Bioresources and Bioprocessing (BIOB), an English academic journal created by East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST), has been included in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) database, in addition to other 14 databases such as DOAJ and Scopus etc. The BIOB papers published since January 2016 will all be included in ESCI.
BIOB (E-ISSN: 2197-4365) is the International Academic Journal of Bioengineering (English) published by the State Key Laboratory of Bioreactor Engineering (SKLBE) at ECUST and Springer Nature Group in 2014. The Journal adopts an open access publishing model, in which readers can read or download freely, and its article processing costs are currently fully sponsored by SKLBE, and the authors do not need to pay.
BIOB covers a wide range of bioengineering applications, such as microbial and biomass resource utilization, synthetic biology and metabolic engineering, biocatalysis and enzymatic engineering, bioprocess engineering, and environmental biotechnology. In the past five years (2014-2018), 235 research and review papers have been published. So far, BIOB papers have been cited by SCI journals for 1099 times. The access of a single paper can reach thousands of times in the first month, and the maximum number of visits per single article is 73,685.
The editorial board of BIOB is currently composed of 60 well-known scholars from four continents, including America, Europe, Asia and Australia. The proportion of young scholars will be increased significantly after update of the editorial board. The current editor-in-chief is Professor Jianhe Xu from East China University of Science and Technology and Prof. Kazuyuki Shimizu from Keio University, Japan. Associate Editors and Assistant Editors include: Prof. Tingyue Gu (Ohio University), Prof. Shijie Liu (SUNY), Prof. Anping Zeng (Hamburg University of Technology), Prof. Eun Yeol Lee (Kyung Hee University), Prof. Qin Ye (ECUST), Prof. Qiang Hua (ECUST), Prof. Huilei Yu (ECUST), Prof. Lin Zhang (Tianjin University), Prof. Hiroyuki Imanaka (Okayama University), Prof. I-Son Ng (National Cheng Kung University) and Prof. Hui Wu (ECUST).
To view the papers for the past two years, you can click on the following link:
Volume 5, 2018, Articles 1-49: https://link.springer.com/journal/40643/5/1
Volume 4, 2017, Articles 1-56: https://link.springer.com/journal/40643/4/1