COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 15, 2018
Annual program assembles international field of up-and-coming researchers shaping the future of scientific information and innovation
COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, announced today the participants selected for the 2018 CAS SciFinder Future Leaders program. The international Ph.D. students and postdoctoral researchers will visit CAS headquarters this August to collaborate on new initiatives to support the scientific community, including CAS's innovative workflow solution, SciFindern.
The CAS SciFinder Future Leaders program aims to expand professional networks among emerging researchers, increase knowledge and exchange ideas about the role of information within the research process, and share lessons from industry and academic leaders about the role of science in the global economy, academia and the media.
"CAS is privileged to connect the next generation of scientists with other leading researchers from across the globe and expand their professional research skills," said Chris McCue, vice president of marketing at CAS. "Participants were chosen based on their impressive academic accomplishments and the scientific merit of their research. We are honored to host the 2018 class and learn from their experience."
The program has seen rapid growth and is recognized as the premier program of its kind. This year, CAS received the highest number of applications across the widest geographical range since its inception in 2010. Alumni from this program have been a part of noteworthy scientific innovations and research, and are influencing future scientists through their demonstrated leadership.
The 2018 CAS SciFinder Future Leaders are:
CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, is dedicated to the ACS vision of improving people's lives through the transforming power of chemistry. The CAS team of highly trained scientists finds, collects and organizes all publicly disclosed substance information, creating the world's most valuable collection of content that is vital to innovation worldwide. Scientific researchers, patent professionals and business leaders rely on a suite of research solutions from CAS that enables discovery today to fuel tomorrow's innovation. To learn more about the CAS SciFinder Future Leaders program, visit www.cas.org/futureleaders.
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