Best Paper Award

The Computation Best Paper Award is granted annually to highlight publications of a high quality, scientific significance, and extensive influence. The Evaluation Committee’s members choose two articles of exceptional quality, published in the journal the year before the previous year, and announce them online by the end of June.

The Prize:
– 2 articles will be selected.
– Each winner will receive CHF 500, a certificate, and a free voucher for article processing fees valid for one year.

Computation Best Paper Award
Winner announcement: 30 June 2025

Eligibility and Requirements:

– All papers published in Computation will be eligible (both regular and Special Issue submissions).

The selection criteria are the following:

– Scientific merit and broad impact;
– Originality of the research objectives and/or the ideas presented;
– Creativity of the study design or uniqueness of the approaches and concepts;
– Clarity of presentation;
– Citations and downloads.

Past Winners


25 pages, 2545 KiB  
In Silico Analysis of the Multi-Targeted Mode of Action of Ivermectin and Related Compounds
by Maral Aminpour, Marco Cannariato, Jordane Preto, M. Ehsan Safaeeardebili, Alexia Moracchiato, Domiziano Doria, Francesca Donato, Eric Adriano Zizzi, Marco Agostino Deriu, David E. Scheim, Alessandro D. Santin and Jack Adam Tuszynski
Computation 2022, 10(4), 51; - 25 Mar 2022

Award Committee

Prof. Ali Cemal Benim Chairman
Duesseldorf University of Applied Sciences
Dr. Gennady Bocharov
Marchuk Institute of Numerical Mathematics of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Dr. Shengkun Xie
Dr. Alexander S. Novikov
Saint Petersburg State University
Dr. Sivasankaran Sivanandam
King Abdulaziz University


20 pages, 1247 KiB  
An Accuracy vs. Complexity Comparison of Deep Learning Architectures for the Detection of COVID-19 Disease
by Sima Sarv Ahrabi, Michele Scarpiniti, Enzo Baccarelli and Alireza Momenzadeh
Computation 2021, 9(1), 3; - 6 Jan 2021
15 pages, 502 KiB  
Deep Learning for Fake News Detection in a Pairwise Textual Input Schema
by Despoina Mouratidis, Maria Nefeli Nikiforos and Katia Lida Kermanidis
Computation 2021, 9(2), 20; - 17 Feb 2021


Michael Frank
ASML, Eindhoven Area, The Netherlands
Florian Ries
Reactive Flows and Diagnostics, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Darmstadt, Otto-Berndt-Str. 3, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany

Award Committee

Prof. Ali Cemal Benim Chairman
Duesseldorf University of Applied Sciences
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