We are pleased to announce that Professor Madjid Tavana from the La Salle University, United States, has been appointed as the Editor-in-Chief of Space Mission Planning & Operations, a new online journal that will be launched by OAE in April 2022.
Dr. Madjid Tavana is Professor and Distinguished Chair of Business Analytics at La Salle University, where he serves as Chairman of the Business Systems and Analytics Department. He also holds an Honorary Professorship in Business Information Systems at the University of Paderborn in Germany. Dr. Tavana is Distinguished Research Fellow at the Kennedy Space Center, the Johnson Space Center, the Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center, and the Air Force Research Laboratory. He was recently honored with the prestigious Space Act Award by NASA. He holds an MBA, PMIS, and Ph.D. in Management Information Systems and received his Post-Doctoral Diploma in Strategic Information Systems from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Tavana has published over 20 edited books and 300 research papers in international academic journals. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Decision Analytics Journal, Healthcare Analytics, International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences, etc. He is also an editor of Annals of Operations Research, Expert Systems with Applications, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Intelligent Systems with Applications, and Journal of Innovation & Knowledge. Dr. Tavana has been a Visiting Scholar at the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management and holds several Visiting Professorship positions in Italy, France, Switzerland, Korea, China, Ukraine, and Mexico.
We are fully confident that Professor Tavana will carry out this excellent work, and that the journal of Space Mission Planning & Operations will prosper as one of the best-known publications worldwide. Here, we extend our warm welcome to Professor Tavana in this new role.