FOUNDER EDITOR-IN-CHIEF


Leopoldo G. Franquelo
Professor, Electronics Engineering
Dpto de Ingeniería Electrónica
Universidad de Sevilla
Spain
lgfranquelo@ieee.org

CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF


Armando W. Colombo
Professor, Institute for Industrial Informatics
Automation and Robotics (I2AR)
University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer
Germany



ASSOCIATE EDITORS


Haitham Abu-Rub
Texas A&M University at Qatar, Qatar

Khaled Ahmed
University of Strathclyde, UK

Ebrahim Babaei
University of Tabriz, Iran

Federico Baronti
University of Pisa, Italy

Ali Kashif Bashir
Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

Sertac Bayhan
Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar

Giampaolo Buticchi
University of Nottingham, China

Xi Chen
GEIRI North America, USA

Claudia-Melania Chituc
DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education, Germany

Doriana Marilena D'Addona
University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Daswin De Silva
La Trobe University, Australia

Anton Dianov
Samsung Electronics, Republic of Korea

Huazhen Fang
University of Kansas, USA

Francisco Freijedo
Huawei Technologies, Germany

Fei Gao
University of Technology of Belfort-Montbeliard, France

Luis Gomes
University NOVA of Lisbon, Portugal

Gerhard Petrus Hancke
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Juergen Jasperneite
Fraunhofer Society (Fraunhofer IOSB-INA), Germany

Lai Jingang
RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Stamatis Karnouskos
SAP, Germany

Ritesh Kumar Keshri
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, India

Chandan Kumar
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India

Chi-Seng Lam
University of Macau, Macau, China

Paulo Leitao
Instituto Politecnico de Braganca, Portugal

Binbin Li
Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Hong Li
Beijing Jiaotong University, China

Chunhua Liu
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Mingxi Liu
University of Utah, USA

Yushan Liu
Beihang University, China

Oscar Lucia
Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain

Aleksander Malinowski
Bradley University, USA

Milos Manic
Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

Antonio J. Marques Cardoso
CISE | University of Beira Interior (UBI), Portugal

Saad Mekhilef
University of Malaya, Malaysia

Eric Monmasson
University of Cergy-Pontoise, France

Roberto Oboe
University of Padova, Italy

Peter Palensky
TU Delft, Netherlands

Marco Rivera
Universidad de Talca, Chile

Juan Jose Rodriguez-Andina
Universidad de Vigo, Spain

Xinbo Ruan
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China

Yang Shi
University of Victoria, Canada

Pierluigi Siano
University of Salerno, Italy

Thiago Batista Soeiro
TU Delft, Netherland

Jorge Solsona
Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina

Giovanni Spagnuolo
University of Salerno, Italy

Thomas I. Strasser
AIT Austrian Inst. of Technology, Austria

Xiaodong Sun
Jiangsu University, China

Hiralal Suryawanshi
Visvesvaraya National Insitute of Technology, India

Hani Vahedi
Ossiaco Inc., Canada

Dmitri Vinnikov
Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

Valeriy Vyatkin
Aalto University, Finland and Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

Shuihua Wang
University of Leicester, UK

Guanghui Wen
Southeast University, China

Sheldon Williamson
Ontario Tech University, Canada

Weiliang Xu
The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Jun Yang
Loughborough University, UK

Hui Zhang
Broadsensor, China

Yudong Zhang
University of Leicester, UK

Zhen Zhang
Tianjin University, China

Xing Zhao
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China

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Nov. 2020


Call for applications to become Associate Editor of the OJIES

Call closed
A call for applications to become Associate Editor of the OJIES is now open. To be considered for an AE position, please fill in our Application Form and return it to Mr Raul Roman (raul.romanp@ieee-ies.org), no later than 5 December 2020.




Jan. 2022 updated

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Does OJIES have an APC waiver policy for contributors?

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