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Prof. Dr. Dr. (h.c.) Sanjay Mathur

Chair of Inorganic and Materials Chemistry

Professor Sanjay Mathur is an inorganic chemist, the director of the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Cologne in Germany, and currently acting as a new Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Electroceramics. He brings broad research experience and unique skills to the journal. He is also the Founding Director of the Institute of Renewable Energy Sources at the Xian Jiao Tong University, Xian, China and a World Class University Professor at the Chonbuk University in Korea. He is a Visiting Professor in the Institute of Global Innovation Research at TUAT, Japan and a SPARC Faculty at IIT Madras, India. His research interests focus on application of nanomaterials and advanced ceramics for energy technologies and biomedical applications. He holds 11 patents and has authored/co-authored over 500 original research publications (h-index, 75) and has edited several books. He is an Academician of the World Academy of Ceramics and Fellow of the American Ceramic Society, ASM International and Materials Research Society, USA. He was awarded the Honorary Doctorate of the Vilnius University in 2016. He was elected Fellow of the European Academy of Science in 2020 and as Foreign Fellow of National Academy of Science, India in 2021. He was awarded the Woody White Award of the Materials Research Society (MRS) in 2021 and had received the Medal of the Chemical Research Society of India (2022). He is also the recipient of the Materials Frontiers Award (2022) of the International Union of Materials Research Society (IUMRS, 2022). He served as the President of the American Ceramic Society (ACerS, 2022-23), USA. He was recognized by the Orton Jr. Lecture (2022/23) of the ACerS.

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Prof. Dr. Dr. (h.c.) Sanjay Mathur
Chair of Inorganic and Materials Chemistry

Institute of Inorganic Chemistry

Greinstr. 6
Office 430
50939 Cologne

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