Wessex Institute of Technology (WIT) is one of the U.K.’s most respected scientific institutes for higher learning. Located about 85 miles south of London, this institute was founded by Professor Carlos Brebbia in 1986. WIT’s main campus is located near New Forest National Park, one of the oldest natural parks in all of Europe.
In addition to teaching grad students and hosting world-renowned conferences across Europe, WIT has a strong publishing division. Located on WIT’s main campus, WIT Press publishes numerous monographs, textbooks, conference transcripts, and journals each and every year. These published works have been sent to research institutions all around the world.
In addition to publishing books in print format, WIT Press is currently working on transferring all of their texts into an eLibrary. WIT’s eLibrary now has well over 30,000 documents open to the general public.
WIT Press publishes five acclaimed International Journals dealing with a wide range of scientific topics. These journals include “Computational Methods and Experimental Measurement,” “Safety and Security Engineering,” “Sustainable Development and Planning,” “Design & Nature and Ecodynamics,” and “Energy Production and Management.”
The staff at WIT Press has just announced its plans to release two more International Journals within the next two years. The magazine “Transport Development and Integration” will be released sometime in 2017, and the magazine “Heritage Architecture” will hopefully follow in 2018.
WIT Press also has a series of journals called the “Transaction Series.” This series includes “Ecology and the Environment,” “Built Environment,” and “Engineering Sciences.”
WIT Press is now gearing up to transcribe all of WIT’s 2017 conferences and publish them for the entire scientific community. WIT’s 2017 Conference Programme will begin on April 24th with a conference on “Coastal Cities” in Cadiz, Spain. This year’s series of 25 conferences is set to end on September 22nd in Seville, Spain, where conference members will be discussing “Energy & Sustainability.” WIT Press hopes to publish these conference transcripts as soon as possible both in print and electronic format.
WIT Press has two main headquarters on both sides of the Atlantic. The main WIT Press headquarters, located in Southampton, England, focuses on the European and Asian markets, whereas the office in Billerica, Massachusetts, focuses on the American, Canadian, and Mexican markets.