It was our great pleasure to organize the 27th Iranian Seminar of Analytical Chemistry (27th ISAC) on Aug. 23-25, 2022, at the Department of Chemistry of the University of Zanjan (Zanjan, Iran). This annual event has been organized under scientific supervision of the Iranian Chemical Society. About 300 academic, industrial researchers and students, from 26 provinces of Iran, with about 350 papers were participated in this scientific event. The participants presented their last scientific findings in the field of the topics considered for 27th ISAC, in two oral and poster sections. Forty-six oral presentations were presented by the Iranian and international scientists, included 6 plenary and keynote talks. Besides, a panel concerned the basic sciences challenges in Iran, as 2022 is nominated as the International Year of Basic Sciences, was formed by the invitation of Iranian expert scientists in the field of Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics. Four workshops were presented the roles of analytical chemistry in quotidian life. Some analytical chemistry instruments and chemicals supplier companies presented their potentials in the seminar’s exhibition.
This event has been successfully held thanks to the collaboration of the presidency, vice-presidencies, dean of Faculty of Science of the University of Zanjan. The invaluable helps of our colleagues and students in the department of chemistry are sincerely acknowledged.
Industrial companies, Department of Environment of Zanjan Province, Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences, Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism of Zanjan Province, Municipality of Zanjan City, Zanjan Industrial Estates Company, and Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Zanjan Province, are profoundly appreciated for their support.
Mohammad Reza Yaftian