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Jian Shi Appointed Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Physics

Jian Shi Appointed Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Physics



By Torie Wells

June 29, 2020

Jian Shi, an associate professor of materials science and engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, was recently appointed as an associate editor of the Journal of Applied Physics. The influential international journal publishes significant experimental and theoretical results from applied physics research including ferroelectrics, photonics, physics of devices and sensors, and physics of semiconductors, among other topics.


Prior to this appointment, Shi was an Early Career Member on the editorial advisory board of the Journal of Applied Physics.


Shi’s research focuses on materials for electronics and photonics, adaptive materials and devices, and materials for energy transformation. The potential impacts of his research include providing fundamental physical understanding and inspiring novel materials and processing solutions, and device concepts for novel computing — neuromorphic computing, for instance — sensing and energy harvesting.


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