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IEEE Sensors Journal

The IEEE Sensors Journal is a peer-reviewed, semi-monthly online journal devoted to sensors and sensing phenomena. The first issue of IEEE Sensors Journal published in the year 2001 after the motion for its approval was passed at the February 2000 TAB meeting.


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Submission-to-ePublication = 7.9 weeks, median; 9.5 weeks, average

The fields of interest of the IEEE Sensors Journal are the theory, design , fabrication, manufacturing and applications of devices for sensing and transducing physical, chemical and biological phenomena, with emphasis on the electronics and physics aspect of sensors and integrated sensors-actuators. IEEE Sensors Journal deals with the following:

  • Sensor system integration
  • Sensor system networks
  • Sensor phenomenology, testing and evaluation
  • Sensor modelling
  • Sensor interface electronics, sensor readout circuits, sensor signal processing
  • Sensor data processing, soft computing with sensor data, sensor data fusion
  • Mechanical sensors: strain, pressure, force, displacement, accelerometers, gyroscopes, MEMS
  • Mass-sensitive sensors
  • Thermal sensors
  • Magnetic sensors
  • Optoelectronic/photonic sensors, THz/microwave/millimeter wave sensors, ionizing radiation sensors
  • Imaging sensors
  • Fiber-optic sensors, Integrated optics sensors
  • Sensor applications: automotive/vehicular/robotics, medical, environment, security, military, nautical/aeronautical/space
  • Internet based and other remote data acquisition and control of sensors
  • Sensor-Actuator systems
  • Chemical and biological sensors, olfactory sensors (“electronic nose”), microfluidic devices, lab-on-chip devices
  • Sensor materials and solid-state sensors

Growth of Sensors Journal may be found here.

The current Editor-in-Chief (2012-18) is Krikor B. Ozanyan. Sandro Carrara and Gerald Gerlach are Associate Editors-in-Chief. Mehmet Yuce, Kiseon Kim, Zeynep Ҫelik-Butler, Stoyan Nihtianov, Marco Jose Da Silva, Paul Chao, Lorenzo Lo Monte, Carlos Ruiz Zammareño, Subhas Mukhopadhyay and Michiel Vellekoop are Topical Editors. Vladimir Lumelsky (2001-03), H. Troy Nagle (2003-09) and Evgeny Katz (2009-11) are the past Editors-in-Chief. Sandro Carrara is appointed as incoming Editor-in-Chief (2018- ).

Editorial Board
Current Issue, Past Issues and Early Access (preprints).
50 Most Accessed Articles – updated monthly, on about the 15th
List of most cited articles
Special issues published and in preparation
List of all review papers – since 2001