2014 Impact Factors Released

We are pleased to announce the Impact Factors for 2014 based on the 2015 release of the Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition, which was published by Thomson Reuters in June 2015. Six MDPI open access journals received a first Impact Factor for 2014, while 14 journals report a rising impact factor between 2013 and 2014.

Updated Impact Factors for Journals Previously Covered in the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)

Journal 2014 Impact Factor Details Category Rank
Atmosphere 1.132 Link 58/77 (Q4) in ‘Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences’.
Energies 2.072 Link 43/88 (Q2) in ‘Energy & Fuels’
Entropy 1.502 Link 34/78 (Q2) in ‘Physics, Multidisciplinary’
Forests 1.449 Link 23/65 (Q2) in ‘Forestry’
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH) 2.063 Link 96/221 (Q2) in ‘Environmental Sciences’
International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS) 2.862 Link 134/289 (Q2) in ‘Biochemistry & Molecular Biology’
45/155 (Q2) in ‘Chemistry, Multidisciplinary’
Marine Drugs 2.853 Link 22/59 (Q2) in ‘Chemistry, Medicinal’
Materials 2.651 Link 54/259 (Q2) in ‘Materials Science, Multidisciplinary’
Micromachines 1.269 Link 30/56 (Q3) in ‘Instruments & Instrumentation’
60/79 (Q4) in ‘Nanoscience & Nanotechnology’
Molecules 2.416 Link 21/57 (Q2) in ‘Chemistry, Organic’
Nutrients 3.270 Link 21/77 (Q2) in ‘Nutrition & Dietetics’
Polymers 3.681 Link 13/82 (Q1) in ‘Polymer Science’
Remote Sensing 3.180 Link 5/28 (Q1) in ‘Remote Sensing’
Sensors 2.245 Link 31/74 (Q2) in ‘Chemistry, Analytical’
14/28 (Q2) in ‘Electrochemistry’
10/56 (Q1) in ‘Instruments & Instrumentation’
Sustainability 0.942 Link 175/221 (Q4) in ‘Environmental Sciences’
75/100 (Q4) in ‘Environmental Studies’, JCR Social Science Edition
Symmetry 0.826 Link 26/56 (Q2) in ‘Multidisciplinary Sciences’
Toxins 2.938 Link 28/87 (Q2) in ‘Toxicology’
Viruses 3.353 Link 12/33 (Q2) in ‘Virology’
Water 1.428 Link 39/83 (Q2) in ‘Water Resources’

Journals With First Impact Factors

Journal 2014 Impact Factor Details Category Rank
Applied Sciences 1.484 Link 78/157 (Q2) in ‘Chemistry, Multidisciplinary’
138/259 (Q3) in ‘Materials Science, Multidisciplinary’
78/143 (Q3) in ‘Physics, Applied’
Catalysts 2.000 Link 77/139 (Q3) in ‘Chemistry, Physical’
Genes 1.151 Link 144/167 (Q4) in ‘Genetics & Heredity’.
Metals 0.883 Link 31/74 (Q2) in ‘Metallurgy & Metallurgical Engineering’
192/259 (Q3) in ‘Materials Science, Multidisciplinary’
Minerals 1.000 Link 8/20 (Q2) in ‘Mining & Mineral Processing’ 20/28 (Q3) in ‘Mineralogy’
Nanomaterials 2.076 Link 82/259 (Q2) in ‘Materials Science, Multidisciplinary’
41/79 (Q3) in ‘Nanoscience & Nanotechnology’