Vellore Institute of Technology
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
On September 15th, ACS on Campus will hold a virtual event for students and researchers at Vellore Institute of Technology. Join us for an exciting agenda of publishing tips from the ACS Editors, lab safety insights, and the latest ACS Resources you can use to grow your career. 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 attendees will receive a personalized participation certificate after the event.
Wednesday, September 15
Opening Remarks and ACS Resources to Grow Your Future
10 Tips for Scholarly Publishing
Prof. Debabrata Maiti, Associate Editor, The Journal of Organic Chemistry
Introduction to Lab Safety
Prof. Alessandro Agosti, Associate Editor, ACS Chemical Health & Safety
Consolidating toxic metal ions of hazardous wastes in inorganic framework systems: fabrication and conversion into valuable products
Prof. Buvaneswari G., Department of Chemistry, VIT Vellore
Debabrata Maiti, Ph.D.
Associate Editor, The Journal of Organic Chemistry
Professor, IIT Bombay
Prof. Debabrata Maiti received his PhD from Johns Hopkins University (USA) in 2008 under the supervision of Prof. Kenneth D. Karlin. After postdoctoral studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with Prof. Stephen L. Buchwald (2008–2010), he joined the Department of Chemistry at IIT Bombay in 2011 wherein currently he is a full Professor. His research interests are focused on the development of new and sustainable synthetic and catalytic methodologies. Currently he is an Associate-Editor of Journal of Organic Chemistry.
Buvaneswari G., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Chemistry, VIT Vellore
Buvaneswari G. is currently Professor in the Department of Chemistry. After completing her Ph.D from Indian Institute of Technology- Madras and Post Doctoral training from University of Florida she joined the department. Her broad research area is inorganic materials in which her research group focuses on catalytic, photocatalytic, pigment materials and materials for waste management. The research findings resulted in the development of novel materials in these fields and are published in reputed journals. Couple of findings are in the process of patenting. The research works are aided by the sponsorship from agencies such as CSIR, DST, DAE-IGCAR, DAE-IGCAR-VIT, UGC-DAE-CSR.
Alessandro Agosti, Ph.D.
Associate Editor, ACS Chemical Health & Safety
Head of Process Safety and Reaction Scale-up Laboratory, OLON SpA
Alessandro Agosti is the head of process safety and reaction scale-up at Olon, an Italy based manufacturer of pharmaceutical chemicals. Olon’s chemists, engineers, and process safety experts help pharmaceutical companies bridge the gap from research and development to manufacturing. Agosti is an organic chemist by training, and his role is to determine how pharmaceutical companies can smoothly and safely transition to plant-scale production of new chemicals.
10 Tips for Lab Safety (PDF)
Laboratory work can be dangerous. Learning how to work responsibly in lab is a journey that requires learning some rules but more importantly, fully embracing a lab safety mindset. Follow these ten tips to start down the path to a safer lab experience.
Full Event Recording
Watch and share your favorite parts of the agenda! The full recording of ACS on Campus: Vellore Institute of Technology is now available.
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.