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Jermey Matthews

Acquisitions Editor

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Jermey Matthews, Acquisitions Editor

Jermey recently joined the MIT Press after working for nine years as a science writer and the book reviews editor for Physics Today, the internationally circulated magazine published by the American Institute of Physics. Prior to that, he worked as a postdoctoral associate at Howard University in Washington, DC, where he conducted materials science and environmental engineering research. He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a master’s and PhD degree in chemical engineering. Jermey will bring his experiences and connections to bear in the development of a new, dedicated list for titles in the Physical Sciences, Engineering, and Mathematics. His current focus is on trade books and textbooks in physics, astronomy, chemistry, materials science, mechanical engineering, and mathematics. He can be reached at or at

Forthcoming books: The Dialogues: Conversations about the Nature of the Universe; Elements of Ethics for Physical Scientists.

Notable MIT Press PSEM titles

Unmaking the Bomb
The Art of Insight in Science and Engineering
Street-Fighting Mathematics
Functional Differential Geometry
An Introduction to Agent-Based Modeling

Harold A. Feiveson

Alexander Glaser

Zia Mian

Frank N. von Hippel

Sanjoy Mahajan

Sanjoy Mahajan

Gerald Jay Sussman

Jack Wisdom

Uri Wilensky

William Rand

The Character of Physical Law

Gareth Loy

Richard Feynman