Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Journal of Mechatronics, Electrical Power, and Vehicular Technology (MEV) is a journal aims to be a peer-reviewed platform and an authoritative source of information. We publish original research papers, review articles and case studies focused on mechatronics, electrical power, and vehicular technology as well as related topics. All papers are peer-reviewed by at least two referees. MEV is managed to be issued twice in every volume. The Scope of MEV Journal are:

 

Mechatronics

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering

 

Electrical Power

  • Renewable Energy Generation
  • Electric Power Systems
  • Energy Conversion
  • Power Electronics
  • Smart Grids and Smart Electricity Applications
  • Electricity Storage System
  • Green Building
  • Electric Infrastructure and Applications
  • ICT for Energy
  • Energy Markets and Economics
  • Environmental Issues

 

Vehicular Technology

  • Electric Vehicles
  • Vehicle Systems
  • Charging Systems
  • Autonomous and Connected Vehicles
  • Transportation System
  • Marketing & Policy
  • Propulsion Systems & Components
  • Power Electronics Components
  • Wireless Power Transfer

 

Detailed Aim and Scope can be found here

 

Section Policies

Article

MEV Journal publish original research papers, review articles and case studies focused on mechatronics, electrical power, and vehicular technology.

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

MEV uses an online submission and review system. The submission and peer review of every article must be managed using this system and based on following Peer Review Policy.

  • MEV Editorial Board is responsible for the selection of papers and the selection of reviewers.
  • Articles must typically be reviewed by at least two independent reviewers.
  • Reviewers are unaware of the identity of the authors, and authors are also unaware of the identity of reviewers (double blind review)
  • Reviewing process will consider novelty, objectivity, method, scientific impact, conclusion, and references.
  • The final decision of manuscript acceptance shall be made by the Editorial Board according to reviewers critical comments.
  • Section Editor will send the final decision regarding the submission to the corresponding author based on the reviewer’s recommendation.
  • MEV Editorial Board shall protect the confidentiality of all material submitted to the journal and all communications with reviewers. 

Complete Peer Review Policy can be found in this page: http://mev.lipi.go.id/index.php/mev/pages/view/review-policy.

Overall Guideline for Reviewer, including checklist, can be found in this page: http://mev.lipi.go.id/index.php/mev/pages/view/review-guide.

 

Publication Frequency

MEV is a Journal published online twice a year in the middle of the year (July) and in the end of the year (December).

 

Open Access Policy

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


Creative Commons License
MEV Journal by RCEPM-LIPI is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at https://mev.lipi.go.id.

 

Archiving

MEV is implementing an archiving plan for electronic backup and preservation of access to all journal content to ensure that MEV knowledge remain available with a high probability. MEV Journal perform periodical back up and archiving in multiple locations and provide access via more than one server. This preservation strategy is MEV highest commitment to suppress any possible interruption or discontinuation due to system failure, catastrophic failure, technical failure, or natural disaster.

Complete archiving policy can be found here: https://mev.lipi.go.id/mev/pages/view/ebackup

MEV Archiving and Preservation Policy covers:

  • Digital Archieve
  • Local Archive
  • Website Archiving
  • Self-archiving
  • Indexing
  • If journal stops publishing
  • In the Event of Notice of Possible Litigation

 

Article Processing Charges

Every article submitted to MEV Journal will not have any 'Article Processing Charges'. This includes submitting, peer-reviewing, editing, publishing, maintaining and archiving, and allows immediate access to the full text versions of the articles.

Complete Author Fee can be found here https://mev.lipi.go.id/mev/about/submissions#authorFees

 

Plagiarism Check

MEV Editorial Board will ensure that every published article will not exceed 30% similarity Score. Plagiarism screening will be conducted by MEV Editorial Board using Grammarly® Plagiarism Checker and Crossref Similarity Check plagiarism screening service powered by iThenticate. 

About the Crossref Similarity Check service, please visit: https://www.crossref.org/services/similarity-check/

For a searchable list of all journals in the Crossref Similarity Check database, please visit: www.ithenticate.com/search

 

Crossmark Service

MEV participates in the CrossMark scheme, a multi-publisher initiative that has developed a standard way for readers to locate the current version of an article. By applying the CrossMark policies, MEV is committed to maintaining the content it publishes and to alerting readers to changes if and when they occur.

Crossmark Policy Page can be found here: http://mev.lipi.go.id/index.php/mev/pages/view/crossmark

 

Copy Editing and Proofreading

Every article accepted by MEV Journal shall be an object to Grammarly® writing-enhancement program conducted by MEV Journal Editorial Board.

About Grammarly program, please visit: https://www.grammarly.com

 

References Management

Every article submitted to MEV Journal shall use reference management software e.g. EndNote® or Mendeley. 

More about Mendeley, please visit: https://www.mendeley.com/

More about EndNote, please visit: http://www.endnote.com

 

Accreditation Certificate

MEV Journal has been certificated as a Scientific Journal by The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) since 24 April 2012.

1st Accreditation Number (LIPI): 432/Akred-LIPI/P2MI/04/2012

2nd Accreditation Number (LIPI): 633/AU/Akred-LIPI/03/2015

Valid thru: 15 April 2020

 

MEV Journal has also been certificated as Indonesian Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (RISTEKDIKTI) since 21 September 2015.

Accreditation Number (RISTEKDIKTI): Sinta 2 - 1/E/KPT/2015

Accreditation Number (RISTEKBRIN): Sinta 1 - 200/M/KPT/2020

Valid thru: Vol 15, No 2, 2024

 

General Data Protection Regulation

MEV Journal expresses a full commitment for GDPR and takes full responsibility to protecting the privacy of its editors, authors, reviewers, volunteers, and other contacts.

More about MEV and GDPR, please visit: MEV-GDPR page