Professor J. Nouri is an Emeritus Professor of the Department of Environmental Health Engineering at the Tehran University of Medical Sciences. He has obtained his BSc degree in biology from University of Tehran in 1971 and his MSc and PhD degrees in Environmental Science from University of London in 1978 and 1980. His major research interests are in environmental science and management areas such as environmental impact assessment, heavy metals pollution as well as dealing with environmental issues at industrial and urban studies. He has been appointed as an international advisor to the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (MSRT) for assessment and evaluation of scientific journals and also, as a member of the Basic Science Publishing Working group of the Ministry. He has also operated nationwide conferences and workshops on academic publishing and related issues and challenges. He is now working on standardization of 30 selected English journals belonged to MSRT in order to promote them to the Web of Science indexing. He has been served as the Dean of the Graduate School of the Environment and Energy of the Science and Research Branch of the Islamic Azad University during 2014-15. He carries more than 35 years of environmental research and teaching experiences encompassing a variety of environmental science and management areas. He has published 14 scientific books and more than 170 articles in related subjects at international journals. He is as a founder and acted as the Editor in Chief of an ISI/ Web of Science journal of “International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology (IJEST)” for 10 years. Moreover, he has been the Co-Editor of “Iranian Journal of Environmental Health, Science and Engineering (IJEHSE)”. He is currently serving as the founder, owner and the Editor in Chief of a new Web of Science and Scopus indexed journal called “Global Journal of Environmental Science and Management (GJESM)”. He has also promoted the INIC English Journals Group for standardization and indexing of scientific journals belonging to Iran Nano Initiative Council, Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology. Most recently, he is involved as the research advisor on the scientific journals in the Founder Board as well as the Electronic Branch of Islamic Azad University.