first MSE volume was published in 2009, and the journal has since published some high-calibre proceedings in areas including nanotechnology, polymer science, manufacturing and application, and thin films.

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2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009

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Coverage and scope

We offer a complete publishing package, giving a permanent open access record of your entire event, from plenary to poster papers. We have experience of publishing large multinational conferences as well as small workshops and meetings.

The coverage of MSE extends across all materials science disciplines, encompassing analysis, development and application. Research areas covered by the journal include:

  • Processing, engineering and applications
  • Analysis and characterization
  • Functional materials
  • Polymer science
  • Glasses and ceramics
  • Thin films and surfaces
  • Nanostructures and nanomaterials
  • Composites
  • Biomaterials
  • Environment and energy
  • Computation and simulation
  • Crystalline structure and microstructure
  • Structural and mechanical
  • Metals, alloys and and metallurgy