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Managing Editor

Susan Curtis - Managing Editor

Susan Curtis has edited and published a number of leading scientific magazines and websites since joining IOP Publishing in 1994. She has a degree in physics from the University of Surrey and postgraduate research experience with BP.


Alex Wotherspoon - Publisher

Alex Wotherspoon is publisher of and its sister journal Nanotechnology. Before joining IOP he worked on a postdoctoral research project within the Nanoscience group at the University of Bristol. He has an MSc and BSc from the University of York.


Online Editor

Anna Demming - Editor

Anna Demming is online editor of and publishing editor for the sister journal Nanotechnology. Before joining IOP Publishing she worked in STM publishing in Tokyo and has been a contributor for a number of titles in the physical sciences. She has an MSci from University College London and a PhD from King’s College London, UK.

Lab Talk Editor

Maggie Simmons - Lab Talk Editor

Maggie Simmons is a publishing editor for Nanotechnology and manages the Lab Talk programme across the journal and

Production Editor

Louise Unwin - Production Editor

Louise Unwin is a production editor at IOP Publishing and joined the nanotechweb team in 2007. In addition to her contributions to the website Louise also works for numerous magazines and newsletters at IOP Publishing. Prior to joining the company she gained a BSC in Zoology from Bristol University, UK.

Contributing editor

Belle Dumé is a freelance science and technology journalist based in Paris, France.


Senior Marketing Executive

Zoe Anderson - Senior Marketing Executive

Zoe Anderson is responsible for the planning and coordination of all marketing activities for and many other titles at IOP Publishing.

Advertising sales

Commercial Operations Manager

Edward Jost - Commercial Operations Manager

Edward Jost is responsible for advertising sales and business development on and the journal Nanotechnology, and across all sales territories. He has a degree in politics from the University of the West of England.

Group Advertising Manager

Chris Thomas - Group advertising manager

Chris Thomas manages advertising sales for and Nanotechnology. He has considerable business-to-academia and business-to-business sales and contract-management experience across a range of magazines and websites and is in his second spell at IOP Publishing. He has a degree in French and European Studies from the University of Keele.

Sales Administrator

Ben Mealing - Sales Administrator

Ben Mealing provides sales support for