Call for Papers: Biologically Inspired Computing and Networking


Biologically inspired computing and networking represents an emerging research field that seeks the understanding of key principles, processes and mechanisms in biological systems and leverages the understanding to develop novel computing and networking mechanisms. In this special issue, we solicit high-quality original papers, describing recent research efforts in biologically inspired computing and networking.


Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following scope:

  • Neural networks
  • Evolutionary computation
  • Swarm intelligence
  • DNA computing
  • Molecular computing
  • Molecular communication
  • Computer vision
  • Brain machine interface
  • AI and machine learning
  • Big data
  • Could computing
  • IoT, wireless sensor networks, wireless body area networks
  • Information security Intelligent systems
  • Empirical studies

Important Dates

Manuscript submission deadline: September 15, 2020
Notification of acceptance: October 1, 2020
Submission of final revised paper: November 1, 2020
Publication of special issue (tentative): December 15, 2021

Submission Procedure

Authors should follow the MONET Journal manuscript format described at the journal site. Manuscripts should be submitted on-line through

A copy of the manuscript should also be emailed to the Guest Editors at the following email addresses:,,,,

Guest Editors:

  • Yifan Chen, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
  • Tadashi Nakano, Osaka University, Japan
  • Lin Lin, Tongji University, China
  • Weisi Guo, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
  • Mohammad U. Mahfuz, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay