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Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Kevin H. Knuth
Department of Physics and Department of Informatics, University at Albany, 1400 Washington Avenue, Albany NY 12222, USA
Tel. +1 518 442 4653; Fax: +1 518 442 5260
Website: http://knuthlab.rit.albany.edu/
E-Mail: kknuth@albany.edu
Interests: entropy; probability theory; Bayesian; foundational issues; lattice theory; data analysis; maxent; machine learning; robotics; information theory; entropy-based experimental design

Associate Editor
Dr. Peter Harremoës *
Copenhagen Business College, Rønne Alle 1, st., DK-2860 Søborg, Denmark
Tel. +45 39 56 41 71
Website: http://www.harremoes.dk/Peter
E-Mail: entropeter@mdpi.com
Interests: symmetry; information divergence; cause and effect; Maxwell\'s demon; probability and statistics
* Former Editor-in-Chief of Entropy during 2007-2011.
Responsible for the following topics: statistics; probability and statistical mechanics

Associate Editor
Dr. Narayana Prasad Santhanam *
University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2540 Dole St., Honolulu HI 96822, USA
Tel. +1 808 9569741
Website: http://www-ee.eng.hawaii.edu/~prasadsn/
E-Mail: nsanthan@hawaii.edu
Interests: statistical problems in electrical engineering; information theory; statistical learning; signal processing and sparsity recovery; large alphabet problems; coding for communications; combinatorial and probabilistic problems
* Responsible for the following topics: information theory and signal processing

Managing Editor
Ms. Jely He
MDPI Wuhan Office, Suite B-2188, Yamao Square, No. 628, Rd. Wuluo, Hongshan District, Wuhan, China
Tel. +86-27-87808658; Fax: +86-27-87612588
E-Mail: jely.he@mdpi.com

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland
E-Mail: rittman@mdpi.com

Editorial Board

Dr. Gerardo Adesso
School of Mathematical Sciences, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK
Website: http://quantumcorrelations.weebly.com
Interests: quantum information; quantum optics; quantum foundations; entanglement

Dr. Anastasios Anastasiadis
Space Research and Technology Group, Institute for Space Applications & Remote Sensing National Observatory of Athens, Gr-15236 Penteli, Greece
Website: http://www.space.noa.gr/~anastasi
Interests: cellular automata; complexity; acceleration, transport and diffusion processes in dynamical systems.
Contribution: Special Issue: Tsallis Entropy

Prof. Dr. Kazuharu Bamba
Leading Graduate School Promotion Center, Ochanomizu University, 2-1-1 Ohtsuka, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-8610, Japan
Tel. +81 3 5978 5775; Fax: +81 3 5978 5776
Interests: modified theories of gravity; dark energy; cosmology; particle-theory and field-theory models of the early universe; electric and magnetic fields; quantum aspects of black holes, evaporation, thermodynamics
Contribution: Special Issue: Modified Gravity: From Black Holes Entropy to Current Cosmology
Special Issue: Holographic Principle

Prof. Dr. Jacob D. Bekenstein
Polak Professor of Theoretical Physics, Racah Institute of Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, Jerusalem, 91904, Israel
Tel. +972 (0)2 658 4374; Fax: +972 (0)2 5611519
Website: http://www.phys.huji.ac.il/~bekenste/
Interests: gravitational theory; black hole physics; relativistic magnetohydrodynamics; galactic dynamics; physical aspects of information theory; physics of the vacuum
Contribution: Special Issue: Black Hole Thermodynamics

Prof. Dr. Mohamed Aziz Bouchene
Laboratoire Collisions, Agregats , Reactivite, UMR 5589, Universite Paul Sabatier, 118 route de Narbonne, Toulouse, France
Tel. +33 5 61 55 60 02; Fax: +33 5 61 55 83 17
Interests: optical sciences; atomic and molecular physics; coherent control
Contribution: Special Issue: Recent Advances in Entanglement and Quantum Information Theory

Prof. Dr. Philip Broadbridge
Head, School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, La Trobe University Melbourne, VIC 3086, Australia
Tel. +61 (0)3 8344 1779; Fax: +1 (0)3 9349 4106
Website: http://www.findanexpert.unimelb.edu.au/researcher/person130135.html
Interests: concepts of entropy and their applications
Contribution: Special Issue: Concepts of Entropy and Their Applications - Papers presented at the Meeting at University of Melbourne, 26 November - 11 December 2007
Special Issue: Concepts of Entropy and Their Applications

Prof. Dr. Ariel Caticha
Department of Physics, University at Albany, Albany NY 12222, USA
Tel. (518)442-4592; Fax: (518)442-5260
Website: http://www.albany.edu/physics/acaticha.shtml
Interests: entropy; information physics; foundations of quantum physics, statistical physics and general relativity; information geometry; Bayesian inference

Prof. Dr. Carlos Alberto De Bragança Pereira
Department of Statistics, Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, University of São Paulo, Rua do Matão 1010 - Cidade Universitária, CEP 05508-900 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Tel. +55 (0) 11 818 6101; Fax: +55 (0) 11 814 4135
Website: http://www.ime.usp.br/~cpereira
Interests: bayesian inference; foundations of statistics; significance; evidence; bayesian analysis of discrete data (BADD)

Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Dincer
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Ontario, Institute of Technology (UOIT), 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7K4, Canada
Tel. +1 905 721 8668 ext: 2573, Cell: 905 441 2229; Fax: +1 905 721 3370
Website: http://www.engineering.uoit.ca/faculty/ibrahim.dincer
Interests: hydrogen and fuel cell systems; renewable energies; energy and exergy; energy conversion and management; heat and mass transfer; thermodynamics; drying; refrigeration; thermal energy storage
Contribution: Special Issue: Entropy Generation in Thermal Systems and Processes

Dr. Laurance R. Doyle
Carl Sagan Center for the Study of Life in the Universe, SETI Institute, 515 N. Whisman Road, Mountain View, California, 94043, USA
Tel. +1 650 960 4533
Website: http://www.seti.org/
Interests: photometric techniques for detecting extrasolar planets; information theory applied to animal communications; astro-ecology and remote detection of exobiological systems; quantum astronomy and cosmic-scale quantum measurement problems
Contribution: Special Issue: Information Theory Applied to Animal Communication
In other journals:
Special Issue: Exobiology Studies and the Study of the History, Present, and Future of Life on our Planet

Prof. Dr. Sérgio Henrique Faria
1 Basque Center For Climate Change (BC3), Alameda Urquijo 4, Floor 4, 48008 Bilbao, Spain
2 IKERBASQUE, Basque Foundation for Science
Tel. +34 94 401 4690 ext. 11; Fax: +34 94 405 4787
Website: http://www.bc3research.org
Interests: glaciology; ice core research; ice-core paleoclimate records; glacier and ice sheet flow; ice mechanics; snow and firn physics; grain growth; recrystallization; creep of polycrystals; continuum mechanics and thermodynamics

Dr. Ramon Ferrer i Cancho
Complexity & Quantitative Linguistics Lab, TALP Research Center, Departament de Llenguatges i Sistemes Informatics, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Campus Nord, Edifici Omega Jordi Girona Salgado 1-3, 08034 Barcelona (Catalonia), Spain
Tel. +34 934137870; Fax: +34 934137787
Website: http://www.lsi.upc.edu/~rferrericancho/
Interests: applications of information theory and network theory to biology and linguistics; quantitative linguistics; corpus linguistics; origins and evolution of language
Contribution: Special Issue: Complexity of Human Language and Cognition

Dr. Remo Garattini
Faculty of Engineering, University of Bergamo, Viale Marconi 5, 24044 Dalmine (Bergamo), Italy
Tel. +39 035 2052320; Fax: +39 035 2052310
Interests: quantum gravity; quantum cosmology; quantum field theory
Contribution: Special Issue: Entropy in Quantum Gravity

Dr. Deniz Gencaga
Alcoa Technology, Alcoa Technical Center, 100 Technical Drive, Alcoa Center, 15069, PA, USA
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/dgencagabayesian/
Interests: bayesian data analysis; statistical signal processing; machine learning (for big data); information theory; source separation; computational mathematics and statistics; autonomous and intelligent systems; data mining and knowledge discovery; remote sensing; climatology; astronomy; systems biology; smart grid Contribution: Special Issue: Transfer Entropy
Contribution: Special Issue: Transfer Entropy

Prof. Dr. Alexander Gorban
Department of Mathematics, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
Tel. +44 (0) 116 223 14 33
Website: http://www.math.le.ac.uk/people/ag153/
Interests: neural networks; chemical and biological kinetics; human adaptation to hard living conditions; methods and technologies of collective thinking
Contribution: Special Issue: Entropy in Model Reduction

Prof. Dr. Heinz Herwig
Hamburg University of Technology, Institute of Thermo-Fluid Dynamics, M-21, Denickestr. 17, D-21071 Hamburg, Germany
Tel. ++49 (0)40-42878-3044; Fax: ++49 (0)40-42878-4169
Website: http://www.tu-harburg.de/tt/mitarbeiter/herwig/herwig.en.html
Interests: enhancement of heat and mass transfer (fundamental investigations and development of adapted sanctions); critical use of commercial CFD-Software; evaluation of transport phenomena by entropy production considerations; influence of heat transfer on flow stability; fundamental investigations of momentum-, heat- and mass-transfer in components of micro fluid devices; LDV measurements in turbulent separated flows
Contribution: Special Issue: Entropy Generation Minimization

Dr. Donald J. Jacobs
Department of Physics and Optical Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
Tel. +1 704 687 8143; Fax: +1 704 687 8197
Website: http://maxwell.uncc.edu/djacobs1/
Interests: computational physics; biological physics; protein stability; phase transitions; brownian motion
Contribution: Special Issue: Entropies of Polymers

Dr. Giorgio Kaniadakis
Department of Applied Science and Technology, Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy
Website: http://porto.polito.it/view/creators/Kaniadakis=3AGiorgio=3A001938=3A.html
Interests: Entropy; statistical physics; foundation of quantum mechanics; complex systems
Contribution: Special Issue: Entropic Aspects in Statistical Physics of Complex Systems

Prof. Dr. Michael M. Khonsari
Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2508 Patrick Taylor Hall, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
Tel. +1 225 578 9192; Fax: +1 225 578 5924
Interests: tribology; fatigue analysis; heat transfer

Dr. Axel Kleidon
Max-Planck-Institut fuer Biogeochemie, Postfach 10 01 64, 07701 Jena, Germany
Tel. +49 3641 57 6217; Fax: +49 3641 57 7217
Website: http://gaia.mpg.de/
Interests: biodiversity; maximum entropy production; thermodynamics and optimality in the Earth system; Gaia hypothesis; global dynamic vegetation models
Contribution: Special Issue: What Is Maximum Entropy Production and How Should We Apply It?

Prof. Dr. Milivoje M. Kostic
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA
Website: http://www.kostic.niu.edu
Interests: fundamental laws of nature; thermodynamics and heat transfer fundamentals; the second law of thermodynamics and entropy; energy efficiency; conservation and sustainability; fluids-thermal-energy components and systems; nanotechnology and nanofluids
Contribution: Special Issue: Entropy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics

Prof. Dr. Frank C. Krysiak
University of Basel, Center of Business and Economics, Environmental Economics, Peter Merian-Weg 6, CH-4002 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 267 33 60; Fax: +41 61 267 04 96
Website: http://wwz.unibas.ch/personen/profil/person/krysiak/abteilung/umwelt/
Interests: environmental policy under uncertainty; risk and sustainable development; heterogeneity and policy evaluation

Prof. Dr. Jay Lawrence
The James Franck Institite, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA; and Department of Physics and Astronomy, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
Website: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~physics/people/faculty/lawrence.html
Interests: quantum information and quantum foundations; discrete phase space, entanglement, measurement and decoherence; thermodynamics, the second law and Maxwell's demon
Contribution: Special Issue: Quantum Information 2012

Prof. Dr. Ingo Müller
Technical University Berlin, Faculty III of Process Sciences, Institute of Process, Engineering, Thermodynamics, Fasanenstr. 90, D-10623 Berlin, Germany
Interests: irreversible and extended thermodynamics; kinetic theory of gases; shape memory alloys; ferroelectricity; phase transitions and phase diagrams; hysteresis; polyelectrolytic gels; relativistic thermodynamics; rubber and rubber balloons; socio-thermodynamics; history of thermodynamics

Dr. Theo M. Nieuwenhuizen
Institute for Theoretical Physics Visitors: Science Park 904, 1098 XH, Amsterdam
Tel. +31 20 5257678; Fax: +31 20 5257675
Website: http://staff.science.uva.nl/~nieuwenh/
Interests: foundations of general relativity; sub-quantum mechanics; quantum information theory; quantum measurement process; quantum thermodynamics and the Gibbs paradox; Biophysics: molecular motors; neural networks; DNA adsorption; black hole thermodynamics; black hole information paradox; Gravitation: globular star clusters; thermodynamic description of the glassy state; spin glasses and model glasses; transport of light in strongly scattering media; interfaces and directed polymers; lifshitz and Griffiths singularities; noise in physical systems; random walks on random lattices; disordered chains; foundations of special relativity
Contribution: Special Issue: Gibbs Paradox and Its Resolutions

Dr. Robert Niven
School of Engineering and Information Technology, The University of New South Wales at ADFA, Northcott Drive, Canberra, ACT, 2600, Australia
Website: http://seit.unsw.adfa.edu.au/research/staff_detail.php?staff_id=1078
Interests: combinatorial basis of entropy (Boltzmann principle); maximum entropy analysis of scientific, engineering and human systems; equilibrium and non-equilibrium thermodynamics; entropy extremum methods; turbulent fluid mechanics
Contribution: Special Issue: Maximum Entropy Production

Dr. Michael Nosonovsky
Department of Mechanical Engineering, EMS Building, Room E371G, College of Engineering & Applied Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413, USA
Tel. +1 414 229 2816; Fax: +1 414 229 6958
Interests: nanotribology; multiscale mechanisms of dissipation; capillary; instabilities; biotribology; contact mechanics
Contribution: Special Issue: Entropy and Friction Volume 2

Dr. Mikhail Prokopenko
CSIRO ICT Centre, Adaptive Systems, PO Box 76, Epping, NSW 1710, Australia
Website: http://www.ict.csiro.au/staff/mikhail.prokopenko/
Interests: guided self-organization; information theory; machine learning; complex networks
Contribution: Special Issue: Entropy Methods in Guided Self-Organization

Prof. Dr. Marc A. Rosen
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Ontario, L1H 7K4, Canada
Tel. +1 905 721 8668, ext 5726; Fax: +1 905 721 3370
Website: http://www.engineering.uoit.ca/people/automotive-mechanical-and-manufacturing-engineering/faculty/marc.rosen.php
Interests: sustainable development; energy; exergy; efficiency; environmental impact; economics; ecology; sustainable engineering and design
Contribution: Special Issue: Exergy: Analysis and Applications
In other journals:
Special Issue: Advanced Forum for Sustainable Development
Special Issue: Advances in Sustainability: Selected Papers from 1st World Sustainability Forum
Special Issue: Advances in Sustainability: Selected Papers from the Second World Sustainability Forum (2012)
Special Issue: Towards Sustainability: Selected Papers from the Third World Sustainability Forum (2013)

Prof. Dr. Michael (Mike) Stutzer
Burridge Center for Securities Analysis and Valuation, Leeds School of Business, 419 UCB, Business 411, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0419, USA
Tel. +1 303 492 4348
Website: http://leeds-faculty.colorado.edu/stutzer/
Interests: Kullback-Leibler; large deviations; finance; economics; Esscher transform

Prof. Dr. J. A. Tenreiro Machado
Department of Electrical Engineering, Institute of Engineering of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Website: http://ave.dee.isep.ipp.pt/~jtm/
Interests: nonlinear dynamics; fractional calculus; modeling; control; evolutionary computing; genomics; robotics; and intelligent transportation systems
Contribution: Special Issue: Dynamical Systems
Special Issue: Complex Systems and Nonlinear Dynamics

Prof. Dr. Bernard Testa
Pharmacy Department, University Hospital Centre, CHUV/BH-04, 46 Rue du Bugnon, CH-1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
Tel. +41 21 314 4237; Fax: +41 21 314 4992
Interests: Emergence / emergent properties; dissolvence / Constrained properties; biochemical systems; drug-biosystem interactions; molecular dynamics simulations

Prof. Dr. Constantino Tsallis
1 Department of Theoretical Physics, Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Fisicas, Rua Xavier Sigaud 150, 22290-180 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
2 National Institute of Science and Technology for Complex Systems, 22290-180 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
3 Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
Tel. +55 21 2141 7190; Fax: +55 21 2141 7190
Website: http://tsallis.cat.cbpf.br/
Interests: nonextensive statistical mechanics; statistical physics; complex systems

Prof. Dr. Paul M. B. Vitányi
1 CWI (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica), Science Park 123, 1098 XG, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 University of Amsterdam, 1012 WX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tel. + 31 20 5924124; Fax: + 31 20 5924199
Website: http://www.cwi.nl/~paulv/
Interests: cellular automata; computational complexity; distributed and parallel computing; machine learning and prediction; physics of computation; Kolmogorov complexity; information theory; quantum computing
Contribution: Special Issue: Kolmogorov Complexity

Dr. Takuya Yamano
Department of Information Sciences, Faculty of Science, Kanagawa University, 2946,6-233 Tsuchiya, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa 259-1293, Japan
Tel. +81 45 472 8796; Fax: +81 45 473 1280
Interests: nonextensivity; complexity; information; economics
Contribution: Special Issue: Distance in Information and Statistical Physics Volume 2

Dr. Paola Zizzi
Department of Pure and Applied Mathematics, University of Padova, Via Belzoni 7, 35131 Padova, Italy
Tel. +39 049 8275862; Fax: +39 049 8275892
Website: http://www.math.unipd.it
Interests: quantum gravity; quantum cosmology; quantum information
Contribution: Special Issue: Quantum Spaces: Where Locality Is not Necessary, Causality Might not Be, but Entropy Certainly Is
Special Issue: Advances in Information Theory

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