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Introducing Materials Horizons Editorial Board member Yoshio Bando

Yoshio Bando received a Ph.D. degree at Osaka University in 1975 and joined the National Institute for Research in Inorganic Materials (now National Institute for Materials Science, NIMS) in the same year.  He is now a Fellow of NIMS and a Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA). From 1979 to 1981, he was a visiting scientist at the Arizona State University, USA.  He served as a Professor of Tsukuba University from 1992 to 2008.  Since 2008, he has been an Adjunct Professor at Waseda University.

Yoshio Bando has received a number of awards including the 3rd Thomson Reuters Research Front Award (2012), the 16th Tsukuba Prize (2005), Academic Awards from the Japanese Ceramic Society (1997) and the Seto Award from the Japanese Society for Electron Microscopy (1994).  He is now an adjunct member of the Science Council of Japan and also a Fellow of The American Ceramic Society.  He has been selected as an ISI Highly Cited Researcher in Materials Science.

Professor Bando’s current research concentrates on the synthesis and properties of novel inorganic 1D/2D nanomaterials and their in-situ TEM analysis. His recent papers include:

Controlled synthesis of patterned W18O49 nanowire vertical-arrays and improved field emission performance by in situ plasma treatment
Fei Liu, Tongyi Guo, Zhuo Xu, Haibo Gan, Lifang Li, Jun Chen, Shaozhi Deng, Ningsheng Xu, Dmitri Golberg and Yoshio Bando
J. Mater. Chem. C, 2013, 1, 3217-3225 DOI: 10.1039/C3TC30340C

Ultrathin nanoporous Fe3O4–carbon nanosheets with enhanced supercapacitor performance
Dequan Liu, Xi Wang, Xuebin Wang, Wei Tian, Jiangwei Liu, Chunyi Zhi, Deyan He, Yoshio Bando and Dmitri Golberg
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2013, 1, 1952-1955 DOI: 10.1039/C2TA01035F

Cobalt(II,III) oxide hollow structures: fabrication, properties and applications
Xi Wang, Wei Tian, Tianyou Zhai, Chunyi Zhi, Yoshio Bando and Dmitri Golberg
J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 23310-23326 DOI: 10.1039/C2JM33940D, Feature Article

Find profiles of all the Materials Horizons Editorial Board members in our recent Editorial.

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Announcing new appointments to the Materials Horizons Advisory Board

We are delighted to announce the new appointments to the Materials Horizons Advisory Board!

Yoshio Bando
National Institute for Materials Science, Japan
Zhenan Bao
Stanford University, USA
Mischa Bonn
Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany
Jean-Luc Brédas
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Jillian Buriak
University of Alberta, Canada
Rachel Caruso
University of Melbourne, Austrailia
Jinwoo Cheon
Yonsei University, South Korea
Makoto Fujita
University of Tokyo, Japan
Jurriaan Huskens
University of Twente, Netherlands
Graham Hutchings
Cardiff University, UK
Taeghwan Hyeon
Seoul National University, South Korea
René Janssen
Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Antoine Kahn
Princeton University, USA
Richard Kaner
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Frederik Krebs
Risø DTU National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Denmark
Kian Ping Loh
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Lynn Yueh Lin Loo
Princeton University, USA
HongYee Low
Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore
Richard Martel
University of Montreal, Canada
Bert Meijer
Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Chad Mirkin
Northwestern University, USA
Catherine Murphy
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA
Markus Niederberger
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
Teri Odom
Northwestern University, USA
Marie-Paule Pileni
Pierre-and-Marie-Curie University, France
John A. Rogers
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA
Gregory D. Scholes
University of Toronto, Canada
Nava Setter
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Takao Someya
University of Tokyo, Japan
Shu Wang
Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
David Weitz
Harvard University, USA
Yi Xie
University of Science and Technology of China, China
Peidong Yang
University of California, Berkeley, USA
Jackie Ying
Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Singapore,
Shu-Hong Yu
University of Science and Technology of China, China

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Introducing Materials Horizons Editorial Board member Markus Antonietti

Markus Antonietti is the Director for Colloid Chemistry at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces and a Professor at the University of Potsdam.

He is the author of around 520 research papers and has received widespread recognition for his work in polymer chemistry. His awards include the Gerhard-Hess prize of the German Science Foundation (1990), the Goldschmidt-Elhuyar-Award of the Real Sociedad Espanola de Quimica (2003) and the Grignard-Wittig Award of the French Chemical Society (2011). In 2009, he was awarded the Gold Medal of the Macro Group UK for lifetime achievement.

Professor Antonietti is a member of the Berlin Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. He has received honorary degrees from Clarkson University in New York and the University of Stockholm. In 2011, he spent time as a Guest Professor at Zheijand University, Fuzhou University and the University of Science and Technology of China.

Professor Antonietti’s research interests are varied, extending from polymers, through porous materials, to biomimetic principles in material science. His current focus lies in questions of sustainability and the rediscovery of “simplicity” in science.

Besides being an enthusiastic scientist, Markus plays in a rock band and enjoys experimental cooking with family and friends.

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Introducing Materials Horizons Editorial Board member C.N.R. Rao

C.N.R. Rao is the National Research Professor, Honorary President and Linus Pauling Research Professor at the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research. He is also an Honorary Professor at the Indian Institute of Science. Professor Rao studied for his M.Sc. degree at Banaras University before receiving his Ph.D. from Purdue University and D.Sc. from the University of Mysore. He is the author of over 1400 research papers and 45 books.

Professor Rao has received numerous honours for his research in materials and solid state chemistry. Among the most recent are the Nikkei Asia Prize for Science, Technology and Innovation (2008), the Royal Society Royal Medal (2009) and the German Chemical Society August-Wilhelm-von-Hoffmann Medal (2010). He received the Ernesto Illy Trieste Science Prize for materials research in 2011 and was Albert Einstein Professor of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2012.

Professor Rao is the Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, immediate past President of The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS) and Member of the Atomic Energy Commission of India. He is Founder-President of both the Chemical Research Society of India and the Materials Research Society of India.

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Introducing Seth Marder, Editorial Board Chair of Materials Horizons

Seth R. Marder obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1985.  After postdoctoral research at the University of Oxford, and a National Research Council Resident Research Assoc. at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) California Institute of Technology (Caltech), he became a member of the Technical Staff at the JPL.  In 1998, he moved to the University of Arizona where he was a Professor of Chemistry and Optical Sciences.  In 2003, he joined the Georgia Institute of Technology where he is currently a Regents’ Professor of Chemistry and a Professor of Materials Science and Engineering (courtesy).  He was appointed Georgia Power Chair in Energy Efficiency in January 2010.

Dr. Marder was a founding director of the Center for Organic Photonics and Electronics and is the Co-Director of the NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) at Georgia Tech.  He is a recipient of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award, and Fellow of the Optical Society of America, Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), American Physical Society, Royal Society of Chemistry, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.  His research interests are in the development of materials for nonlinear optics, applications of organic dyes for photonic, display, electronic and medical applications, and organometallic chemistry.

Find out what Seth thinks Materials Horizons will bring to the materials community by watching this short video:

(the video can also be viewed here: http://bit.ly/Xs93JH)

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