About the journal
Coal Science and Technology started its first publication in 1973 and is now published monthly. It is affiliated with China Coal Research Institute and is a prestigious international academic journal in the coal field under the supervision of the National Mine Safety Administration. Coal Science and Technology is currently indexed/abstracted by more than 20 databases, including Scopus, Directory of Open Access Journals（DOAJ）, Information Service for the Physics, Electro-technology, Computer and Control (INSPEC), Chinese Science Citation Database (CSCD), JST, Chinese Scientific and Technical Papers and Citation Database (CSTPCD), AJ, CBST, etc.
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Editor-in-Chief WANG guofa
Guofa Wang (born in Wendeng, Shandong Province in August 1960) is an academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering and an expert in coal mining technology and coal mining equipment systems. Wang is also the Chief Scientist at the China Coal Technology and Engineering Group (China Coal Research Institute). Wang is also the Editor in Chief of Coal Science and Technology .He obtained his bachelor’s degree from the department of mechanical engineering at the Shandong University of Technology (currently known as Shangdong University) in 1982, and his Master’s degree from the Northeast University of Technology (now known as Northeastern University) in 1985.