Aims and  Scope

  The "Control and Optimization in Applied Mathematics -COAM" is  An academic journal indexed by "MSRT", the Iranian Ministry of Science Research and Technology of IRAN (reference No.:3/155605 date:29 Sep 2018), Elmi-Pajooheshi in Persian.

Journal of COAM  is published twice a  year  (Spring-Autumn) by  Payame  Noor University (PNU).  The COAM endeavors to publish significant research of broad interests in applied mathematics in the fields of Control and Optimization.  For more information, one can see the Aims and Scope in the "Journal Info" section.

 Peer Review

 All submitted manuscripts will usually be peer-reviewed critically by at least three referees.  A manuscript can be sent to referees only when it meets the COAM’s standard requirements; otherwise, it will be returned to the author for revision to meet journal requirements.  The editor usually informs the authors regarding comments from the referees. If necessary, the authors would be asked to revise the manuscript according to the referees’ suggestions.   A cover letter that addresses the issues,  point by point, raised in the suggestions should be included. This revision will be forwarded to the referee who will recheck the same.   Revised manuscripts returned after two months will be considered as a new submission.


Papers are accepted for editorial consideration through the journal’s website: .

Submission Fee: 

Please note that your manuscript will be sent to review after paying the submission fee and also before sending any final acceptance letter you must pay the acceptance fee. 


 A Copyright Transfer  Agreement is required before the publication of a paper in this journal.  The submission of a paper implies the author’s assurance that it has not been copyrighted, published,  or submitted for publication elsewhere.

Open Access

Note that all research articles accepted and published by COAM will Be accessible and open immediately. All publications shall be available immediately upon their publication.

Content Licensing

The journal of COAM allow reuse and remixing of content in accordance with CC-BY,

Indexing and  Abstracting Services

The COAM is abstracted and indexed by the databases: “Magiran”, “Regional Information Center for Science and Technology  (RICeST)”, "Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)", "Islamic World Science Citation Database (ISC)" and "Google Scholar".


Current Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, Open Access Policy, Winter and Spring 2020, Pages 1-99 (Spring- Summer 2020)