Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects is an international journal devoted to the science underlying applications of colloids and interfacial phenomena.

The journal aims at publishing high quality research papers featuring new materials or new insights into the role of colloid and interface science in (for example) food, energy, minerals processing, pharmaceuticals or the environment.

Criteria for publication in Colloids and Surfaces A are novelty, quality and current interest. Manuscripts which only make routine use of or minor extensions to well established methodologies (e.g. fitting adsorption data to a Langmuir or Freundlich isotherm) are not appropriate for the journal.

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Editorial board


  • J.B. Li
    Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing, China


  • R. Bordes
    Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden
  • F. Grieser
    University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • R.D. Tilton
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • X. Yan
    Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Zhongguancun, Haidian District, Beijing, China

Editors Emeriti

  • E.D. Goddard
    Union Carbide Corporation, Tarrytown, New York, USA
  • T.W. Healy
    University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • G.D. Parfitt
    The University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
  • D. Prieve
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • P. Somasundaran
    Columbia University, New York, New York, USA

Editorial Board

  • Z. Adamczyk
    Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, Poland
  • M. Adler
    University Paris-Est, Marne-la-Vallée Cedex 2, France
  • P. Adler
    Sorbonne Université, Paris Cedex 05, France
  • A. Amirfazli
    University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
  • K. Ariga PhD
    National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Japan
  • P. Baglioni
    Università degli Studi di Firenze, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
  • S. Biggs
    University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • S. Biswal
    Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA
  • L.B. Boinovich
    A.N Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Moscow, Russian Federation
  • R. Carlos
    Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Barcelona, Spain
  • A.A. Dar
    University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, India
  • E. Dickinson
    University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
  • M. Elimelech
    Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
  • A.F. Fery
    Leibniz Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden, Dresden, Germany
  • N. Furlong
    RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
  • S. Giasson
    Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
  • M Gradzielski
    Technische Universität Berlin (TUB), Berlin, Germany
  • J. Hao
    Shandong University, Jinan, China
  • Q. He
    Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China
  • T.W. Healy
    University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • S. Hideki
    Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan
  • J. Huang
    Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
  • A. Javadi
    University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
  • T. Kawai
    Tokyo University of Science, Tokyo, Japan
  • M Kosmulski
    Lublin University of Technology , Lublin, Poland
  • D. Langevin
    Université Paris-Sud (Paris XI), Orsay, France
  • L. Li
    Beijing University of Science and Technology, Beijing, China
  • Y. Li
    China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
  • J. Lützenkirchen
    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany
  • M. Malmsten
    Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
  • A. Marmur
    Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
  • R. Miller
    Max Planck Institute (MPI) of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam, Germany
  • B. Murray
    University of Leeds, UK
  • B. Neppolian
    SRM University, India
  • T. Ngai
    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hongkong, China
  • M.-P. Pileni
    University Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris, France
  • A. Salonen
    University of Paris, Paris, France
  • C. Solans
    Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Barcelona, Spain
  • B. Su
    Université de Namur, Namur, Belgium
  • G. Tiddy
    University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
  • Y. Wang
    Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing, China
  • C. Whitby
    University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
  • H. Xu
    China University of Petroleum, Qingdao, China
  • Y. Zuo
    University of Hawaii at Mãnoa, Haiwai, USA