International Journal of Humanitarian Technology

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Editor in Chief: Prof. Sarhan M. Musa
ISSN online: 2056-6557
ISSN print: 2056-6549
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The world faces many environmental, developmental, social and health challenges. These include ageing societies, the digital divide, poverty, climate change, energy efficiency and security. There is an ever-increasing need to find solutions to such complex problems. Technology today is evolving at an extraordinary pace, changing the way we live and work. IJHT addresses research into the responsible use of advanced technologies which offer concrete ways to improve the life and society of people worldwide.


 Topics covered include

  • Smart grid/big data analytics
  • Cloud computing/dependable and secure computing/internet computing/mobile computing
  • Internet of things/green technologies
  • Cryptography and network security/cyber-physical systems/industrial cybersecurity/security of SCADA
  • Ubiquitous computing and communication/broadband technology
  • Aeronautical telecommunications networks/SDN
  • Wireless sensor networks/meshed mobile communication networks/5G/LTE
  • Smart connection factories/manufacturing/industrial electronics
  • Robotics and automation/engineering standards/frugal innovation
  • Medical technology/intelligent transportation technology
  • Nanotechnologies
  • Photonics technology/optics/laser
  • Imaging and spectroscopy/computational electromagnetic
  • Machine learning/modelling and simulation/computational biology
  • Applied PDE, difference equations, stochastic process, queuing, Dijkstra algorithm applied to technologies

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The objective of IJHT is to establish an effective channel of communication between policy makers, government agencies, academic and research institutions and persons concerned with the application of information and communications technologies to address humanitarian challenges by providing solutions to create a better quality of life for people around the world.


Professionals, academics, researchers, policy makers and others in the field.


IJHT publishes original papers, review papers, technical reports and case studies pertaining to all aspects of humanitarian applications of technology. The journal also features special issues on various topics on humanitarian technology.



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    Editor in Chief

  • Musa, Sarhan M., Prairie View A&M University, USA

Associate Editors

  • Kalutarage, Harsha Kumara, Queen's University Belfast, UK
  • Wang, Jie, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA

Advisory Board

  • Akujuobi, Cajetan M., Prairie View A&M University, USA
  • Bartay, Greg, Pearland Independent School District, USA
  • Musa, Osama M., Ashland Inc., USA
  • Thornton, George, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, USA
  • Turgeon, Jean, Avaya, Canada

Editorial Board Members

  • Abdelouahed, Sabri My, Faculté des sciences Dhar El mahraz, Morocco
  • Adi, Wael, Technische Universitaet Braunschweig, Germany
  • Baruah, Pallav Kumar, Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, India
  • Birajdar, Gunvant Achutrao, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India
  • Calafate, Carlos, Technical University of Valencia, Spain
  • Chen, Joy Iong-Zong, Da-Yeh University, Taiwan
  • Choudhury, Pankaj Kumar, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Chung, Ping-Tsai, Long Island University, USA
  • Fleury, Anthony, Mines Douai, France
  • Ganchev, Ivan, University of Limerick and University of Plovdiv "Paisii Hilendarski", Ireland
  • Garcia-Clemente, Felix Jesus, Universidad de Murcia, Spain
  • Gasior, Dariusz, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
  • Jin, Jingwen, Caterpillar Inc., USA
  • Joshi, Sudhanshu, Doon University, India
  • Kopparapu, Sunil Kumar, TCS Innovation Labs – Mumbai, India
  • Lee, Kevin, Murdoch University, Australia
  • Meedeniya, Dulani, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
  • Moorning, Kimberlee, City University of New York, USA
  • Narasimhan, Padmanesan, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Olatunji, Sunday Olusanya, University Of Dammam, Saudi Arabia
  • Papakostas, George, Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology, Greece
  • Rajchakit, Grienggrai, Maejo University, Thailand
  • Rajkumar, M. Valan, Gnanamani College of Technology, India
  • Rizvi, Syed, Penn State University, USA
  • Saha, Sriparna, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India
  • Shayib, Mohammed A., Lone Star College Cy-Fair, USA
  • Sherly, Elizabeth, IIITM-K, India
  • Usta, Fuat, Düzce University, Turkey


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