On Dec. 20, 2021, the 2021 international editorial board meeting of Journalof Magnesium and Alloys (JMA) was successfully held both online with Zoom andoffline in Chongqing. Editors, youth editors and representatives from 15countries including the United States, UK, Germany, Australia, South Korea,Japan, Canada, Israel, Poland, Turkey, Singapore, Ukraine, Czech Republic, India, China, etc. attended themeeting. Professor Fusheng Pan, academician of the Chinese Academy ofEngineering, editor-in-chief of Journal of Magnesium and Alloys, president ofInternational Mg Society and honorary director of the National EngineeringResearch Center for Magnesium Alloys (CCMg), attended the meeting. Theconference was hosted by Professor Xiaodong Peng, executive deputy editor ofJMA.
Firstly, Prof. FushengPan gave a welcome speech to all the participating editors, youth editors andrepresentatives, affirming the achievements of JMA, and thanking the editorsfor their long-term support to JMA. Subsequently, Dr. Yan Yang, the ExecutiveDeputy Director of Editorial Office, reported the progress and development ofJMA from 2020 to 2021. With the efforts of all editorial board members and allstaff in the editorial office, the number of JMA published papers has increasedsignificantly, the impact factor has increased significantly. At present, theJMA impact factor ranks first among journals in the same field, surpassing the ActaMaterialia. The publicity and promotion work has been running well.
Prof. Fusheng Pan gave a welcome speech