ChemPubSoc Europe and Wiley-VCH have named Dr. Michael Rowan Editor-in-Chief of ChemCatChem, successor to Dr. Peter Gölitz, as of July 1st 2013. The appointment was confirmed at the annual meeting of ChemPubSoc Europe and Wiley-VCH in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Dr. Rowan studied chemistry at the University of East Anglia and completed his MChem in 2002. He earned his PhD studying the design and synthesis of transition metal catalysts under the supervision of Prof. Carl Redshaw (now at the University of Hull). He joined Wiley-VCH in the winter of 2006 as an Assistant Editor at Chemistry—A European Journal, and has been Deputy Editor of ChemCatChem since 2011.
ChemCatChem provides primary research papers and critical secondary information on homogeneous, heterogeneous, bio- and nanocatalysis. With an impact factor of 5.181 (2012), it is well placed to strengthen cross-communication within these communities. Its authors and readers come from academia, the chemical industry, and government laboratories across the world.
Editorials by Michael Rowan:
- Let the Catalysis Continue!,
Lois O’Leary, Michael A. Rowan, Peter Gölitz,
ChemCatChem 2013, 5, 3–5.
- Catalysis: An Enigmatic Discipline,
Peter Gölitz, Michael A. Rowan,
ChemCatChem 2012, 4, 3–5.
- ChemCatChem: For a Catalytic Future,
Peter Gölitz, Michael A. Rowan, David J. Smith,
ChemCatChem 2011, 3, 4–5.
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