Joerg is Editor-in-Chief of PLOS ONE. He holds a PhD in semiconductor physics from Imperial College London, UK and completed postdoctoral work at Bell Laboratories in New Jersey, USA and the University of Marburg, Germany. In 2005 he joined Springer Nature as a manuscript editor at Nature Materials, and moved on to Nature Communications in 2012, becoming the journal’s Executive Editor in 2015. Joerg joined PLOS ONE in November 2016.
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