ACES Newsletter 4

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ACES Newsletter 4 April 2018

Dear Society Member,

2017 was again a good year for the ACES journals, with record numbers of submissions, published articles and usage. These achievements were only possible because of your contributions as authors, board members, referees, society partners, and readers—thank you for your support! Enjoy reading the latest selection of news regarding ACES activities, partners, and publications.

Video Invitation from Theresa Kueckmann

The ACES journals are rooted in Asia, but they have a strong base of readers and authors in the US and Europe. Editor-in-Chief Theresa Kueckmann invites you to join this worldwide community and talks about her role as a scientific editor and the service authors can expect when they submit a manuscript to one of the ACES journals. Watch the video on or POLYV.

New Editorial Board Chairman at Chemistry – An Asian Journal

In January 2018 Professor Susumu Kitagawa succeeded Professor Ryoji Noyori as EB chairman. The editorial team sincerely thanks both of them for their long-standing service to the journal. In their respective editorials in issue 1, Susumu Kitagawa reflects on his vision for the future of the journal, while Ryoji Noyori shares his thoughts on the role of science and technology.

Welcome to New Editorial Board Members at Chemistry – An Asian Journal
Matthias Bickelhaupt, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (NL)
Sally Brooker, University of Otago (NZ)
Xiaoming Feng, Sichuan University (CN)
Mikiko Sodeoka, RIKEN (JP)
Takafumi Ueno, Tokyo Institute of Technology (JP)

A Big “Thank You” to the Leaving Editorial Board Members
Makoto Fujita, University of Tokyo (JP)
Shū Kobayashi, University of Tokyo (JP)
Kazuyuki Tatsumi, Nagoya University (JP)
Zhigang Shuai, Tsinghua University (CN)
Yoshio Umezawa, Musashino University (JP)

Meet the Editors at these Conferences

E-MRS Spring Meeting 2018 (Strasbourg, France)
Gordon Research Conference on Nobel Metal Nanoparticles (South Hadley, MA, USA)
OM&Cat 2018 (Taipei, Taiwan)
ISCHA4 (Yokohama, Japan)
IKCOC-14 (Kyoto, Japan)
2018 MRS Fall Meeting (Boston, USA).

Manuscript Transfers

As an author, you may have received an offer to transfer your manuscript to another journal. Read the infographic to learn more about the transfer process and how you can benefit from a transfer.

Don’t hesitate to contact the ACES editors if you have questions and suggestions.

Society News

CAS Academicians, who are authors and board members from the ACES journals, will speak at Chemistry – An Innovation Forum, a half-day symposium on May 6, 2018 as part of the 31st Chinese Chemical Society Congress in Hangzhou. More about local events and awards can be found here.

Ryoji Noyori ACES Award and Call for Nominations

The 2019 Ryoji Noyori ACES Award is now open for nominations. The award will be presented to an individual investigator who has conducted outstanding research demonstrating high levels of excellence and distinction in the field of chemistry. The award will consist of an invitation to deliver a lecture at the Second ACES & GDCh Symposium at the 18th Asian Chemical Congress, Taipei, Taiwan, 8-12 December 2019 (travel expenses covered), €1000, and a certificate. Read here for further details regarding the nominations.

One App for All

You can now access the content of the ACES journals, Angewandte Chemie and ChemPubSocEurope’s journals on your mobile device (Apple iOS and Android) by using this single app. If you haven’t done so yet, please go ahead and download the app today!

Enjoy free access to these high-quality special issues until May 31, 2018!

RACI 100th Anniversary

Advances in Silicon Chemistry

Photoredox Catalysis

2D Materials for Energy Applications

Self-Assembly of Nanostructures