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【送件須知為節省大家時間及經費,請在送件前,注意下列事項,以免被退件! Before you apply for English proofreading service, please check the following points to make sure that your paper has already met the standard. Otherwise, your paper will get rejected by the proofreaders. 
  1. The author(s) should make sure that their field-specific terminology is correctly spelled and capitalized correctly, where applicable.
  2. The author(s) should check their guidelines to make sure that their paper conforms to the guidelines of their journal of choice or research in their field of study, including formatting, capitalization of sections and subsections, etc.
  3. Papers should not be run through Google translate and then sent to an editor. The author(s) should make an effort to improve the translation and to naturalize the English to the best of their ability.
  4. The paper should include complete sentences only.
  5. The paper should be run through "spell check" prior to submitting to an editor.
  6. They should use a font that is standard for research in their field and a font size that is standard for research.
  7. Papers should be submitted double-spaced in the form of a Word document.
  8. If you want your paper to remain British English, please inform us in the application form or in the email.
 
(In alphabetical order)
 
Andy Cormier
Education: B.A. in Psychology, University of Moncton
Years of Proofreading Experience: 20+ years
Proofreading Fields/Specialties: Including, but not limited to: Social Sciences (Sociology, Economics, Poli-Sci); Humanities (Psychology, Philosophy, Literature, Linguistics, History); Business (Accounting, Management, Marketing); Engineering (Robotics, Material Science, Mechanical Engineering)
Proofreading/ Teaching Experiences:  I have proofread everything from genealogy to engineering textbooks to a PhD thesis on tax law. I have been teaching academic writing in Taiwan for over 15 years.
Proofreading Approach: My ultimate goal in proofreading is to make the text understandable to native speakers. I make changes to the original text using the Track Changes function in Microsoft Word. I also add comments stating suggestions for improving the content, points on which there is some uncertainty, etc.
Acceptable file formats: Microsoft Word, please
Other Requirements: Please clearly state any special requirements.

 

David Muir 
Education: Hons. BA (with Distinction) in Philosophy: University of Toronto, Post-graduate Certificate in TESL: University of Toronto, MEd in Second Language Acquisition: University of Toronto
Years of Proofreading Experience: 6+ years at NCKU (EFL authors), 5+ years at UofT (ESL authors and native speakers), 1+ years at Scribbr
Proofreading Fields/Specialties: Humanities, social sciences, and government
Proofreading/ Teaching Experiences: I have edited professional documents, theses, and research essays primarily in the following fields: sociology, education, politics, geography, philosophy, history, health, linguistics, literature, economics, and business.
Proofreading Approach: While proofing your paper, I will check for standard proofreading areas: spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors. If requested, I can go beyond basic proofreading and check for any underlying structure and clarity concerns.
Acceptable file formats: Microsoft Word preferred
Other Requirements: Please be sure to state any special needs/requirements.
 
 
Thirumavalavan Munusamy (穆牛沙汨)  
Education: Ph.D. (Inorganic Chemistry), University of Madras, India
Years of Proofreading Experience: 20+ Years
Proofreading Fields/Specialties: 
Including but not limited to Science and Engineering such as Physical. Chemical and Biological Sciences; Materials Sciences; Nanotechnology; Chemical Engineering; Environmental Engineering; Electrical and Electronics Engineering; Bio and Biomedical Engineering; and Medical Sciences. However, I am willing to proofread documents from other fields also provided they are not highly specialized and technical.
Proofreading/ Teaching Experiences:
I have edited professional documents, thesis, research and review papers from my Ph.D. itself. I have published more than 50 international publications in reputed journals. I have been serving as a potential reviewer and editor for various journals. I have worked as an editor and proofreader in few editing companies also. During my Ph.D. I was handling classes for Master students. I have been teaching and doing research in Taiwan for 15 years.
Proofreading Approach:
My general proofreading approach will be as follows; I read the entire document then edit them. I usually reread the document to check for cohesivity, continuity, flow, logic and correctness. All edits that I think necessary will be included into the text using “Track Changes”. These usually include correcting grammar and syntax errors, spelling, punctuation and the structure and format of the sentence. I may also comment on the weakness of the original document and add the comments with suggested changes for better improving the content. However, the author needs to make the final decision for which I will not be responsible.
Acceptable file formats: Microsoft word format please
Other Requirements:
Do not cut and paste and translate the Chinese font into English. Spell check your document and also the logic before submitting. Your editor is not responsible for meeting your publisher’s guidelines. Also, we are proofreading the document you provided to us. So be sure that the logic, data and content are standard worthy or not. You should know the required format for reference citation. I check questionable and unclear terminology; however, you should know the terminology for tour field of study. I can proof read the documents to my best in all possible manners but only the author is the responsible for its acceptance.
Please allow sufficient time for communication especially with longer papers and theses. Also, can usually accept rush papers for an additional fee.
 
 
Gone Neelakantam
Education:  Ph.D. in Computer Science and Information Engineering
Years of Proofreading Experience: 5+ years
Proofreading Fields/Specialties: Computer science and Information engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer networks, and 5G fields.
Proofreading/ Teaching Experiences:  I have edited projects, thesis and other documents during my course of graduation.
Proofreading Approach:
I read the document line by line for the context, grammar correctness, meaning, and style the author follow. I will try to fit into the author style and change the grammar and sentences accordingly. I will find the abbreviations declaration, repeated sentences and terminologies that need to be changed and correct them in the document.
Acceptable file formats: Microsoft word and Latex format
Other Requirements: None
 
 
Duc Dung Nguyen
Education: PhD in Materials Science & Engineering, National Tsing-Hua University
Years of Proofreading Experience: 10+ years
Proofreading Fields/Specialties: Materials Science & Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Nanomedicine, Biomedical/Chemical/Electrical/Environmental/Mechanical/Medical Engineering 
Proofreading/ Teaching Experiences:  Editing theses, book chapters, proposals, scientific reports, and journal articles. Cooperating and mentoring graduate students in academic writing and publishing peer-reviewed articles in top-tier journals (e.g., Energy & Environmental Science, ACS Nano, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Biomaterials, Advanced Healthcare Materials, Theranostics, Chemical Engineering Journal).
Proofreading Approach: hecking/understanding the scientific content of serviced documents, confirming no lingering mistakes, and correcting grammars, terminology, typos/errors, or inconsistencies. In addition, analysis of data arrangement, logical flow of writing, citation strategy, and journal suitability/selection will be provided if needed (a few specialties only).
Acceptable file formats: Microsoft Word
Other Requirements: Please specify if there are further inquiries.
 
 
Prasad BVP 
Education: B.E (ECE), M.E (VLSI Design), Ph.D. (Electronics and Communication Engineering), from Anna University, Chennai, India.
Years of Proofreading Experience: Experience on writing my thesis, manuscripts, proposal, and instruction manual.
Proofreading Fields/Specialties: 
Adapting the high professional terminologies to make a thesis more efficient for a booklover, editing the lead documents for an effective outcome. Worked on altering the Domain records for Engineering, Business Management and Medical students, submission of project reports, Manuscript for recognized international journal/conference publications and book chapters in the following fields: Department of Automotive-Vehicle Electronics, Electrical, Electronics and Communication, Wireless Communication, Computer science, Networking, Robotics, ASIC and FPGA Design and Bio-Medical.
Manuscripts for publishing in the reputed journals like IEEE, Elsevier, Springer Nature, T&F, MDPI.,etc
Proofreading/Teaching Experiences: 
Professional training ability, with an effective 5 years of practice, in the department of Electronics and Communication Engineering Colleges and around 3 years as postdoctoral researcher in Taiwan.
Proofreading Approach: 
Assuring for a standardize proofreading, the paper will be deeply studied to find if any missing paraphernalia like spelling, grammar, punctuation, capitalization, word choice, syntax, cohesion, and technical words. Just not with proofreading, can move even more further beyond basics and check for underlying structure and clarity measures.
Acceptable file formats: Microsoft Word
Other Requirements: Waiting for an opportunity to work on your documents as per your required needs to an extent.
 
 
Paul Spence (Only proofread paper that is less than 3000 words) 只接受3,000字以下稿件
Education: B.A. in Economics and Linguistics, University of Victoria. M.A. in Linguistics, National Cheng Kung University
Years of Proofreading Experience: 11+years
Proofreading Fields/Specialties: I proofread papers from numerous fields: Electrical, Chemical, and Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, Engineering Science, IIM, IT, Business & Management, Computer Science, Medical, Biotech, Creative Design, Humanities, and others.
Proofreading/Teaching Experiences: I have been an English instructor at NCKU since 2005. I teach "Academic Writing for Journals and Theses/ Dissertations" and "English for Presentations".
Proofreading Approach: I use the "tracking" function in Word and offer comments/suggestions for improvements.
- General Proofreading:
• Correct grammar and sentence structure
• Identify logic problems
• Identify inconsistencies in writing, figures, and tables
• Offer brief comments
- Editing & Proofreading:
• Correct grammar and sentence structure
• Correct logic problems and provide suggestions for improvement
• Identify and correct inconsistencies in writing, figures, and tables
• Offer extended comments with word choice and sentence structure suggestions
• Ensure writing follows academic-writing conventions
Acceptable file formats: Word format please
Other Requirements: Can usually accept rush papers for an additional fee.
 
 
Greg Luther (proofreading resumed after June 28, 2022) 中華民國111年6月28日起恢復潤稿! 
Education: PhD in Entomological Sciences, University of California, Berkeley. Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Biology, Grinnell College, Iowa, USA.
Years of Proofreading Experience: 15+ years while working in agricultural sciences at Virginia Tech and the World Vegetable Center (AVRDC).
Proofreading Fields/Specialties: Life Sciences / Biology and Agriculture preferred; however, I am willing to proofread documents from other fields also, provided they are not highly specialized or technical.
Proofreading/Teaching Experiences: During my career in agricultural research and development, I have collaborated with EFL authors from Taiwan, Indonesia, Nepal, D.R. Congo and other countries on journal articles and theses. My teaching experiences are mainly in adult education, using participatory training methods and focusing on agricultural extension. I also have minor experience in teaching ESL.
Proofreading Approach: Generally, I proofread and edit in three steps:
1. Read the entire document.
2. Edit in detail.
3. Reread the document to check for continuity, flow and correctness.
All edits that I think are required will be entered directly into the text using ‘Track Changes’; these include correcting grammar, spelling, punctuation and sentence structure. I may also add comments with suggested changes for improving the content, on issues for which I think the author needs to make the final decision.
Acceptable file formats: Microsoft Word
Other Requirements: Please be sure to mention any special needs/requirements, so I can help as much as possible.
 
 
Savana Moore (On sabbatical from March, 2022) 中華民國111年3月起休假研究! 
Education: B.A. in Psychology and Human Development, University of Kansas
Years of Proofreading Experience: 13+years
Proofreading Fields/Specialties: Literature, Business/ Economics, Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science
Proofreading/Teaching Experiences: I have taught English as a second language both in Asia and America since 2003 at every level. I wrote a book on essay writing, and I wrote a manual on strategies for taking the TOEFL exam.
Proofreading Approach: I correct for word choice, word order, grammatical correctness and continuity, academic consistency, and correct terminology. All of my papers are spell-checked when completed. I accept rush papers for a fee, and I turn around papers early whenever possible.
Acceptable file formats: Microsoft Word document files. Do not send pre-formatted files with built-in formatting. Figure titles and captions should also be editable.
Other Requirements: Do not use punctuation cut and pasted from a Chinese font. Spell check your paper before submitting. Your editor is not responsible for your meeting your publisher's guidelines. You should know the required punctuation for references and citations. I check questionable terminology; however, you should know the terminology for your field of study.