International Journal of Surface Engineering and Interdisciplinary Materials Science (IJSEIMS)

International Journal of Surface Engineering and Interdisciplinary Materials Science (IJSEIMS)

Editor-in-Chief: J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Indexed In: SCOPUS, INSPEC and 5 more indices
Published: Semi-Annually |Established: 2013
ISSN: 2166-7225|EISSN: 2166-7233|DOI: 10.4018/IJSEIMS


The International Journal of Surface Engineering and Interdisciplinary Materials Science (IJSEIMS) is a refereed, interdisciplinary journal that publishes high quality articles on materials science with special emphasis in aspects related to surface engineering. The journal covers all surface engineering topics, including tribology, coatings, and surface treatments. In addition, the journal serves as a forum for the discussion and exchange of information on all aspects of the science of classical and advanced materials, namely, nano and biomaterials.

Topics Covered

  • Applications of surface engineering and materials science in nanotechnology
  • Bioinspired materials and ecomaterials
  • Biotribology
  • Ceramics and glasses
  • Coatings and surface treatments
  • Composites
  • Computational and statistical methods applied in surface engineering and materials science
  • Diamond and related materials
  • Electronic, optical and magnetic materials
  • Environmental degradation of materials
  • Failure analysis and prevention
  • Friction and wear of materials
  • Lubrication and lubricants
  • Materials and design
  • Materials research to alternative energies
  • Metal alloys
  • Metrology of surfaces
  • Multiscale surface engineering including biomedical/biological systems and materials processing technologies
  • Nanomaterials
  • Polymers
  • Refractory metals and hard materials
  • Surface finishing and surface integrity
  • Surface modifications, including cutting, polishing and grinding
  • Tribology of composites and advanced materials
  • Wood and related materials

Mission and Scope

The mission of the International Journal of Surface Engineering and Interdisciplinary Materials Science (IJSEIMS) is to provide channel of communication to disseminate knowledge between academics/researchers and industry practitioners. This journal serves as a useful reference for academics, materials, mechanical, industrial, chemical and physics engineers, materials and surface engineering researches, as well as professionals in tribology and related industries.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Volume 9: 2 Issues (2021): Forthcoming, Available for Pre-Order
Volume 8: 2 Issues (2020)
Volume 7: 2 Issues (2019)
Volume 6: 2 Issues (2018)
Volume 5: 2 Issues (2017)
Volume 4: 2 Issues (2016)
Volume 3: 2 Issues (2015)
Volume 2: 2 Issues (2014)
Volume 1: 2 Issues (2013)
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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

J. Paulo Davim ( received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1997, M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering (materials and manufacturing processes) in 1991, Mechanical Engineering degree (5 years) in 1986, from the University of Porto (FEUP), the Aggregate title (Full Habilitation) from the University of Coimbra in 2005 and the D.Sc. from London Metropolitan University in 2013. He is Senior Chartered Engineer by the Portuguese Institution of Engineers with an MBA and Specialist title in Engineering and Industrial Management. He is also Eur Ing by FEANI-Brussels and Fellow (FIET) by IET-London. Currently, he is Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Aveiro, Portugal. He has more than 30 years of teaching and research experience in Manufacturing, Materials, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, with special emphasis in Machining & Tribology. He also has an interest in Management, Engineering Education and Higher Education for Sustainability. He has guided large numbers of postdoc, Ph.D. and master’s students, as well as has coordinated and participated in several financed research projects. He has received several scientific awards. He has worked as evaluator of projects for ERC-European Research Council and other international research agencies as well as examiner of Ph.D. thesis for many universities in different countries. He is the Editor in Chief of several international journals, Guest Editor of journals, books Editor, book Series Editor and Scientific Advisor for many international journals and conferences. Presently, he is an Editorial Board member of 30 international journals and acts as reviewer for more than 100 prestigious Web of Science journals. In addition, he has also published as editor (and co-editor) more than 120 books and as author (and co-author) more than 10 books, 80 book chapters and 400 articles in journals and conferences (more than 250 articles in journals indexed in Web of Science core collection/h-index 52+/9000+ citations, SCOPUS/h-index 57+/11000+ citations, Google Scholar/h-index 73+/17000+).

Editorial Board

Associate Editors
Antonio Maria Di Ilio, University of L’Aquila, Italy
Costas Charitidis, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Fabrizio Quadrini, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Hanshan Dong, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Jayashree Bijwe, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
Lidia Gurau, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania
Manish Roy, Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, India
Maria Bermudez, Universidad Politecnica de Cartagena, Spain
Shirong Ge, China University of Mining and Technology, China
Waqar Ahmed, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom
Editorial Review Board
Alberto Higuera, University of Oviedo, Spain
Alfonso Ngan, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Alfredo Aguilera, Universidad Austral de Chile, Chile
Amilcar Ramalho, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Angelos Markopoulos, National Technical University of Athens, Greece ORCID
Belal Yousif, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Cândida Vilarinho, University of Minho, Portugal
Changjun Chen, Soochow University, China
Claire Brockett, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
D. M. Nuruzzaman, University Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia
Ille Gebeshuber, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Imre Kiss, University Politehnica Timisoara, Romania
Jinjun Lu, Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, China
K.R Balasubramanian, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, India ORCID
Leonid Burstein, ORT Braude Engineering college (retired), Israel
Mathew Thoppil-Mathew, Rush University Medical Center, United States
Milton Lima, Instituto de Estudos Avançados, Brazil
Mohammed Fahim, University of Delhi, India
Pawan Kumar, Punjab Technical University, India
Pranav Shrotriya, Iowa State University, United States
Prasanta Sahoo, Jadavpur University, India ORCID
Saverio Affatato, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Italy
Shah Ashraf, National Institute of Technology Srinagar, India ORCID
Shubhabrata Datta, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, India
Swami Gurugubelli, JNTUK College of Engineering, India
Xianguo Hu, Hefei University of Technology, China
Xiaofei Han, Arizona State University, United States
Y. Charles Lu, University of Kentucky, United States
Yong Luo, China University of Mining and Technology, China
Zhengyi Jiang, University of Wollongong, Australia


Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished article manuscripts will be considered. Interested authors must consult the Journal Guidelines for Manuscript Submission at PRIOR to submission. Any further questions may be answered at All article manuscript submissions will be forwarded to at least three members of the editorial review board of the journal for a double-blind peer review. The final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers.

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J. Paulo Davim
International Journal of Surface Engineering and Interdisciplinary Materials Science (IJSEIMS)