Editorial Board

27 Editors in 13 Countries/Region

USA (5)
United Kingdom (4)
Spain (3)
China (3)
Germany (2)
India (2)
Italy (2)
Singapore (1)
Canada (1)
Australia (1)
Serbia (1)
Belgium (1)
Poland (1)

Founder and Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Madjid Tavana


School of Business, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Research Interests: Human spaceflight and mission design, space technology assessment, mission ground operations and systems, manned mission planning, expert and intelligent systems, decision support systems, knowledge-based systems, mission safety and reliability, mission architecture


Space mission: where failure is not an option

Associate Editors

Mohsen Afsharian

Institute of Management Control and Business Accounting, Technische Universitat Carolo Wilhelmina zu Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, Germany.

Research Interests: Cost-effective mission operations, mission economics modeling, operations planning, performance assessment tools and technologies

Zhuming Bi

Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, IN, USA.

Research Interests: Robotic space mission, intelligent space technology, mission integration, space systems engineering, simulation


A bio-inspired algorithm in image-based path planning and localization using visual features and maps

Special Issue:

Collaborative Robots and Applications

Prasenjit Chatterjee

Mechanical Engineering Department, MCKV Institute of Engineering, Howrah, India.

Research Interests: Autonomous operations, sustainable and alternative materials for spacecraft, intelligent computing, operations analytics, decision aciences

Chun-Hsien Chen

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Jurong West, Singapore.

Research Interests: Engineering/design informatics, design sciences, digital design and manufacturing, human factors in air/vessel traffic management, management of human performance

Muhammet Deveci

Faculty of Engineering, University College London, London, United Kingdom.

Research Interests: Fuzzy systems, decision support tools, multi-criteria decision making, fuzzy control, scheduling

Debora Di Caprio

Department of Economics and Management, University of Trento, Trento, Italy.

Research Interests: Decision sciences, fuzzy set theory, multi-criteria decision making, uncertainty, mathematical modelling

Brij Gupta

Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, Kurukshetra, India.

Research Interests: Space science and cyber security, AI and space technologies, information security, drone and robotics, information security and mission operations, cloud computing and cyber physical systems

Andrew IP

Mechanical Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Research Interests: Artificial intelligence, internet of things, mechatronics, robotics, satellite operations

Michèle Lavagna

Department of Aerospace Science and Technology, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy.

Research Interests: Space system engineering, astrodynamics, space robotics, space exploration, small spacecrafts

Lyudmila Milaylova

Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering; University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Research Interests: Mission tracking and navigation, mission data analytics, trajectory and maneuver design and operations, navigation design and operations, robotic space missions

Seyedali Jamal Mirjalili

Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research and Optimization, Torrens University Australia, Fortitude Valley, Australia.

Research Interests: Optimization, machine learning, data analytics, path planning, scheduling

Dragan Pamucar

Faculty of Organizational Sciences, University of Defense in Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia.

Research Interests: Decision support systems, decision making, heuristics, metaheuristics, mathematical modelling, linear and dynamic programming

Juan Pineiro-Chousa

Faculty of Business Administration and Management, University of Santiago de Compostela, Lugo, Spain.

Research Interests: Economic analysis, financial modeling, cost-benefit analysis, sustainability, corporate social responsibility

Domingo Ribeiro

Faculty of Economics, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain.

Research Interests: Innovation and knowledge, entrepreneurship, technology assessment, management systems, small and mid-size enterprise systems

Pierre Rochus

Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Liege, Angleur, Belgium.

Research Interests: Space scientific instrumentation, space optics, astrodynamics, space thermal design, optical payload calibration and testing

Jong Ryu

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering; North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA.

Research Interests: Composite material, nanomaterial, dust mitigation, advanced manufacturing, multifunctional nanocomposites, scalable nanomanufacturing

Ali Safaa Sadiq

Department of Computer Science, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.

Research Interests: Intelligent networks, vehicular communications, internet of things, internet of vehicles, intelligent routing protocols

Wojciech Salabun

Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, West Pomeranian University of Technology, Szczecin, Poland.

Research Interests: Decision support system, multi-criteria decision-analysis, stochastic optimization, artificial intelligence, uncertainty, operations research

Khaled Sallam

Mechanical and Aero-Space Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Tulsa, OK, USA.

Research Interests: Propellants and combustion, high-speed air breathing propulsion, measurements and instrumentation, energy conversion, fluid mechanics

Francisco Javier Santos Arteaga

Business Systems and Analytics Department, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

Research Interests: Multi-criteria decision making, decision sciences, mission economics modeling, decision support systems, uncertainty

Pooya Sareh

Department of Mechanical, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Research Interests: Simulation, intelligent space technologies, robotic space missions, mission ground operations and systems, hazards and mitigation management

Steven Siconolfi

Business Systems and Analytics Department, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Research Interests: Data-Driven decision making, functional performance evaluation, fiscal health and academic programs

Mariya Sodenkamp

Business Information Systems Department, University of Paderborn, Tuensberg, Germany.

Research Interests: Decision making, data analytics, energy informatics, smart manufacturing, technology assessment, mathematical modeling, multi-criteria decision analysis

Fan Wei

Department of Computer Science, Civil Aviation University of China, TianJin, China.

Research Interests: Decision support systems, software agent, machine learning, airline revenue management, software architecture

Chun Ho Wu

Department of Supply Chain and Information Management, Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

Research Interests: Space logistics systems, scheduling and cost control, systems engineering management, quality engineering, industrial internet of things

Ming Xu

School of Astronautics, Beihang University, Beijing, China.

Research Interests: Astrodynamics, aerospace control, spacecraft formation flying, liberation point orbits, trajectory optimization

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