We are pleased to announce the winner of the Data 2020 Best Paper Award. All papers published in from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020 in Data were considered for this award. After a thorough evaluation of the originality and significance of the papers, as well as the number of citations and downloads, the winning paper, which was nominated by the Award Committee, has been selected:
Trend Analysis on Adoption of Virtual and Augmented Reality in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Industry
by Noghabaei Mojtaba, Arsalan Heydarian, Vahid Balali, and Kevin Han
Data 2020, 5(1), 26; doi:10.3390/data5010026
The winner will receive CHF 500, a certificate, and the opportunity to publish a paper in Data in 2022 free of charge.
On behalf of the assessment committee, we congratulate the winner’s team on their accomplishments. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the nominated research groups of these exceptional papers for their contributions to Data, and to extend our gratitude to the Award Committee for voting and for their assistance with this award.