The Physical Review Applied : An Insider’s Look

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B1 L2 Room 2202
Prof. Badreddine M. Assouar, Institut Jean Lamour, University of Lorraine


The idea behind this presentation is to give to the potential contributors/authors a general view about the Physical Review Family of Journals, and more specifically about Physical Review Applied journal. I first will talk on the different APS journals, their scopes, manuscript preparation and the peer-review process. Second, I will provide some specific details and information about Physical Review Applied journal, as well and some statistics. Finally, an open discussion will be organized to answer the questions of the audience.


Badreddine Assouar received his PhD degree in Materials Physics from Nancy University in France in 2001. In 2002, he became a Research Scientist at the “Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)” in France. He obtained his habilitation to supervise research (HDR) in 2007 and became a Research Professor. In 2010, he joined Georgia Institute of Technology in USA as visiting Professor, where he spent 2 years. Since 2012, he leads the “Acoustics Metamaterials and Phononics” group at the University of Lorraine, where he is developing researches on acoustic/elastic metamaterials, metasurfaces and phononics. B. Assouar is Associate Editor of Phys. Rev. Applied and “JASA”. He is also an expert scientist with the National Science Foundation (NSF-USA) and European Commission. He is author or co-author of more than 100 international peer reviewed publications. His research interests are in the areas of acoustic and elastic metamaterials, metasurfaces, phononics and wave physics.

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