2020 Journal news

Prof. Om Prakash Yadav from North Dakota University in the USA has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Reliability and Safety. The journal's founding editor, Prof. Zissimos Mourelatos of Oakland University, USA, will remain on the board as Executive Editor.

Prof. M. Ángeles López-Cabarcos from Santiago de Compostela University in Spain has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Governance and Financial Intermediation.

Prof. Ali Sher from Yorkville University in Canada has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of International Journal of Organisational Design and Engineering.

International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management will publish a special issue on "Mitigating Climate Change". The special issue will be based on a selection of expanded papers presented at the combined event for the Sustaining Tomorrow 2020 Symposium and Industry Summit (which was sadly cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic) and Mitigating Climate Change 2021 Symposium and Industry Summit, which is still set to go ahead at the University of Windsor, Canada, on 24-25 June, 2021.

International Journal of Global Energy Issues will publish a special issue on "Sustaining Tomorrow Globally". The special issue will be based on a selection of expanded papers that were to be presented at the Sustaining Tomorrow 2020 Symposium and Industry Summit. (The event was sadly cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic). The cancelled conference will be combined with the Mitigating Climate Change 2021 Symposium and Industry Summit, which is still set to go ahead at the University of Windsor, Canada, on 24-25 June, 2021.

Associate Prof. Fabio Cassia from the University of Verona in Italy has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Management Development. He will be joined by its new Executive Editor, Assistant Prof. Francesca Magno of the Università degli Studi di Bergamo.

Dr. Yan Luo, Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology, has released a call for special issue proposals for the journal. Details are available here.

Newly announced title: International Journal of Student Project Reporting in Engineering and Computing Science

Newly published title: International Journal of Big Data Management

The International Journal of Comparative Management's Editor in Chief, Prof. K.S. Reddy, is pleased to announce the following awards for 2019:

  • Highly Commended Paper Award: Dr. Geeta Duppati (University of Waikato, New Zealand), Prof. Narendar V. Rao (Northeastern Illinois University, USA), Prof. Frank Scrimgeour (University of Waikato, New Zealand) and Dr. Neha Matlani (University of Delhi, India), for the following paper: Gender diversity reporting, performance, and exogenous shocks: Evidence from New Zealand. International Journal of Comparative Management 2019 2(3/4), 203-228
  • Outstanding Reviewers: Prof. Vincenzo Pisano (University of Catania, Italy); Dr. Godfred Amewu (Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Ghana); Dr. Boonlert Jitmaneeroj (University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Thailand); Miss Sayoni Santra (Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India)

Prof. Giuseppe Mastruzzo from the International University College of Turin in Italy has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Public Law and Policy.

Prof. Yimin Shao from Chongqing University in China has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Hydromechatronics.

Critical PPE items such as facemasks, goggles, gloves, and protective gowns are stockpiled in offices and facilities that have been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic: from labs in universities and corporations, to machine shops, cleanrooms and engineering and construction job sites.

The website GetUsPPE.org is coordinating the transfer of unused PPE from private organisations to the healthcare facilities requesting them in the same vicinity.

GetUsPPE.org is a grassroots organisation led by emergency medicine physicians, working to give all PPE proceeds to the frontline healthcare workers most in need.

GetUsPPE.org needs:

  • Surgical masks
  • Goggles
  • Face shields
  • Nitrile gloves
  • Isolation gowns
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Scrubs
  • Disposable shoe covers
  • Nasopharyngeal swabs
  • Respirators

Please visit GetUsPPE.org for details of how you can help.

Prof. Zbigniew Pastuszak from Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Poland has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Value Chain Management.

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We are pleased to announce that the International Journal of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology is now an Open Access-only journal. All accepted articles submitted from March 2020 onwards will be Open Access, and will require an article processing charge of US $1200.

Newly published title: International Journal of Entertainment Technology and Management

Associate Prof. Siew Chan from the University of North Georgia in the USA has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Services and Standards.

Associate Prof. Yunfei Chen from the University of Warwick in the UK has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Ultra Wideband Communications and Systems.

Newly published title: International Journal of Intelligence and Sustainable Computing

Newly published title: International Journal of Intelligent Internet of Things Computing

Newly published title: International Journal of Forensic Software Engineering

Prof. Jianbo Su from Shanghai Jiaotong University in China has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Systems, Control and Communications.

Associate Prof. Luciana Oranges Cezarino from the Federal University of Uberlandia in Brazil has been appointed to take over editorship of the Latin American Journal of Management for Sustainable Development. She will be joined by a new Executive Editor, Prof. Lara Bartocci Liboni of the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Newly announced title: Nordic Journal of Tourism

Associate Prof. Jesús García-Madariaga from Universidad Complutense de Madrid in Spain has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising.

Prof. José António Correia from the University of Porto in Portugal has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Ocean Systems Management.

Associate Prof. Violeta Roso from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden has been appointed to take over editorship of the World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research.

Dr. Vesna Skrbinjek from the International School for Social and Business Studies in Slovenia has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Management in Education. The previous Editor in Chief, Prof. Dr. Dušan Lesjak, will remain with the journal as Honorary Editor.

Dr. Parviz Dabir-Alai from Richmond University in the UK has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Happiness and Development. The previous Editor in Chief, Prof. Mak B. Arvin, will remain with the journal as Honorary Editor.

Newly published title: International Journal of Computational Medicine and Healthcare