Instructions for Authors

Types of Articles

Journal articles
New / unpublished research findings in the Materials Science and Engineering field, and its extended application in major areas such as Energy, Sports, Biomedical Engineering and Built Environment including interdisciplinary research performed at the interface of these areas. Includes analysis and the investigation of properties, processing, characterization, behavior and operating environment of engineering materials. Theoretical, analytical, experimental and/or computational work that contribute to scientific knowledge base or expand existing knowledge into industrial applications for review. Follows the 'General Guideline for Article Preparation and Submission' writing scheme listed below.

Review articles
Review of original research, state-of-the-art or significant developments in Materials Science, Engineering, Energy and related technologies (generally covering the immediate past 5 years). Comprises an extensive bibliography but lacks characteristic sections of original articles such as Experimental and Results and Discussion. Follows the 'General Guideline for Article Preparation and Submission' writing scheme listed below.

Technical notes
Commentary or discussion on existing methodology, analysis of results or conflicting claims / major observations found published regular primary articles. Not more than three (3) pages.

Ensure that the following items are observed during submission:

  • One author has been designated as the corresponding author with contact details: E-mail address, full postal address, phone number
  • The general order of the manuscript listed above is followed
  • Manuscript has been 'spell-checked' and 'grammar-checked'
  • References are in the correct format as per the Writing Guidelines of this journal
  • All references mentioned in the reference list are cited in the text and vice versa
  • Permission has been obtained for use of copyrighted material
  • Please Login or Sign Up to deposit your manuscript (in .doc or .docx format only)

Author(s) is/are required to fill up a Copyright Transfer Agreement upon a formal Notification of Acceptance of their manuscript for publication. The copyright of the published articles shall belong to the Institute of Materials, Malaysia as the publisher of IJIMM.

Publication Ethics
IJIMM publishing procedure strictly adheres to our commitment to ethical publication as stated in IJIMM's statement on Publication Ethics. [Click here for details]

Publication Fees
Publication of articles in IJIMM is at no cost.