Editorial Board

32 Editors in 8 Countries/Region

China (15)
USA (9)
Australia (2)
South Korea (2)
Singapore (1)
Japan (1)
Germany (1)
Canada (1)


YongAn Huang


School of Mechanical Science & Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China.

Research Interests: Flexible electronics; Printed electronics; Electronic skin; Inkjet printing; Laser fabrication


Laser-induced direct graphene patterning: from formation mechanism to flexible applications

Associate Editors

Jun Chen

Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Research Interests: Soft matter; Condensed matter physics; Soft bioelectronics; Smart textiles; Body area networks; Personalized healthcare; Energy and sustainability

Guoying Gu

School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: Soft robotics; Wearable intelligent systems; Smart materials actuators, sensors and motion control; Machine learning and 3D printing.


Restoring finger-specific tactile sensations with a sensory soft neuroprosthetic hand through electrotactile stimulation

Junwei Gu

School of chemistry and chemical engineering, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China.

Research Interests: Thermally conductive polymer-based composites; Fiber-reinforced wave-transparent polymer-based composites; Electromagnetic interference shielding polymer-based composites.

Liqiang Mai

School of Materials Science and Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China.

Research Interests: Nanowire materials and devices for energy storage; Solid-state batteries and electrocatalysis; Micro/nano energy devices

Founding Editor-in-Chief

Zhifeng Ren

Department of Physics and Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston (TcSUH), University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA.

Research Interests: Flexible transparent electrodes; High performance thermoelectric materials; Catalysts for water splitting

Founding Editors

Chuanfei Guo

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.

Research Interests: Electronic-skins; Body-comformal/flexible electronics; Abnormal micro-nano fabrication technology


Flexible, high-strength, and porous nano-nano composites based on bacterial cellulose for wearable electronics: a review

PEDOT:PSS-based intrinsically soft and stretchable bioelectronics

Cunjiang Yu

Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Department of Biomedical Engineering, and Materials Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA.

Research Interests: Soft sensors and electronics; Thin film organic and inorganic electronics; Biomedical sensors and electronics; Soft robotics


Wearable electronics for skin wound monitoring and healing

Editorial Board Members

Renkun Chen

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA.

Research Interests: Thermoelectric materials and devices; Micro and nano-scale heat transfer; Phase change heat transfer; Nanoscalle energy conversion and storage

Wei Chen

Department of Physics, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, USA.

Research Interests: Nanotechnology; nanomaterials; luminescence; cancer nanotechnology; photodynamic therapy


Some synergetic therapy strategies for overcoming hypoxia for photodynamic therapy of cancer

Tuning Ag+ and Mn2+ doping in ZnS:Ag,Mn embedded polymers for flexible white light emitting films

Special Issue:

The Role of Nanotechnology in Cancer: Current Status and Challenges

Xiaodong Chen

School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore.

Research Interests: Soft materials; Flexible electronics


Electronic skins with multimodal sensing and perception

Zhigang Chen

School of Chemistry and Physics, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

Research Interests: Thermoelectric materials and devices; Topological Insulators; Compound Semiconductors; Functional Materials; Nanotechnology; Compound Semiconductors; Nanotechnology; Functional Materials


Advances in printing techniques for thermoelectric materials and devices

Special Issue:

Advanced Flexible Thermoelectric Materials and Devices

Nicholas X. Fang

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

Research Interests: Engineered optical; Acoustic metamaterials

Wei Hong

Department of Mechanics and Aerospace Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.

Research Interests: Dielectric materials; Fracture mechanics; Hydrogel; Materials science; Soft matter; Solid mechanics

Dae-Hyeong Kim

School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.

Research Interests: Soft electronics

Special Issue:

Flexible and Stretchable Electronics Based on Nanotechnology

Ziqi Liang

Department of Materials Science, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Research Interests: Organic/perovskite semiconductors based opto-thermoelectronics

Junming Liu

School of Physics, Nanjing University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China.

Research Interests: Ferroelectrics/multiferroics; Multifunctional materials; Computational materials


Simultaneously enhancing moisture and mechanical stability of flexible perovskite solar cells via a polyimide interfacial layer

Takao Mori

International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan.

Research Interests: Nanomaterials and Nanobiology; Thermal Conductivity; Thermoelectrics


A hierarchical design for thermoelectric hybrid materials: Bi2Te3 particles covered by partial Au skins enhance thermoelectric performance in sticky thermoelectric materials

Kornelius Nielsch

Institute for Metallic Materials, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany.

Research Interests: Thermoelectric nanowires; Nanograined bulk materials and devices; Synthesis of 3D nanostructures

Mehmet Ozturk

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, NC State University, Raleigh, NC, USA.

Research Interests: Flexible thermoelectric devices

Caofeng Pan

Institute of Atomic Manufacturing, Beihang University, Beijing, China.

Research Interests: Smart materials & sensors; Flexible electronics; Wearable electronics

Damiano Pasini

Department of Mechanical Engineering, McGill University, Quebec, Canada.

Research Interests: Soft mechanical metamaterials; Soft robotics; Kirigami; Origami; Morphing metamaterials; Multistability in soft matter; Multiphysics; Multiscale mechanics.

John A. Rogers

Departments of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA.

Research Interests: Soft materials for conformal electronics; Nanophotonic structures; Microfluidic devices

Young Min Song

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Gwangju, Korea.


Recent progress in thermal management for flexible/wearable devices

Special Issue:

Flexible and Stretchable Electronics Based on Nanotechnology

Da-Wei Wang

School of Chemical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Research Interests: Nanomaterials, Functional Materials, Physical Chemistry of Materials, Electrochemistry, Energy Generation, Conversion and Storage Engineering


Ultrasonication-assisted fabrication of porous ZnO@C nanoplates for lithium-ion batteries

Zhigang Wu

School of Optical and Electronic Information, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China.

Research Interests: Bionic Microrobot; Soft robot; Soft intelligent Sensing; Soft base material advanced manufacturing

Special Issue:

Papers from iCANX Summit 2022

Xinge YU

Department of Biomedical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

Research Interests: Skin-integrated electronics; Haptic interfaces; Bio-integrated electronics; human-machine interfaces; Biomedical engineering


Liquid metal-based strain-sensing glove for human-machine interaction

Recent advances of sweat sampling, sensing, energy-harvesting and data-display toward flexible sweat electronics

Special Issue:

Skin Electronics for Intelligent Healthcare Monitoring

Yihui Zhang

Department of Engineering Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

Research Interests: Mechanically-guided 3D assembly; Unusual soft materials; Stretchable and flexible electronics; Mechanics of smart materials and structures


Recent advances in the design, fabrication, actuation mechanisms and applications of liquid crystal elastomers

Special Issue:

Flexible and Stretchable Electronics Based on Nanotechnology

Yu Shrike Zhang

Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

Research Interests: 3D bioprinting; Organs-on-chips; Microfluidics; Bioanalysis

Li-Dong Zhao

School of Materials Science and Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing, China.

Research Interests: Thermoelectric energy materials; Superconducting materials

Ruike Zhao

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA.

Research Interests: Soft materials; Soft robotics; Biomechanics; Bioengineering

Chunyi Zhi

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

Research Interests: Wearable energy storage devices; Aqueous electrolyte battery

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