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Section Officers & Committee Chairs

2019 Committee Officer and Member Roster

Topical Groups & Committees:
  Chem Mktg/Econ
  Chemists Celebrate Earth Week
  History of the NY Section
         Science History Institute
  National Chemistry Week
  Student Activities
  H. S. Teachers
  US National Chemistry Olympiad
  Younger Chemists

  Long Island
         Env Chem
         HS Awards
  Staten Island

New York Section
   Job Manual
   Annual Reports (PDF)
      2017 Summary (3.1 MB)
          (w/attachments, 175 MB)
      2016 Summary (4.7 MB)
      2015 Summary (6.8 MB)
      2014 Summary (3.3 MB)
      2013 Summary (3.5 MB)
      2012 Summary (31.1 MB)
      2011 Summary (59.5 MB)
      2010 Summary (14.4 MB)
      2009 (HTML)
      2008 (HTML)
      2007 (HTML)
    Event Reporting Form (MS.docx)
    Expense Form (MS.docx)
    Expense Form (PDF)

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Jamaica, NY 11439
Phone 516-883-7510
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Chemists Celebrate Earth Week
Take Note! The Chemistry of Paper
Saturday, April 27th

The New York Section of the American Chemical Society, ACS, will be walking the iconic Brooklyn Bridge
in celebration of Earth Day


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New York Local Section Employment Opportunities

Job seekers, please check out our Employment Opportunities webpage.

Employers, are you looking to reach a highly qualified pool of job applicants in the New York area ? If so, please send your job announcement to us via Email.
Updated March 25

The 2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium
May 4, 2019
featuring the Keynote address

Coupling Free Radical Catalysis, Climate Change, and Human Health

presented by

Dr. James G. Anderson
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Harvard Univeristy

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Dr. James G. Anderson

New York Section 2019 Elections

The biographies of the candidates for office in the New York Section of the American Chemical Society are below and all ACS New York Section members are encouraged to vote by the May 31, 2019 deadline.

Paper ballots and Electronic ballots are being used for this election.

Electronic ballots will be distributed by May 1st using SurveyMonkey.
If you previously opted-out of receiving SurveyMonkey emails, the following site will enable you to 'opt-in' for the election. Feel free to opt-out again after voting if you wish if needed. Go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/user/email-opt-in/ Members also may request a paper ballot using this website

Candidate Bios

Calendar of Events

April 2019
19New York Local Section
NYU Department of Chemistry
Special Lecture
Sir John Meurig Thomas
Architects of Structural Biology: Bragg, Perutz, Kendrew and Hodgkin

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24Westchester Chemical Society
Westchester Distinguished Scientist Award Dinner and Student Achievement Awards
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24Metrowomen Chemists Committee
Butters, Oils, Powders and Flowers As Antimicrobial Surfaces
JaimeLee Iolani Rizzo, Pace University
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24Westchester Chemical Society
Westchester Distinguished Scientist Award Dinner and Student Achievement Awards
Featuring 2019 Awardee
Louis Massa, PhD
Hunter College - CUNY
Contributions to the Discovery and Development of Quantum Crystallography
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25Biochemical Topical Group
Translating Genetics into Medicine
Registration Website
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26Biochemical Topical Group
Severe Asthma: Novel Concepts & Therapeutics
Registration Website
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27New York Local Section
Chemists Celebrate Earth Week - Malk Across the Brooklyn Bridge
Take Note: The Chemistry of Paper

Registration Website
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28New York Local Section
Deadline for June 2019 Indicator
Registration Website
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May 2019
3Long Island Subsection
19th Annual Chemistry Challengel
3Hudson - Bergen Subsection
21st Annual Student Research Symposium
4New York Local Section
67th Undergraduate Research Symposium
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22Organic Chemistry Topical Group
Chemical Biology Discussion Group Year-End Symposium
Registration Website

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Stanley C. Israel Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences
presented to
Prof. Paris Svoronos of Queensborough Community College

Stanley C. Israel
Prof. Paris Svoronos

Prof. Paris D.N. Svoronos of Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York was honored with the Stanley C. Israel Regional Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences.

Message from 2019 Chair
Dr. Justyna Widera-Kalinowska

2019 Board Meeting Dates


Archive of Back Issues

Reminder - Please Pay Your New York Local Section Voluntary Dues!

When your ACS membership renewal notice arrives this time, please be sure to renew but also don't forget to check the box for payment of New York Local Section Dues. While Local Section dues are a voluntary contribution - they are not required to maintain Section membership - they are however, critically important to the well being of the New York Section.

Your $15.00 Voluntary Dues directly fund events and services, including the prestigious annual Nichols Medal Symposium, undergraduate research symposia, topical groups, subgroups, and other excellent programs. With your financial commitment, these important programs can continue to grow and benefit all our members.

Thank you - the New York Section really appreciates your help!

Employers Seeking Talented Employees

The Employment and Professional Relations Committee maintains a roster of candidates who are ACS members seeking a position in the New York metropolitan area. If you have job openings and would like qualified candidates to contact you, please send a brief job description and educational/experience background required to Hessy Taft. Candidates from our roster who meet the requirements you describe will be asked to contact you.

Do you like to talk?
Then we need to hear from you!

The New York Section of the ACS is looking to increase and update its Speakers Bureau database of interested local area speakers who are available for Section-wide seminars and symposia. If you have an area of research or interest that would provide an interesting talk appropriate for our Section members, and would like to be included in our Speakers Bureau, then please contact the New York Section Office (516-883-7510, Email) with the following information that will be posted on the Section's website: your name, affiliation, a title, and 5-6 words briefly summarizing your area of specialty. We look forward to hearing from you about topics that you wish to share with our other members!

NY Section ACS Speakers Bureau