Social tools like Twitter have changed the way the world communicates. Social networks help us connect with fascinating people from all walks of life, in all manner of disciplines, from all over the world. You can use Twitter to get news and views from politicians, musicians, business leaders and yes, even chemists. Twitter is full of institutional accounts for individuals chemistry departments, labs, and journals, many of which are worth following in their own right. But there’s just something special about getting updates directly from an individual journal editor’s personal account. Here are six amazing editors-in-chief of ACS Journals who love to share their thoughts on Twitter.
Check out each of their profiles and follow them for regular updates:
Carolyn Bertozzi — Editor-in-Chief, ACS Central Science: @CarolynBertozzi
Bio: Prof. of Chemistry and member of ChEM-H. Thinks chemistry is central to everything, especially human health.
Jillian Buriak — Editor-in-Chief, Chemistry of Materials: @JBuriak
Bio: Professor of Chemistry, University of Alberta and the National Institute for Nanotechnology, Editor-in-Chief of Chemistry of Materials (ACS), running addict
David Sedlak — Editor-in-Chief, Environmental Science & Technology, Environmental Science & Technology Letters: @water4point0
Bio: Spreading revolution and sometimes speaking heresy.
William Tolman — Editor-in-Chief, Inorganic Chemistry: @WBTolman
Bio: Professor and Chair of Department of Chemistry at the University of Minnesota; Editor-in-Chief of Inorganic Chemistry; Dad; bicyclist; fan of Mpls
William L. Jorgensen — Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation: @JorgensenWL
Bio: Professor of Chemistry – Yale University Editor of JCTC
Paul Chirik — Editor-in-Chief, Organometallics: @pchirik
Bio: Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Chemistry Princeton University