Prof. FANG Zhenof Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) has been recently appointed as an Associate Editor for peer-reviewed scientific journalBiotechnology for Biofuels(impact factor 4.15), after the role of being an Editorial Board Member of it for a few months.
As an Associate Editor, Prof. FANG Zhen will suggest peer reviewers for manuscripts, as well as make recommendations on acceptance, revision or rejection based upon his assessment of the manuscript and the reviewer reports.
In addition, Prof. FANG Zhen has been invited as advisory board member of peer-reviewed scientific journalBiofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining(impact factor 5.52). Appointments to the editorial board are for 2 years in the first instance.
Prof. FANG Zhenhas background in both bioenergy and nanotechnology. He has 23 years in bioenergy, more than 13 years in hydrothermal, nanotechnology and diamond anvil cell techniques of international research experiences at top universities and institutes around the world (China, Canada, Japan and Spain). He is serving as Associate Editor forBiotechnology for Biofuels, and 9 editorial board members of international journals(e.g.,Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining;Energy, Sustainability and Society;Advances in Chemical Engineering and Science).