Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal IPTEK - Media Komunikasi Teknologi is a journal that publishes scientific articles on technological and science fields, such as civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, architecture, naval engineering, computer science, industrial engineering, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, mining engineering, geological engineering, product design, information systems, computer systems and engineering as well as related topics.

The scopes of Jurnal IPTEK are:

  • Civil Engineering
    Including coastal engineering and management, construction engineering, earthquake engineering, forensic engineering, geotechnical engineering, materials science and engineering, outside plant engineering, structural engineering, construction surveying.
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Including micro electro-mechanical systems (MEMS), friction stir welding (FSW), composite materials, mechatronics, nanotechnology, finite element analysis, biomechanics, computational fluid dynamics, acoustical engineering.
  • Electrical Engineering
    Including electrical power engineering, electrical machinery and energy conversion systems, electrophysics and applications, information and controls.
  • Architecture
    Including urban design and planning, sustainable development of regional structures, history and theory of architecture and urban planning, history and theory of landscape architecture, protection of architecture and urban heritage, technologies of architecture and urban design, architectural education.
  • Naval Engineering
    Including related arts, sciences and use of technology in the design, systems integration, interoperability, construction, operation, maintenance, disposal and logistics support to ships, submarines, aircraft small boats and craft, and vehicles.
  • Computer Science
    Including programming language theory, complex systems, human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence, computer graphics, computer-generated imagery, cryptography, scientific computing, algorithms, software engineering, computer networking and communication, database systems, parallel computation, distributed computation,  operating systems, numerical and symbolic computation, cybernetics, computer programming.
  • Industrial Engineering
    Including supply chain, lean manufacturing, operations improvement, innovation management in operations, operations in service industry, operational research, total quality management, total productive maintenance, workforce management in operations, logistic in general.
  • Chemical Engineering
    Including biotechnology and bio-systems engineering, catalysis and reaction engineering, energy and environment, materials engineering, process systems engineering, transport, colloids, and interface science.
  • Environmental Engineering
    Including natural environmental systems, water/wastewater, environmental management, subsurface contaminant transport, hazardous wastes/remediation.
  • Mining Engineering
    Including caverns, dams, geothermal energy, hydro-electric stations, metro systems, open-pit mines, petroleum engineering, quarries, radioactive waste disposal, rock testing, site investigation, shafts, slopes, tunnels, underground mines.
  • Geological Engineering
    Including applied geomorphology and structural geology, applied geophysics and geochemistry, environmental geology and hydrogeology, land use planning, natural hazards, remote sensing techniques, soil and rock mechanics, applied geotechnical engineering.
  • Product Design
    Including design history, art history, visual culture, design methodology, design process, design discourse, design and culture, sociology design, design management, art critism, anthropology of art, artifact design, industrial design, visual communication design, photography, interior design, craft, film, multimedia, creative industry, design policy, and other historical, critical, cultural, psychological, educational and conceptual research in visual art and design.
  • Information System
    Including operations research/decision theory, business and management, information systems and communication service, innovation/technology management, business information systems.
  • Computer Systems and Engineering
    Including multimedia, microprocessors and microcontrollers, embedded systems, assembly language programming, network optimization.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Each submitted paper will be reviewed through a double-blind peer-review process for its contributions, originality, and presentations (including abstract and keyword, conformity with the journal style, systematics of writing and discussion, accuracy of language usage, and references used).


Open Access Policy

This is an Open Access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of Open Access.

Creative Commons License



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...

LOCKSS publisher manifest page can be found here.


Plagiarism Check

Jurnal IPTEK Editorial Board will ensure that every published article will not exceed 30% similarity Score. Plagiarism screening will be conducted by IPTEK Editorial Board using Plagiarism Checker X-Pro.


Reference Management

Jurnal IPTEK uses Zotero and Mendeley for reference management purposes.