Focus and Scope

The Journal of Sustainable Infrastructure (JSI) offers a comprehensive platform for disseminating scholarly work that underscores the importance of sustainable infrastructure. With the rapid evolution of infrastructure needs and the pressing challenges posed by global sustainability goals, JSI provides a timely platform for experts, researchers, and professionals to share their insights. The journal embraces a multifaceted approach, recognizing the interconnectedness of various infrastructure domains.

  1. Infrastructure of Offshore: Understanding its nuances is pivotal as we enter an era of increased offshore activities, be it for energy or transportation. Articles under this theme explore the nuances of developing and maintaining offshore structures, focusing on the unique challenges posed by the marine environment. Topics may span from the development of offshore wind farms to the intricacies of deep-sea platforms.
  2. Structure and Geotechnical: The backbone of any infrastructure project lies in its structural integrity and foundation. In this domain, JSI sheds light on cutting-edge research pertaining to structural mechanics, novel construction materials, and innovative geotechnical solutions that address the unique challenges of different terrains and climatic conditions.
  3. Civil Engineering: A broad canvas, this category encapsulates research spanning multiple civil engineering sub-disciplines. Whether it's groundbreaking transportation solutions, new-age hydraulic systems, or the efficient management of construction projects, JSI stands at the forefront of these discussions.
  4. Environmental Science and Technology: As the world grapples with environmental challenges, integrating technology to develop sustainable solutions is crucial. This section delves deep into pollution control techniques, the development of green technologies, and processes that align with ecological sustainability.
  5. Environmental Management: Sustainable planning requires a holistic approach. This segment focuses on strategic environmental planning, emphasizing conservation, ecosystem protection, and the rehabilitation of degraded environments.
  6. Water and Wastewater Treatment: With water scarcity being a global concern, JSI emphasizes innovative water purification techniques, efficient waste management, and holistic water resource management strategies.
  7. Sanitation: This domain delves into the creation of sustainable sanitation solutions, promoting hygiene, and developing sanitation facilities that align with modern needs while ensuring sustainability.
  8. Clean Energy: As the global shift towards renewable energy gains momentum, this section illuminates the developments in renewable energy sources, energy storage breakthroughs, and the trajectory of future energy solutions.
  9. City and Regional Development: Urbanization, when unplanned, can lead to numerous challenges. Here, JSI explores urban planning intricacies, sustainable infrastructure development, and strategies to ensure regional growth aligns with sustainable benchmarks.
  10. Climate and Environment Adaptation and Mitigation: Climate change poses an imminent threat to infrastructure. This category delves into developing climate-resilient infrastructure, strategies for a carbon-neutral future, and managing environmental risks.
  11. Life Below Water and Land: In line with the SDGs, this section emphasizes sustainable practices that prioritize aquatic and terrestrial ecosystem health. It encompasses innovative strategies, case studies, and research focusing on preserving the equilibrium of life both underwater and on land.

Additionally, JSI places a significant emphasis on in-depth reviews, case studies, and regional scenarios. Reviews offer a synthesized overview of existing literature, helping identify gaps and future research directions. Case studies provide real-world insights, bringing theory into practice, while regional scenarios underline the varied challenges and solutions across different geographies, offering a nuanced understanding of infrastructure needs.