Iranian Journal of Materials Forming, Issue 3, July 2021

Document Type : Editorial Article


Department of Materials Science and Engineering, School of Engineering, Shiraz University, Iran.


The “Iranian Journal of Materials Forming (IJMF)” is an international open access journal in the fields of materials deformation and forming processes, which was established at Shiraz University in 2014. The journal is pleased to receive papers from scientists and engineers from academic and industrial areas related to all manufacturing processes. In addition, all deformations, including the elastic and plastic behaviors of materials and deformations due to failure, are part of this journal's field of interest. This journal has been a quarterly issue, and from 2021 onwards, it will at least publish 24 articles a year with the aim of having a quantitative criterion for entering Scopus. The quality and credibility of the journal have been ensured by appointing some of the most well-known professors in the world as members of its editorial board. Recently, some world-renowned scientists have also been joined the editorial board, making it stronger than before. In addition, the wide range of the selected referees in this issue is a sign of its scientific quality.