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International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering

Ed. by de Lasa, Hugo / Xu, Charles Chunbao

IMPACT FACTOR 2017: 0.881
5-year IMPACT FACTOR: 0.908

CiteScore 2017: 0.86

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2017: 0.306
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2017: 0.503

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    • 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

    Aims and Scope

    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.

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

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    Type of Publication:

    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

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    Content available since 2003 (Volume 1, Issue 1)
    ISSN: 1542-6580

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    Editorial Information

    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

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    • This might be due to content gaps that we are still closing, but please be assured that we are doing our best to do so as quickly as possible. Thank you for bearing with us until the lists of articles are complete again!

      posted by: De Gruyter Online on 2012-02-10 05:35 PM (Europe/Berlin)

    • Please, there´s a problem again... my article publish in IJCRE volume 9/2011 is not online and people can´t download the job. Could you see that problem? Article: Theoretical and Empirical Studies on the Catalytic Partial Oxidation of Methane Promoted by FeY and Fe(piperazine)Y Complexes (Y = Y-zeolite). Send me an answer e a copy of my public article, please! Email: berezuk@utfpr.edu.br, regards.

      posted by: Marcio Berezuk on 2012-03-29 04:02 PM (Europe/Berlin)

    • Hello, we apologize that there are still not all articles of this issue online. We are working on the problem and try to close the still existing content gaps as fast as possible. We will send you an author copy via mail. Thank you very much for your patience and your understanding!

      posted by: De Gruyter Online on 2012-03-30 04:06 PM (Europe/Berlin)

    • Please, there´s a problem again... my article publish in IJCRE volume 9/2011 Note S3 is not online and people can´t download the job. Could you see that problem? Article: Dynamic Technique to Determine Hexadecane Transfer Rate from Organic Phase to Aqueous Phase in a Three-Phase Bioreactor Send me an answer e a copy of my public article, please! Email: mlizardi@upqroo.edu.mx, regards.

      posted by: Manuel Lizardi-Jiménez on 2012-04-18 01:40 AM (Europe/Berlin)

    • The chemical reactor engineering is great reading material for the chemistry field people. www.paarichemresources.com but the problem is this journal is not available in market. But any way you did a nice job by posting this article.

      posted by: web master on 2012-12-06 05:58 AM (Europe/Berlin)