About the Editors


Huang Wei, PhD
Nanjing Tech University
Deputy President, Northwestern Polytechnical University
Xi'an, China

Huang Wei is an academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Deputy President of Northwestern Polytechnical University. His current research interests include organic/plastic/flexible electronics, bioelectronics, nanomaterial, nanoelectronics and polymer chemistry.

Ravinder Dahiya headshotRavinder Dahiya, PhD
Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Northeastern University
Boston, MA, USA

Ravinder Dahiya is Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University, Boston, USA. His group (Bendable Electronics and Sustainable Technologies (BEST)) conducts research in flexible printed electronics, electronic skin, and their applications in robotics, prosthetics, wearables, and interactive systems. He has authored or co-authored more than 500 publications, books and submitted/granted patents and disclosures. He has led or contributed to many international projects. 

Deputy Editor

Jianpu Wang, PhD
Executive Deputy Director of Institute of Advanced Materials
Nanjing Tech University
Nanjing, China

Jianpu is a Professor at Nanjing Tech University. His research interests are novel semiconductor-based devices and device physics, aiming for display, lighting and energy applications. Prior to joining Nanjing Tech University, he investigated organic semiconductor/inorganic nano-crystal devices at the Cavendish Laboratory. He also worked at Samsung Electronics in South Korea, developing OLED displays by using ink-jet printing technology.

Managing Editor

Ronghua Guo headshotRonghua Guo, PhD

Ronghua obtained her PhD degree in Geology from Nanjing University in 2021. During her PhD, she focused on the sedimentary provenance analysis with different detrital heavy minerals from modern river sands in the South Tibetan Plateau. She joined Springer Nature as an Editorial Submission Advisor in October 2021 and now serves as a Managing Editor for 4 titles in the npj Series. She is now based in the Springer Nature Nanjing office.

Associate Editors

Paul Burn, PhD
Head, co-director Centre of Organic Photonics & Electronics (COPE)
University of Queensland
St. Lucia, Australia

Paul Burn is a Professor of Chemistry and Head of the Centre of Organic Photonics and Electronics at the University of Queensland. His research focuses on the development of organic optoelectronic materials, and their characterization and application in technologies, such as organic light-emitting diodes, solar cells, transistors, photodiodes and sensors.

Alex Chortos, PhD
Professor, Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN, USA


Dr. Alex Chortos is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. His research interests focus on the design of materials and fabrication methods to create devices that can match the mechanical properties and 3D form factors of biological systems to enable bio-integrated systems. He has worked on artificial muscles, and bio-inspired sensors and transistors designed to integrate with biological systems.

Wei Gao, PhD
Professor of Medical Engineering
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, USA


Wei Gao is an Assistant Professor of Medical Engineering, Ronald and JoAnne Willens Scholar, and Heritage Medical Research Institute Investigator in the Division of Engineering and Applied Science at the California Institute of Technology. His research interests include wearable devices, biosensors, flexible electronics, micro/nanorobotics, and personalized medicine.

Yonggang Huang, PhD
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
Northwestern University

Yonggang Huang is the Walter P. Murphy Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering at Northwestern University and a member of the United States National Academy of Engineering. His research interests include mechanics and thermal analysis of stretchable and flexible electronics.

Luigi Occhipinti, PhD
Director of Research, Department of Engineering,University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK

As Director of Research in Smart Electronics, Biosystems and AI, I am a Principal Investigator, head of the OcchipintiGroup, within the Electrical Engineering Division at the University of Cambridge. I serve also as Director of Facilities of the Electrical Engineering, the Nanoscience and the Cambridge Graphene Centres. My research interests include smart sensors and heterogeneous system integration, wearable electronics, stretchable electronics, bio-systems and bio-electronics, machine learning and explainable AI, sensor fusion and human body digital twins. I am also interested in advanced materials, including 2D materials, quantum dots, sustainable, biocompatible and biodegradable substrates.

Jian Pei, PhD
Prof.College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering
Peking University
Beijing, China

Dr. Pei received his undergraduate degree in 1989 and his Ph.D. degree from Peking University in 1995. After completing his postdoctoral work at the National University of Singapore from 1995–1997, he joined in Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore. In 1998, he moved to Institute of Polymer and Organic Solids, University of California at Santa Barbra. In 2001, he joined in Peking University. Dr Pei's research work focuses on the development of organic semiconducting materials for application in optoelectrinics.

Founding & Chief Advisory Editor

Donal Bradley, PhD
Executive Director, NEOM Education, Research, and Innovation Foundation 
Vice President for Research and Innovation, NEOMU
Oxford, United Kingdom

Donal Bradley leads the Education, Research and Innovation Foundation, building a research and innovation ecosystem at NEOM. He is also helping to establish NEOM U as its founding Vice President for Research and Innovation. Donal's research interests focus on soluble semiconductors, encompassing fundamental studies on low-temperature/solution processed semiconductors and their application in a range of fields including energy efficient displays and lighting, solar panels and photonics.

Editorial Board Members

Mats R. Andersson, PhD
College of Science and Engineering, Flinders University
Adelaide, Australia 

Thomas Anthopoulos, PhD
Material Science and Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology
Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

Natalie R Banerji, PhD
Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmacy, University of Bern
Bern, Switzerland

Zhenan Bao, PhD
Chemical Engineering and Material Science and Engineering, Stanford University California, United States

Christoph Brabec, PhD
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Erlangen, Germany

Zheng Cui, PhD
Suzhou Institute of Nano-Tech and Nano-Bionics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Jiangsu, China

XiangFeng Duan, PhD
Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Los Angeles
California, United States

Ying Fang, PhD
National Center for Nanoscience and Technology
Beijing, China

Roberto B. Faria, PhD
Inorganic Chemistry Department, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Xue Feng, PhD
Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

Anders Hagfeldt, PhD
Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Lausanne, Switzerland

Olle Inganäs, PhD
Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, Linköping University
Linköping, Sweden

Yizheng Jin, PhD
Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China

Dae-Hyeong Kim, PhD
School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University
Seoul, South Korea

Youngkyoo Kim, PhD
Applied Chemistry, College of Engineering, Kyungpook National University
Daegu, South Korea

Hagen Klauk, PhD
Organic Electronics, Max Planck Institut für Festkörperforschung
Stuttgart, Germany

Desheng Kong, PhD
Nanjing University
Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

Nikos Kopidakis, PhD
School of Engineering, Macquarie University
Sydney, Australia

Ajay Giri Prakash Kottapalli, PhD
Department of Bioinspired MEMS and Biomedical Devices, Engineering and Technology Institute Groningen (ENTEG), Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Groningen 

Kwanghee Lee, PhD
Research Institute for Solar and Sustainable Energies, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology
Gwangju, South Korea

Yinji Ma, PhD
School of Aerospace Engineering, Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

John Rogers, PhD
Center on Bio-Integrated Electronics, Northwestern University
Illinois, United States

Paul Shaw, PhD
School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland
Queensland, Australia

Herbert Shea, PhD
Soft Transducers Laboratory, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Lausanne, Switzerland

Takao Someya, PhD
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan

Jizhou Song, PhD
School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Zhejiang University
Zhejiang, China

Natalie Stingelin, PhD
School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia, United States

Jan Vanfleteren, PhD
Centre for Microsystems Technology, University of Gent
Gent, Belgium

Jianliang Xiao, PhD
Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States

Yihui Zhang, PhD
School of Aerospace Engineering, Tsinghua University
Beijing, China

Zijan Zheng, PhD
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong, China

Chunyi Zhi, PhD
City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China


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