Open Call for the Special Issue honouring Prof. Janusz Pawliszyn, to appear in Molecules (MDPI). Guest Editors: Prof. V. Samanidou and Dr. C.K. Zacharis

The EuChemS Sample Preparation Task Force and Network supports the Special Issue to appear in Molecules (MDPI), entitled:

Solid Phase Microextraction: Going Greener in Sample Preparation-A Themed Honorary Issue to Prof. Janusz Pawliszyn

with Guest Editors our Members:

Prof. Dr. Victoria Samanidou and Dr. Constantinos K. Zacharis


Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 April 2021




Molecules is pleased to host a Themed Special Issue honoring Prof. Janusz Pawliszyn for his outstanding contribution and achievements in Analytical Chemistry and especially in microextraction techniques.

Researchers working on microextraction techniques (solid- or liquid-phase microextraction) and their applications in food, environmental, and biomedical sciences are cordially invited to contribute a research or review article in this Honorary Special Issue and also join us in collectively acknowledging him for his outstanding achievements.

Professor Pawliszyn is International Guest Member of the Task force. Prof.  Victoria Samanidou is European Committee Member of Task Force.


Important Note

Molecules has offered a discount for the members of our network: 10% for all members of the Task Force, or 20% if the accepted manuscript is submitted in 2020.


Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Molecules is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2000 CHF (Swiss Francs).