Best Paper Award

Dear Colleagues,

As the editor-in-chief of Symmetry, I am pleased to announce the winners of the Symmetry 2019 Best Paper Awards.

The awards have been granted to:

Two Reviews:
Paper Title: Hadronic and Hadron-Like Physics of Dark Matter
Authors: Vitaly Beylin, Maxim Yu. Khlopov, Vladimir Kuksa and Nikolay Volchanskiy
Symmetry 2019, 11(4), 587;

Paper Title: Role of Asymmetric Autocatalysis in the Elucidation of Origins of Homochirality of Organic Compounds
Authors: Kenso Soai, Tsuneomi Kawasaki and Arimasa Matsumoto
Symmetry 2019, 11(5), 694;

Two Research Articles:
Paper Title: Convenient Asymmetric Synthesis of Fmoc-(S)-6,6,6-Trifluoro-Norleucine
Authors: Haibo Mei, Zizhen Yin, Toshio Miwa, Hiroki Moriwaki, Hidenori Abe, Jianlin Han and Vadim A. Soloshonok
Symmetry 2019, 11(4), 578;

Paper Title: CMB Tensions with Low-Redshift H0 and S8 Measurements: Impact of a Redshift-Dependent Type-Ia Supernovae Intrinsic Luminosity
Authors: Matteo Martinelli and Isaac Tutusaus
Symmetry 2019, 11(8), 986;

Two review and two research articles (each corresponding authors) will receive a bonus based on the award class:
– Best Review Award: 300 CHF
– Best Research Article Award: 400 CHF

Please note that, four review and four research articles have been selected for this award. The rest of the winners will receive a certificate and an offer to publish a paper free of charge in Symmetry following the normal peer-review procedure in 2022.

On behalf of the assessment committee, I congratulate the winners on their accomplishments. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the nominated research groups of the above exceptional papers for their contributions to Symmetry, and thank the Award Committee for voting and helping with these awards.

Prof. Dr. Sergei D. Odintsov, Symmetry

Symmetry 2019 Best Paper Award

Eligibility and Requirements

– All papers published in Symmetry will be eligible (Both regular and Special Issue submissions).
Past Winners


15 pages, 1071 KiB  
TCAN-IDS: Intrusion Detection System for Internet of Vehicle Using Temporal Convolutional Attention Network
by Pengzhou Cheng, Kai Xu, Simin Li and Mu Han
Symmetry 2022, 14(2), 310; - 3 Feb 2022
62 pages, 6768 KiB  
Neutron Stars with Baryon Number Violation, Probing Dark Sectors
by Jeffrey M. Berryman, Susan Gardner and Mohammadreza Zakeri
Symmetry 2022, 14(3), 518; - 2 Mar 2022
27 pages, 5203 KiB  
Functional Chirality: From Small Molecules to Supramolecular Assemblies
by Alaa Adawy
Symmetry 2022, 14(2), 292; - 1 Feb 2022
18 pages, 1377 KiB  
Why Sports Should Embrace Bilateral Asymmetry: A Narrative Review
by José Afonso, Javier Peña, Mário Sá, Adam Virgile, Antonio García-de-Alcaraz and Chris Bishop
Symmetry 2022, 14(10), 1993; - 23 Sep 2022

Award Committee

Dr. Sergey Odintsov Chairman
ICE and ICREA, Barcelona
Dr. Calogero Vetro
Prof. Dr. György Keglevich
Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Dr. Vasilis Oikonomou


14 pages, 261 KiB  
General Fractional Integrals and Derivatives of Arbitrary Order
by Yuri Luchko
Symmetry 2021, 13(5), 755; - 27 Apr 2021
22 pages, 1051 KiB  
Higgs and BSM Physics at the Future Muon Collider
by Roberto Franceschini and Mario Greco
Symmetry 2021, 13(5), 851; - 11 May 2021
26 pages, 2979 KiB  
Nanofluids for the Next Generation Thermal Management of Electronics: A Review
by Ana Moita, António Moreira and José Pereira
Symmetry 2021, 13(8), 1362; - 27 Jul 2021
60 pages, 2068 KiB  
Collider Searches for Dark Matter through the Higgs Lens
by Spyros Argyropoulos, Oleg Brandt and Ulrich Haisch
Symmetry 2021, 13(12), 2406; - 13 Dec 2021

Award Committee

Dr. Sergey Odintsov Chairman
ICE and ICREA, Barcelona


Choong Sun Kim
Department of Physics and IPAP, Yonsei University, Seoul 120-749, Korea paper link:
Kazuharu Bamba
" Leading Graduate School Promotion Center, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo 112-8610, Japan/Department of Physics, Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo 112-8610, Japan"
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