Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems

Applications in Engineering and Technology

Impact Factor
2022
1.737
CiteScore
2022
2.9

Volume

42-43, 12 issues

Latest issue

43:6 online 11 November 2022

Next issue

44:1 scheduled for January 2023

Back volumes

From volume 1, 1993

ISSN online

1875-8967
Online Only

Aims & Scope

The purpose of the Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems: Applications in Engineering and Technology is to foster advancements of knowledge and help disseminate results concerning recent applications and case studies in the areas of fuzzy logic, intelligent systems, and web-based applications among working professionals and professionals in education and research, covering a broad cross-section of technical disciplines.

The journal will publish original articles on current and potential applications, case studies, and education in intelligent systems, fuzzy systems, and web-based systems for engineering and other technical fields in science and technology. The journal focuses on the disciplines of computer science, electrical engineering, manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, engineering management, bioengineering, and biomedical engineering. The scope of the journal also includes developing technologies in mathematics, operations research, technology management, the hard and soft sciences, and technical, social and environmental issues.

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief

Reza Langari
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Texas A&M University

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, USA
Email: rlangari@tamu.edu

Founding Editors

Mo M. Jamshidi
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA

Timothy J. Ross
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM, USA

Honorary Editor

Lotfi A. Zadeh

Book Review Editor

Vladik Kreinovich
University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, USA

Editorial Advisory Board

Ajith Abraham
Machine Intelligence Research Labs
Washington, DC, USA

Krassimir T. Atanassov
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Sofia, Bulgaria

Zeungnam Bien
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Taejon, Korea

Bimal Kumar Bose
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN, USA

Madan M. Gupta
Saskatchewan University
Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Fred Hadaegh
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA, USA

Mohammad M. Jamshidi
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM, USA

Lesheng Jin
Nanjing Normal University
China

Zhaojie Ju
University of Portsmouth
UK

Janusz Kacprzyk
Polish Academy of Sciences
Warsaw, Poland

Cengiz Kahraman
Istanbul Technical University
Turkey

Jim Keller
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO, USA

Heikki N. Koivo
Helsinki University of Technology
Helsinki, Finland

Om P. Malik
University of Calgary
Calgary, AB, Canada

Victor Maojo
Polytechnical University of Madrid
Madrid, Spain

Hung T. Nguyen
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM, USA

Witold Pedrycz
University of Alberta Edmonton
Edmonton, AB, Canada

Lambert Spaanenburg
Lund University
Lund, Sweden

Timothy J. Ross
Department of Civil Engineering
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA

John Yen
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA, USA

Associate Editors

Felix Albu    
Valahia University of Targoviste    
Targoviste, Romania

Adel Alimi    
University of Sfax    
Sfax, Tunisia

Tofigh Allahviranloo    
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Istanbul, Turkey

Olexander Barmak    
Khmelnytskyi National University    
Khmalnytsky, Ukraine

Ildar Batyrshin    
Instituto Politecnico Nacional    
Mexico City, Mexico

Svajone Bekešienė    
The General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania    
Vilnius, Lithuania

Francisco Javier Cabrerizo
Distance Learning University of Spain
Granada, Spain

Zehong Cao    
University of Tasmania    
Hobart, Australia

Gabriella Casalino
University of Bari Aldo Moro    
Bari, Italy

Ciro Castiello
University of Bari Aldo Moro    
Bari, Italy

Selcuk Cebi    
Yildiz Technical University    
Istanbul, Turkey

Sezi Cevik Onar    
Istanbul Technical University    
Istanbul, Turkey

Chinmay Chakrabarty
Birla Institute of Technology
Ranchi, India

Chengwu Chen
National Kaohsiung Marine University    
Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Shyi-Ming Chen
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Taipei, Taiwan

Zhen-Song Chen    
Wuhan University    
Wuhan, China

Aswani Kumar    
Cherukuri    
Vellore Institute of Technology    
Vellore, India

Francisco Chiclana    
De Montfort University    
Leicester, United Kingdom

Yao-Liang Chung    
National Taiwan Ocean University    
Keelung City, Taiwan

Bijan Davvaz    
Yazd University    
Yazd, Iran

Weiping Ding    
Nantong University    
Nantong, China

Xinyu Du    
General Motors Research Laboratories    
Warren, MI, USA

Shiming Duan
Vehicle Systems Research Lab
Warren, MI, USA

Bapi Dutta
National University of Singapore
Singapore

Fatih Ecer
Afyon Kocatepe University
Afyonkarahisar, Turkey

Xiao-Zhi Gao    
University of Eastern Finland    
Kuopio, Finland

Ankit Garg
Shantou University
Shantou, China

Harish Garg    
Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology
Patiala, India

Alexander Gegov
University of Portsmouth
Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Alexander Gelbukh    
Instituto Politecnico Nacional    
Mexico City, Mexico

Gevork B. Gharehpetian
Amirkabir University of Technology
Tehran, Iran

Daniel Gómez-González
Universidad Complutense de Madrid    
Madrid, Spain

Manuel González-Hidalgo    
University of the Balearic Islands    
Palma, Spain

Sarah Greenfield
De Montfort University
Leicester, United Kingdom

Peng Hao
Dalian University of Technology
Dalian, China

Enrique Herrera-Viedma
University of Granada
Granada, Spain

Noriyasu Homma    
Tohoku University    
Sendai, Japan

Tetiana    Hovorushchenko    
Khmelnytskyi National University    
Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine

Jun Hu
Harbin University of Science and Technology
Harbin, China

Raheleh Jafari
University of Leeds
Leeds, United Kingdom

Mohammad A. Jaradat    
American University of Sharjah    
Sharjah, UAE

Wenqiang Ji
Hebei University of Technology
Xiping Street, China

Feifei Jin    
Anhui University    
Hefei, China

Ihsan Kaya    
Yıldız Technical University    
Istanbul, Turkey

Mohammad Ayub Khan    
University of Bisha    
Bisha, Saudi Arabia

Viacheslav Kovtun    
Vinnytsia National Technical University    
Vinnytsia, Ukraine

Manoj Kumar    
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies    
Dehradun, India

Reza Kiani Mavi    
Edith Cowan University    
Joondalup, WA, Australia

Yeesock Kim    
California Baptist University    
Riverside, CA, USA

Jinhai Li    
Data Science Research Center    
Kunming, China

Huchang Liao    
Sichuan University    
Chengdu, China

Peide Liu    
Shandong University of Finance and Economics    
Jinan, China

Sergii Lysenko    
Khmelnytskyi National University
Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine

Xueling Ma    
Hubei University for Nationalities    
Hubei, China

Mohamed A. Mahfouz
MSA University    
6th October City, Egypt

Marek T. Malinowski    
Cracow University of Technology    
Kraków, Poland

Luis Martínez López    
University of Jaén    
Jaén, Spain

Fabrizio Maturo    
G. d'Annunzio University of Chieti and Pescara    
Caserta, Italy

Šárka Hoskova-Mayerova    
University of Defence    
Brno-střed, Czech Republic

Nataliia Melnykova    
Lviv Polytechnic National University
Lviv, Ukraine

Fanlin Meng    
University of Manchester    
Manchester, United Kingdom

Fanyong Meng
Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology    
Nanjing, China

Javier Montero    
Complutense University    
Madrid, Spain

Mariia Andriivna Nazarkevych
Lviv Polytechnic National University    
Lviv, Ukraine

‪Ngoc Thanh Nguyen
Wroclaw University of Science and Technology
Wrocław, Poland

Michal Novak
Brno University of Technology
Brno, Czech Republic

Dragan    Pamucar    
University of Belgrade    
Belgrade, Serbia

Srikanta Patnaik    
SOA University    
Bhubaneswar, India

Jose Ignacio Pelaez    
University of Malaga    
Málaga, Spain

Dilip Kumar Pratihar    
Centre for Excellence in Robotics     
Kharagpur, India

Wenbin Qian    
Jiangxi Agricultural University    
Nanchang, China

Junsheng Qiao    
Northwest Normal University    
Lanzhou, China

Jianbin Qiu    
Space Control and Inertial Technology Research Centre    
Harbin, China

Hemant Kumar Reddy    
National Institute of Science & Technology    
Berhampur, India

Inayatur Rehman
Dhofar University Salalah
Salalah, Oman

Juan Vicente Riera    
University of the Balearic Islands    
Palma, Spain

Rosa Maria Rodríguez    
University of Jaén    
Jaén, Spain

Sovan Samanta    
Tamralipta Mahavidyalaya    
Tamluk, India

Chaitanya Sankavaram
Vehicle Systems Research Lab
Warren, MI, USA

Ekrem Savas    
Yuzuncu Yıl University    
Van, Turkey

Ming-Wen Shao
China University of Petroleum
Beijing, China

Wasfi Shatanawi
Hashemite University
Zarqa, Jordan

Donghee Shin
Zayed University
Dubai, UAE

Grigori Sidorov    
Instituto Politecnico Nacional    
Mexico City, Mexico

Pritpal Singh    
Tezpur Central University
Kraków, India

Sergejs Solovjovs
Czech University of Life Sciences Prague    
Prague, Czech Republic

Le Hoang Son    
Vietnam National University    
Hanoi, Vietnam

Ruidan Su
Shanghai Jiao Tong University    
Shanghai, China

Kangkang Sun    
Harbin Institute of Technology    
Harbin, China

Lin Sun
Henan Normal University
Xinxiang, China

Reza Tafreshi
Texas A&M University at Qatar
Doha, Qatar

Yiming Tang
Hefei University of Technology
Hefei, China

Roman O. Tkachenko    
Lviv Polytechnic National University    
Lviv, Ukraine

Raquel Ureña    
De Montfort University    
Leicester, United Kingdom

José Valente De Oliveira
University of Algarve
Faro, Portugal

Jun Tao Wang
Xi'an Shiyou University
Xi'an, China

Tong Wang
Harbin Institute of Technology
Harbin, China

Jian-Zhang Wu    
Ningbo University    
Ningbo, China

Jian Wu    
Shanghai Maritime University    
Shanghai, China

Xing Wu    
Shanghai University    
Shanghai,China

Zhou Wu
Chongqing University
Chong Qing Shi, China

Hailu Xu    
California State University    
Long Beach, CA, USA

Weihua Xu
Southwest University    
Chongqing, China

Zeshui Xu    
Sichuan University    
Chengdu, China

Bin Yang    
Northwest A&F University    
Xianyang, China

Gongping Yang    
Shandong University    
Jinan, China

Longzhi Yang    
Northumbria University    
Newcastle, United Kingdom

Wanqi Yang    
Nanjing Normal University    
Nanjing, China

Wendong Yang
Shandong University of Finance and Economics
Shandong, China

Yingjie Yang    
De Montfort University    
Leicester, United Kingdom

Morteza Yazdani
Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Madrid, Spain

Shen Yin
Harbin Institute of Technology
Harbin, China

Hao Ying
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI, USA

Dejian Yu    
Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics    
Hangzhou, China

Wen Yu
CINVESTAV-IPN
Mexico City, Mexico

Jianming Zhan
Hubei University for Nationalities    
Enshi City, China

Haijun Zhang
Harbin Institute of Technology    
Harbin, China

Hengjie Zhang
Hohai University    
Nanjing, China

Qiang Zhang    
Beijing Institute of Technology    
Haidian, China

Zhen Zhang
Dalian University of Technology
Dalian, China

Mu Zhou    
Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Chongqing, China

Shangming Zhou    
Swansea University
Plymouth, United Kingdom

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