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International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering

Edited by: Hugo de Lasa and Charles Chunbao Xu
Your Benefits
  • Rich publishing tradition at De Gruyter reaching 2002
  • One of the leading journals in chemical reactors engineering
  • Prestigious Editorial Board
  • Excellent and up-to-date research and development articles
  • Ahead of print publishing
  • Notable Authors: international professors from Imperial College London, the Norwegian School of Science and Technology, and Bayer Corporation
The International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering covers the broad fields of theoretical and applied reactor engineering. The IJCRE covers topics drawn from the substantial areas of overlap between catalysis, reaction and reactor engineering. The journal is presently edited by Hugo de Lasa and Charles Xu, counting with an impressive list of Editorial Board leading specialists in chemical reactor engineering. Authors include notable international professors and R&D industry leaders.

  • Chemical reaction engineering
  • Single-phase and multi-phase reactor design
  • Catalytic reactors
  • Operation and control of chemical reactors
  • New chemical reactor concepts for green chemical processes
  • Fluid mechanics and fluid dynamics
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Low and high pressure and temperature chemical reactor operation.

Article formats
Original research and development articles, research and special events reports, book reviews etc.

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One issue/year, updated continuously
Content available since 2003 (Volume 1, Issue 1)
ISSN: 1542-6580

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Online Submission of Manuscripts

Your benefits of publishing with us
  • Easy-to-use online submission system
  • Up-to date information on recent conferences within the scope of the journal
  • Rapid review and publication times
  • High quality peer review
  • Every article easily discoverable because of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and comprehensive abstracting and indexing services
  • Convenient citation tracking via e-mail alert
  • Secure archiving by De Gruyter and the independent archiving service Portico
  • Professional sales and marketing activities

Submission process

Please note
  • Before submitting your article please get familiar with our copyright agreement
    Manuscripts may present: theoretical and experimental studies and investigations; concepts and their realization; modeling and simulation; software and hardware solutions of scientific challenges and technological problems; composition and characterization of functional and artificial materials; macro-, micro and nano-scaled structures, devices and systems; innovative ideas and novel approaches, as well as established and emerging technologies, systems and applications
  • Once your article is accepted you have the option to publish it open access
  • Our repository policy allows you to distribute 30 PDF copies of your published article to colleagues (the PDF has to include the information that it is an author's copy). Please also feel free to distribute the link to the online abstract. Detailed information can be found at Public Repositories tab
  • If you have any general questions please visit our FAQ page for authors

We look forward to receiving your manuscript!

Hugo de Lasa
, The University of Western Ontario; delasa.ijcre@eng.uwo.ca
Charles Xu, The University of Western Ontario; chunbaocharles.xu@gmail.com

Founding Editors
Franco Berruti
, The University of Western Ontario; berruti.ijcre@eng.uwo.ca
Cedric Briens, The University of Western Ontario; briens.ijcre@eng.uwo.ca
Hugo de Lasa, The University of Western Ontario; delasa.ijcre@eng.uwo.ca

Editorial Board
Orlando Alfano
, Universidad del Litoral, Argentina; alfano@intec.unl.edu.ar
Jose Arandes, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Spain; iqparesj@lg.ehu.es
Xiaotao Bi, University of British Columbia, Canada; xbi@chbe.ubc.ca
Yi Cheng, Tsinghua University, China; yicheng@tsinghua.edu.cn
Jamal Chouki, Ecole Polytechnique, Montreal, Canada; jamal.chaouki@polymtl.ca
Anthony G. Dixon, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA; agdixon@wpi.edu
Gulsen Dogu, Gazi University, Turkey; gdogu@gazi.edu.tr
Milorad P. Dudukovic, Washington University – St. Louis, USA; dudu@poly1.che.wustl.edu
Thierry Gauthier, Institut Français du Pétrole, France; thierry.gauthier@ifp.fr
John R. Grace, University of British Columbia, Canada; jgrace@chml.ubc.ca
Santosh Gupta, Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, India; skgupta@iitk.ac.in
Mohammad M. Hossain, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals; Saudi Arabia; mhossain@kfupm.edu.sa
Serge Kaliaguine, Université Laval, Canada; Serge.Kaliaguine@gch.ulaval.ca
Sibudjing Kawi, National University of Singapore; chekawis@nus.edu.sg
Samir Khanal, University of Hawaii, USA; khanal@hawaii.edu 
Paola Lettieri, University College London, United Kingdom; p.lettieri@ucl.ac.uk
Zheng-Hong Luo, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China; luozh@sjtu.edu.cn 
Yasuo Ohtsuka, Akita University, Japan; ohtsukay@gipc.akita-u.ac.jp   
Ajay Kumar Ray, University of Western Ontario, Canada; aray@eng.uwo.ca
Wensheng Qin, Lakehead University, Canada; wqin@lakeheadu.ca 
Alirio Rodrigues, Universidade do Porto, Portugal; arodrig@fe.up.pt
Benito Serrano Rosales, Universidad de Zacatecas, Mexico; beniser@prodigy.net.mx
Hallvard F. Svendsen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology; svendsen@chemeng.ntnu.no
Zhongchao Tan, University of Waterloo, Canada; tanz@uwaterloo.ca 
Enrico Tronconi, Politecnico di Milano; enrico.tronconi@polimi.it
J. Ruud van Ommen, Delft University of Technology; j.r.vanommen@tudelft.nl
Guus van Rossum, University of Twente, The Netherlands; G.vanRossum@utwente.nl 
Fei Wei, Tsinghua University, China; weifei@flotu.org
Joachim Werther, Technical University Hamburg-Harburg, Germany; werther@tu-harburg.de
Gabriel Wild, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Industries Chimiques, France; Gabriel.Wild@ensic.inpl-nancy.fr
Ying Zheng, University of New Brunswick, Canada; yzheng@unb.ca




Researchers and practitioners interested in chemical reactor engineering

What scholars are saying about the International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering
I value very much the IJCRE for my research as it is one of the important, active and widespread technical journals to disseminate the knowledge and the information. I am always asking my students to continue submitting our new findings and achievements to IJCRE to outreach effectively to scientists and engineers from around the world.
On behalf of my students and coworkers, I would like to thank you for considering our papers for publication in your journal.
Dr. Muthanna Al-Dahhan, Professor and Chairman, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology