Recently, Probability, Uncertainty and Quantitative Risk (i.e. PUQR), a journal of financial mathematics directed by Ministry of Education and sponsored by Shandong University, was officially published online for the first time.
PUQR is declared by the editorial department of Journal of Shandong University (Natural Science Edition) and jointly financed by the Project for Enhancing International Impact of China STM Journals jointly proposed by six ministries including the China Association for Science and Technology, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Education, the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering. This journal is SDU’s first government licensed English Journal.
Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and SDU Professor Peng Shige serves as the chief editor, Rainer Buckdahn, a first-grade professor in France and distinguished professor of the “Thousand Talents Program” as the executive editor, and 38 internationally renowned scholars from 13 countries as members of the editorial board. This journal is jointly published by the editorial department of Journal of Shandong University (Natural Science Edition) and Springer Nature, one of the world's leading publishing group. SpringerOpen, a free open access mode of is applied to this journal so that the readers can browse and download papers from this online platform (http://probability-risk.springeropen.com/).
Four high-level papers are published in the first issue, whose first author or corresponding author is Prof. Ernst Eberlein from University of Freiburg, Germany, Prof. Jiongmin Yong from University of Central Florida, USA, Prof. Alexander from University of Mannheim, Germany, Prof. Yu A. Kutoyants from Université du Maine, France respectively. The chief editor, Prof. Peng Shige wrote an article introducing its aim and range of contributions. SDU Journal of Natural Science of the editorial department is responsible for the printing of the paper journal.
This journal aims at ranking among the world-class scientific and technical journals, and being included by SCI. It focuses on publishing the latest international research in financial mathematics and research findings at home and abroad to promote the development of related disciplines. The publication of PUQR marks that SDU is speeding up her pace of founding leading international journals. This also signifies the systematization, standardization and internationalization of its editorial board in soliciting, proofreading, editing and publishing the contributions.
Translated by: Song Yijun
Edited by: Xie Tingting