ACS New Haven, Ct
Local Section


The New Haven Section of the American Chemical Society was established in 1912. We promote public awareness of chemistry by being involved in outreach programs in our community and work with students to encourage an interest in the chemical science arena.

Our membership is encompasses the New Haven county with 900+ members. Including companies such as Bristol-Myers Squibb, Melinta, Unilever. 

Universities in the New Haven area include Yale University, University of New Haven, and Southern Connecticut State University

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The American Chemical Society (ACS) is one of the largest professional organizations that represent the chemical industry. The ACS supports 160,000+ members globally, publishing its weekly C&EN magazine and up-to-date scientific journals.

Local Section Meetings

For the Fall 2017: We are planning meetings for September, October and November. 
On September 27: Dr. Shannon Meseck from NOAA in Milford will present her work on the effects of sea acidification on bivalve respiration.
Location:  Eli’s in Hamden

On October 10: To celebrate the National Chemistry Week theme, Professor. Thomas Fleming from SCSU will be presenting his work on a relevant topic.

Title :"Geochemistry Rocks” 

Location: Eli’s in Hamden

Another speaker for an early November meeting is also planned and the details are coming soon........


Gustavus John Esselen Award: Due date 15th Oct 2017

Please check the following details for more details and previous winners.


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National Chemistry Week

NCW 2016 will take place on October 16 – 22, 2016.
Theme: "Solving Mysteries through Chemistry", Exploring the chemistry of fibers and forensics. 

NERM 2016 Abstract Deadline

 Registration is open: Visit
 41st Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM): Sponsored by the American Chemical Society (October 5-8, 2016).

252nd American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition

Where and When: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

August 21-25, 2016. 

Theme: Chemistry of the people, by the people, for the people

Extended Deadline!

Abstract submission for the Undergraduate Research Symposium has been extended to Monday April 4th! The link to submit your abstract may be found on the Undergraduate Symposium page.

Symposium attendees may pre-register for the event until the Friday April 22nd. You must be pre-registered in order to receive lunch and be eligible for the raffle drawing.


Save the Date - April 30, 2016

The New Haven section is pleased to host the First Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at Southern Connecticut State University!

The symposium program will feature both oral and poster presentations given from undergraduate students conducting research at local universities within New Haven and Fairfield Counties. Presentation topics will cover research in fields such as nanotechnology, forensics, biochemisty, chemical engineering, polymer science, green chemistry, sustainability, and many more.

For more information please visit the Undergraduate Research Symposium webpage

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