Spotlight on Professor Katsuhiko Ariga


The first thing I noticed about our new Editorial Board Member for Advanced Materials is that Professor Ariga is very on top of his emails. I was then delighted to discover his great sense of humour…

Startups in materials science: interview with Jeffrey Carbeck

Jeffrey Carbeck

What materials discoveries had an impact on business the past 10 years? How will we do materials science startups in the future? Jeff Carbeck explains.

Startups in materials science: interview with Luc Scheres


We talk to Dr. Luc Scheres, CEO of Surfix BV, about issues with company startups, techniques in Surfix, and much more.

Startups in materials science: interview with Ben Wang


We chat to Ben Wang, founder of Svaya Nanotechnologies, about turning research into companies and the differences between Silicon Valley and academia.

Startups in materials science: interview with Jennifer Elisseeff

Jennifer Elisseeff

Scientist-entrepreneur Prof. Elisseeff from Johns Hopkins University on her latest biomedical materials venture Aegeria and translating research to business.

Interview with Orlando Auciello: Part 2


In the second part of our interview, Orlando Auciello talks about the challenges inherent in transitioning from academia to business.

Video Interview: Christopher Barner-Kowollik


We talk to Professor Christopher Barner-Kowollik, head of the Macromolecular Architectures group at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

Startups in materials science: interview with Orlando Auciello

Orlando Auciello UTDallas

The first part of our talk with Orlando Auciellot on ultrananocrystalline diamond, his startup company ADT, and treating retina detachment using UNCD.

Joseph DeSimone: liberal arts education shapes science startup founders

Joseph DeSimone

Joseph DeSimone talks to us about materials science startups and how liberal arts eduction shapes an entrepreneur.

Startups in materials: an interview with Antonio Facchetti

Antonio Facchetti portrait

An interview with Antonio Facchetti, CTO at Polyera, a startup in organic electronics, and adjunct professor at Northwestern University.