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Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society (JAOCS)

Publishing over 200 articles of original research and scientific reviews every year, the Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society has been the leading source for peer-reviewed original research related to the fats and oils industries since 1947. JAOCS, a monthly publication, publishes original research articles, invited reviews, short communications, and letters to the editor that add significantly to understanding the science and technology of fats, oils, oilseed proteins, and related materials.

Editor-in-Chief: Richard W. Hartel (2006 – 2016)
5-Year Impact Factor (2014 JCR): 1.861

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Why Subscribe to JAOCS?

JAOCS Member Subscription Also Includes:
  • Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry
  • Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering
  • Chemistry and Technology of Fuels and Oils
  • European Food Research and Technology
  • Food Biophysics
Gain insights and the latest innovations in the following subject areas:
  • Analytical and physical chemistry
  • Biotechnology and biocatalysis
  • Food, feed science and nutrition, nutraceuticals and functional foods
  • Genetics, genomics and biological mechanisms
  • Nonfood or industrial applications
  • Processing and engineering technology
Access JAOCS’ fully searchable online archive, dating back to 1924

Meet the JAOCS Editorial Board

JAOCS is under the leadership of an Editor-in-Chief and six Senior Associate Editors. In addition to the senior leadership named below, over 40 experts devote their time as Associate Editors. View the entire listing. If you are interested in becoming involved as a reviewer or editor, contact the SAE below that is in your area of expertise.

Richard W. Hartel
University of Wisconsin
Department of Food Science
1605 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1565

Senior Associate Editors
Analytical and Physical Chemistry
Richard Ashby
600 East Mermaid Lane
Wyndmoor, PA, 19038,
Genetics, Genomics and Biological Mechanisms
Richard F. Wilson
Oilseeds & Biosciences Consulting
5517 Hickory Leaf Drive
Raleigh, NC 27606-9502
Nonfood or Industrial Applications
James A. Kenar
1815 N. University St.
Peoria, IL 61604
Biotechnology and Biocatalysis
Douglas G. Hayes
Department of Biosystems Engineering and Soil Science
University of Tennessee
2506 E.J. Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4531 USA
Food, Feed Science, and Nutrition; Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods
Silvana Martini
Utah State University
8700 Old Main Hill
750 N 1200 E
Logan, UT 84322
Processing and Engineering Technology
Michael K. Dowd
1100 Robert E. Lee Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70124,