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Congratulations to Editor-in-Chief Professor Rigoberto Advincula for Editorial Excellence in 2024! MRS Communications is a top rated Springer Nature journal--our exceptional editors performed in the top 25% of journals based on data collected from the Journal Author Satisfaction Survey in 2023. We're recognizing extraordinary editors for their commitment and passion to their journals.  Learn more about editorial excellence!

MRS Communications launches a NEW article type: Methods Letters!

Springer Nature congratulates MRS Communications Editor-in-Chief Rigoberto Advincula on being elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry!

MRS Communications publishes research letters and prospective articles—forward-looking, authoritative assessments on materials research that impactful, urgent, and of broad interest to the materials community.

MRS Communications offers a rapid but rigorous peer-review process and time to publication. Leveraging its access to the far-reaching technical expertise of MRS members and leading materials researchers from around the world, the journal boasts an experienced and highly respected board of associate editors and reviewers.

Each year, the MRS Communications Lecture is awarded to the paper published in the journal that best demonstrates excellence in materials research.  The senior author of the selected paper presents this research at the next MRS Spring Meeting.

The 2023 MRS Communications Lecture recognizes excellence in the field of materials research through work published in MRS Communications.  It is intended to honor the authors of an outstanding paper published in the journal during the preceding year. More information can be found here:

  • Rigoberto C. Advincula
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1.8 (2023)
5-year Journal Impact Factor
2.2 (2023)
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202,236 (2023)

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