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Professor Gelman-Muravchik was an Emeritus Professor of Theory of Systems and Systems Engineering at the CCADET in Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

IJITSA Members Mourn the Passing of Distinguished International Researcher and Co-Founder, Professor Ovsei Gelman-Muravchik

By IGI Global on Sep 14, 2020
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With heavy hearts, the International Journal of Information Technologies and Systems Approach (IJITSA) Editorial Team would like to share with the greater academic community the recent passing of the honorable Prof. Ovsei Gelman-Muravchik, from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico. Prof. Gelman-Muravchik was a distinguished international researcher in the topics of System Dynamics and DMSS and an excellent collaborator and co-founder of IJITSA and its Honorary Editorial Board.

IJITSA_Cover Prof. Gelman-Muravchik was an Emeritus Professor of Theory of Systems and Systems Engineering at the CCADET, a senior researcher with the Center of Applied Sciences and Technology Development, and an advisor in the Engineering Graduate Program in Systems Engineering at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico city, Mexico. He also organized the traditional International Symposium on Simulation Based Decision Support and Business Intelligence in Baden-Baden, Germany, for several years and consulted with governmental and private organizations for the last 34 years. He received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in physics and mathematics from the University of Tbilisi (ex URSS), Tbilisi, Georgia, in 1956, 1955, and 1962, respectively.

He was a published, lead author of nearly 100 international publications (proceedings, book chapters, and journals), and his main research interests included the development and application of systems methods for decision-making support systems and risk analysis. Prof. Gelman-Muravchik was also a founding member of the Editorial Council of the Yearbook “Systems Research” (1969–1972) in the Soviet Union, a scientific editor of the Cybernetics Institute publications of the Georgian Academy of Sciences (1964–1972), a member of the Honorary Editorial Advisory Board of the Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (2001), and former Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Applied Research and Technology (edited by CCADET-UNAM) (2002–2005).


On behalf of IGI Global, we offer our utmost sympathies and condolences in the passing of Prof. Gelman-Muravchik. We are honored to have collaborated with such an esteemed research scholar.

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