The CNRS Institute of Chemistry and RSC Publishing are pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Jiannian Yao of the Chinese Academy of Sciences to the Editorial Board of NJC.
In accepting the invitation Prof. Yao replied:
“I am very glad to participate to the Editorial Board of the New Journal of Chemistry and to assist the Managing Editors in developing and promoting the journal in a variety of ways.”
Jiannian Yao was born in Fujian, P. R. China, in 1953. He received his B.S. degree in chemistry from Fujian Normal University in 1982 and then remained as a lecturer for five years. In 1988, he went to Tokyo University, Japan, obtaining his Ph.D. degree with Prof. Akira Fujishima in 1993. In 1995, he became an associate professor in the Institute of Photographic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), and was promoted to full professor in 1996. In 1999 he joined the Institute of Chemistry, CAS, as a professor and deputy director. He is currently serving as a permanent member and general secretary of the Chinese Chemical Society (CCS) and is the vice president of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). His research interests are focused on low-dimensional organic/inorganic optofunctional materials and he is the author of 270 articles.
NJC’s staff and Boards wish a warm welcome to Prof. Yao and look forward to a fruitful collaboration.