12 Dec UND professor named one of 12 “excellent reviewers” by American Chemical Society
Feng “Frank” Xiao, an assistant professor of chemical engineering at the University of North Dakota, was recently named one of 12 “excellent reviewers” by the American Chemical Society. The society cited his extraordinary efforts to provide consistently scholarly and timely reviews on a large number of manuscripts. He was selected from hundreds of reviewers in 2019.
Xiao serves as reviewer for peer-reviewed manuscripts submitted to Environmental Science & Technology Letters (ES&T Letters) (2018 impact factor: 6.934). ES&T Letters and its sister journal, ES&T, are generally recognized as top journals in environmental engineering and science.
The honor recognizes reviewers “who have done a particularly outstanding job in quality, speed, and volume of their reviews.”
“It is my honor to be recognized by the editorial board,” Dr. Xiao said. “This is a recognition of my dedicated service and contribution to the environmental engineering and science community.”
Xiao’s research focuses on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, carbonaceous materials, and water treatment technologies. He has been funded by NSF ($649,791), EPA (~$500,000), DOD ($170,000), and state and local sources. He has advised five M.S. students to completion and is currently advising four Ph.D. students, one M.S. student, and four undergraduate research assistants.
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