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Meet the Editorial Team
F.N. CASTELLANO, Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Castellano is the Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Chair in the Department of Chemistry at North Carolina State University (NC State). Formerly the Director of the Center for Photochemical Sciences while he was a Professor at Bowling Green State University, he moved his research program to NC State in 2013. He earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Johns Hopkins University in 1996 and held a NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) since 2015, Dr. Castellano earned the I-APS Award in Photochemistry in 2019.

His current research focuses on metal-organic chromophore photophysics and energy transfer, photochemical upconversion phenomena, solar fuels photocatalysis, energy transduction at semiconductor/molecular interfaces, photoredox catalysis, and excited state electron transfer processes.

LUIGI LONGOBARDI, Executive Editor

Luigi is a physicist by training, an editor at heart, and can bake an amazing loaf of sourdough bread. Before joining AIP Publishing, Luigi spent six years at the American Physical Society where he was the Assistant Editorial Director and where he worked on Physical Review B and Physical Review X and launched Physical Review Fluids and Physical Review Materials. Luigi received a Ph.D. in physics from Stony Brook University and was subsequently a Marie Curie Researcher in Napoli and then a Research Associate at Dartmouth College.

AMANDA SULICZ, Associate Editor

Meticulous care and patience are key attributes of a good associate editor, and Amanda Sulicz is an example of both. In addition to overseeing the management of CPR, she is responsible for the diligent care of two very active Guinea Pigs, creatively named after U.S. Presidents with fashionable facial hair. She also enjoys swimming and playing water polo.

Amanda joins AIP Publishing from the University of Texas in San Antonio where she was a Postdoctoral Researcher for the past two years. Prior to that she was a Research Assistant at Case Western Reserve University where she received her PhD in Chemistry in 2017.

Review Editors

Hye Ryung Byon
KAIST, Department of Chemistry

Xiaosong Li
University of Washington Department of Chemistry

Nobuhiro Yanai
Kyushu University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Amanda Morris
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) Department of Chemistry

Laura Herz
University of Oxford Department of Physics

Curtis P. Berlinguette
University of British Columbia Department of Chemistry/Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering

Leif Hammarström
Uppsala University Department of Chemistry

Ferdinand Grozema
TU Delft, Department of Chemical Engineering

Editorial Advisory Board

Thuc-Quyen Nguyen
University of California Santa Barbara Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Kenan Gundogdu
NC State University Department of Physics

Minhaeng Cho
Korea University IBC Center for Molecular Spectroscopy and Dynamics

Dongho Kim
Yonsei University Department of Chemistry

Natalie Stingelin
Georgia Institute of Technology Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Keith Gordon
University of Otago Department of Chemistry

Rosa Tamara Branca
UNC Chapel Hill Department of Physics and Astronomy

Dirk Guldi
FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy

Kelly Gaffney
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Photon Science Directorate

Ekaterina Pomerantseva
Drexel University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

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