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
6 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.



Browse issues

Vol. 11
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Vol. 9
Vol. 8
Vol. 7
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Editor in Chief

  • Qiao, Feng, Shenyang JianZhu University, China

    Associate Editors

    • Ball, Peter, University of York, UK
    • Chen, Yinong, Arizona State University, USA
    • Nigro, Libero, Universitą della Calabria, Italy
    • Son, Young-Jun, University of Arizona, USA
    • Verbraeck, Alexander, TU Delft, Netherlands

    Advisory Board

    • Chen, Chun-Hung, George Mason University, USA
    • Zhu, Quanmin, University of the West of England (UWE), UK

    Editorial Board Members

    • Barros, Fernando, Universidade de Coimbra, Pólo II, Portugal
    • Bruzzone, Agostino G., University of Genoa, Italy
    • Chang, Kuo-Hao, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
    • Devetsikiotis, Michael, NC State University, USA
    • De Vreede, Gert-Jan, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
    • Dolgui, Alexandre, Ecole des Mines de Nantes, France
    • Fan, Zhiping, Northeastern University, China
    • Guo, Lingzhong, University of Sheffield, UK
    • Lee, In, Western Illinois University, USA
    • Liu, Guangwu, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    • Longo, Francesco, University of Calabria, Italy
    • 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, Universitą di Roma “La Sapienza”, Italy
    • Rhif, Ahmed, University of Carthage, Tunisia
    • Robinson, Stewart, University of Warwick, UK
    • Simon, Robert, George Mason University, USA
    • Skianis, Charalabos, National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, Greece
    • Theodoropoulos, Georgios, The University of Birmingham, UK
    • Vaidyanathan, Sundarapandian, Vel Tech University, India
    • Wainer, Gabriel, Carleton University, Canada
    • Wilsey, Philip, University of Cincinnati, USA
    • Wong, Wai Peng, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
    • Yao, Yufeng, University of the West of England, UK
    • Yilmaz, Levent, Auburn University, USA


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    • Submitted articles should not have been previously published or be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
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    Submission process


    All articles for this journal must be submitted using our online submissions system.

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