Review process of the manuscripts for
International Journal of Applied Science and Engineering

  1. International Journal of Applied Science and Engineering is a professional and academic journal. Each manuscript will be reviewed by at least two specialties or scholars, and the suggested manuscript will be also re-reviewed by the editorial board.
     
  2. The editorial board of International Journal of Applied Science and Engineering is a regular organization. Editorial board members are invited and assigned by editor-in-chief, and the associate editor-in-chief is selected from these members.
     
  3. Two reviewers are recommended by either associate editor-in-chief or members of editorial board for reviewing each manuscript.
     
  4. The reviewers must hold Ph.D. degree or equivalent to associate professor or above, and their field of research should be related with the under reviewed manuscript.
     
  5. The review comments are divided into four levels: (A) accept, (B) minor changes, (C) major changes and re-review, and (D) reject. Basic decisions making from two reviewers’ comments are shown in the following table:

Table 1. Basic decision making from two reviewers' comments

Reviewer No.1
Reviewer No.2

A

B

C

D

A

Accept

Accept

Re-review

The third reviewer

B

Accept

Accept

Re-review

Reject

C

Re-review

Re-review

Reject

Reject

D

The third reviewer

Reject

Reject

Reject

  6. The editor-in-chief should inform authors about the reviewers’ comments (acceptance, rejection,
or modification). Authors 
can amend the manuscript, provide supplementary material, and rebut comments based on the reviewers’ suggestions.

  7. Basically, only two papers written by the same authors can be printed in the same issue of the journal, the third paper will be published in the next issue.