Bulletin

April 2016 – Reviewer Invitation

Become a Technical Reviewer of IJIMM

Dear IJIMM web user,

IJIMM is actively seeking interested and qualified technical reviewers in the field of Materials Science and Engineering, and its extended application in areas including Energy, Sports, Biomedical Engineering and the Built Environment.

Hereby, IJIMM invites active, highly experienced and qualified researchers and academicians to become a Technical Reviewer. Kindly sign-in and send your updated Resume and a list of publications here for our consideration.

Thank you

March 2016 – IJIMM Committed to Article-based Publishing

The IJIMM Committee of the Institute of Materials Malaysia (IMM) is pleased to introduce IJIMM’s “Online Submission with Automated Manuscript Review Process and Paper Tracking System” to all our users.

Authors can now submit papers, track the review status of their manuscripts, proofread the final version of accepted manuscripts and transfer copyright of their articles fully online. All correspondence and notifications to Reviewers will be online too – so no worries on missing deadlines!

The electronic manuscript submission and an integrated web-based manuscript management and review tracking systems are designed to enhance the efficiency of the flow and quality of work. Our new web-based peer review system speeds up the entire review process and thereby the submission to publication time*.

Article-based Publishing – Get Your Accepted Article Published Sooner!

IJIMM is an open-access journal and committed to innovating its publication model. IJIMM will provide free access to all accepted articles as soon as they are available to be issued online before sufficient number of final articles is compiled into a volume and hard copies are printed. This is termed article-based publishing.

Articles in its final form with volume, issue and page numbers are published online and citable within weeks after acceptance. Why wait for others when you are done with your paper? And that is exactly what IJIMM is pushing for. Submit your manuscript to IJIMM for review today!

*Not including time needed for author(s) to revise their reviewed manuscript.

February 2016 – IJIMM Committee

The Institute of Materials Malaysia (IMM) is pleased to announce the appointment of the following academicians to the IJIMM Committee* for the 2016 – 2018 office term:

Chairman : Engr. Dr. Valliyappan David Natarajan (2nd term)
Deputy Chairman : Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tan Winie (2nd term)
Member : Prof. Dr. Mohd Kamal Harun (Editor-in-Chief, IJIMM)
Member : Prof. Dr. Esah Hamzah (Deputy Editor-in-Chief, IJIMM)
Member : Prof. Dr. Prakash Tamburaja (2nd term)
Member : Dr. Janet Lim Hong Ngee (2nd term, Managing Editor, IJIMM)
Member : Dr. Sudharshan Naidu Raman (2nd term)

Congratulations to all the appointees!

*The IJIMM Committee (formerly called the IJIMM Scopus-indexing Advisory Committee) plays a major role in maintaining a quality and ethical publication process of IJIMM.

March 2015 – IMTCE 2016 Call for Full Papers

January 2015 – IMTCE 2016 Call for Abstracts

May 2014 – Scientific Articles from IMTCE 2014



Synergising Industry & Academia: Innovations for Industrial Applications
Organised by the Institute of Materials, Malaysia

The 9th International Materials Technology Conference and Exhibition 2014 (IMTCE2014), a flagship event of the Institute of Materials, Malaysia, was successfully held on May 13 – 16, 2014 at the Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. with an impressive record of 402 conference participants. Two plenary sessions, 26 keynote addresses, 102 invited and 150 oral presentations, 79 poster presentations and 43 participating delegates were registered in IMTCE2014 under five technical symposiums related to Materials Science and Technology.

IMTCE2014 is the first Conference and Exhibition of its kind in Asia with a good combination of participants from academic institutions and industries both from Malaysia and overseas, which provided an effective platform in establishment of sustainable industry-academia linkages. A total of 72 manuscripts were pre-screened for peer review and possible publication in one of the seven Refereed/Open-Access/ISI/Scopus-indexed journals and a book identified by the Technical Publication Committee of IMTCE2014. IJIMM, an open-access journal, received ten IMTCE2014 papers out of which eight papers are accepted for review based on their technical merits and fitness to the Aims and Scope of IJIMM.

March 2014 - Message from Editor-in-Chief

Greetings from the Institute of Materials Malaysia! As the Editor-in-chief of the International Journal of the Institute of Materials Malaysia (IJIMM) and the President of Institute of Materials Malaysia, I am delighted to announce the release of Volume 1 – Issue 1 of IJIMM.

Institute of Materials Malaysia (IMM) was formed by a group of like-minded professionals who promote honorable practice and professional scientific ethics, as well as carry out educational activities in order to promote knowledge and spread awareness about Materials Science and Technology. To date, IMM have over 4000 members, many of whom are key figures in the Malaysian Oil and Gas Industry. One of our biggest roles is the training and certification of skilled employees in order to give them professional recognition in their respective fields.

The International Journal of the Institute of Materials Malaysia is launched as part of our endeavor in promoting the scientific and academic development of Materials Science and Technology. The journal provides an avenue for researchers all over the world to showcase their research and findings, as well as flex their intellectual muscles for the benefit of materials scientists, engineers, professionals and non-professionals alike. As IJIMM seeks out high quality research papers on an international basis, paper submissions are welcome from all over the globe.

I am pleased to note that IJIMM has taken its first step to becoming a world-renowned SCOPUS-indexed journal, thanks to the efforts of our members and affiliates. With your unyielding support, this aim of ours will undoubtedly be achieved in the near future.

Thank you!

Mohamad Kamal Harun (Prof. Dr.)

March 2014 - Invitation for submission of manuscripts

Greetings from the Institute of Materials Malaysia! As the Editor-in-chief of the International Journal of the Institute of Materials Malaysia (IJIMM) and the President of Institute of Materials Malaysia, I am delighted to announce that IJIMM has published its inaugural issue (Volume 1 – Issue 1) in January 2014 and the next issue in September 2014.

The IJIMM is launched as part of the Institute of Materials Malaysia’s endeavor in promoting the scientific and academic development of Materials Science and Technology. The journal provides an avenue for researchers all over the world to showcase their research and findings, as well as flex their intellectual muscles for the benefit of materials scientists, engineers, professionals and non-professionals alike. As IJIMM seeks out high quality research papers on an international basis, paper submissions are welcome from all over the globe.

The journal emphasizes speedy and quality publications of original research articles, review articles and technical notes dealing with the above subject. Manuscripts are subject to review by appointed technical reviewers from the academia, field professionals and experts. Authors are advised to follow the Author Writing Guideline in preparing the manuscript before submission. Manuscripts can be submitted online.

On behalf of the IJIMM Editorial Board, I am pleased to invite you to submit your technical papers for publication in IJIMM.

I am also pleased to note that IJIMM has taken its first step to becoming a world-renowned SCOPUS-indexed journal, thanks to the efforts of our members and affiliates. With your unyielding support, this aim of ours will undoubtedly be achieved in the near future.

Thank you!
Prof. Dr. Mohd Kamal Harun
Editor-in-Chief
International Journal of the Institute of Materials Malaysia