International Journal of Energy Optimization and Engineering (IJEOE)

International Journal of Energy Optimization and Engineering (IJEOE)

Editors-in-Chief: Pandian Vasant (Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia), Gerhard Weber (Middle East Technical University, Turkey) and Dieu Ngoc Vo (Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam)
Indexed In: INSPEC, Web of Science (All Journals) and 13 more indices
Published: Quarterly |Established: 2012
ISSN: 2160-9500|EISSN: 2160-9543|DOI: 10.4018/IJEOE


The International Journal of Energy Optimization and Engineering (IJEOE) publishes global research in the areas of energy optimization and engineering. This journal provides relevant theoretical frameworks and the latest empirical research findings in the areas of energy systems and hybrid intelligent optimization. This interdisciplinary journal examines and encourages research within energy optimization and engineering fields, including novel meta-heuristics optimization techniques such as fuzzy logic, neural networks, evolutionary algorithms, mathematical programming, pattern search, particle swarm optimization, ant colony optimization, and hybrid optimization in a variety of engineering, science, business, and energy systems of real world practical application problems.

Topics Covered

  • Ant Colony Optimization
  • Artificial bee colony
  • Artificial Immune Systems
  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Automatic computing
  • Bacterial foraging
  • Bioenergy
  • Biological computing
  • Chaos optimization
  • Cloud Computing
  • Combinatorial optimization
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Continuous optimization
  • Cultural algorithms
  • Differential Evolution
  • Direct search
  • Distributed generation
  • Energy economics
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Energy efficiency for improving electricity production
  • Energy fuel procurement chain approaches
  • Energy fuel supply chain approaches
  • Energy Storage
  • Evolutionary Computing
  • Fuzzy Logic
  • Genetic Algorithms
  • Granular Computing
  • Hybrid algorithms
  • Innovative approaches for renewable supply chain engineering
  • Integrated energy systems
  • Intelligent computing
  • Life cycle assessment of energy systems
  • Local and global search
  • Memetic Algorithms
  • Meta-heuristic methods
  • Micro-grids and optimal management
  • Natural Computing
  • Ocean thermal energy
  • Oil and gas industrial production systems
  • Optimization of technology and engineering rates of renewable energy fuels
  • Particle Swarm Optimization
  • Pattern search
  • Production of biogas
  • Renewable biofuel plants
  • Renewable energy systems
  • Simulated Annealing
  • Simulation and modeling
  • Soft Computing Techniques
  • Solar and geothermal
  • Support Vector Machines
  • Sustainability of energy systems
  • Swarm Intelligence
  • Tabu search
  • Variable neighborhood search

Mission and Scope

The goal of the International Journal of Energy Optimization and Engineering (IJEOE) is to bring together researchers working on the development of innovative and novel original techniques and methodologies to improve the performance of current energy related real world practical problems with modern artificial computational intelligent techniques.  Research areas, including engineering, sciences, and business, have problems developing systems that can deal with uncertainty, unpredictability, and complexity. This interdisciplinary journal fulfills the need for an alternative knowledge and offers real world practical solutions for the unsolved global problems in energy optimization.

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Dr. Pandian Vasant is a senior lecturer at Department of Fundamental and Applied Sciences, Faculty of Science and Information technology, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS in Malaysia. He holds PhD in Computational Intelligence, MSc (Engineering Mathematics) and BSc (Hons) in Mathematics. His research interests include Soft Computing, Hybrid Optimization, Holistic Optimization, innovative computing and Applications. He has co-authored research papers and articles in national journals, international journals, conference proceedings, conference paper presentation, and special issues lead guest editor, lead guest editor for book chapters’ project, conference abstracts, edited books, keynote lecture and book chapters (150 publications indexed in SCOPUS). In the year 2009, Dr. Pandian Vasant was awarded top reviewer for the journal Applied Soft Computing (Elsevier) and awarded outstanding reviewer in the year 2015 for ASOCO (Elsevier) journal. He has 25 years of working experience at the various universities from 1989-2016. Currently he is Editor-in-Chief of IJCO, IJSIEC, IEM, IJEOE and Editor of GJTO. H-Index SCOPUS Citations = 33, H-Index Google Scholar = 22.
G.-W. Weber is a Professor at IAM, METU, Ankara, Turkey. His research is on OR, financial mathematics, optimization and control, life sciences, data mining, education and development; he is involved in the organization of scientific life internationally. He received his Diploma and Doctorate in mathematics, and economics / business administration, at RWTH Aachen, and his Habilitation at TU Darmstadt. He held Professorships by proxy at University of Cologne, and TU Chemnitz, Germany. At IAM, he is in the programs of Financial Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences and Scientific Computing and Assistant to the Director, and he is a member of four further graduate schools, institutes and departments of METU. Further, he has affiliations at the universities of Siegen, Ballarat, Aveiro, North Sumatra, and Malaysia University of Technology, and he is “Advisor to EURO Conferences”.
Dieu Ngoc Vo received his B.Eng. and M.Eng. degrees in electrical engineering from Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam in 1995 and 2000, respectively and his D.Eng. degree in Electric Power System Management from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Pathumthani, Thailand in 2007. He is currently Research Associate at Energy Field of Study, AIT and head of Department of Power Systems, Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. His interests are applications of AI in power system optimization, power system operation and control, power system analysis, and power systems under deregulation.

Editorial Board

International Advisory Board
Vitezslav Benda, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Leopoldo Eduardo Cárdenas-Barrón, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico
Raquel Joao Fonseca, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Sotirios Goudos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Ernesto Mastrocinque, Coventry University, United Kingdom
Leo Mrsic, IN2data Data Science Company, Croatia
Gilberto Pérez-Lechuga, University Autonomous of the Hidalgo State, Mexico
Denis Sidorov, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation
Hossein Soroush, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Baris Yuce, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
Ivan Zelinka, VSB Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
Associate Editors
Valentina Balas, Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad, Romania
Francesco Calise, University of Naples, Federico II, Italy
Monica Chis, Frequentis AG Austria, Romania
Mihaela Costin, Romanian Academy, Romania
Blanca Gladish, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
Duy Vo Hoang, Ton Duc Thang University, Viet Nam
Cengiz Kahraman, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Goran Klepac, Raiffeisenbank Austria, Croatia
Igor Litvinchev, Nuevo Leon State University (UANL), Mexico
Gerardo Mendez, Instituto Tecnologico de Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Teijo Palander, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Tatiana Tambouratzis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Jose L. Verdegay, Universidad de Granada, Spain
Editorial Review Board
Abdullah Akbulut, Dumlupinar University, Turkey
Mohamad Albarhoum, Atomic Energy Commission of Syria, Syrian Arab Republic
Moawia Alghalith, University of the West Indies, Trinidad And Tobago
Majid Amidpour, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran, Islamic Republic Of
Cvetko Andreeski, St. Clement of Ohrid University, Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic Of
Vincent Ani, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), Nigeria
Nicholas Apergis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Sophie Avril, Commisariat à l'Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives (CEA), France
Milun Babic, University of Kragujevac, Serbia
Marius Balas, Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad, Romania
Daniel Barbosa, Salvador University, Brazil
Mokhtar Beldjehem, St. Anne's University, Canada
Milorad Bojic, University of Kragujevac, Serbia
Amine Boudghene Stambouli, University of Sciences and Technology of Oran, Algeria
João Catalão, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Kwok Tai Chui, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Mingcong Deng, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
Sasa Djokic, The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Liqiang Duan, North China Electric Power University, China
Ömer Durdu, Adnan Menderes University, Turkey
Orhan Ekren, Ege University, Turkey
Ahmed El-Khayatt, Nuclear Research Center, Egypt
Jaime Esquivel-Estrada, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, Mexico
Ugo Fiore, Federico II University, Italy
Nesreen Ghaddar, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Robert Grubbström, Linköping Institute of Technology, Sweden
Nezamabadi-Pour Hossein, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran, Islamic Republic Of
Gerrit K. Janssens, Hasselt University, Belgium
Habil Jiri Klemeš, University of Pannonia, Hungary
Somchat Jiriwibhakorn, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand
Damir Kalpic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Godpromesse Kenne, Université de Dschang, Cameroon
Vassili Kolokoltsov, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Irina Kolosok, Energy Systems Institute SB RAS, Russian Federation
Zuzana Kominkova Oplatkova, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic
Thanatchai Kulworawanichpong, Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand
Rajesh Kumar, MNIT, India
Victor Kurbatsky, Energy Systems Institute SB RAS, Russian Federation
Kwon-Hee Lee, Dong-A University, Korea, Republic Of
Jorge Marchetti, Norwegian University of Life Science, Norway
Jose Antonio Marmolejo, Anahuac University, Mexico
Andres Martinez, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Boonruang Marungsri, Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand
Hadi Mashinchi, Macquarie University, Australia
Hitesh Mathur, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India
Herman Mawengkang, The University of Sumatera Utara, Indonesia
Charles Mbohwa, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Adel Mellit, Jijel University, Algeria
Dobrica Milovanovic, University of Kragujevac, Serbia
Faisal Mohamed, Omar Al-Mukhtar University, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Karoly Nagy, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Stephen Nwanya, University of Nigeria, Nigeria
Yuksel Oguz, Afyon Kocatepe University, Technology Faculty, Turkey
Maria Outeiro, University of Porto, Portugal
Youngchul Park, Dong-A University, Korea, Republic Of
David Peidro, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
Tatyana Plaksina, University of Calgary, Canada
Monique Polit, Université de Perpignan, France
Alexis Polycarpou, Frederick University Cyprus, Cyprus
Claudiu Pozna, Szechenyi Istvan University Gyor, Hungary
Masoud Rashidinejad, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran, Islamic Republic Of
Gianfranco Rizzo, University of Salerno, Italy
Moinuddin Sarker, Natural State Research (NSR) Inc., USA
Ozan Şenkal, Cukurova University, Turkey
Roman Senkerik, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic
Mostafa Sharqawy, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia
Patrick Siarry, University of Paris-Est Creteil, France
Mohammed Sohel, University of Wollongong, New Zealand
Gilberto Souza, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Tahar Tafticht, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia
Thanaphong Thanasaksiri, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Nguyen Thang, Ton Duc Thang University, Viet Nam
J. Joshua Thomas, KDU Penang University College, India
Nikita Tomin, Energy Systems Institute SB RAS, Russian Federation
Weiyang Tong, Syracuse University, United States
Esko Turunen, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Josef Tvrdik, University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
Dragica Vasileska, Arizona State University, United States
Nikolai Voropai, Energy Systems Institute SB RAS, Russian Federation
Rajko Vukcevic, SMPS (Australia) Pty Ltd, Australia
Anatoly Yagola, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation
João Zambujal-Oliveira, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
Xinchao Zhao, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Award Winning Articles

  • IGI Global’s Seventh Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards
    Assessment and Enhancement of the Energy Supply System Efficiency with Emphasis on the Cogeneration and Renewable as Main Directions for Fuel SavingIGI Global’s Seventh Annual Excellence in Research Journal Awards