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Hiroki Sayama

Professor (Binghamton University)

Hiroki Sayama is a Professor in the Department of Systems Science and Industrial Engineering, and the Director of the Center for Collective Dynamics of Complex Systems (CoCo), at Binghamton University, State University of New York, USA. He also serves as a non-tenured Professor in the School of Commerce at Waseda University, Japan, as well as an External Faculty member of the Vermont Complex Systems Center at the University of Vermont. His research interests include complex dynamical networks, human and social dynamics, collective behaviors, artificial life/chemistry, interactive systems, and complex systems education, among others. He has published nearly 200 peer-reviewed journal articles and conference proceedings papers and has written or edited 14 books and conference proceedings about complex systems related topics. His open-access textbook on complex systems modeling and analysis has been downloaded more than 65,000 times globally and has become one of the standard textbooks on this subject. He currently serves as an elected Council and Executive Committee member of the Complex Systems Society (CSS), a Board member of the Network Science Society (NetSci) and the International Society for Artificial Life (ISAL), the Chief Editor of Complexity (Wiley/Hindawi), an Associate Editor of Artificial Life (MIT Press), and as an editorial board member for several other journals.

Alex Siegenfeld

PhD Student (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Alexander Siegenfeld is an MIT Physics PhD student and researcher at the New England Complex Systems Institute and MIT Media Lab. He received a B.S. in physics and mathematics, also from MIT, and is an NSF Graduate Research Fellow and Hertz Fellow. His research focuses on fundamental properties of complex systems and the proper use of modeling to capture the large-scale behaviors of elections, pandemics, and economies.

Dr. Avriel Licciardi

Research Communications Strategist (@LetPub)

Dr. Licciardi provides project management of LetPub's scientific editing author services, as well as assistance in business development, brand building, and international media. Dr. Licciardi's direct interaction with authors and publishers yields insights that she filters into a comprehensive learning experience for the LetPub Learning Nexus community.

This collaborative and educational webinar welcomes special guests, Professor Hiroki Sayama, Chief Editor for open access journal Complexity, and Alexander Siegenfeld, PhD student and author of the Article of the Year 2020 for Complexity, as they discuss what makes an exceptional publication and how researchers—no matter their research field—can improve their chances of publication in peer-reviewed journals.

Gain behind-the-scenes insight directly from a Chief Editor and a successful early career researcher about drafting a compelling manuscript, addressing difficult reviewer comments, and avoiding desk rejection. Special guests will also discuss how publishers are assisting authors in achieving a seamless (and fast!) publishing experience.

A certificate of attendance will be provided to all attendees.

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