Call for Nominations

Editor-in-Chief, The Engineering Economist

On behalf of the IISE Board of Trustees and the American Society for Engineering Education, this is a call for nominations for the position of editor-in-chief of The Engineering Economist. This position is a four-year, non-renewable term beginning Jan. 1, 2017.

The Engineering Economist is a refereed journal that publishes original, high-quality papers on a wide range of topics of interest to engineers and engineering economists. It publishes articles, case studies, surveys, book and software reviews, and readers' comments that represent current research, practice, and teaching involving problems of capital investment. The papers published cover a number of areas, including capital investment analysis, financial risk management, cost estimation and accounting, cost of capital, design economics, economic decision analysis, education, public policy analysis, and research and development. Four issues are published each year.

Editor-in-Chief Responsibilities

The editor-in-chief is responsible for the technical content and direction of The Engineering Economist, oversight of the publication process of the journal, management of the ASEE Eugene L. Grant best paper award and its award fund, and enhancing the visibility and prestige of The Engineering Economist. Responsibilities include overall coordination and processing of submissions, reviews, and final copy for the journal; tracking of manuscripts from final copy to publication; coordination with the Eugene L. Grant Award Committee in notifying the best paper award winner each year.

The editor-in-chief will be assisted by area editors and guest editors. The position is a voluntary position and a salary is not provided; however, the publisher provides a stipend to carry out editorial functions.

Editor-in-Chief Qualifications

Qualifications for the editor-in-chief of The Engineering Economist include:

  • Membership in IISE.
  • A demonstrated interest in the broad topics covered by the aims and scope of the journal.
  • A demonstrated record of research, scholarship and application in one or more of the topical areas covered by the journal.
  • Prior editorial experience, dedication and enthusiasm for IISE and its journals.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently manage the editorial process.

Further information about the journal can be obtained at the The Engineering Economist home page:

Nominations should include a resume of individual qualifications with experience that includes engineering research and research administration. Self-nominations are encouraged. Nominees will be expected to provide the selection committee with a vision statement. Nominations will be accepted until Oct. 1, 2016.

Please send nominations to:

Donna Calvert
Chief Operating Officer
Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
3577 Parkway Lane
Suite 200
Norcross, GA 30092