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History of MIC:


This page shows the former editors and editorial secretaries of the MIC journal since the first issue was launched in 1980.

PAST EDITORS
Morten Hovd, NTNU 2003 - 2008: Morten Hovd, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Professor at the Department of Engineering Cybernetics, Trondheim.
 
Jens G. Balchen, NTNU 1980 - 2002: Jens G. Balchen, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Professor Emeritus at the Department of Engineering Cybernetics, Trondheim. More information about Jens G. Balchen is available here and here (both in Norwegian). Jens Glad Balchen passed away on April 12, 2009. An obituary published in Teknisk Ukeblad can be found here (translated).


PAST EDITORIAL SECRETARIES
Pål Johan From, NTNU 2008 - 2010: Pål Johan From, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, PhD Student (now Associate Editor of MIC and Associate Professor at University of Life Sciences (UMB)).
Jostein Bakkeheim, NTNU 2005 - 2008: Jostein Bakkeheim, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Department of Engineering Cybernetics, Trondheim.
Lars S. Imsland, Cybernetica AS 1999 - 2004: Lars S. Imsland, Cybernetica AS (Research Scientist), Trondheim. From 2010, professor at the Department of Engineering Cybernetics, NTNU, Trondheim.
Tor Arne Johansen, NTNU 1992 - 1998: Tor Arne Johansen, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Professor at the Department of Engineering Cybernetics, Trondheim.
Finn Haugen, HiT 1987 - 1991: Finn Haugen, Associate Professor at Telemark University College and Founder of TeachTech AS, Porsgrunn. Finn organised the annual meetings of the journal during this period. One year 13 members of the board participated at the Norwegian Research Council's (then NTNF) offices at Ullevål, Oslo. The board members at the time included: Freddy Krogh from Sentralinstituttet for Industriell Forskning (SI), Robert Major (director of NTNF), Oddvar Hallingstad from the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, Jens Ytreeide from Norsk Hydro, Lars Valløe from the University of Oslo as well as Finn Haugen and Jens G. Balchen.
Olav Egeland, NTNU 1985 - 1986: Olav Egeland, Professor at the Department of Production and Quality Engineering, NTNU Former Professor at Department of Engineering Cybernetics (1989-2007).
Aage J. Thunem, SINTEF IKT 1980 - 1984: Aage Jostein Thunem, SINTEF IKT (Vice President Research), Trondheim.

News

May 2016: MIC reaches 2000 DOI Forward Links. The first 1000 took 34 years, the next 1000 took 2.5 years.


July 2015: MIC's new impact factor is now 0.778. The number of papers published in 2014 was 21 compared to 15 in 2013, which partially explains the small decrease in impact factor.


Aug 2014: For the 3rd year in a row MIC's impact factor increases. It is now 0.826.


Dec 2013: New database-driven web-design enabling extended statistics. Article number 500 is published and MIC reaches 1000 DOI Forward Links.


Jan 2012: Follow MIC on your smartphone by using the RSS feed.

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July 2011: MIC passes 1000 ISI Web of Science citations.


Mar 2010: MIC is now indexed by DOAJ and has received the Sparc Seal seal for open access journals.


Dec 2009: A MIC group is created at LinkedIn and Twitter.


Oct 2009: MIC is now fully updated in ISI Web of Knowledge.