S. A. Edalatpanah received the Ph.D. degree in applied mathematics from the University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran. He is currently working as the chief of R&D at the Ayandegan Institute of Higher Education, Iran. He is also an academic member of Guilan University and the Islamic Azad University of Iran. His fields of interest are uncertainty, fuzzy mathematics, numerical linear algebra, soft computing, and optimization. He has published over 100 journal and conference proceedings papers in the above research areas. He serves on the editorial boards of several international journals. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Research in Industrial Engineering.
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=T9RX2U8AAAAJ&hl=en&oi=sra
José Luis Verdegay
Prof. José Luis Verdegay received an M.Sc degree in mathematics and a Ph.D. degree in sciences from the University of Granada, Granada, Spain, in 1975 and 1981, respectively. He is a Full Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence (DECSAI), University of Granada, Spain, member of the Models of Decision and Optimization (MODO) Research Group and Coordinator of the Master on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems between the University of Granada and University of Computer Sciences (Cuba). He has published twenty-nine books and more than 350 scientific and technical papers in leading scientific journals and has been the Advisor of 20 Ph.D. dissertations. He has served on many international program committees and has attended numerous national and international conferences, congresses, and workshops. He has been a Principal Researcher in a variety of national and international research and educational projects, and currently is leading a research project on “Models of Optimization and Decision: Applications and Solutions at 3 Different Environments” and coordinating the Ibero-American research network in Decision and Optimization models (iMODA). He has a long experience in the evaluation of the quality of academic institutions. He has been a member and President of a number of committees with the European Training Foundation and the Spanish Ministry of Education.
He also is a member of the Editorial Board of several international leading journals, as for instance Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Fuzzy Optimization and Decision Making, IJUFKS, or Memetic Computing. He has been Chairman of DECSAI (1990–1994), President (founder) of the Spanish Association for Fuzzy Logic and Technologies (1990–1996), Advisor for Intelligent Technologies of the Spanish Science InterMinistry Commission (1995–1996), Director of International Affairs at the University of Granada (1996–2000) and Delegate of the Rector for ICT in University of Granada (2008-2015). Professor Verdegay is an FSA fellow, IEEE Senior Member, and Honorary Member of the Cuban Academy of Mathematics and Computation. Besides he has the Featured Position of “Invited Professor” at the Technical University of Havana (CUJAE, Cuba), Central University of Las Villas (Santa Clara, Cuba), and University of Holguín (Cuba). He is also a “Distinguished Guest” of the National University of Trujillo (Perú). His current scientific interests are on Soft Computing, fuzzy sets and systems, decision support systems, metaheuristic algorithms, nature-inspired systems, and all their applications to real-world problems.
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- h-index: 13(Scopus)
Hashem Saberi Najafi
H. Saberi Najafi Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Guilan and Ayandegan Institute of Higher Education. His fields of interest are numerical linear algebra, numerical analysis, computational mathematics and numerical modeling of oceans.
Directeur de Recherche, CNRS
Professor, IESEG School of Management
Kristiaan Kerstens is research professor at CNRS-LEM and full professor of economics at IESEG School of Management in Lille, France. His main research focus is on developing nonparametric methodology to analyze microeconomic production and portfolio behavior. His work covers productivity indices and indicators, efficiency measurement (with a particular interest in nonconvexities), capacity utilization, and multimoment portfolio optimization. His publications appeared in outlets like American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Economic Theory, European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of Banking & Finance, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Management Science, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Operations Research, etc.
- h-index: 30(Scopus)
Muhammad Akram has received MSc degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science, MPhil in (Computational) Mathematics and PhD in (Fuzzy) Mathematics. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of the Punjab, Lahore. He has also served the Punjab University College of Information Technology as Assistant Professor and Associate Professor. Dr. Akram’s research interests include numerical algorithms, fuzzy graphs, fuzzy algebras, and fuzzy decision support systems. He has published 10 monographs and 365 research articles in international scientific journals. Some of his papers have been published in high impact journals, including Knowledge-Based Systems, Information Sciences, Expert systems with applications, Applied Soft Computing, International Journal of Intelligent Systems, Computers & Mathematics with Applications, Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, Abstract and Applied Analysis, Soft Computing and Neural Computing and Applications. Dr Akram’s total impact factor is more than 586. His current H-index on Google scholar is 33 and i10-index is 175. He has been an Editorial Member of several international academic journals. Reviewer/Referee for 140 International Journals including Mathematical Reviews (USA) and Zentralblatt MATH (Germany). Ten students have successfully completed their Ph.D. research work under his supervision. Currently, he is supervising more 5 PhD students.
Doctor of Sciences in Product Engineering from Graduation Programs In Engineering fo Federal University of Rio De Janeiro (COPPE/UFRJ) and visiting scholar of the Marketing and Logistics department of Ohio State University. He obtained the Master degree in Product Engineering from COPPE/UFRJ and Bachelor in Product Engineering from UFRJ. Adjunct professor at COPPEAD and coordinator of the Center for Studies in Logistics. He works in teaching, research and consultancy in the fields of facilities location, logistics and transport systems simulation, demand planning forecast, inventory management in supply chains, business unit efficiency analysis and logistics strategy. He has more than 60 papers published in conferences, magazines and journals in Brazil and abroad, such as International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, International Journal of Production Economics, Transportation Research Part E, International Journal of Simulation & Process Modelling, Innovative Marketing and Brazilian Administration Review. He is co-editor of the books “Corporate Logistics: a Brazilian Perspective”, “Sales Forecast: Organizational Process and Quantitative Methods”, “Logistics and Supply Chain Management: Planning of Products and Resources Flow”, “Introduction to Logitics Network Planning: Application in AIMMS”, and “Introduction to Planning of Infraestructure and Port Operations: Applications of Operational Research”. He is also the author of the book “Inventory Management in the Supply Chain: Decisions and Quantitative Models”.
University of Defence in Belgrade
Department of Logistics,
Dr. Dragan Pamucar is an Associate Professor at University of Defence in Belgrade, Department of Logistics, Serbia. Dr. Pamucar received a PhD in Applied Mathematics with specialization of Multi-criteria modeling and soft computing techniques, from University of Defence in Belgrade, Serbia in 2013 and an MSc degree from the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering in Belgrade, 2009. His research interest are in the field of Computational Intelligence, Multi-criteria decision making problems, Neuro-fuzzy systems, fuzzy, rough and intuitionistic fuzzy set theory, neutrosophic theory. Application areas include wide range of logistics, management and engineering problems.
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PLOS ONE <https://journals.plos.org/plosone/> (SCIe, IF=2.776)
The Open Transportation Journal <https://benthamopen.com/TOTJ/home/>
Journal Européen des Systèmes Automatisés
Mathematical Modelling of Engineering Problems
Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems;
Transactions on Fuzzy Systems
Facta Universitatis, series: Mechanical Engineering
Journal of Applied Statistics
& Electrical Engineering
Received his Ph.D. from the Department of Informatics at the University of Piraeus, Greece in 2017. He was a postdoctoral researcher at Católica Porto Business School and member of the Research Centre in Management and Economics (CEGE), Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Currently, he is Assistant Professor at the department of Operations Research and Business Intelligence at Wrocław University of Science and Technology in Poland. His research interests focus on Data Envelopment Analysis and performance measurement.
Harish Garg is an Associate Professor at Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology Patiala, Punjab, India. His research interest is in the field of Aggregation operators, Information measures, Reliability theory, Optimization techniques, nature-inspired algorithms, intuitionistic fuzzy set theory. Dr. Garg is the author of over 315 scholarly publications. He has also published six book chapters. He serves as an editorial board member of various reputed International journals. His google citation is over 11650+.
Luka Neralic retired October 1, 2014 and currently is Professor Emeritus at the Faculty of Economics and Business (EF), University of Zagreb. Their current project is 'Sensitivty analysis in data envelopment analysis'.
Professor Mansour Nikkhah Bahrami earned his B.Sc. and MSc in Civil Engineering and his Ph.D. in Engineering Mechanics, all from the University of Texas, Austin, United States. He has published more than ten books and 100 papers in vibration mechanics and numerical analysis. He worked as a researcher and professor in the United States, Finland, and Iran, for more than 50 years. Professor Mansour Nikkhah Bahrami is a distinguished and retired Professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Tehran. He has supervised many M.Sc. and Ph.D. dissertations. Professor Nikkhah Bahrami will evaluate the overall contribution of the papers.
B.Sc , University of Texas ,Austin , Civil Engineering
… → 1963
Ph.D , University of Texas ,Austin , Engineering Mechanics and Computational Mechanics
1965 → 1969
M.A.Sc , University of Texas ,Austin , Civil Engineering
1961 → 1965
HITESH MOHAPATRA received the B.E. degree in Information Technology from Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Odisha in 2006, and the M.Tech. Degree in CSE from Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Odisha in 2009. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science & Engineering in 2021 from Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla, India. He has contributed 30 SCI and Scopus indexed research papers, 21 international/national conferences and books on Software Engineering and C Programming respectively. He has 15 years of teaching experience both in industry and academia. He has served the research community with various capacities like session chair, technical chair, keynote speaker etc. His research interests include wireless sensor network, smart city, smart grid and smart water. Currently he is working as Associate professor at School of Computer Engineering, KIIT DU, Bhubaneswar, and Odisha.
Assistant Prof., Department of Accounting, Ayandegan Institute of Higher Education, Tonekabon, Iran.
Mohsen Imeni is a member of the faculty of Accounting at the Ayandegan Institute of Higher Education. He received his MSc in Accounting in the Islamic Azad University of Kashan Branch; he received a PhD from (Accounting) the Islamic Azad University of Rasht Branch. He teaches undergraduate courses in accounting and finance.
Ramin Safa was born in Tonekabon, Iran. He studied Computer Engineering at Islamic Azad University of Lahijan. He got his BSc degree in 2012 and at the same year he was accepted to follow his masters study at University of Guilan in Rasht. He received the MSc degree in Information Technology in 2014, and a year after that he was accepted to pursue his studies as a full-time PhD student in Software Systems at Islamic Azad University of Rasht. He is a PhD candidate now. His research interests include Data Mining Techniques, Recommender Systems, and Personalization as well as their applications in health care.
Hossein Sadr received the Ph.D. degree in computer software engineering from Islamic Azad University, Iran, in 2020, and the M.Sc. degree in computer software engineering from Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Iran, in 2013. He is currently a Lecturer with the Department of Computer Engineering, Islamic Azad University. He is actively involved in the organization of a number of flagship conferences and workshops as well as cooperating as a Reviewer with reputable journals, such as IEEE Access and Neural Processing Letters. His main areas of research are natural language processing, information retrieval, machine learning, deep neural networks, and cognitive science. He is also a member of the Intelligent Systems Scientific Society of Iran (ISSSI).
Academic Researcher | Operations Research Scientist | Decision Scientist | Financial Analyst | Industrial Engineer
Pejman Peykani received his PhD in Industrial Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran. He holds an MSc in Financial Engineering from K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran. His areas of research interest include data envelopment analysis (DEA), robust optimization, fuzzy mathematical programming, stochastic programming, portfolio selection & optimization problem, capital markets (mutual fund, stock exchange), money markets (bank, insurance), research and development (R&D), and multi criteria decision Making (MCDM) problems.
Erfan Babaee Tirkolaee obtained a BSc. (2012) and MSc. (2014) in Industrial Engineering from Isfahan University of Technology in Isfahan, Iran. Then, he received a Ph.D. degree (2019) in Industrial Engineering from Mazandaran University of Science and Technology in Babol, Iran. Dr. Erfan Babaee Tirkolaee is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering at Istinye University in Istanbul, Turkey. Meanwhile, he has worked as a Quality Assurance consultant and training manager in some automotive industries in Iran, and could go through different relevant courses like ISO 9001: 2015 and IATF 16949-2016. He has been verified as a scientific elite by the Young Researchers and Elite Club, Islamic Azad University in 2017 and Iran's National Elites Foundation in 2018. He has published more than 70 papers in high-quality journals and conferences and has been serving as a reviewer in many reputed journals such as IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy System, Journal of Cleaner Production, Waste Management, Computers & Industrial Engineering, and Optimization. Erfan Babaee Tirkolaee has been recognized as Top Peer Reviewer in 2 of the Essential Science Indicators research areas by Publons. Moreover, he is a member of the editorial/guest editorial board in several journals such as Annals of Operations Research, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Management Decision, and International Journal of Supply and Operations Management.
- h-index: 13(Scopus)
Maziar Yazdani holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in industrial engineering. Additionally, he holds a ph.d. in construction management from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. He is a Research Fellow at the University of New South Wales School of Civil and Environmental Engineering in Sydney, Australia. He has published over thirty articles in prestigious journals, including Journal of Cleaner Production, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Journal of computational design and engineering, Journal of Building Engineering, and International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing. His research interests include disaster management, supply chain management, health care systems, sustainable logistics and production management, construction management, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.
Dr. P. Agarwal was born in Jaipur (India) on August 18, 1979. After completing his schooling, he earned his Master’s degree from Rajasthan University in 2000. In 2006, he earned his Ph. D. (Mathematics) at the Malviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT) in Jaipur, India, one of the highest ranking universities in India. Recently, Prof. Agarwal is listed as the World's Top 2% Scientist 2020 and 21, Released by Stanford University
Dr. Agarwal has been actively involved in research as well as pedagogical activities for the last 20 years. His major research interests include Special Functions, Fractional Calculus, Numerical Analysis, Differential and Difference Equations, Inequalities, and Fixed Point Theorems. He is an excellent scholar, dedicated teacher, and prolific researcher. He has published 11 research monographs and edited volumes and more than 350 publications (with almost 100 mathematicians all over the world) in prestigious national and international mathematics journals. Dr. Agarwal worked previously either as a regular faculty or as a visiting professor and scientist in universities in several countries, including India, Germany, Turkey, South Korea, UK, Russia, Malaysia andThailand. He has held several positions including Visiting Professor, Visiting Scientist, and Professor at various universities in different parts of the world. Specially, he was awarded most respected International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (ICMS) Group Research Fellowship to work with Prof. Dr. Michael Ruzhansky-Imperial College Londonat ICMS Centre, Scotland, UK, and during 2017-18, he was awarded most respected TUBITAK Visiting Scientist Fellowship to work with Prof. Dr. Onur at AhiEvran University, Turkey. He has been awarded by Most Outstanding Researcher-2018 (Award for contribution to Mathematics) by the Union Minister of Human Resource Development of India, Mr. Prakash Javadekar in 2018. According to Google Scholar, Dr. Agarwal is cited more than 5, 266 times, and on Scopus his work is cited more than 3, 054 times. Dr. Agarwal is the recipient of several notable honors and awards.
Dr. Agarwal provided significant service to Anand International College of Engineering, Jaipur. Under his leadership during 2010-20, Anand-ICE consistently progressed in education and preparation of students, and in the new direction of academics, research and development. His overall impact to the institute is considerable. Many scholars from different nations, including China, Uzbekistan, Thailand and African Countries came to work under his guidance. The majority of these visiting post-doctoral scholars were sent to work under Dr. Agarwal by their employing institutions for at least one month.
Dr. Agarwal regularly disseminates his research at invited talks/colloquiums (over 25 Institutions all over the world).He has been invited to give plenary/keynote lectures at international conferences in the USA, Russia, India, Turkey, China, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, Germany, UK, Turkey, and Japan. He has served over 50 Journals in the capacity of an Editor/Honorary Editor, or Associate Editor, and published 11 books as an editor. Dr. Agarwal has also organized International Conferences/ workshops’/seminars/summer schools.
In summary of these few inadequate paragraphs, Dr. P. Agarwal is a visionary scientist, educator, and administrator who have contributed to the world through his long service, dedication, and tireless efforts.