Recommended journals and conferences for publishing Ph. D. results

National Tsing Hua University

Department of Electrical Engineering

Recommended journals and conferences for publishing Ph. D. results

Ph. D. students in the Department of Electrical Engineering are encouraged to publish their research results in the journals and conferences listed below.

The list was approved by the Postgraduate Education Committee of the Department of Electrical Engineering in October 8, 2004.

Revised and approved in April 14, 2021.

Science and Physics                           

s : multidisciplinary science;          phy : physics,multidisciplinary;                     

pcm : physics, condensed matter;      pnu : physics, nuclear;                             

ppf : physics, particles and fields      optoptics       

pmphysics, mathematical          pfpphysics, fluids & plasmas



Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS)

Physical Review Letters                                     

Physics Letters B                                         

New Journal of Physics                                     

Physical Review A                                         

Physical Review B                                       

Physical Review C                                        

Physical Review D                                         

Physical Review E                            

Europhysics Letters                                       


autoautomation & control systems          ee : engineering, electrical & electronic

iiinstruments & instrumentation

IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics                      

IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications                   

IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics  

IEEE Transactions on Power Systems                        

IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion                     

IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery                        

IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology                   

IEEE Journals of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics

IEEE Trans. on Industrial Informatics

IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid

IEEE Trans. on Sustainable Energy

IEEE Trans. on Reliability

IEEE-ASME Trans. on Mechtronics

IC Design         

ee : engineering, electrical & electronic

cshacomputer science, hardware & architecture

csiacomputer science, interdisciplinary applications

IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits                         

IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems Part I: Regular Papers  

IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems

IEEE Design & Test of Computers                          

IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems          

IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems Part II: Express Briefs

IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems                 

IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques


International Test Conference (ITC)

Design Automation Conf. (DAC)

International Solid-State Circuits Conf. (ISSCC)

IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits (VLSI)


ee : engineering, electrical & electronic           matha : mathematics, applied;

csaicomputer science, artificial intelligence      auto : automation and control systems;       

tele : telecommunications

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control        


IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems           

SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization

IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems     

IEEE Transactions on Control System Technology


tst : transportation science & technology;         ee : engineering, electrical & electronic      teletelecommunications                csiscomputer science, information systems

IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications

IEEE Transactions on Information Theory        

IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing                      

IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications

IEEE Transactions on Communications         

IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems  

IEEE Signal Processing Letters                            

IEEE Communications Letters                              

IEEE Wireless Communications Letters

IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security



IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory


ee : engineering, electrical & electronic       cstmcomputer science, theory & methods

teletelecommunications             cshacomputer science, hardware & architecture

IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking

Queueing Theory               

or : operations research & management science;           stat : statistics and probability

csia : computer science, interdisciplinary applications       mamathematics, applied

Annals of Applied Probability                              

Mathematics of Operations Research           

Operations Research                                       

Advances in Applied Probability                            

Queueing Systems                          


gh : genetics and heredity;                   bmb : biochemistry and molecular biology

bambiotechnology & applied microbiology        ebevolutionary biology

cstm : computer science, theory and method;         brm : biochemical research methods

mcbmathematical & computational biology       stat : statistics and probability

csia : computer science, interdisciplinary applications

csaicomputer science, artificial intelligence

csiscomputer science, information systems        mimedical informatics

miamathematics, interdisciplinary applications

Nature Genetics                                         

Genes and Development                                  

American Journal of Human Genetics                        

Genome Research        

Nucleic acids research                                   

Molecular Biology and Evolution      


Journal of Molecular Biology                             


BMC Bioinformatics       


DNA Research                                          


Human Genetics                                         


Journal of Computational Biology     

IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation            

Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association     

Statistical Methods in Medical Research                    


IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine 

IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics

Evolutionary Computation                    

IEEE/ACM Trans. Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

Neural Computation                                      

BMC Systems Biology                                     


acoust : acoustics;       ee : engineering, electrical & electronic        reha : rehabilitation

ebengineering, biomedical        rnmmi : radiology, nuclear medicine and medical imaging

nsntnanoscience & nanotechnology             biopBiophysics

bambiotechnology & applied microbiology       echemelectrochemistry

cmdchemistry, multidisciplinary                paphysics, applied

emengineering, multidisciplinary

Magnetic Resonance in Medicine                         

Physics in Medicine and Biology              

Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology      

IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering                   

Annals of Biomedical Engineering                            

IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering

IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control

Journal of Biosensors and BioelectronicsBiosensors and Bioelectronics

Neuro Image                                           

Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology                     

Medical Pyhsics                                       

Lasers in surgery and medicine                         

Nano Letters                             


Medical Image Analysis         


Ultrasonic Imaging

Note : Not positive list must be substantive review.


csaicomputer science, artificial intelligence          ebengineering, biomedical 

isptimaging science & photographic technology       teletelecommunications

cssecomputer science, software engineering        ee : engineering, electrical & electronic

acoust : acoustics                        csis : computer science, information systems

csiacomputer science, interdisciplinary applications

rnmmi : radiology, nuclear medicine and medical imaging

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence

IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging                     

Pattern Recognition                        

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing         

IEEE Transactions on Multimedia

IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology  

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America                

IEEE Transactions on Speech and Audio Processing

IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing

Medical Image Analysis

Artificial Intelligence                                      

International Journal of Computer Vision                     

ACM Transactions on Graphics                              

International Journal of Medical Informatics                   

ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communication & Applications     

IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing

IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems

IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing


IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)

IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV)

European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV)


csai : computer science, artificial intelligence;    csis : computer science, information systems

acsautomation & control systems        cshacomputer science, hardware & architecture

cstmcomputer science, theory & methods        ee : engineering, electrical & electronic

cssecomputer science, software engineering

Journal of Machine Learning Research           

ACM Transactions on Information Systems                   

IEEE Transactions on Computers              

Journal of ACM

IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks                  

IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation            

IEEE Trans. on Robotics

IEEE Trans. on Automation Science & Engineering

ACM Transactions on Computer Systems                    

Communications of the ACM

IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering      

IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering   

IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems   

ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems

ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS)

ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization (TACO)

IEEE Computer Architecture Letters (CAL)


IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO)

International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA)

International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA)

International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS)

USENIX Conference on file and storage technology (FAST)

IEEE/ACM Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques (PACT)

IEEE International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD)

Quantum Computation/Quantum Communications

pmath : physics, mathematical       csiacomputer science, interdisciplinary applications

cstmcomputer science, theory & methods

Quantum Information and Computation       

Journal of Computational Physics           

Communications in Mathematical Physics                  

Journal of Physics A - Mathematical and General              


opt : optics;                            phya : physics, applied

ee : engineering, electrical & electronic

Advances in Atomic Molecular and Optical Physics               

Optics Letters                                             

Optics Express                                             

Journal of Biomedical Optics                                 

IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics   

Journal of Optical Society of America B                       

IEEE Photonics Technology Letters             

Applied Physics B - Lasers and Optics         

Journal of Lightwave Technology               

Journal of Optical Society of America A                        

Applied Optics                                           

Solid-state Electronics                

echem : electrochemistry;                   inst : instruments & instrumentation; 

mscf : material science, coating & film         ee : engineering, electrical & electronic

phya : physics, applied                     msmd : materials science, multidisciplinary

em : engineering, mechanical

Applied Physics Letters                                  

IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics         

IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnologies        

Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems     

IEEE Electron Device Letters                               

Journal of the Electrochemical Society        

Journal of Applied Physics                                

Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering

IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices         

Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B    

Sensors and Actuators A-Physical              

Sensors and Actuators BChemical   

(These Regulations are adopted in Chinese, which shall prevail in case of any discrepancy between the English translation and the Chinese original.)