Best Paper Award

The J. Compos. Sci. Best Paper Award is granted annually to highlight publications of high quality, scientific significance, and extensive influence. The evaluation committee members choose 3 articles of exceptional quality that were published in the journal the year before the previous year and announce them online by the end of June.

The Prize:

– 1 research article and 2 reviews will be selected.
– Each winner will receive CHF 300, a certificate, and a voucher to be used against applicable article processing fees (valid for one year).

J. Compos. Sci. Best Paper Award
Winner announcement: 30 April 2025

Eligibility and Requirements

– All papers published in J. Compos. Sci. will be eligible (both regular and Special Issue submissions).

Selection Criteria

– Scientific merit and broad impact;
– Originality of the research objectives and/or the ideas presented;
– Creativity of the study design or uniqueness of the approaches and concepts;
– Clarity of presentation;
– Citations and downloads.

Past Winners


17 pages, 3182 KiB  
Failures and Flaws in Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) Additively Manufactured Polymers and Composites
by Maggie Baechle-Clayton, Elizabeth Loos, Mohammad Taheri and Hossein Taheri
J. Compos. Sci. 2022, 6(7), 202; - 8 Jul 2022
10 pages, 2806 KiB  
Mechanical Behaviour Evaluation of Porous Scaffold for Tissue-Engineering Applications Using Finite Element Analysis
by Akesh Babu Kakarla, Ing Kong, Satya Guha Nukala and Win Kong
J. Compos. Sci. 2022, 6(2), 46; - 1 Feb 2022
15 pages, 5799 KiB  
Mechanical Characterization and Finite Element Analysis of Hierarchical Sandwich Structures with PLA 3D-Printed Core and Composite Maize Starch Biodegradable Skins
by Maria Zoumaki, Michel T. Mansour, Konstantinos Tsongas, Dimitrios Tzetzis and Gabriel Mansour
J. Compos. Sci. 2022, 6(4), 118; - 15 Apr 2022
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