Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Journal of Mechatronics, Electrical Power, and Vehicular Technology (MEV) is a journal aims to be a peer-reviewed platform and an authoritative source of information. We publish original research papers, review articles and case studies focused on mechatronics, electrical power, and vehicular technology as well as related topics. All papers are peer-reviewed by at least two referees. MEV is managed to be issued twice in every volume. The Scope of MEV Journal is:


  1. Mechatronics: including control system, robotic, manufacturing, CNC machine, sensors, actuators, kinematics, and mechanical dynamics.
  2. Electrical Power: including power generation, transmission and distribution systems, new and renewable energy, turbine, generator, grid system, conversion and conservation of electrical power, electric motor and generator, power electronics and electric drive.
  3. Vehicular Technology: including electric/hybrid vehicle, vehicle to grid, prime mover, fuel efficiency, energy storage, fast charging, emission, transportation infrastructure, biofuel, vehicle elements, vehicle dynamics and safety analysis.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

MEV reviewing policies are:

  • Every submitted paper will be reviewed by at least two peer-reviewers.
  • Reviewers are unaware of the identity of the authors, and authors are also unaware of the identity of reviewers (double blind review method).
  • Reviewing process will consider novelty, objectivity, method, scientific impact, conclusion, and references.


Publication Frequency

MEV is a Journal published online twice a year in the middle of the year (July) and in the end of the year (December).


Open Access Policy

MEV Journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public to supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Creative Commons License
MEV Journal by RCEPM-LIPI is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at http://www.mevjournal.com.


Article Processing Charges

Every article submitted to MEV Journal will not have any 'Article Processing Charges'. This includes submitting, peer-reviewing, editing, publishing, maintaining and archiving, and allows immediate access to the full text versions of the articles.


Plagiarism Check

Plagiarism screening will be conducted by MEV Journal Editorial Board using Grammarly® Plagiarism Checker and Crossref Similarity Check plagiarism screening service powered by iThenticate.


Copy Editing and Proofreading

Every article accepted by MEV Journal shall be an object to Grammarly® writing-enhancement program conducted by MEV Journal Editorial Board.


References Management

Every article submitted to MEV Journal shall use reference management software e.g. EndNote® or Mendeley. 


Accreditation Certificate

MEV Journal has been certificated as a Scientific Journal by The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) since 24 April 2012.

1st Accreditation Number: 432/Akred-LIPI/P2MI/04/2012

2nd Accreditation Number: 633/AU/Akred-LIPI/03/2015

Valid thru: 15 April 2020