International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling

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Editor in Chief: Prof. Feng Qiao
ISSN online: 1740-2131
ISSN print: 1740-2123
4 issues per year
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IJSPM is a fully refereed publication providing an international forum for high-quality papers seeking to discuss simulation and process modelling issues.


 Topics covered include

  • Theory, methodology, techniques, tools
  • Modelling/simulation of:
    • Business processes
    • Production and healthcare processes
    • Service/administrative/public sector processes
    • Supply chains
  • Reengineering of business processes
  • E-business processes
  • Verification and validation, simulation life-cycle evolution
  • Web- and component-based simulation
  • Recent developments, distributed simulation
  • Performance optimisation through simulation
  • Educational and training approaches, case studies and curricula
  • Simulation in collaboration environments
  • Simulation standards and languages

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The objectives of IJSPM are to develop the theory and practice of simulation and process modelling. It aims to provide a unified discussion forum for academics, researchers and practitioners interested in the modelling and simulation of business processes, production processes, service and administrative processes and public sector processes. Ultimately, IJSPM seeks to disseminate peer reviewed papers relevant to the simulation and process modelling communities.


Researchers and academics, industrial engineers, management scientists, operations managers, consultants and other practitioners, professional associations, software houses and software developers.


IJSPM publishes original papers, state-of-the-art reviews, modelling papers, case studies, conference reports, management reports, book reviews and notes, commentaries, and news relevant to the journal. Suggestions for special issues and publications are welcome.



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Editor in Chief

  • Qiao, Feng, Shenyang JianZhu University, China

    Associate Editors

    • Ball, Peter, Cranfield University, UK
    • Jain, Sanjay, The George Washington University, USA
    • Nigro, Libero, Università della Calabria, Italy
    • Son, Young-Jun, University of Arizona, USA

    American Editor

    • Chen, Yinong, Arizona State University, USA

    Asia-Pacific Editor

    • Kachitvichyanukul, Voratas, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

    European Editor

    • Verbraeck, Alexander, TU Delft, Netherlands

    Far East Editor

    • Yoo, Wan-Suk, Pusan National University, Republic of Korea

    Editorial Board Members

    • Ayani, Rassul, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden
    • Balci, Osman, Virginia Tech, USA
    • Barros, Fernando, Universidade de Coimbra, Pólo II, Portugal
    • Brailsford, Sally, University of Southampton, UK
    • Buckley, Stephen, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA
    • Chen, Chun-Hung, George Mason University, USA
    • Cochran, Jefferey, Arizona State University, USA
    • Dessouky, Yasser, San Jose State University, USA
    • Devetsikiotis, Michael, NC State University, USA
    • De Vreede, Gert-Jan, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
    • Dolgui, Alexandre, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Etienne, France
    • Fishwick, Paul, University of Florida, USA
    • Furfaro, Angelo, Università della Calabria, Italy
    • Giaglis, George M., Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
    • Groothuis, Siebren, Maastricht University, Netherlands
    • Hlupic, Vlatka, Westminster University, USA
    • Jones, Albert, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
    • Kleijnen, Jack, Tilburg University, Netherlands
    • Lee, In, Western Illinois University, USA
    • Longo, Francesco, University of Calabria, Italy
    • Mackulak, Gerald, Arizona State University, USA
    • McHaney, Roger, Kansas State University, USA
    • Merkuryev, Yuri, Riga Technical University, Latvia
    • Miller, John, University of Georgia, USA
    • Piera, Miguel, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain
    • Powell, Stephen, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, USA
    • Quaglia, Francesco, Università di Roma “La Sapienza”, Italy
    • Robinson, Stewart, University of Warwick, UK
    • Silva, Fabrício Alves Barbosa Da, Centro Tecnológico do Exército, Brazil
    • Simon, Robert, George Mason University, USA
    • Skianis, Charalabos, National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, Greece
    • Theodoropoulos, Georgios, The University of Birmingham, UK
    • Villa, Agostino, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
    • Wainer, Gabriel, Carleton University, Canada
    • Wilsey, Philip, University of Cincinnati, USA
    • Xie, Xiaolan, ISGMP-Bat. A, France
    • Yilmaz, Levent, Auburn University, USA


    A few essentials for publishing in this journal


    • Submitted articles should not have been previously published or be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
    • Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written (taken to mean more than 50%) and the author has cleared any necessary permissions with the copyright owner if it has been previously copyrighted.
    • All our articles are refereed through a double-blind process.
    • All authors must declare they have read and agreed to the content of the submitted article. A full statement of our Ethical Guidelines for Authors (PDF) is available.


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