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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The paper had not been previously published and submitted to editorial boards of other journals. (or the necessary explanations for the editor are given below in the comments).
  • The material of the article is designed according to the Authors Guidelines.
  • Authors have written permission from the copyright holders to use tables or figures.
  • The abstract (1800–2500 symbols with spaces) contains the following information with titles: background, objective, methods, results, conclusions, keywords.
  • The article with abstracts and author's information was sent to the editorial office per email

Author Guidelines

Manuscript formatting and submission rules

for the journal “KPI Science News”

The article should be sent to the editorial e-mail Word file should be named in the format “Last name of the author_art (for example, Ivanenko_art), a file with abstracts (Last name_abstr), and a file with author's information (Last name_author).

Volume: 10 pages for original and 18 pages for review articles (without references and abstracts), the articles should be no less than 6 pages (excluding the references and abstracts).

Submissions should be made via the journal website as well

                       Structural elements of the article

1. Introduction:

a) problem statement in general and its relation to important scientific or practical problems;

b) brief summarizing analysis of the last achievements and publications underlying current research and ones on which the current research was initiated;

c) specification of the yet unsolved parts of the general problem that are covered in the present article.

2. Problem Statement: short statement of the article goals.

3. Presentation of the main research results with a complete explanation of the obtained scientific results. This part could be split into subparts with the appropriate names.

It is recommended in this section the following items be presented:

a) solid review of the known solutions of the stated problem (if it is necessary);

b) relevance of the stated problem;

c) selection of methods, approaches, models, and instruments in order to solve the stated problem;

d) solution of the problem;

e) adequacy of the theoretical solution and advantages of the practical solutions compared to the existing solutions;

f) application examples of the obtained results.

4. Conclusions:

a) a brief description of the existing solutions of the research problems of the subject area and the specific scientific results established in the course of such research;

b) what new solutions for the research problems of the subject area are proposed, features which they differ from those already existing and which have advantages over the existing ones. Scope of application of the proposed new solutions of the research problems of the subject area;

c) what are the new problems that can be solved by new research. Ways to improve the already existing solutions of the research problems of the subject area. The practical implementation of the proposed new solutions of the research problems of the subject area and/or improvement of the existing ones;

d) the prospects for further subject area research and its practical implementation.

5. References. 

The editorial board would like to point out that the article title has to express the nature of the research in a short and accurate manner.

The article together with the abstract is submitted by the author in electronic form (font “Times New Roman Cyr”, font size – 14, single line spacing).

The abstract (1800–2000 symbols) has to contain the following information with titles: background, objective, methods, results, conclusions. Each abstract should contain keywords.

The article shouldn’t exceed 15 pages for the original research issue and 22 pages for the overview issue.

We recommend using the following templates:




The manuscript is submitted together with:

Certificate of examination (for the authors from Ukraine), sealed with a stamp, with a conclusion about the possibility of open publication of the article

– extract from the protocol of the faculty council meeting or the correspondent autonomous unit of the Igor Sikorsky KPI (articles of the authors that don’t work in the university are sent for a review to the corresponding departments by the journal editorial board)

– information about the authors (last name, first name, ORCID (, academic degree, academic title, affiliation, position, phone number, and email).


Last Name


First Name






Academic title






Phone number




ORCID for each author is an obligatory condition of publication in our journal. If you have no ORCID, you can register it here

It is recommended to form authors’ teams involving Scopus-cited scientists. 

Manuscript requirements

1. Language: Ukrainian, English.

For editors and reviewers to accurately assess the work presented in your manuscript you need to ensure the English language is of sufficient quality to be understood. It is recommended to use British English.

Spelling should follow that of the Oxford English Dictionary.

If you need help with writing in English you should consider:

Getting a fast, free online grammar check (Free online grammar check).

Asking a colleague who is proficient in English to review your manuscript for clarity.

Using a professional language editing service where editors will improve the English to ensure that your meaning is clear and identify problems that require your review.

Please note that the use of a language editing service is not a requirement for publication in this journal and does not imply or guarantee that the article will be selected for peer review or accepted.

If your manuscript is accepted it will be checked by our copyeditors for spelling and formal style before publication.

2. Page setup: top and bottom margins – 2 cm, left margin –2.5 cm, right margin –1.5 cm. Page numbers – in the top right corner. The first page is not numbered.

3. Main elements of the article are positioned in the following order: UDC printed in capitals, followed by a single line spacing and paragraph, next line – initials and family name of the author (authors) with normal letters, single line spacing – article title printed with capital bold letters, single line spacing and paragraph – name of the article structural element of the article, single line spacing paragraph – text, single line spacing and paragraph – the name of the next structural element of the article, appendix (if it is present), references.

4. The authors should use terminology and definitions that correspond to international and state standards. When using a new term or an abbreviation authors should explain them.

5. When selecting physical units the authors should follow SI.

6. Formulas, figures, tables, and sections are numbered consequently using Arabic numbers. One should not number structural elements and formulas in the article if they are not referenced in the text. Tables must not duplicate graphs.

7. References should be presented in the order of citation. It is not allowed to reference not published or not finished works.

The reference list has to contain the latest achievements on the topic of the manuscript.

Article names and names of books, proceedings, reports, and Ph.D. theses should be presented using their full names. For articles the following information must be presented: title, journal, year, volume, issue, numbers of the first and the last pages, for books – city, publisher, year, edition, and a number of pages.

It is not allowed to refer to the technical and normative documentation, manuals, and reference books.

Scopus-cited authors are favorable when citing. For each link DOI should be added (if available).

References should be given according to IEEE Citation Reference.

References formatting examples (IEE Cit Ref):

  1. L. Stein, “Random patterns”, in Computers and You, J. S. Brake, Ed. New York: Wiley, 1994, pp. 55–70.
  2. M. Abramowitz and I.A. Stegun, Eds., Handbook of Mathematical Functions (Applied Mathematics Series 55). Washington, DC: NBS, 1964, pp. 32–33.
  3. J.H. Davis and J.R. Cogdell, “Calibration program for the 16-foot antenna”, Elect.Eng.Res. Lab., Univ.Texas,Austin, Tech. Memo. NGL-006-69-3, Nov. 15, 1987.
  4. J.P. Wilkinson, “Nonlinear resonant circuit devices”, U.S. Patent 3 624 125, July 16, 1990.
  5. J.O. Williams, “Narrow-band analyzer”, Ph.D. dissertation, Dept. Elect. Eng., Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA, 1993.
  6. R.E. Kalman, “New results in linear filtering and prediction theory”, J. Basic Eng., ser. D, vol. 83, pp. 95–108, 1961.

File requirements

1. The text in the article should be formatted using Microsoft Word respecting the following requirements: font “Times New Roman Cyr” (font size – 14, single line spacing), automatic hyphenation should not be used, align text left; paragraphs should be started using the “Tab” key. “Enter” key should be used only at the end of a paragraph.

2. For formulas please use Microsoft Equation or MathType. This also applies to formulas and their elements that are presented in the text.

All braces – (); [], {} – should be printed using correspondent keys on the keyboard.

The width of the formulas should not exceed8 cm, size 100 %.

3. The figures must be drawn using Microsoft Word, Corel Draw of any version, Visio, Excel. Relations to the correspondent files must be established in the text. Figures made not using graphical editors are submitted on separate pages, the originals are submitted for photos. Figures width: 82 or170 mm. Every figure should have a caption. Number notations on the figures have to be scaled proportionally to the size of the figure. Width of the contour lines: 0.8–1.0 mm, auxiliary – 0.5 mm, gratitude – 0.3 mm. Figures with subfigures a, b, c… should have the same height and be combined on horizontal sides.

It is forbidden to use parts of articles by other authors (in particular, graphic materials) without referring to the source of borrowing. Using the materials of articles and referring to sources of borrowing, you must have permission to use parts of these works.

A link to the source of borrowing is not sufficient if the work is not freely available (open access). Otherwise, the author of the work whose materials you want to use for your article has transferred the publishing rights to the publisher. And only the publisher has the right to publish/reprint the work or parts of it, or to allow someone else to use parts of this work or reprint it in its entirety. In the case of a link, the authors of the journal violate the copyright of third parties, and, accordingly, the rules of academic integrity and publishing ethics of the journal.

To get permission to use it, you need to fill out the online permission form on the copyright holder's website or contact them via contact details (for example, by email). This permission must be granted to the editorial board together with the article.

4. Table width: 85 mm or 170 mm. Maximum table width: 210 mm. Every table must have a caption.

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Editorial office address: National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute", Av. Peremohy, 37, building 1, Kyiv, Ukraine, 03056.


Phone number: (+38 044) 204-91-23, 204-94-53.

Materials that do not meet the requirements will be rejected by the editorial team. 

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