About the Journal

Icelandic Journal of Engineering - Verktækni tímarit VFÍ

The Association of Chartered Engineers in Iceland (VFÍ) publishes the Icelandic Journal of Engineering. The magazine contains peer-reviewed academic articles, and preparations are underway to have the journal indexed in the Scopus database — a goal which demonstrates the determination of VFÍ to publish academic articles adhering to good and recognized scientific principles.

The first issue of Verktækni, — Icelandic Journal of Engineering — was published in September, 2013. The journal included peer-reviewed articles, general technical and scientific articles, in addition to other material. Since the end of 2019, the publication has included peer-reviewed academic articles alone. The goal is for the journal to become a first-class international scholarly journal, registered with the International Scientific Indexing, ISI. Preparations are underway to have the journal indexed in the Scopus database.

Our history

The Association of Chartered Engineers in Iceland was founded in 1912. Since its foundation, publishing has been an essential part of its professional work. The first issue of VerktækniIcelandic Journal of Engineering — was published in September of 2013. It was intended, among other things, to replace the Association's Yearbook. The journal published peer-reviewed articles and general technical and scientific articles, in addition to other material. From 1995 until 2013, the Yearbook counted 16 pages and was published up to 12 times a year. Today, the emphasis is on the publication of peer-reviewed, academic articles, and the goal is for the Icelandic Journal of Engineering to become a first-class international scholarly journal.

All publications published by the Association of Chartered Engineers can be accessed on www.timarit.is.

Editorial Board

The editorial board is responsible for the publication of the journal and for upholding professional standards, in accordance with the publisher's policy.
Bjarni Bessason, editor-in-chief, University of Iceland
Helgi Þór Ingason, Reykjavík University
Kristinn Andersen, University of Iceland
María S. Guðjónsdóttir, Reykjavík University

The editorial representative oversees the publication on a daily basis and communicates with authors and reviewers.

Sigrún S. Hafstein, Association of Chartered Engineers in Iceland.

Publications

Since 2020, academic articles have been published on the journal's website as soon as they are ready for publication, that is, through open access. At the end of every calendar year, a printed issue comes out, containing articles published that year. Printed issues can be ordered at the VFÍ office. Articles intended for publication in the current year must be submitted to the editorial representative by September 30. Since 2021, the journal's website is in Icelandic as well as English.

Publisher

Association of Chartered Engineers in Iceland (ID number: 680269-6299), Engjateigur 9, 108 Reykjavík. 

The Association of Chartered Engineers in Iceland (VFÍ) was founded in 1912. It is a professional and trade union of chartered engineers and engineers. The association is Iceland's largest and most influential association of people with technical education.

The Association of Chartered Engineers in Iceland reserves the right to publish and store the journal's content in electronic format, including online. Articles may not be reproduced in any way, either in part or in whole, without permission.

ISSN: electronic edition: 2772-1086; printed version: 1670-7362.

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