The Journal of Bionic Engineering (JBE) is a single-blind peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research papers and reviews that apply the knowledge learned from nature and biological systems to solve concrete engineering problems. The topics that JBE covers include but are not limited to:

  • Mechanisms, kinematical mechanics and control of animal locomotion, development of mobile robots with walking (running and crawling), swimming or flying abilities inspired by animal locomotion.
  • Structures, morphologies, composition and physical properties of natural and biomaterials; fabrication of new materials mimicking the properties and functions of natural and biomaterials.
  • Biomedical materials, artificial organs and tissue engineering for medical applications; rehabilitation equipment and devices.
  • Development of bioinspired computation methods and artificial intelligence for engineering applications.

JBE aims to provide a platform for the communication and dissemination of scientific knowledge and novel ideas in the field of bionic science and engineering.

  • Applies insight from nature and biological systems to solve bionic engineering challenges
  • Offers research on kinematical mechanics and control of animal locomotion
  • Explores bioinspired computation methods and artificial intelligence

Journal information

Editor-in-Chief
  • Luquan Ren
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Access options available

Journal metrics

2.463 (2018)
Impact factor
2.425 (2018)
Five year impact factor
57 days
Submission to first decision
142 days
Submission to acceptance
37,621 (2019)
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This journal has 8 open access articles

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About this journal

Electronic ISSN
2543-2141
Print ISSN
1672-6529
Co-Publisher information
China Science Publishing & Media Ltd. and Jilin University
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  1. CNKI
  2. Current Contents/Engineering, Computing and Technology
  3. EBSCO Discovery Service
  4. EI Compendex
  5. Google Scholar
  6. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  7. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  8. Naver
  9. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  10. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  11. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  12. SCImago
  13. SCOPUS
  14. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
  15. WTI Frankfurt eG
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