Thursday, February 28, 2019
ACS on Campus, the American Chemical Society’s premier outreach program, is headed to Colombia for a special event on February 28! Be sure to join us for a day of scholarly discussions, publishing talks, and professional development. Don’t miss this opportunity to network with professionals and make lasting connections over breaks.
You’ll hear from Prof. Jonathan Sweedler, Editor-in-Chief of Analytical Chemistry, and more!
All students and researchers studying the sciences are welcome- not just chemistry! The event is free but registration is highly recommended.
Stay tuned for program, venue, and more speaker announcements.
Jonathan V. Sweedler. Ph.D.
Editor-in-Chief, Analytical Chemistry
James R. Eiszner Family Endowed Chair in Chemistry and Director, School of Chemical Sciences, University of Illinois
Professor Sweedler received his B.S. degree in Chemistry from the University of California at Davis in 1983, and his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in 1989. Thereafter, he was an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University before joining the faculty at Illinois in 1991. His research interests are in bioanalytical chemistry, and focus on developing new methods for assaying the chemistry occurring in nanoliter-volume samples, and applying these analytical methods to characterize the molecular forms, distribution, and dynamic release of neurotransmitters and neuropeptides from a range of animal models. Professor Sweedler is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Analytical Chemistry.
Carlos Toro, Ph.D.
Managing Editor – ACS Earth and Space Chemistry, ACS Photonics, and Chemistry of Materials
Dr. Toro earned his Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from La Universidad del Zulia (Venezuela), where he was started his academic career as a computational chemist. In 2010, Carlos obtained his Doctorate degree in Chemistry (Material Science track) from the University of Central Florida, where he used multi-photon absorption spectroscopy to study the nonlinear optical properties of chiral molecules. Afterwards, Dr. Toro held a position as the Ellen D. Williams Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Maryland, where his research focused on the study of high resolution transient infrared absorption spectroscopy of molecular super rotors. In Spring 2014, he joined the ACS Publications Division as Managing Editor.
Monica A. Cotta, Ph.D.
Associate Editor, ACS Applied Nano Materials
Full Professor, Physics, University of Campinas, Brazil
Monica A. Cotta is a Full Professor in Physics at University of Campinas, Brazil, where she earned her PhD in 1991. She was formerly involved in telecommunications research at AT&T Bell Laboratories (Murray Hill, USA, 1991-1993) and Telebras (Campinas, Brazil,1993-1996). She is currently a CNPq Research Scholarship recipient (Brazil) and works on nanomaterials synthesis and characterization, and their application to biology-related investigations.”