2018 Journal news

Assistant Prof. Emmanouel Garoufallou from Alexander Technological Educational Institute (ATEI) of Thessaloniki in Greece has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies. The journal's previous Editor in Chief, Dr. Miguel-Angel Siciliam will continue to serve IJMSO as Honorary Editor.

Nivedita Agarwal from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg in Germany has been appointed to take over joint editorship of the International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, together with Terrence Brown from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, from 1 January, 2019. She is succeeding Alexander Brem, whom the publisher wants to thank for his four years of dedication to the further development of the journal.

Newly announced title: International Journal of Big Data Management

Dr. Weihua Liu from Tianjin University in China has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Modelling in Operations Management.

Associate Prof. Yam B. Limbu from Montclair State University in the USA has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets.

Dr. Daniel Palacios from Universitat Politècnica de València in Spain has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Services Operations and Informatics.

Prof. Domingo Enrique Ribeiro-Soriano from Universitat de València in Spain has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Intellectual Property Management.

Dr. Liang Zhou from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Granular Computing, Rough Sets and Intelligent Systems.

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

Prof. Guangwei Huang from Sophia University in Japan has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Sustainable Design.

The International Journal of Automation and Control has announced that it will be increasing issues from four to six from 2019 onwards.

The International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management has announced that it will be increasing issues from six to eight from 2019 onwards.

The International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems has announced that it will be increasing issues from four to six from 2019 onwards.

The International Journal of Grid and Utility Computing has announced that it will be increasing issues from four to six from 2019 onwards.

The International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering has announced that it will be increasing issues from eight to twelve from 2019 onwards.

The International Journal of High Performance Computing and Networking has announced that it will be increasing issues from eight to twelve from 2019 onwards.

The International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology has announced that it will be increasing issues from eight to twelve from 2019 onwards.

The International Journal of Modelling, Identification and Control has announced that it will be increasing issues from eight to twelve from 2019 onwards.

The International Journal of Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications has announced that it will be increasing issues from four to six from 2019 onwards.

The International Journal of Computational Systems Engineering has announced that it will be increasing issues from four to six from 2019 onwards.

The International Journal of Information and Computer Security has announced that it will be increasing issues from four to six from 2019 onwards.

The International Journal of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms has announced that it will be increasing issues from eight to twelve from 2019 onwards.

The International Journal of Hydrology Science and Technology has announced that it will be increasing issues from four to six from 2019 onwards.

The International Journal of Business Intelligence and Data Mining has announced that it will be increasing issues from four to eight from 2019 onwards.

Prof. Fei Yin from the Wuhan University of Technology in China has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Computational Materials Science and Surface Engineering.

Inderscience is pleased to announce its new partnership with Yewno, which through their 'Yewno Discover' service will provide an additional platform for all Inderscience authors to get their research discovered and read. All our full-text articles will be available in the Yewno database, making authors' research more visible and findable on a global scale.

'Yewno Discover' has been adopted by the world's top universities, secondary schools and public libraries across seven countries globally. You can read more about Yewno here.

Prof. Darko Tipurić from the University of Zagreb in Croatia has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Responsible Management in Emerging Economies.

Associate Prof. Tao Song from China University of Petroleum in China has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Adaptive and Innovative Systems.

Prof. Luca Gnan from the University of Tor Vergata in Italy has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Transitions and Innovation Systems.

Dr. M. Affan Badar from Indiana State University in the USA has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Forensic Engineering and Management.

Newly announced title: International Journal of Intelligence and Sustainable Computing

Newly published title: International Journal of Digital Enterprise Technology

Prof. Jin Chen from Tsinghua University in China has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Technoentrepreneurship.

Dr. Chun-Hung Chiu from Sun Yat-sen University in China has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Inventory Research.

Newly announced title: International Journal of Cybernetics and Cyber-Physical Systems

Prof. Ling Wang from Tsinghua University in China has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Automation and Control.

The Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Inventory Research, Prof. Prof. Tsan-Ming (Jason) Choi, is pleased to announce the following awards for 2017:


  • Best Editor Award: Prof. Ata Allah Taleizadeh, for professionally handling paper reviews, organising special issues and providing timely editorial recommendations.
  • Best Reviewer Award: Prof. Bin Shen for providing high-quality and constructive reviews to the submissions in a timely manner.
  • Timothy Urban Best Paper Award: Prof. Barry R. Cobb of Missouri State University, USA for the following paper: Cobb, B.R., 'Lead time uncertainty and supply chain coordination in lost sales inventory models', International Journal of Inventory Research, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp.5-30.

Prof. Purushothaman Damodaran from Northern Illinois University in the USA has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage.

Prof. Suresh Chandra Satapathy from Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (Deemed to be University) in India has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Intelligent Defence Support Systems.

Dr. Ashok Prajapati from FANUC America Corp. in the USA has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Forensic Software Engineering.

Newly published title: International Journal of Governance and Financial Intermediation

Newly published title: International Journal of Comparative Management

We are pleased to report that Prof. Desheng Dash Wu, Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Financial Services Management and International Journal of Services Sciences, has been elected as Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.

The Middle East Journal of Management has announced that it will be increasing issues from four to six from 2019 onwards.

Prof. George F. Fragulis from the Western Macedonia University of Applied Sciences in Greece has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Entertainment Technology and Management.

Dr. Ilaria Espa from the World Trade Institute and Università della Svizzera italiana has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Public Law and Policy.

Newly announced title: International Journal of Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies

Prof. Farid Naït-Abdesselam from the University of Paris Descartes in France has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Network Science.

Newly published title: International Journal of Intelligent Machines and Robotics

Inderscience Publishers are pleased to announce that the International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing has been accepted by and added to the Chartered Association of Business Schools' Academic Journal Guide.

Inderscience Publishers are pleased to announce that the International Journal of Embedded Systems has been accepted by and added to Clarivate Analytics' (formerly Thomson Reuters) Emerging Sources Citations Index. The journal is now included in the ESCI journals list.

Dr. Devrim Göktepe-Hulten from Lund University in Sweden has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Technology and Globalisation.

Prof. Keng-Boon Ooi, Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Modelling in Operations Management, is proud to announce that Dr. Krishna Moorthy Manicka Nadar of Universiti Tunku Abul Rahman in Malaysia has won the Best Reviewer Award for 2017. Krishna Moorthy Manicka Nadar has contributed greatly to ensuring the high standard of research published in the journal.

Dr. A.S. Krishnan from Coimbatore Institute of Technology in India has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy.

Newly published title: International Journal of Humanitarian Technology

Newly published title: International Journal of Hydromechatronics

Dr. Huaqing Wang from Emporia State University in the USA has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Services, Economics and Management.

Newly published title: International Journal of Internet of Things and Cyber-Assurance

Associate Prof. Sivaram Vemuri from Charles Darwin University in Australia has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research.

Prof. Madjid Tavana from La Salle University in the USA has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems.

Associate Professor Marc Lim from Swinburne University of Technology in Australia and Malaysia has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Quality and Innovation.

Dr. Stuart Farquhar from the University of Wolverhampton in the UK has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics.

Prof. Matteo Gaeta from the University of Salerno in Italy has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Information Technology, Communications and Convergence.

Associate Prof. Alfredo Vaccaro from the University of Sannio in Italy has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology.

Calestous Juma FRS Hon FREng, Professor of the Practice of International Development and Faculty Chair of the Innovation for Economic Development Executive Program at Harvard Kennedy School, passed away at the age of 64 on 15th December 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. He played a critical and pioneering role in facilitating the application of science and technology to worldwide sustainable development. He was cited as one of the most influential hundred Africans in 2012, 2013 and 2014 by the magazine "New African".


Juma had a long history with Inderscience Publishers, having several roles including Editorships of the International Journal of Technology and Globalisation and the International Journal of Biotechnology, and roles as Associate Editor or Editorial Board Member for several other Inderscience journals.


Kenyan-born Juma was well known as the founder of the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) in Nairobi, which he established in 1988. He was also permanent Executive Secretary of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). He began his ultimately highly distinguished career as Africa's first science and environment journalist at Kenya's Daily Nation newspaper. He would receive his MSc in Science, Technology and Industrialization and a DPhil in Science and Technology Policy from the University of Sussex.

Associate Prof. Raylin Tso from National Chengchi University in Taiwan has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Information and Computer Security.

Assistant Prof. Abdalmuttaleb Al-Sartawi from Ahlia University in the Kingdom of Bahrain has been appointed to take over editorship of the International Journal of Electronic Banking.

Newly announced title: International Journal of Agriculture Innovation, Technology and Globalisation