Journal Information

npj Computational Materials is an open access journal from Nature Research dedicated to publishing high-quality papers that report significant advances on the development and application of computational techniques in materials science.

Why publish in npj Computational Materials?

  • Publishing developments in computational methods that better understand materials.
  • Independence & quality through strong collaboration between external and internal editors.
  • Progressive & modern: value for researchers through open-access and publishing innovation.

Aims and Scope

Find out about the journal's aims and scope here.

Content types

Please see the detailed outline of the content types that npj Computational Materials considers.

About the Editors

npj Computational Materials is run by an international editorial team with expertise spanning the breadth of research topics on computational techniques in materials science – read more about the Editors and the Nature Research team here.

Open Access

npj Computational Materials is a fully open access journal. More on Creative Commons Attribution licenses and the benefits of publishing open access can be found in this section.

Article Processing Charges

To allow immediate global open access to all articles, npj Computational Materials levies an article processing charge (APC). Current APCs and waiver information are available in this section.

Journal Impact

Find out about journal metrics and up-to-date abstracting and indexing information for npj Computational Materials here.

About the Partner

npj Computational Materials is a high-quality Nature Portfolio journal published by Springer Nature in partnership with Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences – find out more.

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.