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Series Editor awarded highest scientific honor in China
We are delighted to share the news that renowned Elsevier editor and author Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman has been awarded the highest scientific honor of China, the International Science and Technology Cooperation Award, presented by President Xi Jinping in Beijing on January 10, 2020. The award is granted to foreign scientists, engineers or organizations that have made important contributions to China’s bilateral or multilateral scientific and technological cooperation. He is the Editor-in-Chief of eight European Chemistry journals and is editor of the world’s leading encyclopedic series of volumes on natural products Studies in Natural Product Chemistry. 62 volumes have been published under his editorship during the last two decades with more volumes in planning stages.
In October 2019, The Hunan University of Chinese Medicine (HUCM) established a major research center in Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman’s name. The “Academician Professor Atta-ur-Rahman One Belt and One Road TCM Research Center” at its main campus in Changsha, capital of China’s Hunan province.
Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman obtained his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Cambridge University (1968). He has 1250 publications in several fields of organic chemistry including 775 research publications, 45 international patents, 69 chapters in books and 341 books published, including 70 books with Elsevier.
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