7. Call for Papers of Special Issue on Membrane Computing in the journal Information Sciences

This special issue in Information Sciences (Impact Factor: 5.910) collects original research works about recent advances in Membrane Computing.

Guest Editors: Ferrante Neri, Linqiang Pan, Mario J. Perez-Jimenez

Important dates: Submission deadline: May 31st, 2021

For more details, please see the CFP page

6. PhD scholarship in Computational Synthetic Biology

An announcement regarding a PhD opportunity. The Department of Computer Science, University of Bradford, UK, offers a scholarship to outstanding students for a 3-year PhD Programme in Computational Synthetic Biology.

Project Supervisors: Dr. Savas Konur, Dr. Refaat Hamed, Prof. Marian Gheorghe

Project Description: Synthetic biology has emerged as a promising and powerful tool to engineer new biological systems. Both advances in wet lab techniques and progress in silico technologies have revolutionised the ability to design and construct engineered complex bio-systems in a more efficient and sustainable manner.

For more details, please see the link


A special issue on Modeling, Simulation and Design of Membrane Computing System will appear in the journal PROCESSES. The submission deadline is December 15, 2020.

Call for papers of Special Issue on Modeling, Simulation and Design of Membrane Computing System


A special issue on Spiking Neural P Systems will appear in the International Journal of Neural Systems. The submission deadline is May 15, 2020.

Call for papers of Special Issue on Spiking Neural P Systems

3. Coming important event: Interntional Conference on Membrane Computing (ICMC 2020) will be held on 14-18 September, 2020, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and Vienna, Austria.

Due to the pandemia caused by the COVID-19, the Asian Branch and the European Branch of the Interntional Conference on Membrane Computing, i.e., ACMC 2020 and CMC 2020, are united in one joint electronic conference - ICMC 2020. ICMC2020 WEB SITE

Important dates:

Submission deadline: Monday, July 13th, 2020

Acceptance notification: Monday, August 10th, 2020

Final versions: Monday, September 7th, 2020

2. Introduction Course to Membrane Computing, Online Course Open to Everyone, Spring 2020.

From the CMU Penyafort-Montserrat Culture Commission , the Department of Quantum Physics and Astrophysics of the School of Physics of the University of Barcelona and the group Research on Natural Computing from the University of Seville , come to offer us the possibility of taking an ONLINE course on membrane-based computing, very interesting. Bound to be a month in quarantine I encourage you to take a look and will join me in the initiative.

Poster in English

1. The President of the Romanian Academy awarded the Grigore C. Moisil Prize for the year 2017 to the book "Real-Life Applications with Membrane Computing" (Link of Book Contents), Springer, Emergence, Complexity and Computation Series, 2017, by Gexiang Zhang, Mario J. Pérez-Jiménez and Marian Gheorghe.

The news also appears on tens of web pages as"Chinese Professor Won the Prize of Romanian Academy", s-uch as the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Peoples' Republic of China, the Embassy of the People's R-epublic of China in Romania and Chengdu University of Technology.