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Chemical Engineering Fourth-Year Research Projects

Peer Review

Peer review is the process by which manuscripts submitted to a journal are critically assessed by experts in a field who are not members of the journal's editorial staff. There are several forms of peer review.

Double-blind peer review: The identifies of the author and reviewers are not disclosed to either party.

Single-blind peer review: The author's identity is disclosed to the reviewers but the reviewers' identities are not disclosed to the author.   

Open peer review: The identifies of both the reviewers and the author(s) are disclosed to both parties. 

Peer review is also used to evaluate other research-related works such as grant applications and research proposals.