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Materials Science and Applied Chemistry

Materials Science and Applied Chemistry is a single blind peer reviewed journal published once a year in May Journal covers research in different branches of chemistry and chemical technology, biotechnology, materials science, physics and biomechanics.

Why subscribe and read 
Topics of MSAC Journal have polytechnic character and cover a broad field of research directions especially interdisciplinary research in:

  1. Materials science: ceramics and glasses, polymers, composites and functional materials,
  2. Material engineering and chemical engineering,
  3. Applied chemistry in particularly pharmaceutical substances and bioorganic chemistry.

Materials Science and Applied Chemistry is a single blind peer reviewed journal. Journal is indexed by wide spectra of abstracting and indexing databases.

Why submit

There are no publication charges. Submitting in MSAC means rapid publication: submit in March and if accepted get published in May. Articles are open access, so your article reaches broader audience.

Please see MSAC Guide for Authors for information on manuscript preparation.

Rejection Rate


Similarity Check Plagiarism Screening System

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

Detailed description of the Similarity Check System can be found at:

Abstracting & Indexing

Materials Science and Applied Chemistry is covered by the following services:

  • Baidu Scholar
  • Cabell's Whitelist
  • CABI (over 50 subsections)
  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) - CAplus
  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) - SciFinder
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
  • Dimensions
  • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
  • EBSCO (relevant databases)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Engineering Village
  • Google Scholar
  • Inspec
  • Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  • J-Gate
  • JournalGuide
  • JournalTOCs
  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
  • Microsoft Academic
  • MyScienceWork
  • Naver Academic
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Paperbase
  • Pirabase
  • Polymer Library
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ProQuest (relevant databases)
  • Publons
  • QOAM (Quality Open Access Market)
  • ReadCube
  • Semantic Scholar
  • Summon (ProQuest)
  • TDNet
  • TEMA Technik und Management
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
  • WanFang Data
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

The manuscripts are accepted in English. The submissions should be made electronically at msac@rtu.lv and comply with the Author guidelines of "Materials Science and Applied Chemistry".

Valdis Kokars, Riga Technical University, Latvia

Deputy/ Managing Editor 
Agnese Stunda-Zujeva, Riga Technical University, Latvia

Advisory Editor
Mārcis Dzenis, Riga Technical University, Latvia

Editorial Board 
Valdis Kampars, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Amir Fahmi, Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Māris Turks, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Dean Markoviæ, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia
Līga Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Andrés Ozols, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Gundars Mežinskis, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Māris Knite, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Jānis Zicāns, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Virginija Jankauskaite, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Andres Krumme, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

Language Editor
Zilgma Irbe, Riga Technical University, Latvia


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