High-Quality Academic Journals in Communications and Networking
In June 2017, Journal Citation Reports® (JCR) named IEEE Communication Society publications as 7 of the top 8 world’s leading journals in telecommunications. Our member-developed, highly-technical academic journals explore the frontiers of research in varied topics including—
- Green Communications and Networking
- Cognitive Communications and Networking
- Molecular, Biological, and Multi-Scale Communications
- Wireless Communications
- Internet of Things
- Biomedical Health Informatics
- Transactions on Cloud Computing
With exclusive access to such an offering of high-quality journals of various areas of focus represented, you will not only find journals of professional interest as resources, but also potential publishing opportunities.
The IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) invites nominations for the position of Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Communications Letters (COMML) for a two–year term starting on 1 July 2023.
IEEE Communications Society Journals in
Communications and Networking
IEEE Communications Letters
IEEE Communications Letters publishes letters on the frontiers of research within the field of interest of the IEEE Communications Society.
IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials
IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials is a free online journal published by the IEEE Communications Society covering all aspects of the communications field.
IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications
Each issue focuses in-depth attention on critical aspects of one specific communications topic. Two or more issues each year are devoted solely to the Optical Communications and Networking Series.
IEEE Networking Letters
IEEE Networking Letters publishes high-quality, original research results derived from theoretical or experimental exploration of the area of communication/computer networking, covering all network layers except the physical layer, including architecture and design, protocols, control mechanisms, operations and management of access, core and edge networks.
IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society
The IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society (OJ-COMS) is an Open Access journal which publishes high-quality manuscripts in a short round of review, on advances in the state-of-the-art of telecommunications systems and networks.
IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking
IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking (TCCN) is publishes high-quality manuscripts that advance the state-of-the-art of cognitive communications and networking research.
IEEE Transactions on Communications
IEEE Transactions on Communications publishes high-quality papers reporting theoretical and experimental advances in the general area of communications. TCOM is committed to providing a timely and rigorous peer-review process for all submitted papers.
IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking
IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking (TGCN) publishes high-quality, original, and timely papers that cover the subject of energy efficiency and sustainability for communication systems and networks.
IEEE Transactions on Machine Learning in Communications and Networking
IEEE Transactions on Machine Learning in Communications and Networking (T-MLCN) is an Open Access online journal co-sponsored by The IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc), IEEE Computer Society (CS), IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS), and IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS). T-MLCN publishes high-quality manuscripts on advances in machine learning methods for and applications to communications and networking
IEEE Transactions on Molecular, Biological, and Multi-Scale Communications
This journal is devoted to the principles, design, and analysis of communication systems that use physics beyond conventional electromagnetism, particularly for small-scale and multi-scale applications. This series will also examine the use of communication and information theory in biological systems.
IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering
The IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering is committed to timely publishing of peer-reviewed technical articles that deal with the theory and applications of network science and the interconnections among the elements in a system that form a network.
IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management
IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management features timely electronic presentation of archival research on the management of networks, systems, services and applications, as well as on issues in communications software, service engineering, policies and business processes for network and service management.
IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications publishes high-quality, peer-reviewed technical papers that advance theoretical and/or practical aspects of wireless communications.
IEEE Wireless Communications Letters
This journal publishes timely, novel and high-quality recent results on Wireless Communications in letter format. IEEE Wireless Communications Letters have a 4-page limit. The goal is rapid dissemination of original, cutting-edge ideas and timely, significant contributions in the theory and applications of wireless communications.
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking
This is a bimonthly archival journal reflecting the multi-disciplinary nature of communications networks. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking is sponsored by the IEEE Communications Society, the IEEE Computer Society, and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
IEEE/KICS Journal of Communications and Networks
The IEEE/KICS Journal of Communications and Networks publishes high-quality papers that advance the state-of-the-art and practical applications of communications and information networks. Theoretical research contributions presenting new techniques, concepts, or analyses, applied contributions reporting on experiences and experiments, and tutorial expositions of permanent reference value are welcome.
IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking
The scope of this journal includes advances in the state-of-the-art of optical communications and networks. Both theoretical contributions (including new techniques, concepts, and analyses) and practical contributions (including system experiments and prototypes, and new applications) are encouraged.
Additional IEEE Communications Society Co-Sponsored Journals
IEEE Internet of Things Journal
IEEE Internet of Things Journal is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes the latest research findings and review articles on the various aspects of IoT. The journal is co-sponsored by the IEEE Sensors Council, IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Computer Society, and IEEE Signal Processing Society.
IEEE Journal on Biomedical Health Informatics
IEEE Journal on Biomedical Health Informatics publishes original papers describing recent advances in the field of biomedical and health informatics where information and communication technologies intersect with health, healthcare, life sciences and biomedicine. Papers must contain original content in theoretical analysis, methods, technical development, and/or novel clinical applications of information systems.
Journal of Communications and Information Networks
The journal aims to foster dimension of the novel revolutionary technologies and to trace the continued developing research areas covering both conventional subjects and inter-disciplines. Authentic articles in various directions of Communications and Information Networks, scientific commentaries involving the emerging research issues are both welcome. JCIN is a technically co-sponsored journal of ComSoc under the license agreement between ComSoc and PTP (Posts and Telecom Press of China).
IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing
IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing publishes peer reviewed articles that provide innovative research ideas and applications results in all areas relating to cloud computing. Topics relating to novel theory, algorithms, performance analyses and applications of techniques relating to all areas of cloud computing will be considered for the transactions.
IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing
IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing is a quarterly with archival research results related to mobility of users, systems, data, and computing as well as issues in information organization and access, services, management, and applications.
IEEE Transactions on Multimedia
The scope of this periodical is the various aspects of research in multimedia technology and applications of multimedia, including, but not limited to, circuits, networking, signal processing, systems, software, and systems integration, as represented by the fields of interest of the sponsors.
IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks
IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks publishes high-quality papers that extend the classical notions of processing of signals defined over vector spaces (e.g. time and space) to processing of signals and information (data) defined over networks, potentially dynamically varying.
IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid
IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid is a cross disciplinary archival journal aimed at disseminating results of research on smart grid that relates to, arises from, or deliberately influences energy generation, transmission, distribution and delivery. The journal publishes original research on theories and development on principles of smart grid technologies and systems, including aspects related to smart grid communications
IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology
IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology is the premier monthly source of current information on all aspects of optical guided-wave science, technology, and engineering.