Guangde has been the Editor of BMC Surgery since 2014 and is based in the Shanghai office. Before joining BMC, Guangde received his BSc in theoretical physics from Nanjing University, China and his PhD in quantum chemistry from the Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. After graduation, he returned to China as an assistant researcher investigating the growth of composite membranes for water processing, before moving on to study the growth of solid tumors using computer simulation. His interest then turned to medical science and he worked as medical editor for a number of years before joining BMC as an editor of the BMC series.
Guangde Tu, Editor
Annual Journal Metrics
70 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
53 days to first decision for all manuscripts
145 days from submission to acceptance
14 days from acceptance to publication