Innovation in Materials Science - Shanghai, China | July 29-31, 2018

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ACS Publications Symposium: Innovation in Materials Science

ACS Publications hosted its symposium on “Innovation in Materials Science” at ShanghaiTech University in Shanghai, China from July 29-31, 2018. The three-day scientific program featured five plenary sessions on important topics influencing the field of material science. Attendees had the opportunity to share their science during poster sessions and network with their peers and 16 world-renowned scientists and lecturers.

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Officially approved to open on September 30th 2013 by China’s Ministry of Education, ShanghaiTech University is a small-scale research university of academic excellence jointly established by Shanghai Municipal Government and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). ShanghaiTech is committed to serving the national development strategy. The University seeks innovative solutions to address the challenges that China is facing in the field of energy, material, environment, human health, thus to improve productivity driven by innovation, and contribute to the restructuring and development of China.

Organizing Committee

Prof. Peidong Yang, 杨培东

Associate Editor

Journal of the American Chemical Society

Founding Dean, Professor

ShanghaiTech University

University of California, Berkeley

Prof. Chia-Kuang (Frank) Tsung

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Merkert Chemistry College, Boston College, USA

Prof. Frank Caruso

Executive Editor

Chemistry of Materials

Professor and ARC Australian Laureate Fellow

University of Melbourne

Prof. Teri Odom

Executive Editor

ACS Photonics

Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry

Northwestern University

Prof. Paul S. Weiss


ACS Nano

Presidential Chair

University of California, Los Angeles

Dr. Sarah Tegen

Vice President Global Journals Development

American Chemical Society, Publications Division

Dr. Jitesh Soares

Associate Publisher

American Chemical Society, Publications Divisions