The 2020 Robert W. Cahn Prize

The Journal of Materials Science is proud to announce the winner of the 2020 Cahn Prize: 

“Highly stretchable, breathable and negative resistance variation textile strain sensor with excellent mechanical stability for wearable electronics"

By Kai Zhao, Wenbin Niu, and Shufen Zhang

For the full announcement, and a message from our Editor-in-Chief, please click here.

The Cahn Prize has been named in honor of the Journal’s founding editor, the late Professor Robert Wolfgang Cahn.

Each month the Editors select a paper published in that month’s issues via a rigorous nomination and voting procedure. The winning paper is selected from the twelve finalists by a separate panel of distinguished materials scientists. 

The authors of the winning paper receive an award of $5,000.

For 2020's finalists and more information, click here!