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Green Processing and Synthesis

Editor In Chief: Volker Hessel and Nam Nghiep Tran
Editorial Board: Galip Akay, Isabel W.C.E. Arends, Michael C. Cann, Yi Cheng, Giancarlo Cravotto, Heidrun Gruber-Wölfler, Dana Kralisch, Krishna D. P. Nigam, Basudeb Saha, Christophe A. Serra, Wei Zhang, Gianluca Coccia, Rama Rao Karri, Liangliang Lin, Abdur Rauf, Hai Nguyen Tran,  and Dai-Viet N. Vo

Green Processing and Synthesis is an open access journal. Publication costs are covered by so called Article Processing Charges (APC), paid by authors' affiliated institutions, funders or sponsors. Manuscripts submitted from January 1, 2019 are subject to APC.

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Your benefits

  • State-of-the art knowledge in the broad field of green process development and chemical synthesis
  • Strong interdisciplinary approach
  • Renowned international editorial board
  • Publication online in open access in ongoing way
  • secure archiving by De Gruyter and the independent archiving service Portico
  • Authors retain copyrights (CC-BY license)

Green Processing and Synthesis is an open access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal that provides up-to-date research both on fundamental as well as applied aspects of innovative green process development and chemical synthesis, giving an appropriate share to industrial views. The contributions are cutting edge, high-impact, authoritative, and provide both pros and cons of potential technologies. Green Processing and Synthesis provides a platform for scientists and engineers, especially chemists and chemical engineers, but is also open for interdisciplinary research from other areas such as physics, materials science, or catalysis.


  • Flow chemistry, microreaction technology and microfluidics
  • Process intensification
  • Green chemistry
  • Nanosciences for chemical engineering
  • Chemicals from biomass: biofuels and intermediates

Article formats
Research Article, Review Article, Book Review, Erratum

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Green Processing and Synthesis was launched by De Gruyter and has been continuously published since 2012

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Volume 9 (2020): Issue 1 (Jan 2020)

You can easily submit your manuscript online. Simply go to http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/greenps and you will be guided through the whole peer-reviewing and publishing process.

Your benefits of publishing with us
  • Easy-to-use online submission, peer review, and publication system
  • High quality peer-review
  • Short turnaround times
  • Every article easily discoverable because of SEO and comprehensive abstracting and indexing services
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  • Increased visibility and readability of articles published
  • Accelerated and increased citations
  • More liberal policy on self-archiving (no embargo period)
  • An immediate publication after production processes, as the articles are no longer bundled in issues.

Submission process
Submission of your paper via our submission management tool following the Instructions_for_Authors (you will be guided through every step of the submission process)

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We look forward to receiving your manuscript!

Volker Hessel (School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Australia)

Deputy Editor-in-Chief
Nam Nghiep Tran (School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Australia)

Galip Akay (formerly School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials, Newcastle University, UK)
Isabel Arends (Sustainable Organic Chemistry, Utrecht University, The Netherlands)
Michael C. Cann (Environmental Science at Chemistry Department, University of Scranton, USA)
Yi Cheng (Beijing Key Laboratory of Green Reaction Engineering and Technology, Tsinghua University, China)
Gianluca Coccia (Department of Industrial Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, Marche Polytechnic University, Italy)
Giancarlo Cravotto (Organic Chemistry, University of Torino, Italy)
Heidrun Gruber-Wölfler (Institute of Process and Particle Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Austria)
Rama Rao Karri (Faculty in Petroleum and Chemical Engineering, University of Technology Brunei, Brunei)
Dana Kralisch (Institute for Technical Chemistry and Environmental Chemistry, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany)
Yuliang Li (School of Environment Engineering and Science, Chang'an University, Xi'an, China)
LiangLiang Lin (School of Chemical and Material Engineering, Jiangnan University, China)
Krishna D.P. Nigam (Department of Chemical Engineering, Institute of Technology Delhi, India)
Abdur Rauf (Department of Chemistry, University of Swabi, Pakistan)
Basu Saha (Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, School of Engineering, London South Bank University, UK)
Christophe A. Serra (European Engineering School of Chemistry, Polymers and Materials Science, University of Strasbourg, France)
Hai Nguyen Tran (Institute of Fundamental and Applied Sciences, Duy Tan University, Vietnam)
Dai-Viet N. Vo (Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering, University of Malaysia, Pahang, Malaysia)
Whei Zhang (Boston Center for Green Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA)

Language Editor
Ramila Amirikas (the ōbex project)

Editorial Contact
Dr. Krzysztof Dębniak
Managing Editor

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