Actuators is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on the science and technology of actuators and control systems published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), Inspec, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q2 (Control and Optimization)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 1.994 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.623 (2020)
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Topic in Applied Sciences, Robotics, Actuators, Machines, Applied Mechanics
Motion Planning and Control for Robotics Editor-in-Chief: Dario Richiedei
Deadline: 31 March 2022
Special Issue in Actuators
Actuators for Climbing Robotics Guest Editor: Georgios Andrikopoulos
Deadline: 31 July 2021
Special Issue in Actuators
Robotics and Control: State of the Art Guest Editors: Puren Ouyang, Zhuming Bi
Deadline: 15 August 2021
Special Issue in Actuators
Actuators in Robotic Control Guest Editor: Chih Jer Lin
Deadline: 31 August 2021
Special Issue in Actuators
Robust and Optimal Control: Design Methodologies and Practical Applications Guest Editors: Patrick Lanusse, Vicente Feliu Batlle, Tudor-Bogdan Airimitoaie
Deadline: 15 September 2021
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