Fast Publication in Chemical Engineering

Elsevier aims to offer you the fastest possible speed of publication, without compromising on the quality of our peer-review process. This is a promise the editorial and publishing teams work hard to keep.

Current review and production time averages for our Chemical Engineering journals* are highlighted below:

Journal First decision
submission to
first decision in weeks
Review speed
submission to
final decision in weeks
First online
acceptance to
citable online in weeks
Applied Catalysis A, General 4.15 6.63 1.48
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 4.82 6.67 1.37
Biochemical Engineering Journal 4.10 6.98 1.40
Catalysis Communications 3.96 6.01 1.33
Catalysis Today 8.36 16.00 5.38
Chemical Engineering Journal 3.27 4.49 1.59
Chemical Engineering Research and Design 9.51 13.01 1.39
Chemical Engineering Science 4.59 7.06 1.60
Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering 6.23 10.72 5.11
Dyes and Pigments 3.30 4.65 1.70
Education for Chemical Engineers 13.67 21.65 1.37
Journal of Catalysis 3.65 5.93 5.02
Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 3.98 6.56 1.03
Journal of Hazardous Materials 3.73 4.90 1.59
Journal of Molecular Catalysis. A, Chemical 6.47 8.87 1.59
Journal of Molecular Catalysis. B, Enzymatic 5.40 9.46 1.56
Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers 6.69 9.25 4.55
Journal of Water Process Engineering 7.94 9.81 4.47
Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 8.15 11.85 1.51
The Journal of Supercritical Fluids 6.92 12.42 1.85

Information on timeframe and definitions.

Every year we aim to improve the publication speed. It’s just one of the many reasons you should submit your research to one of Elsevier’s Chemical Engineering journals.

*The journals featured represent a selection of journals from Chemical Engineering.