Designs is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal of engineering designs published bimonthly online by MDPI.
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  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q2 (Engineering (miscellaneous))
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 16.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2022).
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Topic in Applied Sciences, Automation, BDCC, Biomimetics, Designs, Sensors
Application of Big Data and Deep Learning in Engineering Analysis and Design Topic Editors: Eric M. Lui, Antonio Concilio
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Topic in Energies, Applied Sciences, Sensors, Materials, Designs
Advances in Non-Destructive Testing Methods Topic Editors: Grzegorz Peruń, Tangbin Xia, Bogusław Łazarz
Deadline: 31 August 2023
Topic in Batteries, Designs, Energies, Materials, Sustainability
Materials for Energy Harvesting and Storage Topic Editors: Xia Lu, Xueyi Lu
Deadline: 30 September 2023
Topic in Designs, Energies, Materials, Polymers, Sustainability
Efficient Manufacturing: Materials, Processes, and Systems Topic Editors: Junying Min, Christopher Ehrmann, Nan Li
Deadline: 31 October 2023
Special Issue in Designs
Advances in Aircraft Propulsion System Modelling, Design and Simulation Guest Editors: Andrea Magrini, Ernesto Benini
Deadline: 15 June 2023
Special Issue in Designs
Exploring New Innovations in 3D Printing & Manufacturing Technologies Guest Editor: Andreas Heinrich
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Special Issue in Designs
Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Modeling, Simulation and Control—Series II Guest Editor: Ruxandra Botez
Deadline: 10 July 2023
Special Issue in Designs
Phase Change Materials Applications: Design, Optimization and Models Guest Editor: Bogdan Diaconu
Deadline: 20 July 2023
Topical Collection in Designs
Editorial Board Members’ Collection Series: Biomaterials Design Collection Editors: Richard Drevet, Hicham Benhayoune
Topical Collection in Designs
Editorial Board Members’ Collection Series: Smart Energy Systems Design Collection Editors: Surender Reddy Salkuti, Dibin Zhu
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