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Introduction to the Journal of Shenzhen University

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  The Journal of Shenzhen University Science and Engineering was first published in December 1984. It is issued on a bimonthly basis (appearing on odd months) as an A4, 112-page magazine.From 1984 to 1994, the JOURNAL shared the domestic unified serial number (CN 44-1030/C) with the HUMANITIES EDITION OF THE JOURNAL OF SHENZHEN UNIVERSITY. The JOURNAL later acquired the international serial number ISSN 1000-2618 in 1987, and the domestic unified serial number CN 44-1401/N in 1994. From 1984 to 1996, the JOURNAL was published biannually; the publishing schedule was gradually increased to three issues per year (1997 to 2000), then to four issues per year (2001 to 2010) and finally to the present bimonthly schedule in 2011. The journal follows the guidance of public opinion pertaining to advanced culture, aiming to exhibit progress in science and technology; to reflect the results of independent, innovative research; and to promote academic exchange at home and abroad.

  
  The Journal is now recognized as a core general science and technology journal by the Overview of Core Chinese Periodicals, and the Statistical Source Journal for Chinese Science and Technology Articles
(Core Periodical Part). It is also indexed by many authoritative domestic and international databases, including the Chinese Science Citation Database (CSCD), the Annual Report for Chinese Academic Journal Impact Factors (Natural Science), Scopus (based in the Netherlands), and Zentralblatt MATH (based in Germany). In 2014, the Journal was titled as an authority journal in general natural science field (A+ level) by the Research Report of Chinese Academic Periodicals Assessment of RCCSE, which was a joint effort of RCCSE, Wuhan University Library and Chinese Science and Education Assessment Website. The Journal’s 2016 impact factor was 0.807, and the 5-year impact factor was 0.827.

  
  Since 1984, the founding editor-in-chief of the JOURNAL was Prof Li Tianqing, followed by Prof Deng Feifan, Prof Liao Keren, Prof Xie Weixin and Prof Ruan Shuangchen. The current editor-in-chief is Prof Li Qingquan.




Awards and Prices


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In December 2016, the Journal won the first prize for “2015 Chinese Excellent Science and Technology Journals Online”, in the Natural Science category, awarded by the Development Center for Science and Technology of the Ministry of Education.

l In October 2016, received the prestigious title as one of the “Outstanding Chinese University Science and Technology Journals for 2016” from the Society of China University Journals.

l In 2015, won the price of “Outstanding Journal over Copyright and Ethics for 2015”, awarded by the Society of China University Journals.

l In 2015, won the price of the Fifth “Guangdong Excellent Science and Technology Journal”, awarded by the Editor Society of Guangdong Science and Technology Journals.

l In 2015, won the Excellent Prize for Journal Publishing Quality awarded by Science Press.

l In 2015, received the honor of “Excellent Journal” as the result of the Bilateral Inspection and Academic Seminar of Guangdong Science and Technology Journals, which was organized by the Editors Society of Guangdong’s Science and Technology Journals.

l In 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017, won four consecutive terms of the Prize for Excellent Internet Website of a Chinese University Science and Technology Journal awarded by the Research Institute of China University Science and Technology Periodicals.

l In 2008, 2010, 2013 and 2014, received the Second Prize for Excellent Online Journal of Chinese Science and Technology Paper awarded by the Science and Technology Development Center of Ministry of Education.

l In 2011, received the Second Prize for Fourth “Guangdong Excellent Science and Technology Journal” awarded by Guangdong Provincial Department of Science and Technology.

l In 2008, it won the third term of the Shenzhen Periodicals Prize awarded by the Shenzhen Publishing Industry Association.

l In 2007, the JOURNAL received prizes for Excellent Editorial Department of a Scientific and Technological Journal and for Advanced Collective, awarded by the Bureau of Science and Technology of Guangdong Province.

l In 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012, the JOURNAL enjoyed four terms as a recipient of the Excellent Science and Technology Journals of Chinese Universities Prize, awarded by the Science and Technology Department of the Ministry of Education.