Sai Konda

Sai Konda is an Associate Publisher in the Global Journals Development, Publications Division, at the American Chemical Society (ACS). He began his publishing career as a Managing Editor at the ACS after graduating with a Ph.D. in computational chemistry from the University of Texas at Austin, and postdoctoral research at the University of Delaware. He is currently responsible for the strategic development and financial management of eleven journals in the nanoscience, energy, surface science and computational chemistry portfolios. In his tenure at the ACS, he has overseen over 20 journals across the broad disciplines of chemistry and materials science research areas.

He also actively volunteers on various committees at the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP), and is a previous recipient of the Early Career Fellowship, past co-chair of the Early-Career Subcommittee, and currently serves as a Member on SSP’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Sai is a passionate advocate for science literacy, career advocacy and STEM education.