Hashem Akbari was born in Iran. He received his Ph.D. of Nuclear Engineering at University of California, Berkeley in 1979. He became a U.S. citizen in 1991. In 2009, he joined the Concordia University in Concordia University, Montreal, Canada where he has established a comprehensive laboratory to measure solar spectral reflectance and thermal emittance of common construction materials is established. Prior to joining the Concordia University, he was a senior scientist and the leader of the Heat Island Group at the Environmental Energy Technologies Division of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), University of California (from 1983 to 2009).
Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
Open Urban Studies and Demography Journal is an Open Access online journal, which publishes research articles, reviews, letters, case reports and guest-edited single topic issues in all areas of urban, regional and population studies. Bentham Open ensures speedy peer review process and accepted papers are published within 2 weeks of final acceptance.
Open Urban Studies and Demography Journal is committed to ensuring high quality of research published. We believe that a dedicated and committed team of editors and reviewers make it possible to ensure the quality of the research papers. The overall standing of a journal is in a way, reflective of the quality of its Editor(s) and Editorial Board and its members.
Open Urban Studies and Demography Journal is seeking energetic and qualified researchers to join its editorial board team as Editorial Board Members or reviewers.
The essential criteria to become Editorial Board Members of Open Urban Studies and Demography Journal are as follows:
Experience in urban, regional and population studies with an academic degree.
At least 20 publication records of articles and /or books related to the field of urban, regional and population studies or in a specific research field.
Proficiency in English language.
The Roles of Editorial Board Member are to:
Offer advice on journals’ policy and scope.
Submit or solicit at least one article for the journal annually.
Contribute and/or solicit Guest Edited thematic issues to the journal in a hot area (at least one thematic issue every two years).
Peer-review of articles for the journal, which are in the area of expertise (2 to 3 times per year).
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Waiver of Open Access Fees for Several Open Access Journals (Offer valid until June 30, 2018)
News release date: April 11, 2018
All articles would be published FREE of all open access fees if submitted by June 30th, 2018 in the Open Urban Studies and Demography Journal.
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