Applied Materials Today welcomes Prof Martin Pumera

Elsevier and Materials Today are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Martin Pumera (Nanyang Technological University) as the new Editor-in-Chief of Applied Materials Today.

Prof. Martin Pumera has been a tenured Associate Professor at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore since 2010. He received his PhD at Charles University, Czech Republic, in 2001. After two postdoctoral stays (in the USA and Spain), he joined the National Institute for Materials Science, Japan, in 2006 for a tenure-track arrangement and stayed there until Spring 2008 when he accepted a tenured position at NIMS. In 2009, Prof. Pumera received a ERC-StG award.

Prof. Pumera has broad interests in nanomaterials and microsystems, in the specific areas of electrochemistry and synthetic chemistry of carbon nanomaterials, nanotoxicity, micro and nanomachines and 3D printing. He has published over 400 articles, which received over 15,000 citations (h-index of 56).

A sister title to the flagship Materials Today journal, Applied Materials Today is a multi-disciplinary, rapid-publication journal focused on cutting edge applications of novel materials. The journal offers authors rigorous peer review, rapid decisions, and high visibility. Prof Pumera joins Associate Editor Prof Chengtie Wu (Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) in leading the title; the Editors welcome comprehensive articles and short communications on all topics relevant to applied materials science.

Please join us in welcoming Prof Pumera to the title.