Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing publishes original research papers, review articles, case studies, short communications and letters from a wide variety of sources dealing with all aspects of the science and technology of composite materials, including fibrous and particulate reinforcements in polymeric, metallic and ceramic matrices, and 'natural' composites such as wood and biological materials. The range of applicable topics includes the properties, design and manufacture of reinforcing fibers and particles, novel architectures and concepts, multifunctional composites, advances in fabrication and processing of composite materials and structures, manufacturing science, process modelling, experimental mechanics, microstructural characterization of composites and their constituent phases, interfaces in composites, new approaches to prediction and measurement of mechanical, physical and chemical behaviour, and performance of composites in service. Articles are also welcomed on economic and commercial aspects of the applications of composites, design with composites and case studies. All articles are subject to rigorous peer review to ensure they make an important and novel contribution, and a high standard is set for both content and presentation. The Editors aim to conduct the review procedure with the minimum of delay so that prompt publication ensues.

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Editorial board

Editor-in-Chief and Editor for Europe and Africa (Applied Science)

  • M.R. Wisnom
    University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

Editor for Asia and Australasia (Applied Science)

  • N. Takeda
    The University of Tokyo, Meguro-Ku, Japan

Editor (Manufacturing) and American Editor (Applied Science and Manufacturing)

  • S. Advani
    University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, USA

Chinese Editor (Applied Science)

  • Z. Zhang
    National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, Beijing, China

Editor for Nanocomposites

  • J.K. Kim
    Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

Editor for Biocomposites

  • K. Oksman
    Luleå University of Technology, Luleå, Sweden

Editorial Board

  • S. Bickerton
    University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
  • C. Binetruy Ph.D
    Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France
  • A.R. Bunsell
    Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines, Evry Cedex, France
  • P. P. Camanho
    Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
  • L.T. Drzal
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
  • S. Feih
    Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology, Singapore
  • Q. Fu
    Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
  • A. G. Gibson
    Newcastle University, England, UK
  • Y. Hu
    University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Hefei, China
  • J. Leng
    Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China
  • Y. Li
    Tongji University, Shanghai, China
  • A. Long
    Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
  • V. Michaud
    École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland
  • M. Misra
    University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • A. Mouritz
    RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • J. Nairn
    Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA
  • S. Nutt
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • T. Okabe
    Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
  • K.L. Pickering
    University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
  • K.M. Pillai
    University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
  • K. Potter
    University of Bristol, Bristol, England, UK
  • A. Poursartip
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • P. Smith
    University of Surrey, GUILDFORD, Surrey, UK
  • J. Summerscales
    Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK
  • I. Verpoest
    KU Leuven, Heverlee-Leuven, Belgium
  • C.H. Wang
    UNSW Australia, Sydney, Australia
  • J.R. Youn
    Seoul National University (SNU), Seoul, The Republic of Korea

In Memoriam, 2014

  • Tony Kelly
    University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK