Professor Ce-Wen Nan
Professor Ce-Wen Nan

I am very pleased to announce the addition of Professor Ce-wen Nan as a new Editor for the Acta Journals.  Prof. Nan will have a joint appointment between Acta Materialia and Scripta Materialia.

Ce-Wen Nan is a Professor of Materials Science in the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Before joining the faculty of Tsinghua in 1999, he worked at Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China, since 1985. He served as the President of the International Ceramics Federation (ICF) in 2012-2014, as Chair of the Asian Electroceramics Association in 2008-2012, and Vice-President of the Chinese Ceramic Society in 2011-2021. He was elected to the Chinese Academy of Science in 2011 and the Third-World Academy of Science (TWAS) in 2012. 

His recent research focuses on functional materials, including multiferroic magnetoelectric materials, thermoelectric oxides, functional polymer-based composites, and solid state electrolytes. He has published over 600 archival papers based on his research, and holds over 40 Chinese patents and 1 US patent.

Professor Nan was brought on board through a successful search for an editor with a strong reputation in a growing area for Acta and Scripta Materialia, and to assist the editorial team in addressing the evolving needs of our journals.  We feel very fortunate to be welcoming him to the Acta Journals’ editorial boards.-

-Christopher A. Schuh, Coordinating Editor, The Acta Journals