1. Publishing with AGU (20 minutes)
Abstract: The preparation of a manuscript publication is a very important step in the communication of a research study and making a contribution to a specific scientific field. The purpose of this editorial seminar is to discuss how to approach and write a well-organized manuscript for a successful publication in the AGU journals. The topics will include: “Why Publish with AGU?”, “AGU Manuscript Types”, “Keys for Successful Submission”, “Keys for Reviewing Manuscript” and “’Secrets’ of how editors handle the review process”.
2. Building A Successful Career in Science and Technology (60 minutes)
Abstract: It's pretty hard to pursue career as a scientist or engineer if you can't seem to find something you'd love doing. This seminar brings together inspiring stories of how we change our daily experiences to achieve some of the most important breakthroughs in science and technology. The topics will include: “What determines success?” “How can we excel in science and technology?”, “Where does passion come from?” and “How US research institutes select future scientists and engineers?”
About AGU: American Geophysical Union (AGU), established in 1919, is one of the world’s leading publishers of scientific literature. As a professional society of scientists, AGU publish peer-reviewed journals for the advancement of Earth and Space Sciences.
About the Speaker: AGU Editor for Earth and Space Science Dr. Jonathan H. Jiang is a Principal Research Scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), California Institute of Technology. Dr. Jiang is recognized internationally as a leading expert in satellite remote sensing. He has authored and co-authored 110 peer-reviewed journal publications and book chapters. Dr. Jiang has twice received NASA Exceptional Achievement Medals in 2010 and in 2013 for his leadership and innovation in Earth and space science research using NASA satellite observations.