Calls for papers

Highlight your research and enhance its visibility to your community by submitting to one of our Collections. All our Collections are managed by our internal editorial team, and often supported by one or more of our Editorial Board Members and/or external guest editors. For enquiries, please contact

  • Engineering and Technology for Sustainable Space

    This collection focuses on directions of research for the optimal design, use and management of space based technologies, and their delivery and deployment vehicles, to maintain a productive and sustainable space environment.
    • Minghe Shan
    • Jonathan Sauder
    Submission status: Open Deadline: 25 March 2024
  • Endoscopy

    This cross journal collection on endoscopy brings together technological advances to improve capability, with clinical research exploring procedures and applications.
    • Richard J. Colchester
    • Thanh Nho Do
    • Janani Reisenauer
    • Barham Abu Dayyeh
    • Qinggong Tang
    Submission status: Open Deadline: 09 February 2024
  • Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals

    The year 2023 marks the mid-point of the 15-year period envisaged to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, targets for global development adopted in September 2015 by all United Nations Member States.
      Submission status: Open
    • Bioinspired Engineering

      This collection welcomes submissions to showcase more ways in which biological systems inspire engineering research.
      • Rosamund Daw
      Submission status: Open Deadline: 01 December 2023
    • Consumer waste valorization

      This collection will focus on chemical, materials, mechanical and other engineering advances tackling post-consumer solid waste streams such as textiles and paper, food, electronics and plastics.
      • Julie E. Rorrer
      • Xianlai Zeng
      Submission status: Open Deadline: 27 November 2023
    • Energy Infrastructure, Renewables Integration, and Smart Grids

      This collection features innovative research on strategies, technologies, models, and policies that can enhance energy sustainability, accessibility, and improve grid resilience, towards a cleaner, more reliable, and efficient energy future.
        Submission status: Open Deadline: 01 November 2023
      • The 2023 Kahramanmaraş Earthquake Sequence

        In this Collection we bring together and invite research and opinion ranging from the seismological characteristics of the earthquakes to lessons and strategies for resilience and the human response.
        • Luca Dal Zilio
        • Carmine Galasso
        • Derya Gürer
        • Joe Aslin
        • Stefan Lachowycz
        • Sebastian Müller
        • Mengying Su
        Submission status: Open
      • Thermal Engineering for Sustainability

        This collection will publish papers on the topic of thermal engineering with a particular focus on applications related to sustainability.
        • Tian Li
        • Zhibin Yu
        Submission status: Open Deadline: 31 December 2023
      • Deployable and Reconfigurable Structures

        This collection will publish research pushing forward the design, properties and practical applications of deployable and reconfigurable structures.
        • Maria Sakovsky
        • Pooya Sareh
        • Shunan Wu
        • Zhong You
        Submission status: Open Deadline: 31 October 2023