International Journal of Energy Optimization and Engineering (IJEOE)
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International Journal of Energy Optimization and Engineering (IJEOE)

Editors-in-Chief: Pandian Vasant (Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia), Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber (Poznań University of Technology, Poland) and Dieu Ngoc Vo (Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam)
Indexed In: Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), INSPEC and 12 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.

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Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

Dr. Pandian Vasant E-mail:

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 (UNEM, Costa Rica) in Computational Intelligence, MSc (UMS, Malaysia, Engineering Mathematics) and BSc (2nd Class Upper-Hons in Mathematics, UM, Malaysia) 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 (190 publications indexed in SCOPUS). In the year 2009, Dr. Pandian Vasant was awarded top reviewer for the journal Applied Soft Computing (Elsevier), awarded outstanding reviewer in the year 2015 for ASOC (Elsevier) journal and Top reviewer for Sentinels of Science: Computer Science (Oct. 2015 - Sept. 2016). He has 26 years of working experience at the various universities from 1989-2017. Currently he is Editor-in-Chief of IJCO, IJSIEC, IEM, IJEOE Associate Editor IJFSA, Editor of GJTO, member of American Mathematical Society, MERLIN, and NAVY Research Groups. H-Index SCOPUS Citations = 37, H-Index Google Scholar = 26, i10 index = 91.

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G.-W. Weber is a Professor at Poznan University of Technology, Poznan, Poland, at Faculty of Engineering Management, Chair of Marketing and Economic Engineering. His research is on OR, financial mathematics, optimization and control, neuro- and bio-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, METU, Ankara, Turkey, he was a Professor in the programs of Financial Mathematics and Scientific Computing, and Assistant to the Director, and he has been a member of 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
Georgi Dimirovski, Dogus University Istanbul and St Cyril & St Methodius University Skopje, Turkey
Igor Litvinchev, Nuevo Leon State University (UANL), Mexico ORCID
Ernesto Mastrocinque, Coventry University, United Kingdom
Elias Munapo, North West University, South Africa
Gilberto Pérez-Lechuga, University Autonomous of the Hidalgo State, Mexico
Román Rodríguez Aguilar, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico
Baris Yuce, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
Ivan Zelinka, VSB Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic
Managing Editors
Vitezslav Benda, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Dickson Che, University of Rome Tor Vergata
Eren Özceylan, Gaziantep University, Turkey ORCID
Igor Tyukhov, VIESH, Russian Federation
Associate Editors
Anirban Banik, National Institute of Technology Agartala, India ORCID
Vadim Bolshev, Federal Scientific Agroengineering Centre VIM, Russian Federation ORCID
Francesco Calise, University of Naples, Federico II, Italy
Kwok Tai Chui, The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Mihaela Costin, Romanian Academy, Romania
Cengiz Kahraman, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Valeriy Kharchenko, FSBSI "Federal Scientific Agroengineering Center VIM", Russian Federation ORCID
Goran Klepac, Raiffeisen Bank Austria, Croatia
Mukhdeep Singh Manshahia, Punjabi University Patiala, India ORCID
Gerardo Mendez, Instituto Tecnologico de Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Vladimir Panchenko, Russian University of Transport, Russian Federation ORCID
Dmitriy Pavkin, Federal Scientific Agroengineering Center VIM, Russian Federation ORCID
Tatiana Tambouratzis, University of Piraeus, Greece
J. Joshua Thomas, KDU Penang University College, India
Jose Luis Verdegay, Universidad de Granada, Spain ORCID
Artur Zaporozhets, Institute of Engineering Thermophysics of NAS of Ukraine, Ukraine ORCID
Editorial Review Board
Farooq Aftab, Univeristy of Science and Technology Beijing , China ORCID
Sophie Avril, Commisariat à l'Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives, France
Valentina Balas, Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad, Romania ORCID
Monica Chis, RO Planet - Planet Group International, Romania, Romania ORCID
Filiz Ersoz, Karabuk University, Turkey
Ugo Fiore, Federico II University, Italy
Blanca Gladish, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
Roberto Alonso González-Lezcano, San Pablo CEU University, Spain ORCID
Duy Vo Hoang, Ton Duc Thang University, Viet Nam
Somchat Jiriwibhakorn, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand
Damir Kalpić, University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, Croatia ORCID
Thanatchai Kulworawanichpong, Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand
Rajesh Kumar, Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, Rajasthan, India, India
Boonruang Marungsri, Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand
Charles Mbohwa, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Saim Memon, London South Bank University, United Kingdom ORCID
Leo Mršić, Algebra University College, Croatia ORCID
Stephen Nwanya, University of Nigeria, Nigeria
Yuksel Oguz, Afyon Kocatepe University, Technology Faculty, Turkey
Maria Outeiro, University of Porto, Portugal
Turan Paksoy, Konya Technical University, Turkey
Youngchul Park, Dong-A University, Korea, Republic Of
Alexis Polycarpou, Frederick University Cyprus, Cyprus
Claudiu Pozna, Szechenyi Istvan University Gyor, Hungary
Ozan Şenkal, Cukurova University, Turkey
Roman Senkerik, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic
Patrick Siarry, University of Paris-Est Creteil, France
Gilberto Souza, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Thanaphong Thanasaksiri, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Nguyen Thang, Ton Duc Thang University, Viet Nam
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
Nikolai Voropai, Energy Systems Institute SB RAS, Russian Federation
İbrahim Yılmaz, Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University ORCID


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