Introducing the new Editor-in-Chief of PeerJ Materials Science – Professor Junkuo Gao

by | Oct 17, 2022 | Announcement, Chemistry, Company News, Editor-in-Chief, Meet the Editor

We are excited to announce the appointment of Junkuo Gao as Editor-in-Chief of PeerJ Materials Science. Junkuo, who is Professor at Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, will work with the journal’s Editorial Board, as well as the PeerJ team, to ensure that PeerJ Materials Science is meeting the needs of the community.

You can find out more about Junkuo’s aims for PeerJ Materials Science in this interview:

Junkuo obtained his PhD at Zhejiang University, China in 2010. Then, he worked at Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) and Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) as a postdoctoral researcher. In 2013, he joined the School of Materials Science and Engineering at Zhejiang Sci-Tech University as Distinguished Professor of Zhejiang Province, Director of the Institute of New Energy Fiber Materials. His research interest is metal-organic framework based nanomaterials for clean energy and green chemistry applications. 

Free publishing in PeerJ Materials Science this November!

We will be waiving the Article Processing Charge for accepted articles that are submitted to PeerJ Materials Science in November this year, in celebration of Junkuo’s appointment as Editor-in-Chief.

About PeerJ Materials Science

PeerJ Materials Science  is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal, publishing materials science research articles, method development articles, and literature reviews. We evaluate submissions based only on an objective determination of scientific and methodological soundness, with an emphasis on research integrity. We encourage open peer review, for complete transparency in the review process. 

Accepting Applications to become Editor-in-Chief of PeerJ Inorganic Chemistry

If you’d like to make a difference to open science and drive the development of PeerJ Inorganic Chemistry, please apply today. To apply, please send your CV and any additional information you feel supports your application to If you’d like to chat about the role before applying please drop us an email to set up a call.


Free Publishing – Terms & Conditions

The waiver is only for the APC and applies only to new submissions to PeerJ Materials Science made in November 2022; other charges may still apply (e.g. for articles longer than 40 typeset pages); author services (copy-editing, video and graphical abstracts) are not included. Submissions that are started but not fully submitted, and manuscripts submitted outside of this period, are not eligible. Submissions must be in scope for PeerJ Materials Science. The APC waiver cannot be transferred to any other journal.


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