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Journal publication: Perspective from journal editor

Thursday 21 April 2022
2pm – 4pm
by Professor Dominic Foo, Head of Department for Chemical and Environmental Engineering

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Many suffered from the publication process, not knowing the real reasoning surrounding a rejection. So what exactly goes on behind the scenes of a journal editorial team, from submission to final decision? This session will examine the journal publication process and explore the factors that are at play, offering insights into the editorial structure as well as its evaluation and decision-making process. The speaker will share his editorial experiences over the past decade in handling several international research journals.

Professor Ir. Dr. Dominic Foo is a Professor of Process Design and Integration at the University of Nottingham Malaysia, and is the Founding Director for the Centre of Excellence for Green Technologies. He is a Fellow with the Academy of Science Malaysia (ASM), Fellow with the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM), Chartered Engineer with the UK Engineering Council, a Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineer Malaysia (BEM), as well as the past chairman for the Chemical Engineering Technical Division of the IEM. He is a world leading researcher in process integration for resource conservation. He establishes international collaboration with more than 50 researchers from countries in the Asia, Europe, American and Africa. Professor Foo is an active author, with eight books, more than 180 journal papers and made more than 230 conference presentations, with more than 30 keynote/plenary speeches.

He served as International Scientific Committees for many important international conferences. Professor Foo is the Editor-in-Chief for Process Integration and Optimization for Sustainability (Springer), Subject Editor for Trans IChemE Part B (Process Safety & Environmental Protection, Elsevier), Guest Editors for Clean Technologies & Environmental Protection (Springer), editorial board members for Water Conservation Science and Engineering (Springer), and Chemical Engineering Transactions (Italian Association of Chemical Engineering). He is the winners of the Innovator of the Year Award 2009 of IChemE, Young Engineer Award 2010 of IEM, Outstanding Young Malaysian Award 2012 of Junior Chamber International (JCI), as well as the SCEJ (Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan) Award for Outstanding Asian Researcher and Engineer 2013, Vice-Chancellor’s Achievement Award 2014 (University of Nottingham) and Top Research Scientist Malaysia (ASM).

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For more information or if you have any queries about the session, please email to graduateschool@nottingham.edu.my.

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