The Journal of Colloid and Interface Science publishes original research findings on fundamental principles of colloid and interface science, as well as conceptually novel applications of these in advanced materials, nanomedicine, energy, environmental technologies, catalysis, and related fields. Criteria for publication are impact, quality, novelty and originality.

The Journal of Colloid and Interface Science emphasizes fundamental scientific innovation within the following categories:

A. Colloidal Materials and Nanomaterials
B. Soft Colloidal and Self-Assembly Systems
C. Adsorption, Catalysis and Electrochemistry
D. Interfacial Processes, Capillarity and Wetting
E. Biomaterials and Nanomedicine
F. Energy Conversion and Storage, and Environmental Technologies

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Editorial board


  • M. Malmsten
    Uppsala Universitet, Uppsala, Sweden

Managing Editor

  • A.T. Hubbard
    Santa Barbara, CA, USA


  • T.J. Bandosz PhD, DSC
    City University of New York (CUNY), New York, New York, USA
  • D. Berti
    Università degli Studi di Firenze, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
  • J. Eastoe
    University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
  • M.A. Lopez-Quintela
    Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • G.-Q.M. Lu
    University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
  • G. Zheng
    Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Advisory Board

  • Z. Adamczyk
    Krakow, Poland
  • P. Baglioni
    Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
  • B. Bhushan
    Powell, Ohio, USA
  • S. Biswal
  • B. Boyd
    Parkville, Victoria, Australia
  • P. Chen
  • R. Dagastine
    Parkville, Victoria, Australia
  • E. Deliyanni
    Thessaloniki, Greece
  • P. Dowding
    Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK
  • C.A. Dreiss
    London, UK
  • M. Fu
    Xiamen, China
  • V.M. Gun'ko
    Kiev, Ukraine
  • K.P. Johnston
    Austin, Texas, USA
  • P.V. Kamat
    Notre Dame, Indiana, USA
  • M. Kruk
    Staten Island, New York, USA
  • J.B. Li
    Beijing, China
  • J. Lützenkirchen
    Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany
  • D.J. McClements
    Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
  • W. Parak
    Marburg, Germany
  • D. Petsev
    Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
  • M. Rutland
    Stockholm, Sweden
  • B.-L. Su
    Namur, Belgium
  • R.F. Tabor
    Clayton, Victoria, Australia
  • P. Tartaj
    Cantoblanco, Madrid, Spain
  • R.D. Tilton
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • I. Tucker
    Bebington, Wirral, UK
  • J. Walz
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
  • M. Wang
    Beijing, China
  • S.-B. Wang
    Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  • E.J. Wanless
  • C. Whitby
    Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • B. Yang
    Changchun, China
  • M. Yates
    Rochester, New York, USA
  • D. Y. Zhao
    Shanghai, China

Editor Emeritus

  • D.T. Wasan
    Chicago, Illinois, USA

Past Editors

  • V.K. La Mer
  • A.C. Zettlemoyer
  • M. Kerker
  • J.P. Kratohvil
  • H. Kunieda‡