Thursday, May 5, 2011

My email to Acta Universitatis Cibiniensis

I just sent this. Acta Universitatis Cibiniensis (AUC) is number 57 on our Master list of Ji-Huan He's editorial positions.

Dear members of the Editorial Board and Advisory Board of Acta Universitatis Cibiniensis (AUC): Dr. Raluca BRAD, Dr. Ioan NEAGU, Dr. Diana COMAN, Dr. Vasile BLASCU, Dr. Costea BUDULAN, Dr. Carmen LOGHIN, Dr. Jiří MRÁZEK, Dr. Radko KOVAR and Dr. Crişan POPESCU,

Prof. Ji-Huan He is listed as a member of the Advisory Board of AUC.

The sad truth is that this makes AUC and everyone associated with it look laughable -- objects of ridicule. Scientists and academics all over the world read our blog and will be aware of this.

Ji-Huan He and his associate Mohamed El Naschie are notorious for gaming the impact factor of the journals International Journal of Nonlinear Sciences and Numerical Simulation (IJNSNS) of which He was Editor-in-Chief until his recent sacking, and Chaos, Solitons and Fractals for which El Naschie used to be Editor-in-Chief but from whose editorial board He and El Naschie were fired by the publisher, Elsevier. To read about their dishonest impact factor manipulations, see the article Integrity Under Attack: The State of Scholarly Publishing by former Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) president Douglas N. Arnold, in particular the green-colored paragraphs. It is available in several languages. Also see M.S. El Naschie and Ji-Huan He catch more flak which refers to Nefarious Numbers by Arnold and Fowler. Nefarious Numbers was published in the Notices of the American Mathematical Society, Volume 58, Number 3, pp. 434-437, March 2011.

Prof. He is at the center of a scandal for appropriating without attribution the work of Dr. Shijun Liao (homotopy analysis method or HAM), renaming it (homotopy perturbation method or HPM), and calling it his own. His work is not only unoriginal, it is of poor quality. Besides the previous link, see Francisco M. Fernández on Ji-Huan He in this regard. Also see Three cheers for Francisco M. Fernández! and Another Fernández review of Ji-Huan He's papers.

Ji-Huan He is good friends with the infamous and belligerently litigious crackpot Mohamed El Naschie. Prof. He calls El Naschie "one of this century's greatest scientists since Newton and Einstein" and says "El Naschie's theory will certainly lead to a Nobel Prize". But El Naschie is widely known to be a huckster. Our blog El Naschie Watch is devoted to him and his followers such as Prof. He.

Fortunately for the integrity of scholarly publishing, Ji-Huan He has already been fired from many editorial positions. The list keeps growing:

Ji-Huan He is a crackpot with an almost superhuman ability to insert himself into numerous editorial boards and similar prestigious-sounding groups to pad his CV. For the most up-to-date and complete information, see Master list of Ji-Huan He's editorial positions.

For the reputation of AUC and all of you, it would be prudent to remove Ji-Huan He from your Advisory Board.

Don't take my word for all this. Conduct your own investigation.

Let me know if I can be of further assistance.

Best regards,

Jason of El Naschie Watch

I forgot to put British Journal of Applied Science & Technology (BJAST) in the list! Oh, well.

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