About Processes


Processes (ISSN 2227-9717) provides an advanced forum for process/system-related research in chemistry, biology, material, energy, environment, food, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, automation control, catalysis, separation, particle and allied engineering fields. The journal publishes reviews, research papers and communications. Our aim is to encourage researchers to publish their experimental, theoretical and computational results in as much detail as necessary. There is no restriction on the maximum length of the papers or number of figures and tables.


  • Chemical Processes and Systems:
    experimental, theoretical and computational research on process development and engineering; chemical and biochemical reaction processes; mass transfer, separation and purification processes; mixing, fluid processing and heat transfer systems
  • Environmental and Green Processes:
    environmental processes; biomass processes; new disruptive processes for high efficiency; CCUS processes; distributed production processes
  • Energy Systems:
    energy system planning; energy system transition; changes in energy demand; energy and electricity markets
  • Process Control and Monitoring:
    simulation and modeling methods; process data-based approaches; model identification; process control; process supervision; process optimization; process intensification
  • Biological Processes and Systems:
    investigations of sub-cellular/microbial processes; tissues and microbial communities; bioreactors; enzymology; modeling; system biology; systems medicine; industrial biotechnology
  • Catalysis Enhanced Processes
    catalytic processes; new materials for processes; catalysts; reactors; process design
  • Separation Processes
    separation technologies; extraction; purification; adsorption; crystallization
  • Particle Processes:
    processes creating particles; processes upgrading particles; processes using particles; characterization of particle systems; simulation of particle systems
  • Food Process Engineering:
    food processing; food production; food preservation; emerging food technologies; food quality; food waste
  • Materials Processes:
    materials processing and degradation; processes in biomaterials, energy materials, porous materials, nanomaterials, catalytic materials, corrosion
  • Pharmaceutical Processes:
    pharmaceutical synthesis; pharmaceutical process route design; pharmaceutical processing and optimization; basic technologies for pharmaceutical processing (supercritical fluid extraction; chromatography; membrane separation; drying technology; sterilization technology etc.); novel technologies for pharmaceutical processing (genetic engineering technology; cell engineering technology; enzyme and cell immobilization techniques etc.); monitoring and quality control of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes; modeling of pharmaceutical production; physicochemical properties of drug product development; novel excipients in pharmaceutical processes; nanomedicine and nanotechnology; biological and biosimilar processing; natural and herbal remedies processing; pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics; effective mechanism and toxicity of drug; drug delivery system; advanced therapy medicinal products
  • Automation Control Systems:
    process automation and monitoring; artificial neural networks; fault detection and diagnosis; intelligent control systems; learning systems; micro- and nano-systems; system condition monitoring; optimization algorithms; control theory; networked systems
  • Manufacturing Processes and Systems:
    manufacturing systems; manufacturing processes; manufacturing automation; mechatronics and robotics; precision manufacturing and control; micro-nano-manufacturing; green manufacturing; design in manufacturing; metallic and nonmetallic materials in manufacturing; metallurgical process
  • Sustainable Processes
    sustainability metrics; sustainability in process design; new sustainable processes and supply chains
  • Advanced Digital and Other Processes:
    industry 4.0; digitalization; internet of things (IoT); additive technologies (3D printing); sustainability; blockchain; other processes

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