ACS Publications’ India Sales & Marketing team recently organized a one-hour webinar on “Challenges and Opportunities for Environmental Sustainability in World’s Fastest Growing Regions.” The session, led by Professor Shane Snyder, Editor-in-Chief, ACS ES&T Water, was attended by 150 participants from India and Sri Lanka.
Professor Snyder is a Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering and is the Executive Director of the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. For over 20 years, his research has focused on water quality, treatment, and sustainability, resulting in more than 300 published manuscripts with 28,000 citations.
Professor Snyder started his talk by discussing the scope of ACS ES&T Water, highlighting the journal’s multidisciplinary water-research focus, which welcomes all water-related environmental chemistry and technology papers. During the talk, he presented best ways to publish the paper and discussed tips to improve the manuscript. The session’s second half focused on the most recent advancements in membrane science, biotechnology, material science, modeling, and resource recovery developed within Singapore, along with case studies of deployment in underserved communities throughout Asia. The session ended with a series of questions from the participants.