Journal History

2000 Inaugural issue released, initially published as a quarterly journal.
2007 Indexed by Scopus.
2009 Indexed by Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE).
2010 Started to publish monthly.
2011 First Impact Factor received (1.109).
2012 The 2011 Impact Factor is received (1.183).
2013 The 2012 Impact Factor is received (1.347)
2014 The 2013 Impact Factor is received (1.564).
Launched six sections: Thermodynamics, Statistical Mechanics, Information Theory, Astrophysics and Cosmology, Quantum Information, Complexity
2015 The 2014 Impact Factor is received (1.502).
2016 The 2015 Impact Factor is received (1.743).
2017 The 2016 Impact Factor is received (1.821).
2018 The 2017 Impact Factor is received (2.305).
Entropy celebrates its 20th anniversary and its first edition of Entropy 2018: From Physics to Information Sciences and Geometry was held in Barcelona, Spain.
Launched four new sections: Entropy Reviews, Entropy and Biology, Signal and Data Analysis, Multidisciplinary Applications.
2019 The 2018 Impact Factor is received (2.419).
Published 5000th paper.
Launched one new section: Time.


1999-2003 Founding 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- Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Kevin H. Knuth
2014- Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Jay Lawrence for the Section “Quantum Information”
Section Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Antonio M. Scarfone for the Section “Statistical Mechanics”
Section Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. J. A. Tenreiro Machado for the Section “Complexity”
2015- Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Raúl Alcaraz Martínez for the Section “Information Theory”
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Milivoje M. Kostic for the Section “Thermodynamics”
2016- Section Editor-in-Chief Dr. Remo Garattini for the Section “Astrophysics and Cosmology”
2018- Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Miguel Rubi for the Section “Entropy Reviews”
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. William B. Sherwin for the Section “Entropy and Biology”
2019 Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Gregg Jaeger appointed for the Section “Time”
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