The Royal Society of Chemistry has announced that Dr Peter Vikesland will be the next Editor-in-Chief of their journal Environmental Science: Nano. Dr Vikesland is a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Virginia Tech, USA. He previously served on the Editorial Board of the Royal Society of Chemistry journal Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology and will move to his new role on January 1, 2018. He will succeed current Editor-in-Chief Dr Vicki H. Grassian.
Vikesland's research focuses on the application of fundamental chemical principles to the study of natural and engineered systems. He currently leads an international team of researchers as the principal investigator for a five-year 'Partnerships in International Research and Education' grant from the National Science Foundation. The team is seeking to halt wastewater-derived antimicrobial resistance dissemination.
Environmental Science: Nano is a comprehensive source of information on nanomaterial interactions with biological and environmental systems, and the design and use of engineered nanomaterials for sustainability. The journal's Impact Factor is 6.047, making it a leading publication in environmental and nanomaterial science.
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