WEVJ established the Best Paper Awards to recognize its best published original research articles.
Nominations were selected by the Editorial Office of WEVJ based on the number of citations, views and downloads from the website. All research articles published between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2018 were eligible for consideration.
The Evaluation Committee was presided by the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. Joeri Van Mierlo, who carefully examined each paper and expressed his recommendations for the ranking of the “WEVJ Best Paper Awards” 2019.
Joining Technologies for Automotive Battery Systems Manufacturing
Abhishek Das, Dezhi Li, David Williams and David Greenwood
World Electr. Veh. J. 2018, 9(2), 22; https://doi.org/10.3390/wevj9020022
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2032-6653/9/2/22
Sustainability Assessment of Second Use Applications of Automotive Batteries: Ageing of Li-Ion Battery Cells in Automotive and Grid-Scale Applications
Andreas Podias, Andreas Pfrang, Franco Di Persio, Akos Kriston, Silvia Bobba, Fabrice Mathieux, Maarten Messagie and Lois Boon-Brett
World Electr. Veh. J. 2018, 9(2), 24; https://doi.org/10.3390/wevj9020024
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2032-6653/9/2/24
Dimensioning and Optimization of Hybrid Li-Ion Battery Systems for EVs
Jan Becker, Thomas Nemeth, Raphael Wegmann and Dirk Uwe Sauer
World Electr. Veh. J. 2018, 9(2), 19; https://doi.org/10.3390/wevj9020019
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2032-6653/9/2/19
These three papers are valuable contributions to WEVJ. On behalf of the WEVJ Best Paper Awards Committee and the Editorial Board of WEVJ, we congratulate the winners for their significant contributions and thank them for choosing WEVJ to publish their best work. In recognition of their accomplishments, Dr. Abhishek Das, Dr. Andreas Pfrang and Dr. Jan Becker will be awarded the privilege of publishing an additional research paper, with all publication fees waived, in open access format in WEVJ, after the standard peer-review procedure.
WEVJ Editorial Office