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Editorial board

Editor-in-Chief

  • P.N. Kumta
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Founding Editors

  • M. Balkanski
  • H. Kamimura
  • S. Mahajan

Editorial Board

  • P. Deymier
    University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
  • B. Dunn
    University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • R. Freer
    University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
  • N. Govindaraju
    Oklahoma State University, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
  • A.F. Hepp
    NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • N. Hort
    Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Geesthacht, Germany
  • J.T.S. Irvine
    University of St. Andrews, Haugh, St. Andrews, UK
  • V. Jayaram
    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • C. Julien
    Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Sorbonne Universités
  • J. Y. Kim
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, USA
  • Y. Komem
    Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
  • R. Laine
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
  • A. Manivannan
    US DOE/NETL, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
  • K. Naoi
    Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo, Japan
  • R.E. Riman
    Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
  • S. Sampath
    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • A.K. Shukla
    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • R. Singh
    University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
  • R. Singh
    University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
  • F Witte
    Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany