Qatar University (QU) is pleased to announce that Emergent Materials (EMMA) (link: https://www.springer.com/journal/42247), a multi-disciplinary journal launched by the Center of Advanced Materials (CAM) at Qatar University (QU) and Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) has been indexed by the prestigious “Ei Compendex” database upon assessing the quality, number, and characteristics of papers published in the journal by the Compendex Scope and Coverage Committee. Emergent Materials Journal is also indexed in other prestigious platforms such as “SCOPUS” and “Web of Science”.

Ei Compendex is the broadest and most complete engineering database available in the world. It provides a holistic and global view of peer-reviewed and indexed publications with over 20 million records from 77 countries across 190 engineering disciplines. Every record is carefully selected and indexed using the Engineering Index Thesaurus to ensure the discovery and retrieval of literature that can be relied on.

Emergent Materials Journal aims to provide a publication source to the growing community of materials scientists, chemists, engineers, physicists and researchers involved in researching materials science and Engineering. Its goal is to publish a series of high-quality high-impact research articles that reflect and bring the best research to the forefront in physics, chemistry, biology and engineering of advanced materials, to the international research community.

Prof. Mariam Ali Al-Maadeed, Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies at Qatar University, emphasized: “QU treasures this achievement in collaboration with Springer”, and stated that “QU has many distinguished journals published under the umbrella of Qatar University Press (QU Press) (link: http://www.qu.edu.qa/qupress).” She also added that “having EMMA in the Ei Compendex is a great achievement and beneficial towards the journal’s quality assessment.”

Furthermore, Prof. Mariam added that “this indexing will certainly enhance the reputation and add on to the trust of the journal by the scientific community to submit their top research articles to EMMA.” She conveyed her special thanks to Dr. Mabrouk Ouederni, R&D Manager Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO), and Dr. Nabil Khélifi, Publishing Editor of the journal, for their kind support.

Editor-in-Chief Karim Alamgir, Dow Chair Professor, University of Houston, USA extended his wishes and said: “We have great news for the scientific community; EM is now indexed by Ei Compendex! This is indeed a reflection of the first-rate papers that were published in the last three years. We wish to thank the many authors for their high-quality papers that have contributed to this success story. We hope they will continue to publish their best research in EMMA.”

Qatar University adopts an ambitious research roadmap in alignment with the country's national strategy and National Vision 2030. It aims to achieve the main and transformative priorities in the four areas of research: information and communication technology, energy and environment, health and biomedical sciences, humanities and social sciences. Likewise, the university is equipped with academic units and research centers that are staffed with distinguished specialists who conduct impactful research that contributes to the creation of a diverse and sustainable economy, as well as enhancing the university's international reputation and community participation.

Source: Qatar University