Avestia introduces the publication of the International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Nanotechnology (IJTAN).

This journal is based on the continuous model in English and adopts the open-access model, meaning that all interested readers have free access to the journal's homepage and articles without the need for subscription. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.

All published papers of IJTAN will be submitted to Google Scholar, CAS, Genamics JournalSeek, Index Copernicus International, Mendeley.

IJTAN is a high-quality peer-reviewed journal, in which every article will be peer-reviewed by several experts in the relevant field and assigned unique DOIs by CrossRef. Upon acceptance, articles will be published in the latest open volume. One continuous volume per year is published.


IJTAN welcomes only original research and review papers that are related to the advancement of nanotechnology science and applications to a variety of fields, and particularly in regards to Nanobiotechnology, Nanoscience Materials, and Nanomedicine and Drug Delivery. While these are some of the most common topics cultivated by IJTAN, we also accept papers including, but not necessarily limited by, the following:

  • Characterization and Applications
  • Fabrication of Nanodevices
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Nanobiomechanics and Nanobiotechnologies
  • Nanocatalysis
  • Nanoelectronics
  • Nanographene
  • Nanomaterials
  • Nanomedicine and Drug Delivery
  • Nanotechnology and Agriculture
  • Nanotechnology and Coating
  • Nanotechnology and Education
  • Nanotechnology and Energy
  • Nanotechnology and Environment
  • Nanotechnology and Polymer
  • Products and Markets in Nanotechnology
  • Risk Assessment and Standardization
  • Social Ethics of Nanotechnology
  • Tissue Engineering

If you are uncertain whether your article is relevant to the academic interests of IJTAN, please email us at or consider proposing a special topic.

Propose a Special Topic

Researchers interested in editing/co-editing special topics are encouraged to send a written proposal to: .

The proposal should contain the full names and affiliations of the editors, their research background and academic CV, and a detailed description regarding the special topic including:

  • Name of the topic
  • Research areas covered in the topic
  • The exact timeline (the dates for: first call for papers, deadline for submissions, author notifications, major revisions, publication)