International Journal of Nano Science and Engineering (IJNSE)

The International Journal of Nano Science and Engineering (IJNSE) is a devoted scientific journal that publishes high quality research output in the fields of Nanosciences and Nanoengineering. It is published by The International Association for Sharing Knowledge and Sustainability (IASKS).

Aims and Scope:

The International Journal of Nano Science and Engineering is an international and interdisciplinary peer reviewed journal. The journal aims to integrate high quality contributions form scientists and engineers alike into a single source of information that serves broad scientific audience. The journal publishes original full research articles, short communications for rapid print of research findings, and review articles. The Journal will also print special reports that feature recent discoveries with potential impact or commentary on a state-of-the-art contribution reported in the scientific literature. The journal anticipates contributions in the synthesis, fabrication, characterization and applications of nanomaterials and nanosystems, molecular simulations and nano-x (nano-physics, nano-chemistry, nanotubes, nano-biotechnology, nano-medicine, nano-optics, etc.)

Editor-in-Chief

  Prof. Yousef Haik, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA

Editorial Board

 

  • Prof. Mehrdad Ghasemi Nejhad, University of Hawaii-Manoa, USA
  • Prof. James Ryan, Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, USA
  • Prof. Paulo C. Morais, Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil
  • Dr. Habib Zaidi, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
  • Prof. Mohamed Henini, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Dr. Vinay Pai, National Institute of Health, USA
  • Dr. Bashar Issa, United Arab Emirates University, UAE
  • Prof. Adil Denizli, Hacettepe University, Turkey
  • Prof. C. Bor Fuh, National Chi Nan University, Taiwan
  • Dr. Muhammad Zaman, Boston University, USA
  • Prof. Vekas Ladislau, Romanian Academy, Romania
  • Prof. Miklos Zrinyi, Semmelweis University, Hungary
  • Dr. Winfried Moeller, Helmholtz Zentrum Muchen, Germany
  • Prof. George S. Dulikravich, Florida International University, USA
  • Prof. Xing-Jie Liang, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, China
  • Dr. Oswaldo Baffa, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil

Manuscript Preparation:

Submission of papers: Online: Only electronic online submission will be considered. All authors are required match the journal paper format which is available at www.iasks.org/sites/default/files/IJNSE_Paper_Format.doc. The manuscript must be written in MS Word Format. All correspondence, including notification of the Editor's decision and requests for revision, takes place by e-mail, removing the need for a hard-copy paper trail. Authors are also requested to download, complete, sign, and send back by e-mail the copyright form, which can be downloaded from www.iasks.org/sites/default/files/Copyright_Form_IJNSE.doc

Types of contributions: Original research papers, short communications and review articles.

Corresponding author: Clearly indicate who is responsible for correspondence at all stages of refereeing and publication, including post-publication. Ensure that telephone and fax numbers (with country and area code) are provided in addition to the e-mail address and the complete postal address. Full postal addresses must be given for all co-authors.

Original material: Submission of an article implies that the work described has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis), that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors and that, if accepted, it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language, without the written consent of the Publisher. Authors found to be deliberately contravening the submission guidelines on originality and exclusivity shall not be considered for future publication in this journal.

Manuscript Preparation:

General: Editors reserve the right to adjust style to certain standards of uniformity. Original manuscripts are discarded after publication unless the Publisher is asked to return original material after use. Only online submission is permitted through the journal website. Please use MS Word for the text of your manuscript.

Structure: Follow the provided template at www.iasks.org/sites/default/files/IJNSE_Paper_Format.doc when preparing your manuscripts.

Text Layout: Include tables and figures inside the manuscript as camera ready even during the first time submission. In order to reduce the size of the electronic files authors are encouraged to insert their figures in jpg format.

Corresponding author: Clearly indicate who is responsible for correspondence at all stages of refereeing and publication, including post-publication. The corresponding author should be identified with an asterisk and footnote. Ensure that telephone and fax numbers (with country and area code) are provided in addition to the e-mail address and the complete postal address. Full postal addresses must be given for all co-authors. Please consult a recent journal paper for style if possible.

Abstract: A self-contained abstract outlining in a single paragraph the aims, scope and conclusions of the paper must be supplied.

Keywords: Immediately after the abstract, provide a minimum of three keywords (avoid, for example, 'and', 'of'). Be sparing with abbreviations: only abbreviations firmly established in the field may be eligible.

Symbols: All Greek letters and unusual symbols should be identified by name in the margin, the first time they are used.

Units: Follow internationally accepted rules and conventions: use the international system of units (SI). If other quantities are mentioned, give their equivalent in SI.

Maths: Number consecutively any equations that have to be displayed separately from the text (if referred to explicitly in the text).

References: All publications cited in the text should be presented in a list of references following the text of the manuscript. Text: Indicate references by number(s) in square brackets in line with the text. The actual authors can be referred to, but the reference number(s) must always be given.

List: Number the references (numbers in square brackets) in the list in the order in which they appear in the text. Examples:

Reference to a journal publication:

[1] Doshi N, Mitragotri S. Needle-shaped polymeric particles induced transient disruption of cell membranes. J. Royal Society, 2010, 7:S403-S410

Reference to a book:

[2] Haik, Y: Engineering Design Process. Thomson, Brooks/Cole, 2003.

Reference to a conference proceeding:

[3] Haik Y, Qadri S. Nanocidals for osteomylities management. Proceedings of the ASME 2010 First Global Congress on Nanoengineering for Medicine and Biology. Houston, TX, February 7-10, 2010.

Reference to a chapter in an edited book:

[4] Haik Y, Sawafta R, Ciubotaru I, Qablan A, Tan EL, Ong KG. Magnetic Techniques for Rapid Detection of Pathogens. In: Zourob M (Ed), Principles of Bacterial Detection: Biosensors, Recognition and Microsystems. Springer-Verlag, 2008, pp. 385-428.

Free Online Color If, together with your accepted article, you submit usable color and black/white figures then the journal will ensure that these figures will appear in color on the journal website electronic version.

Tables: Tables should be numbered consecutively and given suitable captions and each table should begin on a new page. No vertical rules should be used. Tables should not unnecessarily duplicate results presented elsewhere in the manuscript (for example, in graphs). Footnotes to tables should be typed below the table and should be referred to by superscript lowercase letters. Notification: Authors will be notified of the acceptance of their paper by the editor. The Publisher will also send a notification of receipt of the paper in production.

Copyright: All authors must sign the Transfer of Copyright agreement before the article can be published. This transfer agreement enables IJNSE to protect the copyrighted material for the authors, but does not relinquish the authors' proprietary rights. The copyright transfer covers the exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute the article, including reprints, photographic reproductions, microfilm or any other reproductions of similar nature and translations.

PDF Proofs: One set of page proofs in PDF format will be sent by e-mail to the corresponding author, to be checked for typesetting/editing. The corrections should be returned within 48 hours. No changes in, or additions to, the accepted (and subsequently edited) manuscript will be allowed at this stage. Proofreading is solely the author's responsibility. Any queries should be answered in full. Please correct factual errors only, or errors introduced by typesetting. Please note that once your paper has been proofed we publish the identical paper online as in print.

Ethical Obligations of Authors

·      Authors main obligation is to accurately present the results of their research in a sufficiently detailed, objective and scientific manner. 

·      Citation of published literature that has influenced the reported work.  Proper citation for non-authors who supplied essential materials that influenced the reported work.  Information obtained through a third party or through confidential service should not be reported without explicit permission from its owner.

·      Report any unusual procedure, equipment, chemical or biological hazard used in the investigations where appropriate in the manuscript.

·      The work submitted in the manuscript should be original and not considered for publications in other venues

·      The co-authors enlisted on the manuscript are all those who made significant contribution to the reported work.  All others can be enlisted in the acknowledgment section.

·      Authors should declare to the editor and to the readers of the journal any and or relevant conflict of interest that might be affected by publishing the manuscript.  Financial support for the reported work should be clearly acknowledged.  Financial interest in the form of equity, employment or work for hire in commercial or corporate entities who have financial or other interest in the manuscript should be revealed to the editor.  Authors should advise the editor in writing that there is no conflict of interest or disclose the potential conflict of interest that will be acknowledged in the manuscript.  Authors may choose to fill and email to the editor the from available from the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (http://www.icmje.org) to disclose the conflict of interest or simply write to the editor the conflict or potential conflict. 

For paper submission, corresponding authers are requested to send an e-mail to the Editor-in-Chief with their manuscript attached to the following e-mail address IJNSE@iasks.org

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