Sergei V. Kalinin (Fellow, IEEE) received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania, in 2002.,He is currently the Distinguished Research Staff Member with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA. His research interests include atom by atom fabrication, application of machine learning to guide the development of advanced materials for energy and information technologies, as well as coupling between electromechanical, electrical, and transport phenomena on the nanoscale. He is also a Fellow of the Materials Research Society, the American Physical Society, and the Institute of Physics. He was a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), in 2009, the IEEE-UFFC Ferroelectrics Young Investigator Award, in 2010, the RMS Medal for Scanning Probe Microscopy, in 2015, the Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists, in 2018, and the number of other distinctions. He received the Wigner Fellowship at ORNL, from 2002 to 2004.(Based on document published on 26 March 2020).