© Penelope Lewis
Penelope A Lewis, Ph.D., is responsible for the strategic growth of AIP Publishing’s diverse portfolio of highly respected journals, books, and other products aimed at advancing the global physical science community. Prior to joining AIP Publishing in February 2021, Penelope held senior-level roles at the American Chemical Society Publications Division, including Editorial Director and Chief Scientist, Strategic Planning & Analysis. Penelope combines her experience in scholarly publishing with a deep appreciation of the scientific research landscape. She obtained a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from The Pennsylvania State University and performed postdoctoral research at Columbia University, where she studied nanotechnology and surface science. She is active within the scholarly publishing industry, including serving on the Crossref Board of Directors, the Association of American Publishers Professional & Scholarly Publishing Executive Council, and as the 2020 Chair of Society Day sponsored by the International Association of Scientific, Technical, and Medical Publishers.