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2008 Inaugural issue released, initially published as a quarterly journal.
2010 Changes to a monthly publication schedule.
2011 Covered by the Science Index Expanded (SCIE).
2012 First Impact Factor (1.677) received.
2013 Six sections are setup: “Biomaterials”, “Materials for Energy Applications”, “Advanced Composites”, “Structure Analysis and Characterization”, “Porous Materials” and “Manufacturing Processes and Systems”.
First Best Paper Award announced.
Materials Impact Factor released in June 2013 (2.247).
Sponsored International Symposium on Surface and Interface of Biomaterials (ISSIB) 2013 in Rome, Italy.
Materials publishes more its 1,000th paper.
2014 Materials Impact Factor released in June 2014 (1.879)
2015 Materials Impact Factor released in June 2015 (2.651)
2016 Materials is covered by PubMed
Materials Impact Factor released in June 2016 (2.728)
2017 New sections were set up:
Section “Advanced Nanomaterials”;
“Catalytic Materials”;
“Carbon Materials”;
“Smart Materials”
“Thin Films”.
Materials Impact Factor released in June 2017 (2.654)
2018 Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Andrei V. Petukhov for Section “Advanced Nanomaterials” .
Section Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Steven L. Suib for Section “Catalytic Materials”.
4 new sections were set up:
Materials Chemistry;
Materials Physics Section;
Optics and Photonics Section;
Corrosion and Materials Degradation Section.
Materials Impact Factor released in June 2018 (2.467).
The year 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of Materials.
2019 Materials published its 10,000th paper.
Materials changes to a semi-monthly publication schedule.
Two Societies cooperated with Materials: Portuguese Materials Society (SPM) and Manufacturing Engineering Society (MES).
Prof. John B. Goodenough, the 2019 Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry, authored a review paper on "Advanced Electrodes for High Power Li-ion Batteries" in Materials in 2013.
Associate Editor-in-Chief Dr. Christof Schneider.
Associate Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Filippo Berto.
3 new sections were set up:
Construction and Building Materials Section;
Materials Simulation and Design Section;
Electronic Materials Section.
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Eddie Koenders for Section ‘Construction and Building Materials’.
Section Editor-in-Chief Dr. Valery Tuchin for Section ‘Optics and Photonics’.
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Teofil Jesionowski for Section ‘Materials Chemistry‘.
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Stefano Bellucci for Section ‘Carbon Materials‘.
Materials Impact Factor released in June 2019 (2.972).
2020 Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Pascal Van Der Voort for Section "Structure Analysis and Characterization".
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Panagiotis G. Asteris for Section "Materials Simulation and Design".
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Vlassios Likodimos for Section "Materials Physics".
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Seung Hwan Ko for Section "Smart Materials".
Materials Impact Factor released in June 2020 (3.057).
2021 5 new Sections were set up:
Advanced and Functional Ceramics and Glasses Section;
Metals and Alloys Section;
Soft Matter Section;
Polymeric Materials Section;
Quantum Materials Section.
Section Editor-in-Chief Dr. Francesco Baino for Section "Advanced and Functional Ceramics and Glasses".
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Yong-Cheng Lin for Section "Metals and Alloys".
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Jens-Uwe Sommer for Section "Soft Matter".
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Shouke Yan and Prof. Dr. Xu-Ming Xie for Section "Polymeric Materials".
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Heesun Yang for Section "Quantum Materials".
Materials CiteScore released in May 2021 (4.2).
Materials Impact Factor released in June 2021 (3.623).
Materials had been approved for coverage within four new categories of the Journal Citation Reports (JCR):
Metallurgy and Metallurgical Engineering, Q1
Chemistry, Physical, Q2
Physics, Applied, Q2
Physics, Condensed Matter, Q2


2008–2011 Founding Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Andreas Taubert
2010 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Maryam Tabrizian
2013 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Aldo R. Boccaccini for Section “Biomaterials”
2013 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Thomas Lippert for Section “Materials for Energy Applications”
2013 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Luciano Feo for Section “Advanced Composites”
2013 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Rafael Luque for Section “Porous Materials”
2013 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Sanjay Mathur for Section “Manufacturing Processes and Systems”
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