Materials Today Physics is a multi-disciplinary journal dedicated to the physics of materials.

Materials physics is one of the largest and most active fields within physical science. Cutting edge research at the interface between physics and materials science is leading to new insights and new applications at an unprecedented pace.

Spanning all aspects of materials physics, including condensed matter physics, solid mechanics, photonics and optical properties, Materials Today Physics provides a high impact platform for the materials science and physics communities to share and discuss findings that are revolutionizing our understanding of materials.

Part of the Materials Today family, Materials Today Physics offers authors rigorous peer review, rapid decisions, and high visibility. The editors welcome comprehensive articles, short communications and reviews on topics including but not limited to:

  • Functional materials
  • Quantum materials
  • Electronic properties
  • Thermal properties
  • Mechanical properties
  • Surfaces and interfaces
  • Optical materials
  • Low dimensional materials
  • Materials with extreme properties
  • Plasmonics

Editorial board


  • Professor Zhifeng Ren
    University of Houston, Houston, USA

Associate Editors

  • Professor David Singh
    University of Missouri, Columbia, USA

Editorial Board

  • Professor Lidong Chen
    Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Shanghai, China
  • Professor Hui-Ming Cheng
    Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Sciences, China
  • Professor Paul Ching-Wu Chu
    University of Houston, Houston, USA
  • Professor Yuri Grin
    Max Planck Institut (MPI) für chemische Physik fester Stoffe, Dresden, Germany
  • Professor Jinsong Huang
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
  • Professor Suwan Jayasinghe
    University College London (UCL), London, UK
  • Professor Mercouri Kanatzidis
    Northwestern University, Evanston, USA
  • Professor Nicholas Kotov
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
  • Professor Chun-Sing Lee
    City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • Professor Jing-Feng Li
    Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • Professor Jun Lou
    Rice University, Houston, USA
  • Professor Antoine Maignan
    CNRS, UMS 3318, Caen, France
  • Professor Donald T. Morelli
    Michigan State University, USA
  • Professor Takao Mori
    National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba Ibaraki, Japan
  • Professor Martin Pumera
    University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Professor John Rogers
    Northwestern University, Evanston, USA
  • Professor Li Shi
    The University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • Professor G Jeffrey Snyder
    Northwestern University, Evanston, USA
  • Professor Zhigang Suo
    Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
  • Professor Xinfeng Tang
    Wuhan University of Technology, China
  • Professor Jihui Yang
    University of Washington, Seattle, USA
  • Professor Gleb Yushin
    Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
  • Professor Xian-Zheng Zhang
    Wuhan University, China
  • Professor Xiang Zhang
    University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, USA
  • Dr. Ze Zhang
    Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
  • Professor Xinbing Zhao
    Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China