About the Journal

Online-only and open access, npj Computational Materials publishes important findings in the application and development of computational approaches in materials science, including complementary experimental works.

Aims and scope

Find out further information on the journal aims and scope here.

About the Partner

Part of the Nature Partner Journals series, npj Computational Materials is a high-quality new Nature Research journal published by Springer Nature in partnership with the Shanghai Institute of Ceramics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. – find out more.

About the Editors

npj Computational Materials is led by Editor-in-Chief Professor Long-Qing Chen – visit the ‘about the editors’ page for further information.

Editorial Board

npj Computational Materials's international Editorial Board spans the breadth of the coverage of the journal –read more about the Editorial Board.


npj Computational Materials will frequently publish research of interest to a wide audience – explore our recent press coverage.

About Nature Partner Journals

Nature Partner Journals is a series of online-only, open access journals published in collaboration with internationally renowned partners, driving high impact open science.

Bringing together strong editorial leadership with world-class publication systems, Nature Partner Journals transcend traditional research boundaries with innovative features such as lay summaries, allowing journals to serve as intersections for many disciplines and systems, opening up research to the wider public. 

Abstracted & Indexed in

npj Computational Materials is now abstracted and indexed by Science Citation Index-Expanded (SCIE), Scopus and Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).