Article of the Year Award

Recognizing and rewarding the most outstanding articles of 2020.

Celebrating our authors' exceptional work

Year after year, researchers from across the world publish exceptional work in Hindawi titles, helping to advance scientific knowledge for the betterment of society. 

To celebrate Hindawi authors and their invaluable contribution to the advancement of science, we asked our Chief Editors to select the original research or review article published in 2020 which they consider to be exciting and impactful, as well as representative of their journal's research community and its current or future directions. 

The authors of each Article of the Year have been rewarded with an article processing charge (APC) waiver on their next submission to the journal. 

Read on to discover the winners of the Article of the Year Award

Celebrating our authors

Biological Sciences

Biochemistry Research International
The Emerging Role of Rab5 in Membrane Receptor Trafficking and Signaling Pathways
Wanqiong Yuan and Chunli Song

International Journal of Agronomy
Organic Compounds: Contents and Their Role in Improving Seed Germination and Protocorm Development in Orchids
Edy Setiti Wida Utami and Sucipto Hariyanto

International Journal of Genomics
Genome-Wide Identification and Analysis of Variants in Domestic and Wild Bactrian Camels Using Whole-Genome Sequencing Data
Nemat Hedayat-Evrigh, Reza Khalkhali-Evrigh, and Mohammad Reza Bakhtiarizadeh

International Journal of Microbiology
Aflatoxins in Uganda: An Encyclopedic Review of the Etiology, Epidemiology, Detection, Quantification, Exposure Assessment, Reduction, and Control
Timothy Omara, Winfred Nassazi, Tom Omute, Aburu Awath, Fortunate Laker, Raymond Kalukusu, Bashir Musau, Brenda Victoria Nakabuye, Sarah Kagoya, George Otim, and Eddie Adupa

Journal of Toxicology
Pituranthos chloranthus Oil as an Antioxidant-Based Adjuvant Therapy against Cisplatin-Induced Nephrotoxicity
Aida Lahmar, Zaineb Dhaouefi, Rihab Khlifi, Fairouz Sioud, and Leila Chekir-Ghedira

Psyche: A Journal of Entomology
Nutritional Effects of Three Mulberry Varieties on Silkworms in Torbat Heydarieh
Masoud Alipanah, Zabihollah Abedian, Abdolazim Nasiri, and Farid Sarjamei

Stem Cells International
Paracrine Mechanisms of Mesenchymal Stromal Cells in Angiogenesis
Selma Maacha, Heba Sidahmed, Shana Jacob, Giusy Gentilcore, Rita Calzone, Jean-Charles Grivel, and Chiara Cugno

Veterinary Medicine International
Clinical and Diagnostic Significance of Lactate Dehydrogenase and Its Isoenzymes in Animals
Robert Klein, Oskar Nagy, Csilla Tóthová, and Frederika Chovanová 

Mathematics, Engineering, and Computer Science

Abstract and Applied Analysis
The Role of Control Measures and the Environment in the Transmission Dynamics of Cholera
Nicholas Kwasi-Do Ohene Opoku and Cecilia Afriyie

Advances in Civil Engineering
A Comparative Study of Protective Schemes for Shield Tunneling Adjacent to Pile Groups
Penglin Li, Yuquan Lu, Jinxing Lai, Houquan Liu, and Ke Wang

Advances in Fuzzy Systems
A Hybrid Neuro-Fuzzy and Feature Reduction Model for Classification
Himansu Das, Bighnaraj Naik, and H. S. Behera

Applied Bionics and Biomechanics
Impact of Different Developmental Instars on Locusta migratoria Jumping Performance
Xiaojuan Mo, Donato Romano, Mario Milazzo, Giovanni Benelli, Wenjie Ge, and Cesare Stefanini

An Introduction to Complex Systems Science and Its Applications
Alexander F. Siegenfeld and Yaneer Bar-Yam

International Journal of Aerospace Engineering
Processing Technology Based on Radar Signal Design and Classification
Jianping Ou, Jun Zhang, and Ronghui Zhan

International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Antenna Optimization Design Based on Deep Gaussian Process Model
Xin-Yu Zhang, Yu-Bo Tian, and Xie Zheng

Journal of Advanced Transportation
Identifying Big Five Personality Traits through Controller Area Network Bus Data
Yameng Wang, Nan Zhao, Xiaoqian Liu, Sinan Karaburun, Mario Chen, and Tingshao Zhu

Journal of Applied Mathematics
Mathematical Modelling and Analysis of Transmission Dynamics of Lassa Fever
E. A. Bakare , E. B. Are, O. E. Abolarin, S. A. Osanyinlusi, Benitho Ngwu, and Obiaderi N. Ubaka

Journal of Healthcare Engineering
EEG-Controlled Wall-Crawling Cleaning Robot Using SSVEP-Based Brain-Computer Interface
Lei Shao, Longyu Zhang, Abdelkader Nasreddine Belkacem, Yiming Zhang, Xiaoqi Chen, Ji Li, and Hongli Liu

Mobile Information Systems
A Novel Image Classification Approach via Dense-MobileNet Models
Wei Wang , Yutao Li, Ting Zou, Xin Wang, Jieyu You, and Yanhong Luo

Scientific Programming
A Fortran-Keras Deep Learning Bridge for Scientific Computing
Jordan Ott, Mike Pritchard, Natalie Best, Erik Linstead, Milan Curcic, and Pierre Baldi

Security and Communication Networks
Knocking on IPs: Identifying HTTPS Websites for Zero-Rated Traffic
Mariano Di Martino, Peter Quax, and Wim Lamotte

Shock and Vibration
Development and Verification of the Diagnostic Model of the Sieving Screen
Pavlo Krot, Radoslaw Zimroz, Anna Michalak, Jacek Wodecki, Szymon Ogonowski, Michal Drozda, and Marek Jach 


Analytical Cellular Pathology
Altered Expression of Three EGFR Posttranslational Regulators MDGI, MIG6, and EIG121 in Invasive Breast Carcinomas
Didier Meseure, Kinan Drak Alsibai, Sophie Vacher, Rana Hatem, Andre Nicolas, Celine Callens, Florence Lerebours, and Ivan Bieche

Behavioural Neurology
Factors Associated with Anxiety and Depression among Diabetes, Hypertension, and Heart Failure Patients at Dessie Referral Hospital, Northeast Ethiopia
Afework Edmealem and Caridad Sanchez Olis

International Journal of Dentistry
COVID-19: Changing Trends and Its Impact on Future of Dentistry
Parin Bhanushali, Farhin Katge, Shantanu Deshpande, Vamsi Krishna Chimata, Shilpa Shetty, and Debapriya Pradhan

International Journal of Hypertension
High Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio Predicts Hemorrhagic Transformation in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients Treated with Intravenous Thrombolysis
Yong-Lin Liu, Jie-Kai Lu, Han-Peng Yin, Pei-Shan Xia, Dong-Hai Qiu, Man-Qiu Liang, Jian-Feng Qu, and Yang-Kun Chen

Journal of Diabetes Research
Metabolism: A Novel Shared Link between Diabetes Mellitus and Alzheimer’s Disease
Yanan Sun, Cao Ma, Hui Sun, Huan Wang, Wei Peng, Zibo Zhou, Hongwei Wang, Chenchen Pi, Yingai Shi, and Xu He

Journal of Immunology Research
Toll-Like Receptors in Natural Killer Cells and Their Application for Immunotherapy
Ji-Yoon Noh, Suk Ran Yoon, Tae-Don Kim, Inpyo Choi, and Haiyoung Jung

Mediators of Inflammation
Neutrophil Extracellular Traps (NETs) and Damage-Associated Molecular Patterns (DAMPs): Two Potential Targets for COVID-19 Treatment
Sebastiano Cicco, Gerolamo Cicco, Vito Racanelli, and Angelo Vacca

Occupational Therapy International
A Systematic Review on Clinimetric Properties of Play Instruments for Occupational Therapy Practice
Muhammad Hibatullah Romli and Farahiyah Wan Yunus

Pain Research and Management
Procedural Treatments for Knee Osteoarthritis: A Review of Current Injectable Therapies
Lisa M. Billesberger, Kyle M. Fisher, Yawar J. Qadri, and Richard L. Boortz-Marx

Parkinson’s Disease
Update on the Management of Parkinson’s Disease for General Neurologists
Zvezdan Pirtošek, Ovidiu Bajenaru, Norbert Kovács, Ivan Milanov, Maja Relja, and Matej Skorvanek 

Physical Sciences

Advances in Astronomy
Responses and Periodic Variations of Cosmic Ray Intensity and Solar Wind Speed to Sunspot Numbers
Jacob Oloketuyi, Yu Liu, Amobichukwu Chukwudi Amanambu, and Mingyu Zhao

Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Calculation and Estimation of Surface Roughness and Energy Consumption in Milling of 6061 Alloy
Burak Öztürk and Fuat Kara

Advances in Meteorology
Evaluating the Dependence between Temperature and Precipitation to Better Estimate the Risks of Concurrent Extreme Weather Events
Hussein Wazneh, M. Altaf Arain, Paulin Coulibaly, and Philippe Gachon

Advances in Polymer Technology
Phase Change Material (PCM) Microcapsules for Thermal Energy Storage
Guangjian Peng, Guijing Dou, Yahao Hu, Yiheng Sun, and Zhitong Chen

Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications
High Throughput Approaches to Unravel the Mechanism of Action of a New Vanadium-Based Compound against Trypanosoma cruzi
M. Florencia Mosquillo, Pablo Smircich, Analía Lima, Sergio A. Gehrke, Gonzalo Scalese, Ignacio Machado, Dinorah Gambino, Beatriz Garat, and Leticia Pérez-Día

International Journal of Analytical Chemistry
Studies on Adsorption of Fluorescein Dye from Aqueous Solutions Using Wild Herbs
Ghadah M. Al-Senani and Nada S. Al-Kadhi

International Journal of Chemical Engineering
Photocatalytic Degradation of Methylene Blue from Aqueous Medium onto Perlite-Based Geopolymer
Hamid Saufi, Marouane El Alouani, Saliha Alehyen, Mohammed El Achouri, Jilali Aride, and M’hamed Taibi

Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry
Colorimetric Detection Based on Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance Optical Characteristics for Sensing of Mercury Using Green-Synthesized Silver Nanoparticles
Eman Alzahrani

Journal of Sensors
Optimized Cluster-Based Dynamic Energy-Aware Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks in Agriculture Precision
Kashif Naseer Qureshi, Muhammad Umair Bashir, Jaime Lloret, and Antonio Leon

Journal of Spectroscopy
Evaluation of the Capability of Horizontal ATR-FTMIR and UV-Visible Spectroscopy in the Discrimination of Virgin Olive Oils from the Moroccan Region of Beni Mellal-Khenifra
Aimen El Orche, Mustapha Bouatia, Siham Yanisse, Houda Labjar, Mouad Mouhsin, Mohamed Bouha, Mustapha Oubenali, and Mohamed Mbarki

Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations
Supercritical CO2 Brayton Cycle Design for Small Modular Reactor with a Thermodynamic Analysis Solver
Pan Wu, Chuntian Gao, Yanping Huang, Dan Zhang, and Jianqiang Shan

Article of the Year 2021

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Article of the Year 2021
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