About Us

About Us

Frank Columbus
Founder and CEO

Founded in 1985 in New York by Frank Columbus, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. has become one of the leading STM (Scientific, Technical and Medical) publishers worldwide. Since his passing in 2010, Nova is led by his wife and partner Nadya Columbus and his daughter Alexandra Columbus. Our publications include printed (hardcover and softcover) and electronic books, journals, conference proceedings, handbooks, encyclopedias, edited collections and series collections. We publish over 1,000 new titles every year by scientists in the top universities and colleges from around the world.

Nova has remained at the forefront of academic publishing by embracing the best practices and technology to deliver unique science books, journals, and series. Our transition into the exciting world of online publications and eBooks was a seamless and natural integration. This progression is an extension of our vision to publish the best works by outstanding scientists worldwide and to make them accessible to as many readers as possible.

Nova has representatives, agents and distributors in virtually every country. We distribute review copies upon request, provide advertising for academic journals, our books are featured in specialized catalogs and are present at international trade shows which include the London, Frankfurt and Beijing Book Fairs, as well as many US and international academic book events.

Our team values and continues to develop long-term cooperation with leading and respected authors and experts from around the world, particularly in the academic community. We are proud to have been the second most multidisciplinary publisher in the world based on the BKCI Coverage from 2005 to 2012.

As Nova continues to cross milestones with new discoveries and advancements, our commitment to serving the world academic community has remained unchanged from the day of their inception over thirty-five years ago.

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