Applied Materials Today is a multi-disciplinary, rapid-publication journal focused on cutting edge applications of novel materials.

New materials discoveries have led to exciting fundamental breakthroughs. Materials research is now moving towards the translation of these scientific properties and principles to applied technologies. Applied Materials Today covers all aspects of materials application, spanning chemistry, physics, engineering, and biology: publishing high impact articles on novel electronic, optical, mechanical, and energy devices, as well as medicine, the environment and the impact on society.

Applied Materials Today 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:

  • Two dimensional materials
  • Wearable electronics
  • 3D printing/Additive manufacturing
  • Materials for energy
  • Functional materials
  • Materials synthesis
  • Nanomaterials and nanotechnology
  • Biomaterials and nanomedicine
  • Ramifications on society
  • Health and environmental impact
  • Research commercialization
  • Fundamental principles with a view to specific applications

Editorial board


  • M. Pumera
    University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, Czech Republic

Associate Editor

  • C. Wu
    Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Shanghai, China

Editorial Board Members

  • K. Ariga
    National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Ibaraki, Japan
  • Z. Bao
    Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
  • T. Bender
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • X. Cao
    University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing, China
  • H.M. Cheng
    Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Sciences, China
  • N. Cho
    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore
  • S. Cohen
    University of California at San Diego (UCSD), La Jolla, California, USA
  • S. Eigler
    Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • A. Escarpa
    Universidad de Alcalá, Alcalá de Henares, Spain
  • A. Facchetti
    Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
  • L. Gang
    Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering, Zhejiang, China
  • A. Hirsch
    Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany
  • J.X. Huang
    Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
  • H. Imahori
    Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
  • K. Kalantar-zadeh
    RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • L. Kian Ping
    National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge, Singapore
  • K. Kostarelos
    University of Manchester, Manchester, England, UK
  • C. S. Lee
    City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • Y.H. Lee
    Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), Suwon, The Republic of Korea
  • X.-Y. Ling
    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore
  • J. Lou
    Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA
  • H. Luo
    New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
  • A. D. Mohite
    Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA
  • P. Neuzil
    Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China
  • S. Pané i Vidal
    ETH Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
  • H. Peng
    Peking University, Beijing, China
  • J.A. Rogers
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA
  • E. Saiz Gutierrez
    Imperial College London, London, UK
  • M. Terrones
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
  • J. Wang
    University of California at San Diego (UCSD), La Jolla, San Diego, California, USA
  • A.S. Weiss
    The University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • J. Yuan
    Stockholms Universitet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • G. Yushin
    Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • R. Zboril
    Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • H. Zhang
    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore
  • X. Zhang
    Wuhan University, China
  • Z. Zhang
    Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China