Northwestern Polytechnical University
In partnership with Northwestern Polytechnical University, ACS on Campus will hold a hybrid event for students and researchers in China. Join us August 24 for an exciting morning of scientific talks, scientific writing tips, and peer review session.
The event is FREE and open to all students and researchers studying the sciences, not just chemistry! All attendees will receive a personalized participation certificate after the event.
For questions, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACS Resources to Grow Your Future
Effective Science Writing
Prof. Ping Xu, Associate Editor, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
Controlling Macromolecular Self-Assembly by Reactions and Structures of Saccharides
Prof. Guosong Chen, Associate Editor, ACS Macro Letters
Trust in Peer Review 基于信任的同行评审
Jingjing (Grace) Lv, Editorial Services Manager, ACS Publications
Artificial Sense Technology
Prof. Xiaodong Chen, Editor-in-Chief, ACS Nano
Scholarly Publishing Panel Discussion with ACS Editors
Prof. Xiaodong Chen, Prof. Guosong Chen, Prof. Ping Xu
Prof. Xiaodong Chen
Editor-in-Chief, ACS Nano
Professor of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU)
Xiaodong Chen is the President’s Chair Professor in Materials Science and Engineering, Professor of Chemistry (by courtesy) and Medicine (by courtesy) at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU), and Scientific Director at the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). He is the Director of Innovative Centre for Flexible Devices (iFLEX) at NTU, the Director of Max Planck – NTU Joint Lab for Artificial Senses, and the Deputy Director of Singapore Hybrid-Integrated Next-Generation μ-Electronics (SHINE) Center. He received his B.S. degree (Honors) in chemistry from Fuzhou University (China) in 1999, M.S. degree (Honors) in physical chemistry from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2002, and Ph.D. degree (Summa Cum Laude) in biochemistry from University of Muenster (Germany) in 2006. After his postdoctoral fellow working at Northwestern University (USA), he started his independent research career as Nanyang Assistant Professor at Nanyang Technological University since 2009. He was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in Sept 2013, then Full Professor in Sept 2016. He was appointed as the President’s Chair Professor in Materials Science and Engineering in April 2019. His research interests include mechano-materials science, senses digitalization, flexible electronics technology, and cyber-human interfaces. So far, he has published more than 340 high-profiled papers and filed/applied more than 40 patents. He has been elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Engineering Singapore and a Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry in UK. In addition, he was recognized by multiple prestigious awards and honors including Singapore President’s Science Award, Singapore NRF Investigatorship, Small Young Innovator Award, Singapore NRF Fellowship, Nanyang Research Award, Lubrizol Young Materials Science Investigator Award, Mitsui Chemicals-SNIC Industry Award in Materials and Nano-chemistry, and Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award.
Prof. Guosong Chen
Associate Editor, ACS Macro Letters
Professor, Department of Macromolecular Sciences, Fudan University
Prof. Guosong Chen got her BA in Chemistry Department, Nankai University, China. She stayed in the same department and got her Ph. D in 2006, working on supramolecular chemistry. Then she did her postdoc work in Chemistry Department, Iowa State University, which was about synthetic carbohydrate antigens and microarray. In 2009, she joined Prof. Ming Jiang’s group as a lecturer in Department of Macromolecular Science at Fudan University. Then she was promoted to associate professor in Oct. 2011, then full professor in Dec. 2014. Right now, she teaches two undergraduate courses, including “sweet chemistry” and “glycochemistry and glycobiology (in English)”. Research Interests Protein assemblies driven by carbohydrate-protein interactions Glyco-assemblies and their immunological properties Carbohydrate chemistry as a new driving force of self-assembly Macromolecular self-assembly inspired by supramolecular chemistry
Prof. Ping Xu
Associate Editor, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
Harbin Institute of Technology
Prof Xu is a Professor of Chemistry at Harbin Institute of Technology. He received his PhD in Chemistry from Harbin Institute of Technology (China) in 2010, and finished a Director’s Postdoctoral Fellow at Los Alamos National Laboratory (2012.01-2013.08). His research interest includes preparation of nanomaterials for SERS, Catalysis and Energy applications. Now he is associate editor of ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.
Jingjing (Grace) Lv
Editorial Services Manager, ACS Publications
Grace joined ACS Publications in 2018 and is currently the primary Point of Contact for Editorial Services in China, which is responsible for leading and developing author, reviewer and researcher services program, supporting the strategic outreach initiatives in China, and engaging with the local scientific community.
Dr. Cyrene Qian
Senior Customer Success Specialist, CAS
Dr. Cyrene Qian joined CAS in November 2015. She is responsible for the training, promotion and designing the case study for CAS solutions, such as SciFinder, PatentPak, etc. Dr. Qian is an expert in retrieving scientific information of chemistry, chemical engineering, energy, pharmacy, biology, material science via SciFinder and other CAS solutions; and she is also familiar with different types of chemical information searching tools. Before joining CAS, Dr. Qian worked as Associated Professor at the National Center for NANO Science and Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Before that she did her post-doc research in the Dept. of Materials, University of Oxford since October 2013. She received her PhD degree in organic chemistry in Ecole Polytechnique, France; she got her master’s degree in chemistry in Memorial University, Canada and she got her Bachelor’s Degree of Materials Chemistry and Bachelor’s Degree of Business in Nankai University.
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.
Top 10 Tips for Peer Review (PDF)
Navigating peer review as a first-time author or reviewer can be difficult. Follow these tips to become a pro at peer review, to see it as an adventure and an opportunity for professional growth.
Top 10 Tips for Scholarly Publishing (PDF)
You’ve done your research and now it’s time to prepare your manuscript, choose a journal, get published, and attract a large readership. The ACS Editors have put together 10 tips to help you write a successful manuscript and choose the most appropriate journal.