Journal History

2016 The inaugural issue was released. Biomimetics was published as a quarterly journal.
2017 Biomimetics became an affiliated journal of the International Society of Bionic Engineering (ISBE).
2018 Biomimetics announced the first edition of the Travel award.
2019 Biomimetics was indexed in PubMed - NLM.
Biomimetics added 11 new Editorial Board Members.
2020 Biomimetics was indexed in Scopus - Elsevier.
2021 Biomimetics was indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) - Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
2022 Biomimetics received its first Impact Factor (3.743).
Biomimetics received its CiteScore (2021) of 5.2.
Biomimetics established the following sections:
  • Biomimetic Processing and Molecular Biomimetics;
  • Biomimetics of Materials and Structures;
  • Biomimetic Design, Constructions and Devices;
  • Biomimetic Surfaces and Interfaces;
  • Bioinspired Architecture and Climatisation;
  • Locomotion and Bioinspired Robotics;
  • Bioinspired Sensorics, Information Processing and Control;
  • Biological Optimisation and Management;
  • Energy Biomimetics;
  • Development of Biomimetic Methodology.
2023 Biomimetics adopted a monthly publication schedule.


2016–2021 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Josep Samitier 
2022–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Stanislav N. Gorb

Section Editor-in-Chief

2021–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Mehmet Sarikaya for the section on Biomimetic Processing and Molecular Biomimetics
2023–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Bo Su for the section on Biomimetics of Materials and Structures
Section Editor-in-Chief:
Prof. Andrew Adamatzky for the section on Bioinspired Sensorics, Information Processing and Control
Section Editor-in-Chief: 
Prof. Dr. Yongmei Zheng for the section on Biomimetic Surfaces and Interfaces
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