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About the journal

The Editor-in-Chief of Nanotechnology provides leadership and management of the Editorial Boards and influences the strategy of the Journal, in co-operation with the Publisher.

The Editorial Boards consist of an Executive Editorial Board, focusing on advocacy and commissioning, and a non-executive Editorial Board, focussing on advocacy and peer review, with membership of both Editorial Boards comprising groups of prominent scientists in the Journal’s field. The role of the Editorial Boards is to act as ambassadors for the Journal and IOPP; to foster strong and loyal relationships between the Journal and the scientific community and to channel community feedback to IOPP.

Nanotechnology also has an advisory panel.


Ray LaPierre, McMaster University, Canada
Semiconductor nanowires, growth and applications of nanowires, self-assembled monolayers on III-V surfaces

Ray LaPierre attended Dalhousie University (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) where he obtained a B.Sc. degree in Physics in 1992. He then completed his M.Eng. degree in 1994 and Ph.D. degree in 1997 in the Engineering Physics Department at McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada). His graduate work involved development of molecular beam epitaxy of InGaAsP alloys for laser diodes in telecom applications. Upon completion of his graduate work in 1997, he joined JDS Uniphase (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) where he developed dielectric coatings for wavelength division multiplexing devices. In 2004, he rejoined McMaster University as an Assistant Professor in the Engineering Physics Department. He is currently Professor and Chair in the Engineering Physics Department with interests in III-V nanowires, molecular beam epitaxy, and applications in photovoltaics, photodetectors and quantum information processing. He has over 98 publications, 50 invited presentations, and 138 conference presentations related to nanowires. He is also a Board Member of the journal Nano Express.

Executive Editorial Board

Jonathan Baugh, University of Waterloo, Canada
Quantum information processing, spintronics, coherent control of quantum systems

Karl Berggren, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, USA.
Nanofabrication technologies, self assembly, sub 10nm patterning, quantum nanostructures

Gary Brudvig, Yale University, USA
Artificial photosynthesis, solar fuels, water oxidation

Antonio Di Bartolomeo, University of Salerno, Italy
Nanowires, graphene and 2D materials, field effect transistors, non-volatile memories, Schottky diodes and van der Waals heterojunctions, photodetection and field emission

Renee Goreham, University of Newcastle, Australia

Arne Laucht, University of New South Wales, Australia
Spin-based quantum information processing, silicon nano devices, colour centres, nanophotonics

Takhee Lee, Seoul National Univeristy, South Korea
Molecular electronics, nanoelectronics, organic electronics, flexible electronics

Kristin A Persson, Molecular Foundry (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory), USA

Bozhi Tian, The University of Chicago, USA
Nanowire materials synthesis, nanowire photovoltaics, nanowire devices in cells and tissue

Stanislaus Wong, State University of New York, USA
Carbon nanotube functionalization, green nanostructure synthesis, fuel cells, solar cells

Editorial Board

Isaac Lare Animasaun, Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria
Applied Mathematics, Dynamics of Nanofluids, Fluid Dynamics.

Yamina André, Université Clermont Auvergne, France
Epitaxy, nanowires, semiconductors, vapor phase growth modeling, kinetics and thermodynamis in growth process, selective area growth, nanodevices based on nanowires

Manuel Arruebo, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Synthesis of nanoparticulated materials by using microfluidic reactors, nanoparticle biofunctionalization and their application in drug delivery, photothermal therapy, gene therapy and combination therapies

Yoshio Bando, National Institute of Materials Science (NIMS), Japan
1D/2D nanomaterials for energy and environmental applications. In-situ property analysis by TEM.

Supriyo Bandyopadhyay, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Nanostructure arrays, spintronics, quantum devices, carrier transport in nanostructures, nanoelectronics, quantum computing

Anjan Barman, S. N. Bose National Center for Basic Sciences, India
Nanomagnetism, magnonics, spintronics, ultrafast dynamics of nanoscale materials

Markus Buehler, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, USA.
Biomateriomics, nano synthesis, materials by design, hierarchical nanostructures

Paola Castrucci, Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
2D materials, topological insulators, photodetectors, carbon nanotubes

Sheng Hsiung Chang, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan
Perovskite solar cells, optoelectronic devices, technology for optical systems, nanoplasmonics, surface sciences, light-materials interactions

Mita Dasog, Dalhousie University, Canada
Plasmonics, photocatalysis, solid-state synthesis

Jamal Deen, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Nano-/opto-electronics, nanotechnology, data analytics – applications to health and environmental sciences

Maria Escudero Escribano, Copenhagen University, Denmark

Liang Feng, Northwestern University, USA
Inorganic Chemistry, Porous Materials, Molecular Nanotechnology

Liping Feng, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China

Anna Fontcuberta-i-Morral, École Polytechnique, Lausanne, Switzerland
Nanowires and their electronic properties, semiconductors, MBE, quantum dots and wells

Noelle Gogneau, CNRS, Paris-Saclay University, France
III-Nitrides nanowires grown by plasma-assisted molecular beam epitaxy for nano-energy applications; materials sciences, nanomaterials, nanostructures characterization, electric and piezoelectric properties of III-N NWs, piezoelectric NW-based devices (energy harvesters and forces sensors)

Andrews Nirmala Grace, Centre for Nanotechnology Research, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India
2D materials – graphene and MXenes, electrode materials for dye-sensitized, perovskite solar cells and supercapacitors; printed and flexible energy devices.

Valeria Grazú, Zaragoza University, Spain

Simon Hanna, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Soft matter, polymers and liquid crystals, optical tweezers, optical binding, optical forces in nanostructured materials, computer simulation of scanning probe microscopy

Robert Hoye, Imperial College London, UK

Dae Joon Kang, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea.
Growth and device applications of inorganic nanostructured materials, development of flexible and wearable electronics

Mahesh Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur, India
2D materials, Semiconductor materials, Sensors, Nano-scale devices

Polina Kuzhir, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Low-dimensional materials electromagnetics, photonics, graphene, carbon nanotubes, Terahertz spectroscopy, microwave, metamaterials

Mario Lanza, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia
Nanoelectronics, resistive switching devices, 2D materials based electronic devices, reliability and variability

Jean-Pierre Leburton, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Computational Nanotechnology, semiconductor physics, non-linear transport and nanostructure modeling, bio-nanoelectronics

Yue Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Plasmonic coupling, optical sensors, catalytic activity, self-assembly, noble metal nanomaterials

Noemi Linares, University of Alicante, Spain
Synthesis of nanostructured and novel hierarchical materials for catalytic processes, nanoscale inorganic semiconductors for photocatalysis and photovoltaics

Jan Linnros, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Semiconductor materials, silicon nanostructures, nanofabrication methods

Ping Lu, Rowan University, USA
Nanomaterials, electrospinning, drug delivery, cellulose, nanofibers, nanoparticle synthesis, catalysis, phase change materials, thermal energy storage, atomic force microscope

Xiangbo (Henry) Meng, University of Arkansas, USA
Nanoscale materials, atomic and molecular layer deposition, energy storage and conversion, batteries, and nanocatalysis

Noushin Nasiri, Macquarie University, Australia
Nanomaterials, nanosensors, photodetectors, functional coatings, porous films, nanostructured devices

Alexander Obraztsov, Moscow State University, Russia
Thin film carbons and nano-carbons (diamond, carbon nanotubes, graphene and graphene-based materials)

Wee-Jun Ong, Xiamen University Malaysia, Malaysia
Photocatalysis, photoelectrocatalysis, artificial photosynthesis, 2D nanomaterials, heterojunction interfaces

Caofeng Pan, Beijing Institute of Nanoenergy and Nanosystems, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Semiconductor nanowires, nanodevices, optoelectronics, nanogenerator, TENG, nanowire laser

Hyung Gyu Park, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea
Syntheses of carbon nanotubes, graphene and 2D materials, nanofabrication, nanofluidics, novel membrane technology, surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy, energy technology

Vincenzo Pecunia, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Lead-free perovskite solar cells and photodetectors, thin-film transistors, charge transport and defect level characterization

Samit Ray, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
Semiconductor nanostructures, silicon photonics, photovoltaics and nano-scale devices.

Chuan Shi, Dalian University of Technology, China
nano-catalysis and interface chemistry, with the emphasis on understanding the synergy between non-thermal plasma with catalysis at the nanoscale and discovering the special properties of nano-materials for catalytic applications in environmental catalysis and conversions of energy-related small molecules.

Shobha Shukla, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
Nanophotonics, water, nanomaterials, metamaterials, laser lithography.

Fengqi Song, Nanjing University, China
Atomic clusters, topological materials, low-temperature transport, electrical nanodevices, mesoscopic physics

Mahendra Sunkara, University of Louisville, USA
Solar cells, lithium ion batteries, electrochromics, production of hydrogen from water, bulk quantities of nanowires.

John Vajo, HRL Laboratories LLC, USA
Hydrogen storage, light metal hydride systems, alternative energy applications

Weining Wang, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Aerosol (particle) technology; chemistry & chemical engineering; energy & environmental engineering; heat and mass transfer; hvac; indoor air quality control; luminescent materials; materials synthesis & characterization; heterogeneous catalysis; solid-state physics; interfacial forces

Xudong Wang, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Nanogenerator, piezoelectric, piezotronics, triboelectric, wearable devices, implantable devices, piezoelectric nanomaterials

Rui Yang, Jiao Tong University, China
Non-volatile memory, nanoscale transistors, flexible devices, 2DMs, NEMS for sensing and signal processing

Linwei Yu, Nanjing University, China
Silicon-based nanostructures, stretchable electronics, biosensors, optoelectronics

Yan Yu, University of Science and Technology of China, China
Battery, nanomaterials

Haibo Zeng, Nanjing University of Technology and Engineering Institute, China
Calculation and optoelectronics of 2D semiconductors, perovskite optoelectronics, luminescent materials, quantum dots, LEDs.

Zhiyuan Zhong, Soochow University, Suzhou, China
Biomedical polymers, nanomedicine and targeted cancer therapy

Huanping Zhou, Peking University, China

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