Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology

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  • Editorial Board: Jack Melling
  • Published Date: 14 June 2010
  • Source / Publisher: John Wiley & Sons/Society of Chemical Industry (SCI)
  • Copyright: Society of Chemical Industry
  • Associated Societies: Society of Chemical Industry (SCI), UK

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Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology (JCTB, ISI Impact Factor 2011: 2.168) is an international, inter-disciplinary peer-reviewed journal concerned with the application of scientific discoveries and advancements in chemical and biological technology that aim towards economically and environmentally sustainable industrial processes.

Areas relevant to the scope of the journal include:

Environmental and Sustainable Technology

  • Water and wastewater treatment technologies
  • Treatment of solid and hazardous wastes
  • Air pollution abatement including off-gas
  • Clean technologies for waste minimisation
  • Alternative fuels/energy sources
  • Biomass, biofeedstocks, biofuels, and fuel cells
  • Re-use technologies

Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

  • Reactor, equipment and downstream processing design
  • Scale up and scale down design
  • Practical kinetics and modelling
  • Monitoring and control
  • Process design

Process Technology

  • Fermentation and industrial biotechnology
  • Separation and purification technologies
  • Process intensification and optimisation
  • Biorefining
  • Applications of disposable equipment and technologies

Industrial Catalysis and Biocatalysis

  • Photocatalysis
  • Biotransformation and biocracking
  • Immobilized catalysis/biocatalysis
  • Clean synthesis and processing
  • Catalytic detoxification
  • Catalyst performance: correlation with catalyst characterisation

Industrial application of new and emerging technologies

Including, but not restricted to:

  • Synthetic biology, for example enzymes
  • Nano- and microscale technologies
  • Tissue and stem cell technologies
  • Hybrid chemo-bioprocesses, for example enzymes with ionic liquids or chemical catalysts
  • Carbon capture and utilisation
  • Applied functional -omics based approaches, for example genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics and metabolomics

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