Editorial Board

Editorial Board

Section Editors:

Business and Economics

David B. Audretsch, Indiana University, USA

Statistics

Justine Shults, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. USA

Chemistry and Materials Science

Bradley Fahlman, Central Michigan University, USA

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Charles W Finkl, The Coastal Education & Research Foundation, Inc., USA

Biomedical and Life Sciences

Jochen Graw, Helmholtz Center Munich, Germany

Engineering

Lakhmi C Jain, University of South Australia, Australia

Medicine

Massoud Mahmoudi, UCSF University of California at Davis, USA

Physics and Astronomy

Elias Brinks, University of Hertfordshire, UK

Computer Science

Maria Virvou, University of Piraeus, Greece

Social Sciences

Norbert M. Seel, University of Freiburg, Germany

Behavioral Sciences

Dan Landis, University of Hawaii at Manoa and Executive Director, International Academy for Intercultural Research

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Associate Editors:

Bacteriology and Infectious disease - Neal R. Chamberlain, A. T. Still University, USA

Biomedical and Life Sciences - Martijn S. Luijsterburg, Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands

Computer Science - Margarita Favorskaya, Siberian State Aerospace University, Russian Federation

Engineering - Chee-Peng Lim, Deakin University, Australia

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Board Members:

Rituparna Bose, The City University of New York, USA

Michael Schloter, Helmholtz Zentrum München (Helmholtz Center Munich), Germany

Paul Singer, South Bay Memory Clinic, USA

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Applied Mathematics

Dr Abdon Atangana, University of the Free State, South Africa

Emile Franc Doungmo Goufo, University of South Africa, South Africa

Elisa Francomano, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy

Ilias Kotsireas, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada

Suares Clovis Oukouomi Noutchie, North-West University, South Africa

Sunil Dutt Purohit, Rajasthan Technical University, India

Juan Ramon Torregrosa, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain

Fabio Tramontana, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan, Italy

Ittay Weiss, The University of the South Pacific, Fiji

Xiao-Jun Yang, China University of Mining and Technology, China

Zhihua Zhang, Beijing Normal University, China

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Behavioral Science

Ronit Avitsur-Hamiel, The Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo, Israel

Dharm Bhawuk, University of Hawaií at Manoa, USA

Gianluca Castelnuovo, Catholic University of Milan, Italy

Emily L Coderre, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA

Israel Costa, Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil

Louise Cummings, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom

Layton Curl, Metropolitan State University of Denver, USA

Igor Douven, Paris-Sorbonne University, France

Ricardo Duarte, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Francesco Ferretti, University of Rome, Italy

Sharon Glazer, University of Baltimore, USA

Michael Harvey, University of Arizona, USA

Elaine Hatfield, University of Hawaii, USA

Grace Kibanja, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

Paolo Leonardi, University of Bologna, Italy

Marisa Mealy, Central Connecticut State University, USA

Dahlia Moore, The Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Adrian Meule, Universitat Salzburg, Austria

Claudio Paolucci, University of Bologna, Italy

André Roca, St Mary’s University, Twickenham, United Kingdom

Nicholas Rule, University of Toronto, Canada

David Lackland, Sam University of Bergen, Norway

Oliver C S Tzeng, Indiana University, USA

Jason Warnick, Arkansas Technical University, USA

Ikushi Yamaguchi, Meiji University, Japan

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Biomedical and Life Sciences

Yusuf Akhter, Central University of Himachal Pradesh, India

Artur Alves, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Madhumita Barooah, Assam Agricultural University, India

Vasco Barreto, Instituto Gulbekian de Ciencia, Portugal

Daniela Bebbere, University of Sassari, Italy

Bockline Omedo Bebe, Egerton University, Kenya

Pascal Bessong, University of Venda for Science and Technology, South Africa

Paulo Bettencourt, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Moreno Bondi, Universita' degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy

Alejandra Bravo, Instituto de Biotechnología de la UNAM, Mexico 

Christopher Brigham, University of Massachussets Darmouth, USA

Susana Brom, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico

Armando Burgos-Hernandez, Universidad de Sonora, Mexico

Simeon Cadmus, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Fernando Cardona, Institute of Biomedicine of Valencia, Spain

Petronia Carillo, Seconda Università di Napoli, Italy

Consuelo Carrillo, US Department of Agriculture, USA

Yasuyuki Choh, Chiba University, Japan

Muhammad Chohan, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, USA

Massimo Ciccozzi, Istituto Superiore di Santà, Italy

Maria Luz Couce Pico, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de Santiago, Spain

Anne Crecelius, University of Dayton, USA

Kerstin Danker, Charite - Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany

Dieter Deforce, Ghent University, Belgium

Magda Dunowska, Massey University, New Zealand

Ephrem Engidawork, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Pedro Fernandes, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Dorota Fopp-Bayat, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland

Celine Frere, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia

Clemens Fuchs, University of Applied Sciences Neubrandenburg, Germany

Jonathan Fulford, University of Exeter, United Kingdom

Arvind Ganpule, Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital (MPUH), India

Kevan Gartland, Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom

Hannes Gatterer, University of Innsbruck, Austria

Linda Giblin, Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ireland

Chris Glover, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Eleni Golomazou, University of Thessaly, Greece

Debanjan Goswami, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA

Germano Guerra, University of Molise, Italy

Georg Hausner, University of Manitoba, Canada

Stefan Hetz, Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin, Germany

Lisa Hines, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, USA

Jamila Horabin, Florida State University, USA

Toru Hosoda, Tokai University, Japan

Xing Ping Hu, Auburn University, USA

Francois Hug, The University of Queensland, Australia

Sun Huh, Hallym University, South Korea

Yoshizumi Ishino, Kyushu University, Japan

Muhammad Jahangir, University of Haripur, Pakistan

Kewal Jain, Jain PharmaBiotech, Switzerland

Daniel Junker, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria

Amar Kar, University of South Carolina, USA

Hans-Peter Kaul, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria

M. Afzal Khan, Aligarh Muslim University, India

Alexandre Kihara, Universidade Federal do ABC, Brazil

Terry Koo, New York Chiropractic College, USA

Arjan Kortholt, University of Groningen, Netherlands

Frank Krell, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, USA

Jens H Kuhn, NIH/ NIAID/ DCR/ Integrated Research Facility at Fort Detrick, USA

Boris Kurganov, Bach Institute of Biochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation

Iason Kyriazis, University of Patras, Greece

Grant Landers, University of Western Australia, Australia

Jose Leitao, Universidade do Algarve, Portugal

Simon Lévesque, Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Canada

Wilco Ligterink, Wageningen Seed Lab, Netherlands

Arnaldo Maciá, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Malcolm R Macleod, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Yoshinori Marunaka, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan

Damian McLeod, University of Newcastle, Australia

Enrique Medina-Acosta, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Biswapriya Misra, University of Florida, USA

Francesco Moccia, University of Pavia, Italy

Eiichi Momotani, Tohto College of Health Sciences, Japan

Jordi Monfort, Hospital del Mar, Spain

Garrett Moraski, Montana State University, USA

Vera Lucia Mores Rall, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Brazil

Marcus Munafo, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

Michiro Muraki, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan

Sophia Mylona, Red Cross Hospital, Greece

Alessio Naccarati, Human Genetics Foundation, Italy

Satoshi Nagoya, Sapporo Medical University, Japan

Michael Nailor, University of Connecticut, USA

Teruaki Nakatsuji, University of California, San Diego, USA

Christopher Netsch, Asklepios Clinic Barmbek, Germany

Emmanuel Nicolas, University of Auvergne, France

Naomi Niisato, Kyoto Gakuen University, Japan

Hiroshi Nishimune, University of Kansas, USA

Alberto Nonis, Agricultural Research Council, Italy

Ola Olapade, Albion College, USA

Vahur Oopik, University of Tartu, Estonia

Taku Oshima, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

Thanasis Panorgias, New England College of Optometry, USA

Frederique Peronnet, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris 6, France

Dominik Pesta, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany

Hudson Alves Pinto, Universidade Federal de Minas Geiras, Brazil

Carolina Pohl, University of the Free State, South Africa

Randy Poon, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

Robert Poppenga, University of California, Davis, USA

Kevin Powell, Deprtament of Primary Industries - Victoria, Australia

William D Rawlinson, Prince of Wales Hospital, Australia

Andrew Ray, NPS Greater Yellowstone Network, USA

Flavio Reis, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal

Sonia Rocha, University of Porto, Portugal

Carmen Rodriguez-Blazquez, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spain

Jaime M Ross, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Maria Rubio-Valera, Universitat Barcelona, Spain

Jan Rusz, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic

Francesco Sanguedolce, Northampton General Hospital, UK

Joseph Saragusty, Leibnitz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Germany

Bruno Sarmento, University of Porto, Portugal

Francois Schmitt, Universite Lille Nord de France, France

Wolfgang Schobersberger, UMIT, Austria

Grazyna Sender, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Alison September, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Edilson Serpeloni, Cyrino Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Brazil

Augusto Serrano, University of the Philippines Visayas, Philippines

Subramanian Sevgan, International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology, Kenya

Susan Sharfstein, SUNY Politechnic Institute, USA

Phil Skolnick, National Institutes of Health, USA

Milosz Smolik, West Pomeranian University of Technology, Poland

Marcelo Soares, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Silvia Socorro, University of Beira Interior, Portugal

Thomas Steckler, Janssen Research & Development, Janssen Pharmaceutica NV, Belgium

Manuel Talon, Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias, Spain

Nicolas L Taylor, The University of Western Australia, Australia

Masaharu Tokoro, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kanazawa University, Japan

Benedetta Turchetti, Universita' degli studi di Perugia, Italy

Ralph G Turingan, Florida Institute of Technology, USA

Paul Vanderburgh, University of Dayton, USA

Marco Villanueva, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico

Charles R Vossbrinck, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, USA

Stefan M Waliszewski, University of Veracruz, Mexico

Andrew Walley, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Mehmet Emir Yalvaç, Nationwide Children's Hospital, USA

Seiya Yamayoshi, University of Tokyo, Japan

Tifei Yuan, Nanjing Normal University, China

Dr Ching-Hsuan Lin, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

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Business and Economics

Adiel de Almeida-Filho, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil

David Coldwell, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Massimiliano Ferrara, University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, Italy

Zhen He, Tianjin University, China

Jose-Luis Hervas-Oliver, Polytechnic of Valencia, Spain

Almas Heshmati, Jönköping University, Sweden

Marcel Hülsbeck, Witten/Herdecke University, Germany

Jungmin Lee, Sogang University, South Korea

Rupayan Pal, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), India

Jason Papathanasiou, University of Macedonia, Greece

Peter Rangazas, IUPUI, USA

Neelam Rani, Indian Institute of Management Shillong, India

Sang-Bing Tsai, Nankai University/Zhongshan Institute, UESTC, China

Masaru Yarime, University of Tokyo, Japan

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Chemistry and Materials Science

Parvez Alam, Abo Akademi University, Finland

Sivanesan Arumugam, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Mohamed Said Attia, Ain Shams University, Egypt

Andrew Barron, Swansea University/Rice University, United Kingdom/USA

Aldo R. Boccaccini, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

João Paulo Borges, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal

Matteo Bosi, Istituto Materiali per Elettronica e Magnetismo, Italy

Nam Nguyen Dang, PetroVietnam University, Vietnam

Felice De Santis, University of Salerno, Italy

María Antonia Diez, Instituto Nacional del Carbón, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Spain

Ross Forgan, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Grazyna Gryglewicz, Wrocław University of Technology, Poland

Rajeev Gupta, University of Akron, USA

Cong Truc Huynh, Case Western Reserve University, USA

Jun-ichi Kadokawa, Kagoshima University, Japan

Adriana Kovalcik, Graz University of Technology, Austria

Dongyan Liu, Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

José das Neves, University of Porto, Portugal

Fidele Ntie-Kang, Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Roberto Pantani, University of Salerno, Italy

Siddappa Patil, Jain University, India

Munish Puri, Deakin University, Australia

Denis Rodrigue, Université Laval, Canada

Vijay Kumar Thakur, Washington State University, USA

Tran Quang Trung, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea

Madan Verma, Deakin University, Australia

Jason Vohs, Saint Vincent College, USA

Da-Jian Wang, Tianjin University of Technology, China

Jin Xuan, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom

Masayuki Yamaguchi, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

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Computer Science

Haider Abbas, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

Omer H. Abdelrahman, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Gisela S Bahr, Florida Institute of Technology, USA

Yuangguo Bi, Northeastern University, China

Silvio Bonfiglio, Fimi Srl A Barco Company, Italy

Jaime Caro, University of the Philippines, Philippines

Joep Crompvoets, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Yong Deng, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

Adrian-Viorel Diaconu Lumina, The University of South-East Europe, Romania

Juan Manuel Dodero, University of Cadiz, Spain

Tiziana D'Orazio, National Research Council (CNR), Italy

Anastasios Drosou, Centre for Research & Technology Hellas, Greece

Iztok Fister Jr., University of Maribor, Slovenia

Iztok Fister Sr., University of Maribor, Slovenia

Erol Gelenbe, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Attila Gyenesei, CSF-Vienna Biocenter, Austria

Paul Honeine, Université de Technologie de Troyes, France

Patrick Hung, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

Christos Kalloniatis, University of the Aegean, Greece

Xiangjie Kong, Dalian University of Technology, China

Rajesh Kumar, Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, India

Ricardo Lent, University of Houston, USA

Chun-Cheng Lin, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

Sajjad Ahmad Madani, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan

Zoltán Mann, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

Volker Märgner, Braunschweig University of Technology, Germany

Radosław Michalski, Wrocław University of Technology, Poland

Sanjay Misra, Covenant University, Nigeria

Carlo Francesco Morabito, Universita' degli studi di Reggio Calabria, Italy

Elmar Noeth, Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany

Manuel Palomo-Duarte, Universidad de Cadiz, Spain

Anand Paul, Kyungpook National University, South Korea

Hiram Ponce, Universidad Panamericana, Mexico

Atta ur Rehman Khan, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

Jose Ruiz-Shulcloper, DATYS Technologies and Systems, Cuba

K. C. Santosh, University of South Dakota, USA

Neetesh Saxena, State University of New York (SUNY), Korea

Anupam Seth, American Express, USA

Petr Silhavy, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic

Milan Simic, RMIT University, Australia

Allan Sioson, Ateneo de Naga University, Philippines

Vaclav Skala, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic

Chakchai So-In, Khon Kaen University, Thailand

Houbing Song, West Virginia University, USA

Xiaohua Tian, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Yu Tsao, Research Center for Information Technology Innovation, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Libor Váša, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic

Feng Xia, Dalian University of Technology, China

Tingting Yang, Dalian Maritime University, China

Chee Shin Yeo, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan

Yudong Zhang, Nanjing Normal University, China

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Earth and Environmental Sciences

Stephen Aldrich, Indiana State University, USA

Ahmad Zaharin Aris, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia

Michael L Draney, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, USA

Stuart Hamilton, Salisbury University, USA

Magda Havas, Trent University, Canada

Joni Jupesta, United Nations University, Japan

Junhui Li, South China Agricultural University, China

Sarva Mangala, Praveena Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Anastasios Michailidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Maria L Pappas, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece

Oscar Santamaría, University of Extremadura, Spain

Stefanie Schulz, Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany

Jia-wen Zhou, Sichuan University, China

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Engineering

Amimul Ahsan, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Marcelo Alencar, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil

Andrea Arena, Universita' degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italy

Valentina Emilia Balas, Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad, Romania

Juan Vicente Balbastre, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain

Fabrício Bradaschia, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil

Clara Celauro, University of Palermo, Italy

Yen-Wei Chen, Ritsumeikan University, Japan

Michela Cigola, Università di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale, Italy

Matthew Cole, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Iolanda-Gabriela Craifaleanu, Technical University of Civil Engineering, Romania

Dzung Dao, Griffith University, Australia

Van Thanh Dau, Sumitomo Chemical, Japan

Philippe De Wilde, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom

Hom Dhakal, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Yu Dong, Curtin University, Australia

Margarita Favorskaya, Siberian State Aerospace University, Russian Federation

Mariana Fraga, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, Brazil

Antonio Garcia-Dominguez, University of York, UK

Luciana Hazin, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil

Bijaya Ketan, Panigrahi IIT Delhi, India

Amit Konar, Jadavpur University, India

Marco Lepidi, University of Genoa, Italy

Bor-Shyh Lin, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

Edwin A Marengo, Northeastern University, USA

Mirko Maurici, Universita' degli studi di Genova, Italy

Juan Murillo-Fuentes, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain

Rui Neves-Silva, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

Thien Duy Nguyen, Texas A&M University, USA

Vasile Palade, Coventry University, United Kingdom

Jeng-Shyang Pan, Fujian University of Technology, China

John Paravantis, University of Piraeus, Greece

Costas Psychalinos, University of Patras, Greece

Xiaowen Qi, Yanshan University, China

Angsuman Sarkar, Kalyani Government Engineering College, India

Fabio Sgarbossa, University of Padova, Italy

Dahua Shou, Cornell University, USA

Dipti Srinivasan, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Chao-Ton Su, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Philippe Sucosky, Wright State University, USA

Youhong Tang, Flinders University, Australia

Kohei Tatsumi, Waseda University, Japan

Manoj Kumar Tiwari, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India

Canh-Dung Tran, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

George A Tsihrintzis, University of Piraeus, Greece

Davide Tumino, Università degli Studi di Enna "Kore", Italy

Juan Velasquez, University of Chile, Chile

Chrysafis Vogiatzis, North Dakota State University, USA

Lei Wang, Beihang University, China

Konstantia Zarkogianni, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Ricardo Zavala-Yoé, Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico

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Mathematics (Theoretical)

Saeid Abbasbandy, Imam Khomeini International University, Iran

Mahmoud Abdel-Aty, Zewail City of Science and Technology, Egypt

Praveen Agarwal, Anand International College of Engineering, India

Rosihan M. Ali, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Ioannis Argyros, Cameron University, United States of America

Dimitru Baleanu, Cankaya University, Turkey

Ali Bhrawy, Beni-Suef University, Egypt

Necdet Bildik, Celal Bayar University, Turkey

Hasan Bulut, Firat University, Turkey

Kalyan Chakraborty, Harish-Chandra Research Institute, India

Yeol Je Cho, Gyeongsang National University, South Korea

Laura Gardini, University of Urbino, Italy

Christos Kalloniatis, University of the Aegean, Greece

Poom Kumam, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburim, Thailand

Sunil Kumar, National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur, India

Vishnu Narayan Mishra, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat (Gujarat), India

K. S. Nisar, Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

Reza Saadati, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran

Iryna Shushko, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine

Theodore Simos, University of Peloponnese, Greece

Hari M. Srivastava, University of Victoria, Canada

Shanhe Wu, Longyan University, China

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Medicine

Enrico Ammirati, Universita' Vita Salute-San Raffaele, Italy

Cynthia Andoniadou, King's College London, United Kingdom

Gema Ariceta, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Spain

Carlo Banfi, University Hospital of Genèva, Switzerland

Susanna Banti, Universidade Federal de Minas Geiras, Brazil

Nazir Barekzi, Old Dominion University, USA

John Berkenbosch, University of Louiseville, USA

Marta Bosia, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Italy

James Bourgeois, University of California San Francisco, USA

Aurelie Bourmaud, Lucien Neuwirth Cancer Institut, France

Francesco Certo, Universita' degli Studi di Catania, Italy

Gregory Cherr, University at Buffalo State of New York, USA

Giorgio Costantino, Medicina a Indirizzo Fisiopatologico, Az. Ospedaliera, Ospedale, Italy

Neil Coulson, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Alberto C Di Martino, University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy

Wen-Yuan Ding, The Third Hospital of Hebei Medical University, China

Alberto Feletti, NOCSAE Modena Hospital, Italy

Glenn Francis, University of Queensland, Australia

Gary Ginsberg, Israel Ministry of Health, Israel

Stanley Grogg, Oklahoma State University, USA

Odunayo Ikuerowo, Lagos State University College of Medicine, Nigeria

Florian Imkamp, Hannover Medical School (MHH), Germany

Elsbeth Kalenderian, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, USA

Jan Klein, University of Ulm, Germany

Mario Kramer, Klinikum Lübeck, Germany

Lasse Sommer Kristensen, Righospitalet, Denmark

Piotr Ladyzynski, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Shaheen Lakhan, California University of Science and Medicine, USA

Andrew Landstrom, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Michael Maes, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Salvatore Andrea Mastrolia, Azienda Ospedaliera-Universitaria Policlinico di Bari, Italy

Carlo Melloni, University of Palermo, Sicily

Americo Migliaccio, Neuroscience Research Australia, Australia

Patrick Morris, Beaumont Hospital, Ireland

Lucian Muresan, University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iuliu Hatieganu, Romania

Andreas Neisius, University Medical Center Mainz, Germany

Yann Nguyen, Hopital Pitie Salpetriere, France

Marc Norcross, Oregon State University, USA

Gladys Onambele-Pearson, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom

Palle (Jörn Sloth) Osther, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Alessandro Perin, Instituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Italy

Carlo Piccinni, Universita' di Bologna, Italy

Matthias Pietschmann, University Hospital of Munich, Germany

Hakan Pilge, Heinrich Heine Universitat, Germany

Amir Pirouzian, John Hopkins University, USA

Tianying Ren, Oregon Hearing Research Center, United States of America

Joerg Richter, University of Hull, United Kingdom

Laura Ridolfi, Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio Cura dei Tumori, Italy

Alberto Saita, Humanitas Research Hospital, Italy

Ulf Christoph Schneider Charité, Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

Chiara Scoccianti, International Agency for Research on Cancer, France

Cesare Marco Scoffone, Cottolengo Hospital, Italy

Mahesh Shetty, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Toshiharu Shirai, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan

Ritchie Shoemaker, Centre for Research on Biotoxin-Asocitd, USA

Anne Taegtmeyer, University Hospital of Basel, Switzerland

Filippo Tocco, University of Cagliari, Italy

Daniel Trifiletti, University of Virginia, USA

Samuel Verges, Grenoble-Alpes University, France

Nicola Veronese, University of Padova, Italy

Simon Walker, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland

Abei Xu Zhujiang, Hospital at Southern Medical University, China

Tifei Yuan, Nanjing Normal University, China

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Physics and Astronomy

Fabrizio Croccolo, Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour, France

Daniele Di Nuzzo, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

David Faux, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

Martin Foldyna, Ecole Polytechnique, France

Maurizio Gasperini, Universita' di Bari, Italy

Fayyaz Hussain, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Pakistan

Filippo Martelli, University of Urbino, Italy

Imran Muhammad, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Pakistan

Hafeez Ullah Janjua, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Pakistan

Yilun Shang, Tongji University, China

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Social Sciences

Alessandro Capone, University of Messina, Italy

Georgios Antonopoulos, Teesside University, United Kingdom

Sylvia Bergh, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands

Erica Boling, Rudgers State University of New Jersey, USA

Nabi Bux, Jumani International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan

Kai Chen, Xiamen University, China

Urbano Fra, Paleo University of Extremadura, Spain

Javier Gutiérrez-Rexach, Ohio State University, USA

Aslam Khan, Yobe State University, Nigeria

Hafiz Khan, Middlesex University, United Kingdom

Audrey Laing, Robert Gordon University, United Kingdom

Fabrizio Macagno, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

Julia Shaw, De Montfort University, United Kingdom

Lisa-Marie Shillito, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Statistics

Fernando Manuel Lourenço Martins, Instituto Politecnico de Coimbra, Portugal

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Collection Editors

Amino Acids Collection:

Dr. Guoyao Wu, Texas A&M University, USA

Breast Cancer Collection:

Prof. Marc Lippman, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, USA

Fish Welfare in Aquaculture:

Athanasios Exadactylos, University of Thessaly, Greece

Health Span and Aging:

Johannes Bauer, Southern Methodist University, USA

Sige Zou, National Institute on Aging, USA

Joseph A. Baur, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Kailiang Jia, Florida Atlantic University, USA

Innovative Cloud Application in Computer Intelligence:

Takumi Ichimura, Prefectural University of Hiroshima, Japan

Makoto Koshino, Ishikawa National College of Technology, Japan

Keiichi Tamura, Hiroshima City University, Japan

Molecular Neuroscience:

Prof. Illana Gozes, Tel Aviv University, Israel

Pushing the Frontiers of Intercultural Research:

Jennifer Mahon, University of Nevada, USA

Urology Collection:

Thomas R. Herrmann, Hanover Medical School (MHH), Germany

William G. Robertson, Royal Free and University College Medical School, United Kingdom

Rheumatology Collection:

Adewale Adebajo, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

Luis R. Espinoza, LSU Health Sciences Center, USA

Advancing Global Surgery:

Lisa Marie Knowlton, Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, USA

Allison Linden, Georgetown University Hospital, USA

Smita Chackungal, London Health Sciences Centre, Canada

Nephrology Collection:

Adrian Covic, “Dr. C. I. Parhon” Hospital, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania

Giovanni Gambaro, Catholic University Rome, Italy

Experimental Neuroscience Collection:

Andreas Vlachos, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany

Joseph M. Galea, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Pragmatics, Philosophy and Cognitive Science:

Antonino Pennisi, University of Messina, Italy

Alessandra Falzone, University of Messina, Italy

Alessandro Capone, University of Messina, Italy

Pharmaceutical Sciences:

Sean Ekins, Collaborations In Chemistry, USA

Sports Performance and Exercise:

Filipe Manuel Clemente, Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra, Portugal

Fabio Nakamura, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Brazil

Sixto González-Víllora, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

Realising the Full Potential of Cultural Diversity:

David L Sam, University of Bergen, Norway

Gro M Sandal, University of Bergen, Norway

Hege H Bye, University of Bergen, Norway

Nora Wiium, University of Bergen, Norway

Biofuels and (Ir)responsible Innovation:

Henny A Romijn, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

Auke J K Pols, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

Evelien de Hoop, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

Polymer Sciences:

Samuel Bernard, CNRS Montpellier/NiTech Nagoya, France/Japan

Noa Cohen, Northeastern University, USA

Youssef Habibi, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Luxembourg

Headache and Pain:

Paolo Martelletti, Sapienza University, Italy

Maria Adele Giamberardino, University of Chietti, Italy, Italy

Cellular and Molecular Medicine:

Yves St-Pierre, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Canada

Jean-Leon Thomas, UPMC Hôpital de la Salpêtrière, France

Fuzzy Algebra and Soft Computing:

John MacIntyre, University of Sunderland, United Kingdom

Intelligent Healthcare Systems in Medical Imaging

Seungmin Rho, Sungkyul University, South Korea

Geyong Min, University of Exeter, United Kingdom

Daniel Bo-Wei Chen, Princeton University, USA

Intelligent Systems in Computer Science

Radek Šilhavý, Tomas Bata University, Zlin, Czech Republic