Best Paper Award

The Symmetry Best Paper Award is awarded annually, to highlight publications of high quality, scientific significance, and extensive influence. The evaluation committee members choose four articles of exceptional quality that were published in the journal the year before the previous year and announce them online by the end of June.

The winners and prizes are as follows:

– Two research articles and two reviews will be selected as the winners.
– Each winner will receive CHF 400, a certificate, and a voucher granting a full discount on the article processing charge, valid for one year.

Symmetry Best Paper Award
Winner announcement: 30 June 2025

Eligibility and Requirements

– All papers published in Symmetry will be eligible (Both regular and Special Issue submissions).
Past Winners


15 pages, 1071 KiB  
TCAN-IDS: Intrusion Detection System for Internet of Vehicle Using Temporal Convolutional Attention Network
by Pengzhou Cheng, Kai Xu, Simin Li and Mu Han
Symmetry 2022, 14(2), 310; - 3 Feb 2022
62 pages, 6768 KiB  
Neutron Stars with Baryon Number Violation, Probing Dark Sectors
by Jeffrey M. Berryman, Susan Gardner and Mohammadreza Zakeri
Symmetry 2022, 14(3), 518; - 2 Mar 2022
27 pages, 5203 KiB  
Functional Chirality: From Small Molecules to Supramolecular Assemblies
by Alaa Adawy
Symmetry 2022, 14(2), 292; - 1 Feb 2022
18 pages, 1377 KiB  
Why Sports Should Embrace Bilateral Asymmetry: A Narrative Review
by José Afonso, Javier Peña, Mário Sá, Adam Virgile, Antonio García-de-Alcaraz and Chris Bishop
Symmetry 2022, 14(10), 1993; - 23 Sep 2022

Award Committee

Dr. Sergey Odintsov Chairman
ICE and ICREA, Barcelona
Dr. Calogero Vetro
Prof. Dr. György Keglevich
Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Dr. Vasilis Oikonomou


14 pages, 261 KiB  
General Fractional Integrals and Derivatives of Arbitrary Order
by Yuri Luchko
Symmetry 2021, 13(5), 755; - 27 Apr 2021
22 pages, 1051 KiB  
Higgs and BSM Physics at the Future Muon Collider
by Roberto Franceschini and Mario Greco
Symmetry 2021, 13(5), 851; - 11 May 2021
26 pages, 2979 KiB  
Nanofluids for the Next Generation Thermal Management of Electronics: A Review
by Ana Moita, António Moreira and José Pereira
Symmetry 2021, 13(8), 1362; - 27 Jul 2021
60 pages, 2068 KiB  
Collider Searches for Dark Matter through the Higgs Lens
by Spyros Argyropoulos, Oleg Brandt and Ulrich Haisch
Symmetry 2021, 13(12), 2406; - 13 Dec 2021

Award Committee

Dr. Sergey Odintsov Chairman
ICE and ICREA, Barcelona


Choong Sun Kim
Department of Physics and IPAP, Yonsei University, Seoul 120-749, Korea paper link:
Kazuharu Bamba
" Leading Graduate School Promotion Center, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo 112-8610, Japan/Department of Physics, Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo 112-8610, Japan"
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