Ariel Grostern is Managing Editor of Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Environmental Science & Technology, and Environmental Science & Technology Letters at ACS Publications. He is responsible for the day-to-day management of the publications, and ensures that the publications are produced on time, on budget, and with appropriate levels of quality. He also develops and advances the strategic goals of the journals, working with the Editors to promote each journal’s continued growth and success.
Dr. Grostern received his BSc. in Microbiology from the University of Guelph (Canada), and his PhD in Cell & Systems Biology from the University of Toronto (Canada). There, his research focused on the anaerobic bioremediation of chlorinated groundwater contaminants. Prior to joining the American Chemical Society, Dr. Grostern did a post-doc at UC Berkeley and was a Senior Program Associate focusing on grant peer review in the Research Competitiveness Program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.