Georgia Section

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

Science Cafe - The Evolving Periodic Table 


Celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table (IYPT), drink coffee, and learn something. 

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 6:00 PM

Condesa Coffee - Old 4th Ward 

See the flyer for more details 

February Dinner Meeting

We're celebrating the International Year of the Periodic Table!

Join our IYPT kick off at the Fernbank Science Center on February 21st. Following a heavy hors d'oeuvres reception, our speaker, Dr. Jim Sowell of Georgia Tech, will illustrate the formation of the periodic table as the consequence of celestial events.

February 21st, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Fernbank Science Center 156 Heaton Park Dr, Atlanta, GA 30307

6:00 - 7:00, Reception

7:00 - 8:00, Guest Speaker, Dr. Jim Sowell of Georgia Tech, Author of The Naked-Eye Sky

"The Stars and the Periodic Table: An Astronomical Exploration of the Elements" 

8:00 - 8:45, A Black History Tribute: Head To The Sky*

*This event is organized and held by the Fernbank Science Center. Attendance is optional; your admission to the ACS Georgia event admits you to the science center for the evening.


$20 - Regular Admission

$10 - Students and K-12 teachers

Talk Only? Please register and plan to arrive at 6:45

Questions? Please email

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Percy Julian Award Applications Accepted

The Minority Affairs Committee of the Georgia Local Section of the American Chemical Society is pleased to announce the 2019 Percy Julian Award. This award will be given to two High School Seniors (one male and one female) in recognition of scholastic achievement and leadership ability. Each recipient will receive a $500 book scholarship and a one-­year (student) membership in ACS.

The deadline for application is April 12, 2019. Full details and application.

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

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