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:



Mechanical engineering

Acoustics, Aerospace, Automation, Automotive, Autonomous Systems, Biotechnology, Composites, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Control Systems, Cyber security, Design, Energy, Ergonomics, Human health, Manufacturing and additive manufacturing

Mechanics, aerodynamics, aerospace engineering, analytical mechanics, bio-mechanics, civil engineering, computer methods, contact mechanics, damage detection and assessment, damage mechanics, damage modelling, dynamics, elasticity, fatigue of material, finite element analysis, fluid dynamics, fracture mechanics, heat transfer in solids, hydrodynamic, hydrostatics, kinematics, material mechanics, mathematical modelling, mechanical engineering, mechanics of composites, nuclear engineering, ocean engineering, plasticity, solid mechanics, structural mechanics, structural modelling, structural systems, structure integrity, wear and tribology, Nanotechnology, Production planning, Robotics, Structural analysis

Electrical Engineering

Bioengineering, acoustics, and magnetic resonance engineering, Circuits, Communication systems, Control systems, Electromagnetics, Microelectronics/photonics, Nanotechnology, Power and energy systems, Signal processing, Remote sensing and space science.

Computer Engineering

Hardware systems ,Cyberphysical systems ,Foundations and theory, Trust, reliability, and security, Networking, mobile, and distributed computing, Big Data analytics and systems, Artificial intelligence, robotics, and cybernetics.


Electrical Power

Smart energy systems. Smart grid, Renewable energy systems, Energy system modelling, Building energy system optimization, Distributed optimization, Multi-agent control, Energy management, Demand response, Distributed control strategies, Distributed optimization theory, Artificial intelligence control and optimization, Energy forecasting, Advanced power electronic converter topologies, Power flow control and optimization algorithms, Frequency and voltage regulation, Energy storage systems (including the use of electrical vehicles for this function), Demand generation strategies, Energy flexibility, Condition monitoring, intelligent protection, fault diagnosis, and self-healing ,Communications systems and protocols used for the integration of distributed energy sources and storages, Electric machine dynamics, Permanent magnet synchronous machine, Induction machine, Design, testing and monitoring of rotating machines, Performance evaluation, Rotor dynamics, Power Electronics, Power Generation, Energy System, Optimization Techniques, Diagnostic Methods, Control Methods, Energy Storage Systems, Batteries, Renewable Energy, AI Methods in Power Engineering, Data Driven Methods in Power Engineering, Wind/solar energy systems, Hybrid renewable energy systems, Technoeconomic optimization of hybrid renewable energy system, Hybrid optimization model for electric renewables (HOMER), Feasibility study of renewable energy sources, Off-grid energy harvesting, Standalone power generation, Energy storage, Electrification of remote areas, Environmental impacts, neural network, artificial intelligence, energy systems, technical diagnostics, energy saving, Electrical network modeling, Electrical network asset modeling, Quantification of local and global market drivers, Smart contract, Bayesian decision making, Multidimensional data visualization, Portfolio optimization, Industry 4.0 technologies, Machine learning, Blockchain, Distributed ledger technology, Digital twins

Data sets, Energy transition, Distributed energy resources (DER), Renewable energy, Energy storage system, Local energy transaction, Flexibility, Design and optimization of energy market, Energy policy, Energy big data, AI application in power and energy systems, Nanoparticles, Nanofluids, Heat transfer, Electrical properties, Thermal/electrical conductivity, Viscosity, Energy,  

Electric Power Systems

Power transmission, System design, High voltage engineering, High voltage and medium voltage direct current (HVDC-MVDC) transmission systems, Dynamics and control, Security, risk analysis and reliability, Planning and implementation, Distribution system

Energy Conversion

Bulk generation technology, Renewable and distributed generation technology, Power electronic converters, Electric machinery, Motor and drive control

Power Markets and Economics

Electricity market design and economics, Regulation and public policy, Electricity prices, Economic incentives, Investment analysis, Emissions trading

Smart Grids and Smart Electricity Applications

Forecasting models, Smart grid architecture, Demand side management, Big data and machine learning techniques, Geographic information systems, Flexible demands, Communication and information technologies, Cyber security, Monitoring and observability, Microgrids

Electricity Storage

Storage technology and usage, Power converter for storage, Battery management system, Energy storage management systems, Energy harvesting, Hydrogen technology

Electric Transportation

Electric vehicles and vessels, Space application, Underground and railway, Charging infrastructure

Electric Infrastructure and Applications

Home applications, Industrial, commercial and consumable applications, Subsea applications, Medical and military applications, Instrumentation, Electricity in buildings and zero-energy building, Electric materials and semiconductors, Information, automation and control

Environmental Issues

Decarbonization of the electricity system, Sustainable development , Green electricity, Environmental impact, Energy efficiency

Electric Engineering Education

Learning innovation, Learning analytics, Blended and online education, Remote laboratories

Case Studies and Reviews

Demonstrations and pilots of research and innovation projects, Reviews on electricity technologies, Technical standards and designs


Vehicular Technology

Vehicle components and subsystems, Vehicle and driveline dynamics, Vehicle electrical systems, Internal combustion engines, Fuel and energy system, Terra mechanics including the study of tyre and road, Smart materials for vehicles, Lightweight materials for vehicle applications, Vehicle manufacturing, Interaction between vehicles and the environment, Intelligent and autonomous driving/control, Computation and modelling, Testing

Electric Vehicles

Ground vehicles, Electric vehicles (EVs), Hybrid EVs, On- and off-road EVs, Railborne EVs, Space rover vehicles, Airborne EVs, Seaborne EVs, Electrically powered spacecraft, Autonomous and Connected Vehicles, Battery/Ultracapacitor/Fuel Cell, Electrochemical/material characteristics, Modelling and state estimation, Packing technology, Diagnosis, prognosis, and health management, Thermal management and safety management, Hardware design and verification, Charging technology, Charging strategy, Wireless charging, Topology Optimization, Charging network and facilities, Charging pile and charging station, Vehicle to grid, vehicle to building interactions and control, Energy management, Electrical power systems architectures and technologies; Modeling and control of electric vehicles; Vehicle dynamics, Modeling simulation and control, optimization, reliability and fault tolerance, safety critical operation; Braking systems, Internet of vehicles, Electric vehicles market and policy, Electric vehicles economics, Electric vehicles financial market, Social behavior towards Electric vehicles, ,Environmental, emission related to Electric vehicles, Electric drive system and component technology, Power electronic systems- converters and emerging technologies; Electrical air conditioning and heating systems, Electrical machines, Power converter, Powertrain technology, Steering technology

Vehicle & Transportation Systems

Electric Vehicles, Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles, Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Fuel Cell Vehicles, Heavy Duty Vehicles & Buses, Light Vehicles & Personal Mobility, Two- & Three-Wheelers, Welfare & Senior Vehicles, Off-Road & Industrial Vehicles, Railway Vehicles, Electric Ships & Airplanes

Autonomous and Connected Vehicles

AI, Intelligent EV, Autonomous EV, Infrastructure, and V2P (Persons) Communication, 


V2H & V2G Power Transmission, Energy Supply & Infrastructure, Hydrogen & Sustainable Energy, Intelligent Transportation System for EVs, Environmental Impact, Recycle & Life Cycle Analysis

Marketing & Promotion

International Networking, Public Policy & Promotion, Standardization

Energy Supply & Storage Systems

Batteries, Battery Management System, Super Capacitors, Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage, Flywheels, Fuel Cell Systems, Idling Reduction System, AC&DC Charging System, Electromagnetic Compatibility

Propulsion Systems & Components

Drive & Propulsion Systems, Electric Motor Drive, Electric Machine, Auxiliary Components & Sensors, Vehicle Motion & Stability Control, Components for Transportation System, Superconductivity Energy Transfer

Power Electronics Components

Power Electronics Subsystems, Power Semiconductor Devices & Highly Integrated Modules, Wide Band Gap Devices & Related Issues, Packaging, Cooling, & Heat Transfer, Magnetics, Capacitors, Bus Bar, & 3D Integrations, Sensors for Motors & Converters, Harnesses, Connectors, & Protection/Distribution Devices

Wireless Power Transfer

Stationary Wireless Power Transfer, Dynamic Wireless Power Transfer, Wireless High Power Transfer, Electromagnetic Compatibility, Health and Safety Considerations, AGV and Other Applications, Beam-type Wireless Power Transfer

Other Related Topics

Modelling & Simulation, Measuring Methods & Equipment




Section Policies


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

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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.



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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.


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): 1/E/KPT/2015

Valid thru: 21 September 2020


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