Prof. Courbage and Prof. Grigolini New Co-Editors-in-Chief of Chaos, Solitons & Fractals
Amsterdam, 16 March 2010 - Elsevier, a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, announced today that Prof. Maurice Courbage (Université Denis Diderot - Paris 7) and Prof. Paolo Grigolini (University of North Texas, USA) have been appointed as the new Co-Editors-in-Chief of Chaos, Solitons & Fractals.
Prof. Courbage works in the Theory of Complex Systems research group of the Université Denis Diderot - Paris 7. His research interests include nonlinear science and complexity, including quantum and classical statistical mechanics, neurodynamics, ergodic theory and cellular automata. Prof. Grigolini is a member of the Center for Nonlinear Science at the University of Texas where he works on quantum mechanics, statistical physics, complex networks and biological systems, in particular the complexity in neurophysiological processes.
In addition to the two new co-Editors-in-Chief, Chaos, Solitons & Fractals has refined its Aims & Scope, which now center on the interdisciplinary theme of complexity. The journal has also undergone some changes in the editorial structure. Regular articles, letters and reviews, as well as “Frontiers” papers, up-to-date overviews of a particular field, will be the main article types throughout the journal. The journal also has a new look, including the cover and will be published in two column formatting. Submissions will be accepted shortly at http://ees.elsevier.com/chaos/.
“It is our ambition to develop Chaos, Solitons & Fractals into a leading journal in the exciting field of complexity”, commented Prof. Grigolini.
Prof. Courbage added, “One of the main hallmarks of the journal will be the interdisciplinarity of complex systems. We are pleased to be joined by some excellent editorial board members, who will be instrumental in attracting leading authors in the field.”
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