Elisa De Ranieri is the Editor-in-Chief at Nature Communications. Previously, she was the Head of Editorial Process and Data Analytics for the Nature journals, following editorial roles at Nature Energy, and Nature Nanotechnology and Nature Communications where she handled manuscripts in diverse areas of applied physics including photovoltaics, energy harvesting devices, 2D materials, electronics and spintronics. Before becoming an editor, she was a research scientist at the Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory, where her research focused on transport in ferromagnetic semiconductors. Elisa has a degree in electronic engineering from the University of Pisa, Italy, and a PhD in physics from the University of Cambridge, UK.
Elisa De Ranieri