Materials Today is dedicated to the creation and sharing of materials science knowledge and experience. Supported by Elsevier, we publish high impact peer-reviewed journals, organize academic conferences, broadcast educational webinars and so much more. Our journals provide authors and readers with comprehensive coverage across materials science, spanning ground breaking discoveries to highly specialized research; offering exceptional diversity, high quality peer review, rapid publication, maximum visibility and the widest choice.

Our flagship journal (Journal Impact Factor 31.041*) welcomes comprehensive articles and short communications reporting breakthrough discoveries and major technical achievements of broad interest to the materials community, in addition to review articles in engaging and rapidly developing fields. We've launched a series of specialist companion titles, including Applied Materials Today, Materials Today EnergyMaterials Today Chemistry, Materials Today Physics, Materials Today Nano and Materials Today Sustainability, for more focused research at the forefront of materials - as well as our new Open Access titles Materials Today Advances and Materials Today Bio. Together with the extended Materials Today family of over 100 journals - including leading titles such as Nano Today, Biomaterials, Polymer, Nano Energy, and Carbon - you'll find journals that span materials science, from the big picture to the smallest, but often most crucial, detail.

Why publish with Materials Today?

  • Exceptional Diversity: With a growing collection of over 100 journals, the extended Materials Today family provides authors and readers with comprehensive coverage across materials science and related disciplines.
  • The Widest Choice: From ground breaking discoveries to highly specialized research; from original research articles to authoritative reviews - Materials Today has journals to suit your needs.
  • High Quality Peer Review: A global community of high profile, thought-leading, active researchers edit the Materials Today journals to ensure quality and provide authors with constructive feedback.
  • Rapid Publication: Rapid review, expert advice and seamless manuscript rerouting between interconnected journals set new standards for scientific publishing.
  • Maximum Visibility: Your article published via ScienceDirect, the world's leading source for scientific, technical, and medical research; discover and be discovered via, the community website for materials science news, comment, and so much more.


Connecting the global network of materials scientists, we coordinate successful conferences such as Frontiers in Polymer Science, Diamond and Carbon Materials, Materials Today Asia, Hybrid Materials, Nano Today, and NuMat: Nuclear Materials. Watch out for Featured Events in the Events listing.


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*2020 Journal Impact Factor: 2021 Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2021)