ACES


 

Participating Societies


The Royal Australian Chemical Institute Inc.

(RACI)

Chinese Chemical Society

(CCS)

Hong Kong Chemical Society

(HKCS)

Chemical Research Society of India

(CRSI)

Himpunan Kimia Indonesia

(HKI)

Chemical Society of Japan

(CSJ)

Korean Chemical Society

(KCS)

Institut Kimia Malaysia

(IKM)

New Zealand Institute of Chemistry

(NZIC)

Singapore National Institute of Chemistry

(SNIC)

Chemical Society Located in Taipei

(CSLT)

Chemical Society of Thailand

(CST)

Chemical Society of Vietnam

(CSV)

FACS

Supporting Organization

Federation of Asian Chemical Societies

(FACS)

 

 

ACES Representatives

 

Roger Stapleford

The Royal Australian Chemical Institute Inc.

The Royal Australian Chemical Institute is Australia’s professional membership organization for those involved in the chemical sciences. It is one of the oldest national scientific organizations in the country, having been established in 1917, and has a membership of over 4500. Roger Stapleford, the chief executive officer, is the RACI’s representative to ACES. He has a broad background having obtained a BSC (hons), B.Com, MBA and CPA and has worked in mineral processing, rubber and the textiles industries before joining the RACI.


Qing-Hua Fan

Suping Zheng

Chinese Chemical Society

The Chinese Chemical Society (CCS) was founded in 1932. With over 50,000 personal members, 100 organization members, 31 local branches, and 31 discipline divisions, CCS is the largest academic society in the field of chemistry and related sciences in China. Qing-Hua Fan, Secretary-General of CCS and Vice Director of the Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Suping Zheng, CCS Office Director, are the ACES representatives of China.



Wai-Yeung Wong

Hong Kong Chemical Society

The Hong Kong Chemical Society (HKCS) was established in 1978 to disseminate knowledge in the chemical sciences, foster its application, and facilitate collaboration among chemists, as well as between chemists and scientists in related disciplines. Society members are primarily faculty members from local tertiary institutions and professional researchers from chemical companies. ACES representative Wai-Yeung Wong is a professor at Hong Kong Baptist University.


Govindasamy Mugesh

Chemical Research Society of India

The Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) was established in 1999 as part of the 50th anniversary of the country’s independence. Govindasamy Mugesh is the ACES representative of the CRSI. He received his PhD from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, followed by postdoctoral training at the Technical University of Braunschweig, and the Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla. He has been a faculty member at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, since 2002 with research focusing on chemical biology.



Himpunan Kimia Indonesia

Muhamad A. Martoprawiro


Nobuyuki
Kawashima

Kazuyuki
Tatsumi

Chemical Society of Japan

The Chemical Society of Japan was founded in 1878 and has a membership of 30,000. Its prime mission is to promote chemistry for the betterment of human life in collaboration with other domestic and global societies. Current focuses are to invite more Asian and foreign speakers to the CSJ Annual Meeting and to increase the global visibility of the society's journals. Kazuyuki Tatsumi, Nagoya University, and Nobuyuki Kawashima are the ACES representatives of Japan.


Youngkyu Do

Korean Chemical Society

The Korean Chemical Society was founded in 1946 as the first learned society established in Korea and boasts 7,000 personal members, 140 organization members and 30 cooperation members. The KCS provides various platforms for chemical scientists to exchange ideas, to recognize outcomes, and to promote research activities. Youngkyu Do has been the ACES representative of the KCS since 2006 and has been ACES President since 2010. He received his PhD from Harvard University followed by postdoctoral training at UCLA. He has been a professor of chemistry at KAIST since 1987 with a research focus the development of functional molecular materials.



Institut Kimia Malaysia

Ong Eng Long


Paul Plieger

New Zealand Institute of Chemistry

The New Zealand Institute of Chemistry was founded in 1937 and has 810 members. It serves the interests of research, industrial and educational chemists in New Zealand with activities based in six branches at the University centers. A national conference is run every two years. The society’s journal, Chemistry in New Zealand, promotes the work of NZIC and NZ chemists and is published four times a year. Paul Plieger has a research background in the field of ligand design and synthesis. He works at Massey University, is the NZIC Past President and represents the Institute in ACES.



Andy Hor

Singapore National Institute of Chemistry

The Singapore National Institute of Chemistry (SNIC) was established in March 1970 to represent the interest of chemists in Singapore and promote chemistry as a discipline in teaching and learning, research and professional development, as well as public and community services. It was among the founding members of the Federation of the Asian Chemical Societies (FACS) and the Singapore National Academy of Science (SNAS). It is represented in ACES by its current president Andy Hor, who is Professor of Chemistry of the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Executive Director of the Institute of Materials Research & Engineering (IMRE) of A*STAR, Singapore. He is also the current President of FACS.


Chien-Tien Chen

Chemical Society Located in Taipei

The Chemical Society Located in Taipei (CSLT) was established in Nanjing in 1932 and reestablished in Taiwan in 1950 to promote the chemical sciences in academic research, education, and daily life. The CSLT representative to ACES is Chien-Tien Chen, who received his PhD from the University of Illinois and performed postdoctoral research at the Scripps Research Institute. He began his independent academic career at National Taiwan Normal University and has been Distinguished Professor at National Tsing-Hua University since 2010.


Supawan Tantayanon

Chemical Society of Thailand

The Chemical Society of Thailand (CST) was founded in 1979 and concomitantly became a founding member of the Federation of Asian Chemical Societies. Supawan Tantayanon has been the ACES representative since the CST joined ACES in 2008. She received her PhD from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA, and works at Chulalongkorn University. Her research originates in organic synthesis and extends into many research areas focusing on green chemistry. Currently she is President Emeritus of the CST.


Nguyen Viet Bac

Chemical Society of Vietnam

The Chemical Society of Vietnam (CSV) was established in 1989. The society has 3500 members, including organizations and scientists, technicians and managers working in universities, institutes and enterprises of chemistry and chemical industry. Nguyen Viet Bac is the ACES representative of CSV. He received his Ph.D. from Bucharest University of Technology in 1979. He was Associate Professor from 1991 to 2001 and since 2001, he has been Professor with research focusing on polymeric and composite materials. He is Vice-President of the CSV, where he is responsible for international relations.

 

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