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.

"Humans are changing our climate.

Why should you care?"

Paul Robinson, , PhD
 Founder, Katy Institute for Sustainable Energy 

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 6:30 pm 


8824 Fallbrook Drive

Houston, TX 77064

Come join us for a presentation and conversation about climate change. Refreshments will be served.





2017 US National Chemistry Olympiad

The Greater Houston Section of the American Chemical Society is proud to participate in the U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO). For interested high school instructors and students, please see the announcement and REGISTRATION FORM for further information about how to participate.

Saturday, February 18 Deadline to Register

Saturday, March 4 Chemistry Olympiad Competition at University of Houston Main Campus

Upcoming events

Member Spotlight

Dr. Eme Abu

A member of our local section Eme Abu, PhD recently published a children's book titled "Do I have allergies?". The target audience are children two to six years old, and the book helps them identify allergic reactions when they happen. Common allergy triggers are nuts, latex balloons, animal dander and medicine. Paperback and e-copies are available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble and Westbow Press Publishers.

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Past Event Spotlight

Project SEED 2016

2016 was another successful year for Project SEED where many wonderful students and mentors participated.  The summer was capped off with a poster session and certificate ceremony in Galveston.

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