Aims & Scope


Metal Powder Report (MPR) is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to advancing the understanding, development, and application of metal powders in various fields. Our aim is to serve as a comprehensive platform for researchers, engineers, practitioners, and industry professionals to exchange knowledge, ideas, and innovations in the realm of metal powders.


Metal Powder Report (MPR) covers a wide range of topics related to metal powders, including but not limited to:

  1. Powder Synthesis and Processing: Investigation and development of methods for producing metal powders, including atomization, mechanical milling, chemical synthesis, and other novel techniques. This encompasses research on powder morphology, size distribution, and composition control.

  2. Characterization Techniques: Utilization and advancement of analytical techniques for characterizing metal powders, such as microscopy, spectroscopy, diffraction, thermal analysis, and rheology. Emphasis is placed on understanding powder properties and their influence on performance.

  3. Powder Metallurgy (PM) Processes: Exploration of powder metallurgy processes, including compaction, sintering, hot isostatic pressing (HIP), additive manufacturing (AM), and infiltration, with a focus on optimizing properties and achieving desired microstructures.

  4. Applications and Functionalities: Investigation of metal powder applications across various industries, including automotive, aerospace, healthcare, energy, electronics, and defense. This includes the development of functional materials, such as magnetic, structural, catalytic, and biomedical materials.

  5. Advanced Materials and Composites: Research on metal powder-based advanced materials and composites, including metal matrix composites (MMCs), ceramic matrix composites (CMCs), and nanocomposites, with an emphasis on enhancing mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties.

  6. Simulation and Modeling: Theoretical and computational studies on the behavior of metal powders during processing and in-service conditions, including finite element analysis (FEA), computational fluid dynamics (CFD), and discrete element method (DEM) simulations.

  7. Quality Control and Standards: Strategies for quality control, testing methodologies, and standards development for metal powders, ensuring consistency, reliability, and safety in manufacturing and end-use applications.

  8. Environmental and Sustainability Aspects: Exploration of environmentally friendly practices, recycling methods, and sustainable approaches in the production and utilization of metal powders, with an emphasis on reducing environmental impact and conserving resources.

  9. Market Trends and Industry Insights: Analysis of market trends, emerging technologies, and industry dynamics related to metal powders, including insights into supply chain management, regulatory issues, and economic factors affecting the industry.

Metal Powder Report (MPR) welcomes original research articles, review papers, rapid communications, and perspectives from academia, industry, and government institutions. Our goal is to foster collaboration and innovation in the field of metal powders and contribute to the advancement of materials science and engineering.