Journal History

Jurnal Teknologi Reaktor Nuklir (Journal of Nuclear Reactor Technology) TRI DASA MEGA provides an international medium for the communication of original researches, ideas and developments in the field of nuclear reactor technologies and applications. Its scope embraces reactor physics, reactor thermal hydraulics, reactor instrumentation, reactor operation, safety analysis, and other fields related to nuclear reactor applications.

This journal was firstly published on November 3, 1999 by the Center for Multipurpose Reactor, which is located in Building 31 Kawasan Puspiptek Serpong Tangerang 15310. Due to BATAN reorganization, in 2006, the administration office of the journal moved to the Center for Reactor Technology and Nuclear Safety (Pusat Teknologi Reaktor dan Keselamatan Nuklir, PTRKN), which is located in Building 80 Puspiptek Serpong Tangerang 15310.

In 2007, printed – based International Standard Serial Number (P-ISSN) 1411-240X was obtained from the Center for Scientific Data and Documentation (Pusat Data dan Dokumentasi Ilmiah, PDII) - Indonesian Institute of Sciences (Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia, LIPI). In the same year, the Scientific Magazine Evaluation Committee (Panitia Penilai Majalah Ilmiah, P2MI) – LIPI accredited the journal through accreditation no. 81/Akred-LIPI/P2MBI/5/2007 stated in SK. No. 536/D/2007 starting from Vol. 9 No. 2 June 2007 to Vol. 12 No. 1 February 2010. This accreditation also stated that the journal is obliged to publish 1 Volume by 3 Numbers per year. Number 1 is issued in February. Meanwhile, Number 2 and Number 3 are issued in June and October. Every number publishes 5 (five) scientific papers.

In 2010, the journal was re-accredited by P2MI - LIPI through an accreditation certificate no. 266/AU1/P2MBI/05/2010. This certificate stated that the accreditation was valid from Vol. 12 No. 2 June 2010 to Vol. 14 No. 1 February 2012.

In 2012, the journal again received recognition as a scientific journal from P2MI - LIPI by providing an accreditation certificate no. 402/AU2/P2MI-LIPI/04/2012 stated in SK No. 395/D/2012 for the validity period from Vol. 14 No. 2 June 2012 to Vol. 17 No. 1 February 2015.

In January 2015, the journal has been started to be electronically managed (e-journal) at This official site has provided all publications starting from Vol. 12 No. 1 February 2010. On June 27, 2016, the journal received an online – based ISSN (E-ISSN) 2527-9963 from PDII – LIPI. This E-ISSN is officially available starting from Vol. 18 No 2 June 2016.

In line with the convertion process from printed based journal to electronic based journal, in 2015, the journal can maintain its reputation as a qualified scientific journal by successfully getting accreditation recognition again from P2MI - LIPI. This accreditation is outlined through certificate no. 632/AU3/P2MI-LIPI/03/2015 stated in SK No. 335/E/2015 and valid from Vol. 17 No. 2 June 2015 to Vol. 20 No. 1 February 2018. 

In 2018, the journal was accredited by the Direktorat Jenderal Penguatan Riset dan Pengembangan – Kementerian Riset, Teknologi dan Pendidikan Tinggi as Sinta 2 (S2) through an accreditation certificate no. 21/E/KPT/2018, which is valid from Vol. 20 No. 2 June 2018 to Vol. 23 No. 3 October 2020.

To broaden the readers of the journals, starting from Vol. 21 No. 1 February 2019, all articles published in the journal must be written in English.

In 2020, the journal was accredited by the The Ministry of Research and Technology / National Research and Innovation Agency as Sinta 2 (S2) through an accreditation certificate no. 200/M/KPT/2020, which is valid from Vol. 22 No. 2 June 2020 to Vol. 27 No. 1 February 2025.



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