The 7th Issue of Biofuel Research Journal will be released soon!


The 7th Issue of Biofuel Research Journal will be released soon!


With a unique publication policy of Completely Free-of-Charge and Open Access at No-Charge, Biofuel Research Journal is now indexed by Thomson Reuters Web of ScienceEmerging Sources Citation Index, CrossRef, DOAJ, CAS Databases (A division of the American Chemical Society; also known as Chemical Abstracts).

The Editorial of the forthcoming Issue (Issue 7, 1st Sept. 2015) entitled “The status of biofuels...” (DOI: 10.18331/BRJ2015.2.3.2) has been authored by BRJ`s International Advisory Board Member; Professor Yusuf Chisti (Massey University, New Zealand).

Professor Yusuf Chisti  is a Chartered Engineer, CEng, and Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (FIChemE), UK. His research focuses on sustainable production of chemicals, materials, and fuels through biotechnology. He sits on editorial boards of the following publications: Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining; Biotechnology AdvancesJournal of BiotechnologyAdvanced Natural ProductsJournal of Applied PhycologyBiofuelsEnvironmental Engineering and Management; and Biofuel Research Journal. In 2006, Professor Chisti received a Doctor Honoris Causa degree from Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iasi, Romania, in recognition of his many contributions to chemical and biological engineering. In 2014, Canada’s University of Waterloo awarded him its Engineering Alumni Achievement medal in the Academic Excellence category. Professor Chisti has produced nearly 300 publications including a highly cited book (Airlift Bioreactors, Elsevier, 1989). Moreover, his legendary publications in the field of biofuels have paved the way for the understanding of algal fuels and continue to do so. Among those are the following review papers which have been collectively cited a staggering over 6000 times within just less than a decade:

- Chisti, Y.(2007). Biodiesel from microalgaeBiotechnology Advances,25(3), 294-306. (Cited: 5024; as of 30 August 2015)

- Chisti, Y. (2008). Biodiesel from microalgae beats bioethanolTrends in Biotechnology26(3), 126-131. (Cited: 1210; as of 30 August 2015)

Professor Chisti’s role in the development of Biofuel Research Journal has been indispensable. Through his constant support and that of the rest of its International Advisory Board, BRJ has rapidly achieved an international recognition and the 45 papers published in the past 6 issues, have been downloaded a staggering 45,000 times. In June 2015, Biofuel Research Journal was indexed in the New Edition of Thomson Reuters Web of Science, namely Emerging Sources Citation IndexESCI includes influential journals and will be launched in November 2015.

We look forward to welcoming you as an author.




Meisam Tabatabaei

The 7th Issue of Biofuel Research Journal will be released soon!

Last Updated (Sunday, 30 August 2015 14:26)