International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems (IJORIS)

International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems (IJORIS)

Editor-in-Chief: John Wang (Montclair State University, USA)
Published: Quarterly |Established: 2010
ISSN: 1947-9328|EISSN: 1947-9336|DOI: 10.4018/IJORIS
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The International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems (IJORIS) examines current, state-of-the art advances in the interactions, linkages, applications, and support of operations research with information systems. Covering emerging theories, principles, models, processes, and applications within the field, this journal provides practitioners, educators, and researchers with an international collection of all operations research facets.

Topics Covered

  • Computational Intelligence
  • Computing and information technologies
  • Continuous and discrete optimization
  • Decision analysis and decision support
  • Education
  • Engineering Management
  • Environment, energy and natural resources
  • Financial engineering
  • Government
  • Heuristics
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Management
  • Information Technology
  • Inventory Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Maintenance
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Marketing engineering
  • Markov chains
  • Mathematics
  • Military and homeland security
  • Networks
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Policy modeling and public sector
  • Political Science
  • Production Management
  • Psychology
  • Queuing theory
  • Revenue & risk management
  • Services management
  • Simulation
  • Sociology
  • Sports
  • Statistics
  • Stochastic models
  • Strategic Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation

Mission and Scope

The International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems (IJORIS) aims to present new and innovative contributions in Operations Research (OR) theories, applications, and case studies, from a wide spectrum of academics and practitioners. IJORIS spans the traditional functional areas of business, including management information systems, production/operations management, business processes, quantitative economics, accounting, finance, marketing, business administration, and international business. IJORIS also incorporates applications from the related natural and social sciences, including the decision sciences, management science, statistics, psychology, sociology, political science, and other behavioral sciences. IJORIS encourages exchange, cooperation, and collaboration among business, industry, and government.

IJORIS encompasses and bridges the following seven channels through theories, applications, and case studies:

  • The channel between research, practice, and policy
  • The channel of algorithms, computation and solutions
  • The channel of business functional areas
  • The channel of business, commerce, industry and government
  • The channel of quantitative and qualitative decision models
  • The channel of theory and applications
  • The channel spanning frameworks to tool-kits
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    Reviews and Testimonials

    My association as a Senior Editor for IJORIS journal has been very rewarding. The journal has been attracting and publishing high quality papers in operations research, including the emerging area of supply chain modeling and optimization. The short turnaround time for initial review has been remarkable!

    – Ravi Ravindran, PhD, Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Chair-Enterprise Integration Consortium, Penn State University, USA

    IJORIS is one of the leading journals in the field. It has covered a lot of important areas in Operations Research and has struck a good balance between theory and application.

    – Lee Loo Hay, Associate Professor, National University of Singapore

    I am pleased and honored to have the opportunity to participate on the IJORIS editorial review board. This new journal provides an excellent bridge between the operations research academic and practitioner communities through its broad interests in theory, case studies, and applications.

    – Dr. Alan Johnson, Associate Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Air Force Institute of Technology, USA.


    Editor(s)-in-Chief Biography

    John Wang is a professor in the Department of Information & Operations Management at Montclair State University, USA. Having received a scholarship award, he came to the USA and completed his PhD in operations research from Temple University. Due to his extraordinary contributions beyond a tenured full professor, Dr. Wang has been honored with a special range adjustment in 2006. He has published over 100 refereed papers and seven books. He has also developed several computer software programs based on his research findings.

    He is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Applied Management Science, International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems, and International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management. He is the Editor of Data Warehousing and Mining: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (six-volume) and the Editor of the Encyclopedia of Data Warehousing and Mining, 1st (two-volume) and 2nd (four-volume). His long-term research goal is on the synergy of operations research, data mining and cybernetics.

    Editorial Board

    International Advisory Board
    Yuval Cohen, Tel-Aviv Afeka College of Engineering, Israel ORCID
    Managing Editor
    Bin Zhou, University of Houston-Downtown, United States
    Associate Editors
    Eva Lee, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
    Jasenkas Rakas, University of California at Berkeley, United States
    Kathryn Stecke, University of Texas at Dallas, United States
    Panos Pardalos, University of Florida, United States
    Roman Polyak, George Mason University, United States
    Sungzoon Cho, Seould National University, Korea, Democratic People's Republic Of
    Theodore Glickman, George Washington University, United States
    Editorial Review Board
    Ali Elkamel, University of Waterloo, Canada
    Anil Aggarwal, University of Baltimore, United States
    B.P.S. Murthi, University of Texas at Dallas, United States
    Bruce Wang, Texas A&M University, United States
    Dariusz Jakóbczak, Koszalin University of Technology, Poland ORCID
    Dean Chatfield, Old Dominion University, United States
    Durai Sundaramoorthi, Washington University in St. Louis, United States
    Enzo Sauma Pontificia, Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile
    Fei Li, George Mason University, United States
    Francois Pinet, INRAE, France
    Harris Wu, Old Dominion University, United States
    Hsu-Shih Shih, Tamkang University, Taiwan
    Huaming Song, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China
    Hyoung-Gon Lee, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
    Jian Li, Northeastern Illinois University, United States
    Jing Li, Arizona State University, United States
    Josefa Mula, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
    Julia Pahl, University of Hamburg, Germany
    Justin Yates, Francis Marion University, United States
    Kaye McKinzie, U.S. Army, United States
    Kevin Byrnes, Johns Hopkins University, United States
    Leonardo Lopes, University of Arizona, United States
    Loo Lee, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Louis Cox Jr., University of Colorado, United States
    Manoj Jha, Morgan State University, United States
    Marion Rauner, University of Vienna, Austria
    Matt Drake, Duquesne University, United States
    Melike Baykal-Gursoy, Rutgers University, United States
    Michael Hirsch, Raytheon Inc., United States
    Michael Racer, University of Memphis, United States
    Mohammad Oskoorouchi, California State University San Marcos, United States
    Mohammed Hajeeh, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait
    Murat Erkoc, University of Miami, United States
    Nalan Gulpinar, Warwick Business School, United Kingdom
    Nanda Kumar, University of Texas at Dallas, United States
    Okesola Moses Olusola, Oludoy Dynamix Consulting Ltd, Nigeria
    Olufemi Omitaomu, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United States ORCID
    Pei-Fang Tsai, State University of New York at Binghamton, United States
    Peter Hahn, University of Pennsylvania, United States
    Roger Gung, Response Analytics Inc., United States
    Sankarshan Basu, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India
    Scott Grasman, Rochester Institute of Technology, United States
    Steven Harper, James Madison University, United States
    William P. Fox, Naval Postgraduate School, United States
    Xinxin Hu, University of Houston - Downtown, United States
    Xugang Ye, Johns Hopkins University and Microsoft, United States
    Yang Sun, California State University - Sacramento, United States
    Yitong Wang, Tsinghua University, China
    Young-Jun Son, University of Arizona, United States
    Yudi Fernando, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia
    Zhinling Guo, University of Maryland-Baltimore County, United States


    Prospective authors should note that only original and previously unpublished article manuscripts will be considered. Interested authors must consult the Journal Guidelines for Manuscript Submission at PRIOR to submission. Any further questions may be answered at All article manuscript submissions will be forwarded to at least three members of the editorial review board of the journal for a double-blind peer review. The final decision regarding acceptance/revision/rejection will be based on the reviews received from the reviewers.

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