We sincerely welcome Dr. Mario Coccia from National Research Council of Italy and Arizona State University (USA) to join to the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. He has written more than three hundred international papers in several disciplines, and he is a member of the Editorial Board of manifold international journals. Dr. Mario Coccia is in the list of World’s Top 2% Scientist, 2022-2023 by Stanford University (USA). We appreciate Dr. Mario Coccia for his participation and support.
We sincerely welcome Prof. Dr. Daniel R. Neuville from Université de Paris Cité, France, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Daniel R. Neuville is currently the senior research director at CNRS-IPGP (Institut de physique du globe de Paris). In 1992, he obtained his PhD in geochemistry (University Paris Diderot, IPGP). Since 2014, he has been head of the Geomatériaux group of IPGP. Since 2013, he has been in charge of the Master of Geochemistry, geomaterial, geobiology and environment program of Université Paris Cité. Between 1994 and 2009, he was secretary of the French Mineralogical and Cristallography Society. He has organized several international workshops and schools and convened many sessions at international meetings between materials and Earth sciences, such as EGU, Goldschmidt, IMA, AGU, GOMD. He was member of IPGP’s administrative and scientific councils, and several other councils. In 1999, he was awarded the Jean Rose Price by the French Association of Science and in 2007–2008, he was Joubin James Visiting Professor at University of Toronto. He was elected fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America in 2018 and he received the Otto Schott research award from Ernst Abbe Fund in 2022. Since 2007, he has been Editor of the Amorphous Materials issues of the American Miner- alogist; he was Guest Editor for Elements vol. 6 (2010) “Thermodynamics: the oldest branch of earth science” and vol. 16 (2020) “The redox engine of the Earth”, for Review in Mineralogy and Geochemistry vol. 78 (2014) “Spectroscopic methods in Mineralogy and Material Sciences” and vol. 87 (2022) “Geological Melts”, and for the American Geophysical Union monography “Magma Redox Geochemistry” (2021). In 2022, he was Guest Editor for a special issue of Comptes Rendus Geoscience “Glass, a ubiquitous material” and Comptes Rendus Physique From everyday glass to disordered solids In 2012, he was elected president of the French Glass Society (USTV), and re-elected in 2015, 2018, and 2023. He was the president of the European Society of Glass Science and Technology (2016–2018). He was the chair of the French committee for the International Year of Glass. Since 2013, he has been the elected chair of the TC03 Committee on the structure and properties of glass of the International Commission on Glass. He was the elected chair of the commission on Mineral Physics of the International Mineralogical Association (2014–2022). He has published more than 210 international articles, given more than 400 presentations at international con- gresses, and been invited to more than 60 conferences. We appreciate Prof. Dr. Daniel R. Neuville for his participation and support.
We sincerely welcome Prof. Vladimir Chigrinov from University of Applied Sciences Niederrhein, Germany, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Prof. Vladimir G. Chigrinov is a Professor of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology since 1999. Since 2018 he works as Professor in the School of Physics and Optoelectronics Engineering in Foshan University, Foshan, China. 2020-2024 Vice President of Fellow of Institute of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (IDSAI), Since 2021 distinguished Fellow of Institute of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. He has more than 580 publications. We appreciate Prof. Vladimir Chigrinov for his participation and support.
We sincerely welcome Dr. Narottam P. Bansal from NASA Glenn Research Center, USA, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. He is a Senior Research Scientist, NASA Glenn Research Center. His research interests are solid oxide fuel cells, thermal and environmental barrier coatings, fiber-reinforced ceramic matrix composites for high-temperature structural applications in turbine engines, nano-composites, CMAS, high-temperature superconductors, sol-gel and combustion processing, refractory glass-ceramics, kinetics of phase transformations, IR-transmitting materials, etc. He has more than 220 publications including six books, 6 invited book chapters, seven U.S. patents, and 118 peer-reviewed journal articles. He is a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society. We appreciate Dr. Narottam P. Bansal for his participation and support.
We sincerely welcome Dr. Wai-Yim Ching from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Dr. Wai-Yim Ching is a Curator’s Distinguished Professor of Physics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. He is also a group leader at the Electronic Structure Group (ESG) in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and an invited speaker on many conferences. He has more than 500 publications. His recent honours include Robert B. Sosman Award, American Ceramics Society. (2024), Fellow of the AAAS (2018) University of Missouri’s Presidential Award for Sustained Career Excellence (2017), Academician of World Academy of Ceramics (2016), Fellow of the American Physical Society (2008), the Royal Society of Chemistry (2007), the American Ceramic Society (2002). We appreciate Dr. Wai-Yim Ching for his participation and support.
We sincerely welcome Dr. Chun-Sheng Jiang from National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Dr. Chun-Sheng Jiang is a senior scientist in the Analytical Microscopy and Imaging Science group of the Materials Science Center. He has conducted pioneer nanometer-scale characterizations for photovoltaic and energy storage technologies by developing and applying scanning probe microscopy-based nanoelectrical probes such as Kelvin probe force microscopy (KPFM), scanning capacitance microscopy (SCM), and scanning spreading resistance microscopy (SSRM) etc. He has published more than 280 research articles in these fields. We appreciate Dr. Chun-Sheng Jiang for his participation and support.
We sincerely welcome Prof. Dr. Nadhir Al-Ansari from the Lulea University of Technology, Sweden, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. His research interests are mainly in Water Resources and Environment. He has held several academic administrative positions (Dean, Department Chair). He has carried out more than 60 major research projects in Iraq, Jordan and the United Kingdom and has received several scientific and educational awards. He has more than 900 publications. We appreciate Prof. Dr. Nadhir Al-Ansari for his participation and support.
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We sincerely welcome Dr. Sanjay Nimbalkar from the University of Technology Sydney, Australia, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Dr. Sanjay Nimbalkar has published a number of research papers in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. He has more than 170 publications. His scholarly articles are internationally recognized and among highly cited. He is recipient of Institution of Civil Engineer’s (ICE) 2014 Thomas Telford Premium award in the area of Ground improvement. He is also a recipient of the ‘Professor Joseph M Sussman Best Paper Prize’, Switzerland (2020). He has also received Editor's Choice Award for the best paper in International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering in 2020. He has received Best Reviewer of the year 2022 (from EBM) Award - 2nd Prize and Reviewer of the year 2017 (non EBM) Award, in recognition to outstanding contributions to the Indian Geotechnical Journal. Additionally, Dr. Nimbalkar has been the recipient of several Publons Peer Review Awards, highlighting his outstanding number of reviews. Recently, he was presented with the 2023 Outstanding Associate Editor award in recognition of his exceptional contributions to the Transportation and Transit Systems section of Frontiers in Built Environment in 2022. Furthermore, Dr. Nimbalkar holds adjunct faculty positions at two prestigious Indian Institutes, namely IIT Bombay and IIT Madras, as well as East China Jiaotong University in China. We appreciate Dr. Sanjay Nimbalkar for his participation and support.
We sincerely welcome Prof. Dr. Ilaria Cacciotti from the University of Niccolò Cusano Studies, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Prof. Dr. Ilaria Cacciotti is a Full Professor of Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering and Materials Science & Technology at the University of Rome "Niccolò Cusano", with consolidated expertise in the synthesis and characterization of (bio)materials and eco-sustainable systems for biomedical, food and environmental applications. She is expert in the production of bioceramic, biopolymer and biocomposite fibers by electrospinning, spheres and capsules for drug delivery and cell encapsulation, protective/antifouling/photocatalytic coatings, scaffolds for tissue engineering/regenerative medicine, compostable films/fibers for food packaging, devices for biomedical applications by additive manufacturing. She has more than 150 publications in international peer reviewed journals, more than 190 conference proceedings, 8 patents and 10 book chapters. We appreciate Prof. Dr. Ilaria Cacciotti for her participation and support.