Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Journal of Chemical Process and Material Technology invites contributions of original and novel fundamental research publishes papers. The journal is open to contributions in the following areas, focusing on chemical process and material processing technology in chemical engineering, environmental engineering, food engineering, biotechnology and materials science and engineering. As well as original research, Journal of Chemical Process and Material Technology also publish review articles that examine the state of the art, identify emerging trends, and suggest future directions for developing fields


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted to this journal must follow focus and scope, and author guidelines of this journal. The submitted manuscripts must address scientific merit or novelty appropriate to the focus and scope. All manuscripts must be free from plagiarism contents. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software to do the similarity checking. Editors check the plagiarism detection of articles in this journal by using a Turnitin software.

The research article submitted to this journal will be double blind review at least 2 (two) or more expert reviewers. The reviewers give scientific valuable comments improving the contents of the manuscript.

Final decision of articles acceptance will be made by Editors according to reviewers comments. Publication of accepted articles including the sequence of published articles will be made by Editor in Chief by considering sequence of accepted date and geographical distribution of authors as well as thematic issue.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Publication Ethics

Journal of Chemical Process and Material Technology is a peer-reviewed journal, published biannually by Fakultas Teknik Unwahas Semarang Indonesia. It is available online as open access sources as well as in print. This statement clarifies an ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the editor-in-chief, the Editorial Board, the reviewer, and the publisher.

The article submitted has not yet been published elsewhere, original, research-based, unpublished and not under review for possible publication in other journals.

Ethical Guideline for Journal Publication

The publication of an article in Journal of Chemical Process and Material Technology is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. It is a direct reflection of the quality of the work of the authors and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific methods. It is therefore important to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the editor, the reviewer, the publisher, and the society. As the publisher of Journal of Chemical Process and Material Technology, Publisher takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing seriously and it recognizes its ethical and other responsibilities. Publisher committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions.

Publication Decisions

The editor of the Journal of Chemical Process and Material Technology is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

Fair Play

An editor at any time evaluates manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.


The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.

Duties of Reviewers

Contribution to Editorial Decisions Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.


Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.


Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.

Standards of Objectivity

Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Acknowledgment of Sources

Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.

Duties of Authors

Reporting standards

Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable.

Originality and Plagiarism

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication

An author should not, in general, publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.

Acknowledgment of Sources

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

Authorship of the Paper

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflicts of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

Fundamental errors in published works

When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.


Screening Plagiarism

Manuscripts submitted to Journal of Chemical Process and Material Technology are to be screened for plagiarism using Turnitin. Journal of Chemical Process and Material Technology will promptly reject manuscripts that are leading to either self-plagiarism or plagiarism. Authors indicated performing plagiarism or self-plagiarism will be blacklisted and disallowed to submit their manuscripts toJournal of Chemical Process and Material Technology. Please refer to our Author Guideline and Publication Ethics regarding our provisions of submission


Author Fee

There is no submission fee applied in Journal of Chemical Process and Material Technology. Each manuscript accepted for publication will be charged the cost of processing: IDR 400.000,- / article.


Reviewer Acknowledgement

Dr. Zainal Abidin, (Scopus ID:-), Universitas Texas
Dr. Hendra Hermawan, PhD, PEng, (Scopus ID: 56500756700), Laval University
Dr H Miftakhul Huda, M.Sc, (Scopus ID: 55408517900), Nagoya University
Dr. ret nat. Vita Paramita, ST, MM., M.Sc,, (Scopus ID: 26428404700), Diponegoro University
Dr. Putri Restu Dewati, ST, M.Eng, (Scopus ID: 57216692114), Yogyakarta Veterans National Development University
Heny Kusumayanti, ST, MT, (Scopus ID: 57200217036), Diponegoro University
Dr. Devi Yuni Susanti, STP, MTP, (Scopus ID: 57211979160), Gadjah Mada University
Mohammad Endy Yulianto, ST, MT, (Scopus ID: 56653378300), Diponegoro University
Dr. Heri Heriyanto, ST, MT, (Scopus ID: -), Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa University
Dr. Novi Caroko, ST, MT, (Scopus ID: 57217311129), Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta University
drh. Siti Susanti, Ph.D, (Scopus ID: 54988500100), Diponegoro University
Alwani Hamad, (Scopus ID: 57169948500), Muhammadiyah Purwokerto University
Dr. Sulvi Purwayantie, S.TP, MP, (Scopus ID: 56568277800), Tanjung Pura University
Zeni Ulma, SST, M.Eng, (Scopus ID: -), Jember State Polytechnic University
Prof. Dyah Hesti P, ST, MT, Ph.D, (Scopus ID: 24075014500), Diponegoro University
Dr. Iqbal Syaichurrozi, ST., MT, (Scopus ID: 55881609100), Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa University
Setyawati Yanti, ST, MT, P.hD, (Scopus ID: 26322083000), Muslim Indonesia University
Wiji, (Scopus ID: -), Diponegoro University
Sri Rezeki Muria, ST, MP, M.Sc, (Scopus ID: 57212102640), Riau University
Prof. Wahyudi Budi Sediawan, (Scopus ID: 57200658554), Gadjah Mada University
Dr. Ir. Retno Ambarwati Sigit L, MT, (Scopus ID: -), 17 Augustus 1945 University