May 2, 2011 Issue | Chemical & Engineering News

American Chemical Society Appoints New Editor-In-Chief For C&EN

The American Chemical Society has appointed Bibiana Campos-Seijo as the new editor-in-chief of Chemical & Engineering News. Currently editor and publisher of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Chemistry World magazine, she will move to C&EN in December.

Copyright © 2011 American Chemical Society

May 2, 2011 Issue

Volume 89, Issue 18
May 2, 2011 Issue, Vol. 89 | Iss. 18
Some cosmetic ingredient makers defend cyclic methylsiloxanes as competitors tout substitutes
By Marc S. Reisch
(pp. 10-13)
Palladium Medalist Stephanie Burns reflects on her path to the helm of Dow Corning (pp. 20-22)
ACS News
ACS Meeting News: Custom chemistry is yielding a broad selection of novel sorbents for the greenhouse gas (pp. 30-32)
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