Reviewer Policy

Acceleron Aerospace Journal Reviewer Policy

1. General Overview: The Acceleron Aerospace Journal (AAJ) follows a rigorous and transparent peer-review process to ensure the quality and integrity of the scholarly content it publishes. This policy outlines the guidelines and expectations for reviewers participating in the evaluation of submissions.

2. Peer Review Process:

  • The journal employs a double-blind peer-review process, where the identities of both the reviewers and the authors are concealed.
  • Reviewers are selected based on their expertise in the relevant subject areas covered by the journal.

3. Responsibilities of Reviewers:

  • Reviewers are expected to provide constructive and impartial feedback on the scientific and scholarly merit of the submissions.
  • Confidentiality must be maintained throughout the review process. Reviewers should not disclose any information about the manuscript to anyone without proper authorization.
  • Promptness is crucial. Reviewers are requested to complete their assessments within the stipulated timeframe.

4. Expertise and Conflict of Interest:

  • Reviewers should disclose any potential conflicts of interest that might compromise their ability to provide an unbiased evaluation.
  • Reviewers are selected based on their expertise in the subject matter, and they should notify the editorial office if they feel unqualified to review a particular submission.

5. Ethical Considerations:

  • Reviewers should report any instances of plagiarism, data fabrication, or ethical concerns observed during the review process.
  • If reviewers suspect any misconduct, they should immediately bring it to the attention of the editorial office.

6. Constructive Feedback:

  • Reviewers are encouraged to provide detailed and constructive feedback to assist authors in improving the quality of their work.
  • Feedback should be clear, objective, and focused on the scientific and scholarly aspects of the submission.

7. Timeliness:

  • Reviewers are expected to complete their evaluations within the specified timeframe. If unable to meet the deadline, they should promptly inform the editorial office.

8. Recognition:

  • The journal acknowledges the valuable contribution of reviewers through appropriate means, such as public recognition or certificates.

9. Contact Information:

  • Reviewers can contact the editorial office at for any clarifications or assistance.

10. Compliance:

  • Reviewers are expected to comply with the journal's policies and guidelines outlined in this document and any additional instructions provided by the editorial office.

By adhering to these guidelines, reviewers play a crucial role in maintaining the high standards of the Acceleron Aerospace Journal and contribute to the advancement of aerospace knowledge and technology.