Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai – Virtual Event
In collaboration with Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai, ACS on Campus will host an interactive session featuring ACS Editors’ best tips for science writing and managing data. Network with local professionals and peers and make lasting connections.
The event is FREE and open to all students and researchers studying the sciences, not just chemistry! All who attend the full event will receive a personalized participation certificate and the chance to win great prizes!
Note: you must register specifically for this session in order to receive the Zoom link.
11:00am – 1:00pm IST.
Surbhee Dhamija, Marketing Manager, ACS Publications
Ms. Madhavi Wadkar, Sr. Librarian, Institute of Chemical Technology
Prof. Aniruddha Pandit, Vice-Chancellor, Institute of Chemical Technology
Effective Science Writing
Prof. Ramesh L. Gardas, Associate Editor, Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, IIT Madras
Managing Your Data
Prof. Dipankar Das (D.D.) Sarma, Senior Editor, ACS Energy Letters, Indian Institute of Science, India
ACS Resources to Grow Your Future
Piyush Kumar Gupta, Market & Business Development Manager, ACS Publications
Kunal Gupta, Program Specialist, ACS Membership Division
Surbhee Dhamija, Marketing Manager, ACS Publications
Ramesh L. Gardas, Ph.D.
Associate Editor, Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data
Professor, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Prof. Ramesh L. Gardas was born and brought up in Surat, Gujarat. He completed B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Veer Narmad South Gujarat University. Then he joined University of Coimbra and University of Aveiro, Portugal, and Queen’s University Belfast, UK for his postdoctoral research on physico-chemical properties and applications of ionic liquids. In 2010, Dr. Gardas joined the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, as an Assistant Professor in Chemistry, and was named full Professor in 2020. Dr. Gardas has been bestowed with several awards by prestigious institutes/ societies including the Mid-Career R&D Award-2020 by IIT Madras. Recently, he has been recognized as (i) Associate Editor of an American Chemical Society Journal, Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, (ii) Fellow Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), UK, (iii) Publons Top Peer Review Award 2019 (Top 1% of Reviewers in Chemistry), and (iv) Featured in the list of “World Ranking of Top 2% Scientists” in 2021 database created by experts at Stanford University, USA.
Dipankar Das (D. D.) Sarma
Senior Editor, ACS Energy Letters
Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore - India
D. Sarma obtained a 5-year Integrated MSc degree in Physics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, in 1977 and a Ph.D. Degree in 1982 from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru. He worked in Kernforschungsanlage (later renamed as Forschungszentrum), Jülich, Germany, as a Visiting Scientist during 1984-1986. He was a faculty member at Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit of IISc during 1986-2021 and was the first holder of the J. N. Tata Chair of IISc during 2017-2020. He is now serving as an Honorary Professor (2021-2026) and CSIR Bhatnagar Fellow (2021-2024) at IISc. His research interest spans the science of strongly correlated electron systems, primarily based on transition metal compounds, semiconductor nanocrystals and energy materials using a wide range of experimental and theoretical tools. He has published about 500 scientific papers and holds several patents. He is an elected Fellow of all three Indian science academies, the Engineering Academy in India, the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), and the American Physical Society. He has received many national and international awards and recognitions, including multiple Honoris Causa Doctorate degrees. He has held several academic positions outside of his parent organisation (IISc), including many Honorary/Guest/Visiting Professorships, such as Gaspard Monge Visiting Professor at Ecole Polytechnique (May-July 2019), University Professor of “Computational Material Physics,” University of Vienna (May 2017), Guest Professor of Physics, Uppsala University (2011-2016), Visiting Professor at Department of Complexity Science and Engineering, University of Tokyo (2001-2002), Distinguished Scientist of CSIR (2011-2016), MLS Chair Professor at IACS (2006-2009), Adjunct Professor at TIFR (2003-2009 and 2011-2014), Honorary Professor at JNCASR (2003-to date) and SNBNCBS (2014-2020), and Distinguished Visiting Professor (2009-2014) and Eminent Visiting Fellow (2018-2023) at IACS. Further details can be found on his group webpage (https://sscu.iisc.ac.in/people/DDSarma/) and on his Google Scholar page: (https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?hl=en&pli=1&user=2yLbffsAAAAJ).
Top 10 Tips for Effective Science Writing (PDF)
Whether for a manuscript, a grant proposal, or in a public forum like a news article or press release, learning how to use the written word to convey your ideas effectively to different audiences will position you to shine. Follow these ten tips to start improving your writing today.
Full Recording: ACS on Campus at ICT Mumbai
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Top 10 Tips for Managing Your Data (PDF)
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