The aim of Composites Part B: Engineering is to provide a balance between mechanics and materials science aspects, basic and applied research, and high technology and high volume (low cost) composite development.

The Journal aims to provide a forum for the prompt publication of original research on all areas of composites and nano-engineered materials, with emphasis being placed on evaluation and modelling of engineering details and concepts. Basic research papers are welcomed as well as proposals for review articles. Authors are encouraged to discuss the issues relative to application in the short or long-term in various areas, such as aerospace, automotive and other surface transportation, infrastructure, ship-building, off-shore piping, and recreational products.

Current topics of interest to readers include durability, functionally gradient materials, interfaces, interlaminar fracture, joints and adhesion, smart composites, textile composites, thermoplastics, wave propagation, and non-destructive testing.

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Editorial board


  • Hao Wang
    University of Southern Queensland Centre for Future Materials Research, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
  • Uday Kumar Vaidya PhD
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 37996 USA, AND Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37932 USA


  • L. Feo
    University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy
  • J. H. Lee
    Jeonbuk National University, Jeonju, Korea, Republic of
  • O.T. Thomsen
    University of Bristol Department of Aerospace Engineering, Bristol, United Kingdom

Editorial Board

  • A.L. Araújo
    University of Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
  • A. Arias
    University Carlos III of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  • Y. Bai
    Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
  • D. Bhattacharya
    The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
  • C. Binetruy
    Central College Nantes, Nantes, France
  • V. Birman
    Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri, United States
  • R. Butler
    University of Bath Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bath, United Kingdom
  • M. Godlewski
    Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, Poland
  • Jihua Gou
    University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, United States
  • V. Gribniak
    Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • J. Gu
    Northwestern Polytechnical University School of Science, Xi'an, China
  • N. Gupta
    New York University Tandon School of Engineering, Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • N.V. Hieu
    Modelling and Multiscale Simulation Laboratory, Marne La Vallee, France
  • M. Ionita
    Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
  • D. Jack
    Baylor University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Waco, Texas, United States
  • M. Kawai
    University of Tsukuba, Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsukuba, Japan
  • A. Kiziltas
    Ford Motor Company, Department of Sustainability and Emerging Materials, Dearborn, Michigan, United States
  • S.N. Leung
    York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Guoqiang Li
    Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, United States
  • G. Lu
    Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
  • R. Luciano
    University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, Cassino, Italy
  • A. Mosallam
    University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States
  • I. Oh
    Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, Korea, Republic of
  • P. Oliver
    Clement Ader Institute, Toulouse, France
  • W. van Paepegem
    Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
  • Y.B. Park
    Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Ulsan, Korea, Republic of
  • R. Penna
    University of Salerno, Fisciano, Italy
  • M.J. Pindera
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, United States
  • Y.D.S. Rajapakse
    Office of Naval Research, Arlington, Virginia, United States
  • J. Sankar
    North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
  • A.H. Sofiyev
    Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
  • P Song
    University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia
  • B.S. Sorensen
    Technical University of Denmark, Kongens(Kgs) Lyngby, Denmark
  • G. Sun
    Hunan University State Key Laboratory of Advanced Design and Manufacturing for Vehicle Body, Changsha, China
  • C.P. Tsui
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • A. Turon
    University of Girona, Girona, Spain
  • Shiren Wang
    TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY, Lubbock, TX, United States
  • N. Wu
    University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • F. Xu
    Donghua University, Shanghai, China
  • Z. Zhang
    University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia
  • J. Zhu
    Ningbo Institute of Industrial Technology Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ningbo, China