• Publishes original research articles, letters, case reports, reviews/mini-reviews and guest edited thematic issues on various topics related to Applied Materials. Articles may be focused largely, but not exclusively, on contributions from China

Aims and Scope

Current Chinese Science: Applied Materials publishes original research articles, letters, reviews/mini-reviews and guest-edited thematic issues in all areas of applied materials. Articles may focus largely, but not exclusively, on contributions from China.

The Journal's scope is not limited to a specific aspect of the field but is instead devoted to a wide range of subfields in the area. Articles of interdisciplinary nature are particularly welcomed:

Submissions in the following areas are of special interest to the readers of this journal:

  • Applications of polymer, composite, and coating materials
  • Biological and medical applications of materials and interfaces
  • Energy, environmental, and catalysis applications
  • Functional inorganic materials and devices
  • Functional nanostructured materials
  • Organic electronic materials, and devices
  • Surfaces, interfaces, and applications


  • Atta-ur-Rahman
  • Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman FRS

    (32052 citations)
    Honorary Life Fellow
    Kings College
    University of Cambridge


    • 2019 China International Science and Technology Cooperation Award Recipient
    • Academician (Foreign Member) Chinese Academy of Sciences

Honorary Senior Advisor

  • Ferid Murad
  • Prof. Ferid Murad

    (Nobel Laureate)
    Stanford University
    Stanford, CA

    • Co-winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine