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.

IUPAC Global Women's Breakfast 2024

Virtual Networking and Group Discussion

“Catalyzing Diversity in Science”

Friday, March 8th (New Date!)

8:00 – 9:00 am

Via MS Teams

Register here!

Meeting link will be sent by email prior to the event

In collaboration with the EWOC Texas chapter and Stepan Company's Women's Networking and EMBRACE (Black employee) Resource Groups, we are pleased to co-host a networking session and group discussion as part of the sixth annual IUPAC Global Women’s Breakfast. To recognize this year’s theme of catalyzing diversity in science, we will be discussing strategies to ensure that diverse voices and ideas are being heard in the scientific community and sharing our challenges and successes.

While we are unable to meet as planned on the official date of the Global Women's Breakfast, we look forward to celebrating #GWB2024 in spirit on International Women's Day instead!

2023 San Jacinto STEM Expo

The ACS-GHS was proud to present a chemistry-based demonstration at San Jacinto College's annual STEM Expo event at San Jacinto College South campus on November 16, 2023. About 250 students participated in the event.

Obiageli Nwosu coordinated the demonstration in collaboration with Hongyi Wang, as well as with the laboratory coordinator for San Jacinto College, and chemistry department Head Connie Gomez.

Building a Legacy of Leadership at the 2024 ACS Leadership Institute

L to R: Falonne Moumbogno (Director), David Germack (Councilor), Obiageli Nwosu (Alternate Councilor)

The Greater Houston section sent new and returning board members as delegates to the 2024 ACS Leadership Institute, an annual conference where ACS leaders come together to learn both management and leadership skills to enable their personal professional growth as ACS leaders. This year's event was held January 26th - 28th in Atlanta, GA. As a 2023 ChemLuminary Award winner, our section was also invited to present a poster describing our award winning activities.

Pictured: Obiageli Nwosu with the GHS Activities Poster

Project SEED is Looking for Mentors!

Are you interested in mentoring High School students through a chemistry research project this summer? Download the program guidelines here, and learn more about the history of Project SEED in Houston on our webpage!

Upcoming events

EWOC Terrarium Social

The Texas chapter of Empowering Women in Organic Chemistry (EWOC) is excited to host a Terrarium Social on April 13, 2024 at 10 am. EVERYONE is welcome to join them at the Gilded Gardens in Tomball for a fun terrarium workshop. Cost is $40 to take home your own hand-made living work of art. Mimosas will be provided.

Saturday, April 13, 2024

10:00 am

The Gilded Gardens

301 S Cherry St.

Suite A

Tomball, TX  77375

Space is limited!

Please send RSVPs and any questions to

More information:

SPE Energy Professionals Hiring Event

The SPE Energy Professionals Hiring Event at the 2024 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) for job seekers and employers is scheduled in-person on:

Thursday, May 9, 2024

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

NRG Center

1 Fannin St.

Houston, TX  77054

  • Job seeker registration is open, members of the SPE, ACS-GHS, and other collaborating organizations can register closer to the event date.
  • Employers looking to meet interested job seekers should register here.

More information available on the SPE-GCS Event Page

  • It provides job seekers with opportunities to meet with energy industry hiring companies in upstream, midstream oil and gas, & renewables.

  • It provides employers a platform to meet and engage with experienced energy professionals, discuss career opportunities, and network.

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