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 Entropy received an Impact Factor of 1.183 for the year 2011.
2013 Entropy received an Impact Factor of 1.347 for the year 2012.
2014 Entropy received an Impact Factor of 1.564 for the year 2013.
Launched six sections: Thermodynamics, Statistical Mechanics, Information Theory, Astrophysics and Cosmology, Quantum Information, Complexity
2015 Entropy received an Impact Factor of 1.502 for the year 2014.
2016 Entropy received an Impact Factor of 1.743 for the year 2015.
2017 Entropy received an Impact Factor of 1.821 for the year 2016.
2018 Entropy received an Impact Factor of 2.305 for the year 2017.
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 Entropy received an Impact Factor of 2.419 for the year 2018.
Published 5000th paper.
Launched one new section: Time.
2020 Entropy received an Impact Factor of 2.494 for the year 2019.
Indexed in PubMed and PubMed Central.
Launched one new section: Non-Equilibrium Phenomena.
2021 Entropy received an Impact Factor of 2.524 for the year 2020.
The second edition of Entropy 2021: The Scientific Tool of the 21st Century was held virtually.


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–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Kevin H. Knuth
2014–present 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
2014–2022 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Jay Lawrence for the Section “Quantum Information
2015–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Raúl Alcaraz Martínez for the Section “Information Theory
2015–2022 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Milivoje M. Kostic for the Section “Thermodynamics
2016–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Remo Garattini for the Section “Astrophysics and Cosmology
2018–present 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–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Gregg Jaeger appointed for the Section “Time
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Robert Niven appointed for the Section “Multidisciplinary Applications
2020–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Ernestina Menasalvas appointed for the Section “Signal and Data Analysis
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Lamberto Rondoni appointed for the Section “Non-Equilibrium Phenomena
2022–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Rosario Lo Franco appointed for the Section “Quantum Information
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