Prof. Sang-Wook Cheong

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Sang-Wook Cheong became a distinguished professor at Rutgers in 2001, and in 2005 became the founding director of the Rutgers Center for Emergent Materials (RCEM). In 2011 he was appointed Board of Governor Professor at Rutgers.

Among other prizes, he was listed as the 13th most cited physicist for the previous decade in 2003. In 2014, he was listed among “The Most Influential Scientific Minds: 2014” by Thomson-Reuters. He served as a Divisional Associated Editor for Physical Review Letters for 2008-2011, and is currently serving as an Editor of Chief for npj Quantum Materials.

Cheong’s research activities focus on studies of mesoscopic self-organization in solids, including the nanoscale charge stripe formation, mesoscopic electronic phase separation in mixed-valent transition metal oxides, and the formation of topological vortex domains in improper ferroelectrics.

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