Greater Houston Section

Greater Houston Section

Established in 1917, the Section serves about 2500 members, consisting of chemists, chemical engineers and professionals in allied fields. The American Chemical Society is recognized as a world leader in fostering science education and research, and promoting public understanding of science. The Greater Houston Section of the American Chemical Society is one of 189 local ACS sections across the nation.


Mrs. Carolyn Ericson, Clements High School - Aczel Awardee for Excellence in High School Teaching

Chrisan-Kay Clarke, attending Prairie View University Fall 2016 - Project SEED Scholarship Awardee

 Fall Awards

*** Nominations Deadline July 15 ***

Joe W. Hightower Award
(formerly the Section Award)


2017 ACS-GHS Board Nominations Due September 1


Councilor/Alternate Councilor


Position and nomination process details HERE


SWRM 2016

November 10-13, 2016

The Houston section of the American Chemical Society is pleased to announce that it will host the 2016 Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society at the Galveston Convention Center, 5600 Seawall Blvd. on beautiful Galveston Island.  The Island is located just 50 minutes south of Houston. (Our feature photo is the Convention Center and Hilton Hotel that is reserved for the SWRM 2016).

The meeting will feature presentations, poster sessions, an exposition, receptions and an educators’ day with a wide variety of symposia topics chosen from Analytical, Inorganic, Organic, Physical, Polymer Chemistry, and much more.

For more details, visit the SWRM website.

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