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Editor

Prof. Dr. Ockie Bosch

Editor-in-Chief
1. Director of Systems Modelling, Systemic Excellence Group, Berlin, Germany
2.Director, SysPrac Pty Ltd, Rosslyn Park, Australia
3. Honorary Professor, University of Adelaide Business School, Adelaide, Australia
4. Distinguished Guest Professor, Keio University, Hyoshi, Japan
Website: http://systemic-change-institute.de/prof-dr-ockie-bosch/
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Interests: Systems thinking; System dynamics; Evolutionary Learning Laboratories; Systems in practice; Complex problem solving; Application of systems theory in any area of interest; Mental models; Knowledge management and integration; Rural and Urban development; Sustainability; Competitive intelligence; Ecology; Integration and synthesis of data and information; socio-economic systems; systemic decision making; adaptive management; systems education; Systemic change management
Contribution

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Richard Bawden

University of Western Sydney, Systemic Development Institute, PO Box 108, Richmond, NSW 2753, Australia
Website: http://systemicdevelopment.org/bawden.html
Prof. Dr. Carmine Bianchi

CED4-System Dynamics Group, University of Palermo, Via Mazzini, 59 - 90100 Palermo, Italy
Website: http://ced4.academia.edu/CarmineBianchi
Interests: wide scope of applications of system dynamics modeling to performance management in the public sector and in SMEs; sustainability management; planning; organization studies
Contribution: Special Issue: Enhancing Sustainable Performance in Organizational and Inter-Institutional Systems
Dr. Robert Y. Cavana

Victoria Business School, Victoria University of Wellington, P.O. Box 600, Wellington, New Zealand
Website: http://www.victoria.ac.nz/som/about/staff/bob-cavana
Interests: systems thinking; system dynamics; management systems; quality management; sustainability; tobacco policy modeling; public policy analysis
Contribution: Special Issue: Systems Education for a Sustainable Planet
Prof. Dr. Lloyd A. Demetrius

Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Website: http://www.mcz.harvard.edu/Departments/PopGenetics/demetrius_l.html
Interests: ergodic theory of dynamical systems and its applications to the analysis of biological processes at molecular, cellular and population levels; quantum statistics as a formalism to investigate the dynamics of electron transport and proton transduction in cellular metabolism
Contribution: Special Issue: Allometric Scaling
Prof. Dr. Khac Duc Do

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley, WA 6102, Australia
Interests: nonlinear control; underactuated systems; cooperative/coordination/formation control; control of PDE systems; inverse modeling; multi-agents; flocking
Dr. Jim Duggan

School of Engineering and Informatics, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland
Website: http://corrib.it.nuigalway.ie
Interests: system dynamics; complex systems; agent-based simulation; public health informatics; policy optimization
Prof. Dr. Toshio Fukuda

1 Institute for Advanced Research, Nagoya University, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8601, Japan
2 Department of Mechatronics Engineering, Meijo University, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 468-0073, Japan
3 School of Mechatronical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, 100081, China
Website: http://www.mein.nagoya-u.ac.jp/
Interests: autonomous distributed system; bioinspired robotic control; intelligent system control; medical robotics; bio-micro manipulation; nano robotics system; piezoelectric sensor-actuator; humanitarian demining
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Micro/Nano Robotics
Prof. Dr. Martin Guay

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, Canada
Website: http://chemeng.queensu.ca/people/faculty/guay/index.php
Interests: process control; applied statistics; economic optimization control (EOC); observation and adaptation in nonlinear systems; analysis of biological systems; supervisory control design for flexible manufacturing systems
Prof. Dr. Mike C. Jackson, OBE

Hull University Business School, Cottingham Road, Hull, HU6 7RX, UK
Interests: systems thinking; organizational cybernetics; creative problem solving; critical systems thinking
Prof. Dr. Kyoichi Jim Kijima

Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech), 2-12-1 Ookayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, 152-8552 Japan
Website: http://www.valdes.titech.ac.jp/~kk-lab/overview/kijima.html
Interests: decision systems science; service systems science; agent-based simulation; problem structuring method
Prof. Dr. James Lam

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Website: http://web.hku.hk/~jlam
Interests: robust control and filtering; stability of dynamic systems; networked control systems; positive systems; genetic regulatory networks; vibration control
Prof. Dr. Loet Leydesdorff

Amsterdam School of Communications Research (ASCoR), University of Amsterdam, Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Website: http://www.leydesdorff.net/
Interests: science & technology studies; scientometrics; information theory; communication of meaning; discursive knowledge; nonlinear dynamics of reflexive systems; university-industry-government relations
Dr. Kimberly M. Thompson

Kid Risk Inc., P.O. Box 590129, Newton, MA 02459, USA
Interests: child health; system dynamics; risk analysis; infectious disease; economics
Prof. Dr. Dinesh Verma

508 Babbio Center, School of Systems and Enterprises, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ 07030, USA
Website: http://www.stevens.edu/research/Dinesh-Verma,%20PhD/rid/66
Interests: systems engineering and design with a focus on conceptual design evaluation, preliminary design and system architecture, design decision-making, life cycle costing, and supportability engineering
Prof. Dr. Hong Wang

School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
Website: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/research/Hong.wang/
Interests: stochastic distribution control for non-Gaussian stochastic systems; fault detection, diagnosis and fault tolerant control for dynamic systems; semi-physical modelling and neural networks for complex non-linear systems
Prof. Dr. Hans Westerhoff

1 Department of Molecular Cell Physiology, BioCentrum Amsterdam, Faculty of Biology, Vrije Universiteit, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 University of Amsterdam Room C2.103, Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
3 University of Manchester, Integrative Systems Biology Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre (MIB), 131 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 7DN, UK
Interests: systems biology; control and regulation; kinetics and non equilibrium thermodynamics
Dr. Jennifer Wilby

Management Systems, Hull University Business School, Cottingham Road, Hull, HU6 7RX, UK
Website: http://www2.hull.ac.uk/hubs/about-us/our-staff/allstaff/w/wilby_j.aspx
Interests: complex systems and complexity theory; systems modeling and simulation; general systems research, hierarchy theory, problem structuring methods
Prof. Dr. Graham Winch

24 Church Street, Modbury, Devon PL21 0QR, UK
Website: http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/staff/gwinch#
Interests: strategic visioning and process visualisation across a number of strategic issue areas using system dynamics diagramming and simulation approaches
Contribution: Special Issue: Enhancing Sustainable Performance in Organizational and Inter-Institutional Systems
Prof. Dr. Nicos Komninos

Urban and Regional Innovation Research (URENIO) Faculty of Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124, Greece
Website: http://www.urenio.org
Interests: smart cities; intelligent cities; innovation systems; innovation strategy; urban and regional planning
Contribution: Special Issue: Smart Cities and Regions as Systems of Innovation
In other journals:
Special Issue: Intelligent Environments and Planning for Urban Renewal
Prof. Dr. Choon Ki Ahn

School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
Website: http://choonkiahn.info
Interests: control and filtering theory; 2D systems; neural networks; fuzzy systems; chaotic systems; chaos synchronization; hybrid systems
Dr. Donald Kerr

Associate Professor, Information Systems, University of the Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs Campus, Sippy Downs, Queensland 4558, Australia
Website: http://www.usc.edu.au/university/faculties-and-divisions/faculty-of-arts-and-business/staff/associate-professor-don-kerr
Interests: health informatics; enterprise planning systems; ICT workarounds and decision support systems
Contribution: Special Issue: Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
Prof. Dr. Shankar Sankaran

School of the Built Environment, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, NSW, Australia
Website: http://www.uts.edu.au/staff/shankar.sankaran
Interests: systems thinking; soft systems methodology; action research; organizational project management; megaprojects; mixed methods research; innovation
Contribution: Special Issue: Systems Research
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Thomas V. Huynh

National University of Singapore, Blk E1, #05-05, 1 Engineering Drive 2, Singapore 117576, Singapore
Interests: systems engineering and architecting methodology; complex systems and complexity theory; systems modeling and simulation; mathematical methods in systems engineering and architecting; project management; system-of-systems acquisition; enterprise transformation
Contribution: Special Issue: Engineering Socio-Technical Systems
Prof. Dr. Gandolfo Dominici

1. Tenured Associate Professor of Marketing: Department of Economic, Business and Statistic Sciences, Polytechnic School, University of Palermo, Viale delle Scienze ed. 13, 90128, Palermo, Italy
2. Scientific Board President and cofounder: Business Systems Laboratory, Avellino, Italy
Website: http://gandolfodominici.it/
Interests: marketing; e-marketing; consumer behaviour; new product development; viable system model; organizational cybernetics; social cybernetics
Dr. Josue Antonio Nescolarde Selva

Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Alicante, Spain
Website: http://www.nescolardeselva.com/
Interests: belief systems; biomathematics; chaotic systems; complex biological systems; complex systems; complexity theory; ecosystems; fuzzy systems; ideological complex systems; information theory; networks for complex systems; social cybernetics; socio-economic systems; social systems
Contribution: Special Issue: Complex Social Systems: Theory And Practice
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