David Martinsen

Dr. David Martinsen served in the Publications Division at the American Chemical Society (ACS) for over 30 years, prior to retiring in 2016.

Most recently, he was responsible for tracking new technologies and planning for their incorporation into the scholarly publishing environment, and had a specific focus on policies related to publication of research data associated with articles.

Prior to joining ACS, David worked for a chemical software/database company, with responsibilities in database curation and in online search/retrieval systems for chemical data.

His PhD degree is in physical chemistry from the University of Minnesota, He is currently on the Editorial Board of Chemistry International, co-Chair of IUPAC's Subcommittee on Cheminformatics Data Standards, and a member of the Board of Trustees for the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre.