We are pleased to announce that the following reviewers have been selected as the winners of the Buildings 2020 Outstanding Reviewer Award. This award is in appreciation of the high number, timeliness, and quality of reviews each delivered in 2020. Both winners will receive 500 Swiss Francs each, as well as a certificate, and an opportunity to publish a paper free of charge in 2021.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ling-tim Wong
Department of Building Services Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
Dr. Ling-tim Wong graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a BEng (Hons, First Class) degree in Building Services Engineering in 1992, and a Ph.D. in 1997. He was the program leader of BEng (Hons) in Building Services Engineering (with specialism in Fire Engineering) in 1997–2002, and MSc/PgD in Fire and Safety Engineering in 2003–2008. His research interests include environmental systems, water systems, and safety systems in buildings.
Prof. Dr. Víctor Yepes
Institute of Concrete Science and Technology (ICITECH), Universitat Politècnica de València, 46022 Valencia, Spain.
Dr. Víctor Yepes holds a Ph.D. degree in civil engineering. He serves as Full Professor with tenure at the Department of Construction Engineering, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain. His current lines of research are the as followsing: (1) multi-objective sustainable optimization and life cycle analysis of concrete structures, (2) decision making and multi-criteria evaluation of the social sustainability of infrastructures, and (3) innovation and competitiveness of construction companies in their processes.
Congratulations to the winners for their magnificent work. The Buildings Editorial Board and Editorial Team would like to gratefully acknowledge the time and energy dedicated by reviewers in checking the manuscripts submitted to Buildings. It is due to their efforts that the high quality of the journal and quick turnaround is maintained.
Prof. Dr. David Arditi
Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Buildings (ISSN 2075-5309; https://www.mdpi.com/journal/buildings) is a journal published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland. Buildings maintains rigorous peer-review and a rapid publication process. All articles are published with a CC BY 4.0 license.