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Journal History

2000 The inaugural issue was released. Entropy was published as a quarterly journal.
2007 Entropy was indexed in Scopus - Elsevier.
2009 Entropy was indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) - Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
2010 Entropy adopted a monthly publication schedule.
2011 Entropy received its first Impact Factor (1.109).
2012 Entropy received its 2011 Impact Factor (1.183).
2013 Entropy received its 2012 Impact Factor (1.347).
2014 Entropy received its 2013 Impact Factor (1.564).
Entropy established the following sections:
  • Thermodynamics;
  • Statistical Mechanics;
  • Information Theory;
  • Astrophysics and Cosmology;
  • Quantum Information;
  • Complexity.
2015 Entropy received its 2014 Impact Factor (1.502).
2016 Entropy received its 2015 Impact Factor (1.743).
2017 Entropy received its 2016 Impact Factor (1.821).
2018 Entropy received its 2017 Impact Factor (2.305).
The year 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of Entropy and its first edition of Entropy 2018: From Physics to Information Sciences and Geometry was held in Barcelona, Spain.
Entropy established the following sections:
  • Entropy Reviews;
  • Entropy and Biology;
  • Signal and Data Analysis;
  • Multidisciplinary Applications.
2019 Entropy received its 2018 Impact Factor (2.419).
Entropy published its 5,000th paper.
Entropy established the following section:
  • Time.
2020 Entropy received its 2019 Impact Factor (2.494).
Entropy was indexed in PubMed - National Library of Medicine and PubMed Central (PMC) - National Library of Medicine.
Entropy established the following section:
  • Non-Equilibrium Phenomena.
2021 Entropy received its 2020 Impact Factor (2.524).
The second edition of Entropy 2021: The Scientific Tool of the 21st Century was held virtually.


1999–2003 Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Shu-Kun Lin
2003–2006 Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Michel Petitjean
2006–2008 Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Shu-Kun Lin
2009–2011 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Peter Harremoëse
2012–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Kevin H. Knuth

Section Editor-in-Chief

2014–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Antonio M. Scarfone for the section on Statistical Mechanics 
2014–2021 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. José A. Tenreiro Machado for the section on Complexity
* Prof. Dr. José A. Tenreiro Machado passed away on 6 October 2021.
2014–2022 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Jay Lawrence for the section on Quantum Information
2015–2024 Section First Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Milivoje M. Kostic for the section on Thermodynamics
2015–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Raúl Alcaraz Martínez for the section on Information Theory
2016–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Remo Garattini for the section on Astrophysics and Cosmology
2018–2021 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. William B. Sherwin for the section on Entropy and Biology
2018–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Miguel Rubi for the section on Entropy Reviews
2019–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Gregg Jaeger for the section on Time
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Robert Niven for the section on Multidisciplinary Applications
2020–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Ernestina Menasalvas for the section on Signal and Data Analysis
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Lamberto Rondoni for the section on Non-Equilibrium Phenomena
2021–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Matteo Convertino for the section on Entropy and Biology
2022–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Rosario Lo Franco for the section on Quantum Information
Section Editor-in-Chief:
 Prof. Dr. José F. F. Mendes for the section on Complexity
2024–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Miguel Rubi for the section on Thermodynamics
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