ICE Publishing launches new flagship journal collection: ICE Science

Breaking through traditional boundaries to inspire new thinking
ICE Publishing, the publishing division of the Institution of Civil
Engineers, today announces the launch of a major new flagship journal series: ICE Science. By publishing at the intersection of many scientific disciplines this new series aims to inspire the cross- fertilization of ideas and drive forward knowledge in the areas of materials science, biomaterials, nanotechnology and energy. The collection aims to deliver a truly holistic overview of each area, bringing together communities that traditionally work in silos to ensure important discoveries and applications are accessible to all those in the field: inspiring fresh thinking in how breakthrough research can be practically applied to make energy, materials and medicines ever more efficient and effective.
“We’re excited to be launching this ground-breaking series” said Victoria Rae, Commissioning Editor at ICE Publishing. “At the ICE we have enormous experience of publishing journals in the field of civil engineering, but increasingly science crosses discipline boundaries. It is at the interface of traditional subject areas that we believe the next round of major breakthroughs will come and we’re looking forward to bringing these new findings to the attention of the scientific community through the ICE Science journals.”
ICE Science will launch with three full-colour, bimonthly journals and is offering free online access to all published content throughout 2011 and 2012, providing researchers with the opportunity to be widely read and cited. Authors can now submit articles to the journal editors.
Nanomaterials and Energy (http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/nme ) will be the first journal to be launched in the ICE Science collection, in January 2012. Led by editor-in-chief, Professor Nitin Chopra, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA, the journal will bring together research from scientists and engineers working at the juncture of nanomaterials and energy, helping identify new and ever more efficient energy sources with a cost-benefit focus.
Emerging Materials Research (http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/emr ) launches in February 2012 and brings new vision and insight to the field of materials science. Materials Research is constantly evolving and correlations between process, structure, properties and performance which are application specific require expert understanding at the macro-, micro- and nano-scale. Through this new journal, editor-in-chief, Professor N. M Ravindra, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA, invites researchers across science and engineering to identify revolutionary and diverse applications for new and evolving materials.
Bioinspired, Biomimetic and Nanobiomaterials (http:// www.icevirtuallibrary.com/bbn) brings together ideas from the most promising area of research within the field of biological materials science and engineering. The technological significance of this area is immense for applications as diverse as tissue engineering and drug delivery biosystems to biomimicked sensors and optical devices. This third journal, in the ICE Science collection, also launches in February 2012 and its Editor-in-chief is Professor Kajal Mallick, School of Engineering, University of Warwick, UK.
An email alert is available for individuals to keep up to date with the latest news on the ICE Science collection: http://academic.icepublishing.com/ps/sciencesignup
For further information visit: http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/info/science alternatively, please contact Ms Victoria Rae, Journals Commissioning Editor, Applied Science & Engineering, on +44 (0)20 7665 2454 or email snipped-for-privacy@icepublishing.com
Date 12th April 2011
About ICE Publishing (http://www.ice.org.uk/Publications ) ICE Publishing is the publishing division of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). We produce a wide range of publications sharing expert advice, leading research and best practice in civil engineering and construction. ICE Publishing is integral to supporting ICE's commitment to knowledge transfer and best practice within civil engineering and construction.
About ICE (http://www.ice.org.uk /)
The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is a leading source of professional expertise in transport, water supply and treatment, flood management, waste and energy. Established in 1818, it has over 80,000 members throughout the world including over 60,000 in the UK. ICE’s vision is to place civil engineering the heart of society, delivering sustainable development through knowledge, skills and professional expertise. The ICE has long worked with the government of the day to help it to achieve its objectives, and has worked with industry to ensure that construction and civil engineering remain major contributors to the UK economy.
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