Designs — Open Access Journal of Engineering Design

Designs (ISSN 2411-9660) is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal of engineering designs published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, free publication for well-prepared manuscripts submitted in 2018.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 18 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.24 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Designs
Ethical Stratagem: Innovations in the Design and Planning of Smart Cities Guest Editors: Petra (Stieninger) Hurtado, Sanjay Mukherjee
Deadline: 1 September 2018
Special Issue in Designs
Design and Implementation of Advanced Smart Grids Guest Editor: King Tseng
Deadline: 15 September 2018
Special Issue in Designs
Challenges and Directions Forward for Dealing with the Complexity of Future Smart Cyber–Physical Systems Guest Editors: Martin Törngren, Didem Gürdür, Elena Fersman, Harold (Bud) Lawson, Vincent Aravantinos
Deadline: 30 September 2018
Special Issue in Designs
Optimization, Health Monitoring and Control Methods for Modern Complex Systems Guest Editors: Hamid Karimi, Shen Yin, Peng Shi
Deadline: 10 November 2018

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