Talk:WikiJournal of Science/Editors

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This is a page to discuss the proposed current applications to join the editorial board or as an associate editor of the WikiJournal of Science.
To see open applications across all WikiJournals, see this page.

New applications should be made below. Please see the relevant bylaws, ethics requirements for editorial board members, and ethics requirements for associate editors for eligibility, powers, duties and voting.

Apply to the editorial Board

Apply to be an associate editor

As per the journal bylaws, an editorial board member or associate editor is elected after a majority vote, counting after 7 days of voting, by the following electorate:

  • Current editorial board members.
  • Peer reviewers who have completed at least one peer review of WikiJournal of Science.
  • Editors with at least 30 edits to WikiJournal of Science pages.
  • Not an individual voting for herself/himself.

After fulfillment of the above, any current editorial board member can execute the acceptance, by copy-pasting {{subst:WikiJournal accepted board member}} or {{subst:WikiJournal accepted associate editor}} underneath the votes.

Editorial board application of Gorla PraveenEdit

Gorla Praveen Phd (Pursuing from July 2019), M.E (2017-2019) (website)
Areas of expertise: Telecommunications, Wireless Sensor Networks, IoT, Radar Engineering, Wireless Localization.

Relevant experience:

Professional - Junior Research Fellow (From July 2019)
Publishing - From, during my Masters I have been involved in setting up the first Preprint repository of India, The IndiaRxiv ( After one and half year of proposal to setup, including with scholarly and open access policies, IndiaRxiv is launched on 15th August 2019. Currently I am holding the Board member position as a steering committe member. Along the side, I am associated with Wiki Journal of Science ( as an Associate Editor since one year.

Apart from this, my experience include - Chief Editor for AIT Student Union Research Magazine, Special Study report on Object Detection using Wireless Signals, published articles on Observations and Proposed Guidelines for Institutional & Academic Development from Students Point of View, Organizer for Global Wireless Summit 2015

Open - Creative Commons Global Network Member, Program Committe member (also exclusively for Open Science Track)- Creative Commons Global Summit 2020, Open Access India, IndiaRxiv Steering committe member, Wikimedia, The Learning Documentation Project.

My previous application as an Associate Editor and for Editorial Board

I confirm that I will act in accordance with the policies of the WikiJournal of Science. Gorlapraveen123 (discusscontribs) 19:34, 27 January 2020 (UTC)

--Gorlapraveen123 (discusscontribs) 19:34, 27 January 2020 (UTC)

  •   Oppose Not enough expericence as an associate editor, apparently did not work on any submission, see user contributions. Sylvain Ribault (discusscontribs) 08:42, 30 January 2020 (UTC)
  •   Comment it does not appear that you've been active in open source. Could you elaborate on your contributions to commons, wikipedia, etc? --mikeu talk 01:37, 31 January 2020 (UTC)
  •   Oppose No answer to the questions were provided after 5 months. I am unconvinced with publishing and open access experience. OhanaUnitedTalk page 12:45, 12 June 2020 (UTC)

Editorial board application of Yulia SevryuginaEdit

Yulia Sevryugina PhD in Chemistry (website)
Areas of expertise: crystallography, inorganic chemistry, information science, cheminformatics, chemistry education

Relevant experience:

Professional - chemistry research, synthetic chemistry, teaching, outreach
Publishing - list of publications:, reviewed articles for Natural Product Communications; Topics in Current Chemistry, Acta Crystallographica C
Open - have been teaching CHEM 455_505 Special Topics in Biochemistry - Nucleic Acids Biochemistry on Wiki dashboard since 2017

I confirm that I will act in accordance with the policies of the WikiJournal of Science. MLibrarian (discusscontribs) 20:17, 17 February 2020 (UTC)

  •   Support - Particularly useful experience with teaching using the wiki dashboard, as well as both subject-specific chemistry and academic librarianship knowledge. T.Shafee(Evo﹠Evo)talk 06:39, 28 March 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support - welcome background and practical skills. Chiswick Chap (discusscontribs) 09:10, 28 March 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support - Useful background. No concerns. T Cells (discusscontribs) 12:54, 12 June 2020 (UTC)

Associate editor application of Emanuele NataleEdit

Emanuele Natale PhD (website)
Areas of expertise: Theoretical Computer Science, Computational Biology

Relevant experience:

Professional - CNRS researcher since January 2019, previously Simons Fellow at UC Berkeley and Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics
Publishing - Program committee member of the 31st ACM Symposium on Parallelism in Algorithms and Architectures and of the 29th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence. (Notice that, in Computer Science, publications in conference proceedings have the same importance to that of journal publications. Program committee members are assigned several submissions to review, they can assign their papers to sub-reviewers and they discuss with other program committee members the papers which should be accepted to the conference.)
Open - Since several years, I've been making small contributions to Wikipedia and sister projects ( If related to this section, I can also mention some experience in developing open source scientific software (see

I confirm that I will act in accordance with the policies of the WikiJournal of Science. Natematic (discusscontribs) 17:17, 8 April 2020 (UTC)

  •   Support - We have such a lack of expertise on theoretical computer science that we had to recruit a guest editor in order to deal with the submission on Binary search algorithm. The candidate is certainly very qualified academically, and has significant expericence in Wikipedia and sister projects. Sylvain Ribault (discusscontribs) 18:46, 8 April 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support. No concerns. T Cells (discusscontribs) 12:55, 12 June 2020 (UTC)
  •   Support - covers a very useful set of research fields and clear open experience - github and wikis share a lot of principles in common. T.Shafee(Evo﹠Evo)talk 02:15, 13 June 2020 (UTC)
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