Calls for papers


International Journal of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles
International Journal of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles


Special Issue on: "Green Technologies for Sustainable Energy and Environmental Management"

Guest Editors:
Dr. Pawan Kumar, Lovely Professional University, India
Dr. Ikbal Ali, Jamia Millia Islamia, India
Dr. Taha Selim Ustun, Carnegie-Mellon University
Dr. S. C. Kaushik, Indian Institute of Technology, India
Dr. Srete Nikolovski, University of Osijek, Croatia

The term "green technology" is composed of two terms as technology and green technology itself. The technology refers to the application of knowledge for practical purposes whereas the term "green technology" refers to the application of the group of methods and materials from various techniques involving artificial intelligence for generating and preserving energy for the sustainable environment.

Benefits of using green technologies are immense. One of the most sought after goals of major world economies is to reduce carbon emissions and control temperature rise, which can be addressed by the use of green technologies such as sustainable manufacturing, green buildings, fuel efficient transportation, paperless offices, energy efficiency measures, waste recycling etc.

For the sustainable environment, energy efficiency is the burning issue nowadays. Researchers are highly involved in this area. This is due to the fact that energy demand is exponentially growing whereas, energy resources are depleting day by day. This requires optimal use of energy resources. In order to find the optimal use of these resources researchers need to explore optimisation techniques. This issue will be a source of motivation to the researcher and an opportunity to exchange knowledge of energy efficiency and the optimisation tools for development of green technologies.

The issue will carry revised and substantially extended versions of selected papers presented at the 2nd International Conference on Intelligent Circuits and Systems (ICICS-2018), but we also strongly encourage researchers unable to participate in the conference to submit articles for this call.

Subject Coverage
Suitable topics include, but are not limited, to the following:

  • Distributed energy resources
  • Plug-in-hybrid electric vehicles
  • Energy efficient electric drives
  • Electric car, bus and truck systems
  • Fuel cells
  • Energy management systems
  • Energy trading
  • Energy efficiency
  • Issues related to plug-in-vehicles
  • Challenges for plug-in-hybrid electric vehicles in developing countries
  • Alternative source systems of in-vehicle electricity production
  • High power and energy batteries
  • Electric traction system
  • Energy efficiency measures
  • Environmental/cost efficiency, energy savings algorithms
  • Social, economic and environmental issues associated with PHEVs
  • Storage of electric power
  • Charging stations for PHEVs

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written and if appropriate written permissions have been obtained from any copyright holders of the original paper).

All papers are refereed through a peer review process.

All papers must be submitted online. To submit a paper, please read our Submitting articles page.

If you have any queries concerning this special issue, please email the Guest Editors:
Dr. Pawan Kumar:
Dr. Ikbal Ali:
Dr. Taha Selim Ustun:
Dr. S. C. Kaushik:
Dr. Srete Nikolovski:

Important Dates

Manuscripts due by: 30 April, 2018

First round review notification: 30 June, 2018

Acceptance notification: 31 August, 2018

Submission of final papers: 30 September, 2018