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This journal is an interdisciplinary platform for information on innovation, research, development and demonstration in the areas of resource conservation, optimal use of various resources, analysis and optimization of various systems and processes, reduction and mitigation of environmental pollutions, and overall sustainable developments. It provides an international forum to researchers, policy makers, decision makers, managers, consultants, and planners to publish, learn, and discuss about various aspects related to Process Integration and Optimization. The breadth of coverage ranges from various optimization and system analysis methods (such as mathematical programming, pinch analysis, P-graphs, heuristics based approaches, decision analysis, fuzzy optimization, etc.) to applications, innovations, and methodological developments for resource conservation.

This journal publishes the following types of contributions:

Original research papers that propose novel methodology

Review articles providing surveys and critical appraisal of developments in a specific topic of interest

Short communications describing initial research findings of potential significance, or substantive comments on previously published papers

Short technical notes that focus on the implementation of established methodology (e.g., industrial case studies/success stories; software tools)
 

  • Offers a medium for Process Integration researchers to share and exchange ideas, both from academia and industry
  • Stimulates resource conservation and optimization, pollution reduction and mitigation, and overall sustainable development
  • Enables industries to contribute in publishing as well as to adopt the described concepts in their practices

Journal information

Editors-in-Chief
  • Dominic C.Y. Foo,
  • Raymond Tan,
  • Santanu Bandyopadhyay
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

Journal metrics

26 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
31,948 (2021)
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This journal has 7 open access articles

Journal updates

  • Editorial Excellence Award

    Congratulations to the Editor-in-Chiefs, board and reviewers of Process Integration and Optimization for Sustainability! PIOS is a top rated Springer Nature journal.

    Editorial Excellence 2021
  • PIOS is now indexed in ESCI!

    Process Integration and Optimization for Sustainability is now indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).

  • PIOS now indexed in Scopus

    Process Integration and Optimization for Sustainability (PIOS) is now in Scopus! 
     

  • Best Paper Award

    Process Integration and Optimization for Sustainability presents the Best Paper Award once a year. The judging panel consists of the three Editors-in-Chief of the journal. 

    View the Best Papers of volumes 1-5 in this section!

    PIOS Best Paper Award
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About this journal

Electronic ISSN
2509-4246
Print ISSN
2509-4238
Abstracted and indexed in
  1. Baidu
  2. CLOCKSS
  3. CNKI
  4. CNPIEC
  5. Dimensions
  6. EBSCO Discovery Service
  7. EI Compendex
  8. Emerging Sources Citation Index
  9. Google Scholar
  10. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  11. Naver
  12. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  13. Portico
  14. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  15. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  16. SCImago
  17. SCOPUS
  18. TD Net Discovery Service
  19. UGC-CARE List (India)
  20. WTI AG
  21. Wanfang
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