Georgia Section

A home for members and friends of the American Chemical Society's Georgia Section throughout the greater Atlanta area and its vicinity.

Chemistry Olympiad Information

Information for students interested in competing in the 2019 Chemistry Olympiad is available on the Chemistry Olympiad page.

2019 Officer Election Results

The results of elections for the 2019 ACS Georgia Section officers have completed and the results are in. Congratulations to our new officers and thanks to all who volunteered to serve!

Chair-elect: Jahari Soward

Secretary: Tyler Kinner

Member-at-large: Cory Elizabeth Turner

Councilors: Mark Mitchell and Joe Stoner

Alternate Councilors: Jason Lye and Laurel Royer

Replacement Councilor: Lissa Dulany

2019 Herty Award Nominations Now Open

The ACS Georgia Section is soliciting nominations for the 2018 Charles Holmes Herty Medal, which recognizes the work and service of an outstanding chemist from the southeastern region of the U.S.

The award recipient will be given a gold medal and honored at a ceremony held in the fall by the local section. Nominees may come from academia, government, or industry and must have resided or worked in the Southeast for 10 years or more.

The deadline for nominations is Dec. 15, 2018. Complete the online nomination form here. Nominations are active for up to three years, but nominators are welcome to update the candidate's curriculum vitae and other materials.

Georgia Section ChemLuminary Nominations

Congratulations to the ACS Georgia Section and 2017 Chair Ron Hunter for being nationally recognized as ChemLuminary Award Finalists in five categories for 2017 activity and events:

  • Outstanding On-going CCED Event
  • Outstanding Public Outreach Event Organized by a Student Group
  • Best Overall Local Section Minority Affairs
  • Outstanding U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad - Georgia Section Chemluminary Winner
  • Best Overall Women Chemists Committee Local Section

The winners in these and other categories were announced at the 256th ACS National Meeting in Boston on August 21.

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Showcase Your Chemical Business

If you would like to showcase your business to the attendees of a monthly dinner meeting, please send your response to Ajay Malia.
This invitation is available to the first respondee only for each month’s dinner meeting.  Space will be provided for advertising materials.  Please make arrangements with Ajay.
This offer is being made on behalf of the Georgia Section’s Chemical Businesses Group.
For information about the Group, please contact Dr. Maria Beug-Deeb at