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Nano Energy publishes original experimental and theoretical research on all aspects of energy-related research which utilizes nanomaterials and nanotechnology. Manuscripts of four types are considered: review articles which inform readers of the latest research and advances in energy science; rapid communications which feature exciting research breakthroughs in the field; full-length articles which report comprehensive research developments; and news and opinions which comment on topical issues or express views on the developments in related fields.

The editors welcome contributions on a variety of topics such as:

  • Batteries
  • Fuel Cells
  • Hydrogen generation and storage
  • Light emitting diodes
  • Optoelectronic devices for efficient energy usage
  • Photovoltaics
  • Piezoelectric nanogenerators
  • Policy and perspectives in energy
  • Self-powered nanodevices/nanosystems
  • Supercapacitors
  • Thermoelectrics

Editorial board


  • Professor Zhong Lin Wang
    Georgia Institute of Technology School of Materials Science and Engineering, United States

Associate Editors

  • Dr. Khalil Amine
    Argonne National Laboratory, United States
  • Dr. Xia Cao
    Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Dr. Liming Dai
  • Professor Chenguo Hu
    Chongqing University, China
  • Professor Sang-Woo Kim
    Sungkyunkwan University School of Advanced Materials Science and Engineering, The Republic of Korea
  • Dr. Jun Liu
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, United States
  • Professor Sanjay Mathur
    University of Cologne, Germany
  • Professor Alberto Vomiero
    Lulea University of Technology, Sweden

Editorial Board

  • Dr. Gabriel Abadal Berini
    Autonomous University of Barcelona Nano-optoelectromechanical Systems for Energy Laboratory, Spain
  • Professor Takeshi Abe
    Department of Energy and Hydrocarbon Chemistry Kyoto University, Japan
  • Professor Yoshio Bando PhD
    National Institute for Materials Science, Japan
  • Professor Xinhe Bao
    University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, China
  • Professor Flemming Besenbacher
    Aarhus University Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center, Denmark
  • Dr. Guozhong Cao
    University of Washington Department of Materials Science and Engineering, United States
  • Dr. Gang Chen
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Solid State Solar Thermal Energy Conversion (S3TEC), United States
  • Professor Lih-Juann Chen
    National Tsing-Hua University Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Taiwan
  • Dr. Li-Jen Chou
    National Tsing-Hua University Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Taiwan
  • Dr. Yi Cui
    Stanford University, Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering, United States
  • Professor Stephen Forrest
    University of Michigan Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, United States
  • Professor Luca Gammaitoni
    University of Perugia Department of Physics and Geology, Italy
  • Professor Yury Gogotsi
    Drexel University Department of Materials Science and Engineering, United States
  • Dr. Anders Hagfeldt
    Federal Polytechnic School of Lausanne Laboratory of Photomolecular Science, Switzerland
  • Professor Charles Lieber
    Harvard University Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, United States
  • Dr. Chain Tsuan Liu
    City University of Hong Kong Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, Hong Kong
  • Dr. Meilin Liu
    Georgia Institute of Technology School of Materials Science and Engineering, United States
  • Dr. Hongjie Luo
    Shanghai Institute of Ceramics Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Prof. Dr. William Milne
    University of Cambridge Department of Engineering, United Kingdom
  • Dr. Arthur Nozik
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory, United States
  • Professor Richard Palmer
    University of Birmingham School of Physics and Astronomy, United Kingdom
  • Professor Chintamani N. R. Rao
    Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research CSIR Centre of Excellence in Chemistry, India
  • Professor Robert Ritchie
    University of California Berkeley Department of Materials Science and Engineering, United States
  • Dr. Carsten Ronning
    Friedrich Schiller University Jena Institute for Solid State Physics, Germany
  • Dr. Ching Ping Wong
    Chinese University of Hong Kong Faculty of Engineering, Hong Kong
  • Professor Yang Yang
    University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, United States
  • Professor Jackie Yi-Ru Ying
    NanoBio Lab, Singapore
  • Dr. Shengbai Zhang
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Department of Physics Applied Physics and Astronomy, United States
  • Dr. Ze Zhang
    Zhejiang University School of Materials Science and Engineering, China