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.



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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, Universit 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, Plo II, Portugal
    • Bruzzone, Agostino G., University of Genoa, Italy
    • Chang, Kuo-Hao, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
    • Devetsikiotis, Michael, University of New Mexico, 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
    • Lu, Shaowen, Northeastern University, China
    • McHaney, Roger, Kansas State University, USA
    • Merkuryev, Yuri, Riga Technical University, Latvia
    • Miller, John, University of Georgia, USA
    • Piera, Miguel, Universidad Autnoma de Barcelona, Spain
    • Quaglia, Francesco, Universit di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
    • Rhif, Ahmed, University of Carthage, Tunisia
    • 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
    • Xia, Li, Tsinghua University, China
    • Yao, Yufeng, University of the West of England, UK
    • Yilmaz, Levent, Auburn University, USA


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