It is our great pleasure to announce the five winners of Metals 2020 Highly Cited Paper Award to recognize the most highly cited papers in the past two years.
These papers have been selected for this award assessed by the Editorial Office of Metals from the papers published in 2018 and 2019. The paper citation data are based on citations in Web of Science in 2020.
1st Prize (with 49 citations in 2020, 118 citations in total)
A Review of Metastable Beta Titanium Alloys
R. Prakash Kolli, and Arun Devaraj
Metals 2018, 8, 506; https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4701/8/7/506
2nd Prize (with 22 citations in 2020, 60 citations in total)
A Review of the As-Built SLM Ti-6Al-4V Mechanical Properties towards Achieving Fatigue Resistant Designs
Dylan Agius, Kyriakos I. Kourousis and Chris Wallbrink
Metals 2018, 8, 75; https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4701/8/1/75
2nd Prize (with 20 citations, 41 citations in total)
3D Printing of Highly Pure Copper
Thang Q. Tran, Amutha Chinnappan, Jeremy Kong Yoong Lee, Nguyen Huu Loc, Long T. Tran, Gengjie Wang, Vishnu Vijay Kumar, W. A. D. M. Jayathilaka, Dongxiao Ji, Mrityunjay Doddamani and Seeram Ramakrishna
Metals 2019, 9, 756; https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4701/9/7/756
3rd Prize (with 20 citations, 30 citations in total)
Laser Powder Bed Fusion of Stainless Steel Grades: A Review
Chiara Zitelli, Paolo Folgarait and Andrea Di Schino
Metals 2019, 9, 731; https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4701/9/7/731
3rd Prize (with 19 citations, 42 citations in total)
Advanced Metal Matrix Nanocomposites
Massoud Malaki, Wenwu Xu, Ashish K. Kasar, Pradeep L. Menezes, Hajo Dieringa, Rajender S. Varma and Manoj Gupta
Metals 2019, 9, 330; https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4701/9/3/330
These five outstanding papers are valuable contributions to Metals. On behalf of the Editorial Board and Editorial Office, we would like to congratulate these five teams for their excellent work. In recognition of their accomplishment, the first prize team will be granted 800 CHF, the two second prize teams will be granted 500 CHF, and the two third prize teams will be granted 300 CHF.
Metals Editorial Office