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

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

  • Dominic C.Y. Foo,
  • Raymond Tan,
  • Santanu Bandyopadhyay
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). Learn about publishing Open Access with us

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34 days
Submission to first decision
118 days
Submission to acceptance
26,087 (2020)

Latest issue

Volume 5

Issue 2, June 2021

Process Systems Engineering for Decarbonisation Strategies and Systems

Latest articles

This journal has 3 open access articles

Journal updates

  • PIOS is now indexed in ESCI!

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

  • 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 1-4 in this section!

    PIOS Best Paper Award
  • Meet the Editors

    Meet the Editors of Process Integration and Optimization for Sustainability

    Prof. Dominic C. Y. Foo
  • Editors' Highlights

    Enjoy free access to this selection of key articles from the journal by the Editors-in-Chief of Process Integration and Optimization for Sustainability.

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  4. Emerging Sources Citation Index
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  6. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
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