Welcome to the Auburn local ACS section website, encompassing 17 counties in Alabama and 4 counties in Georgia with its headquarters located in Auburn Alabama. Our goal is to provide you with information on all events sponsored by the local section, promote greater interactions among ACS members throughout the Southeastern region, and provide you with resources that will be most beneficial to your professional development.
The Auburn section is committed to the mentorship of future chemists and the promotion of interest in the chemical sciences through outreach into K-12 settings, by providing travel stipends for students to attend national and regional ACS meetings, in bringing dynamic speakers to regional institutions, by conducting novel workshops such as the “Instant Supercomputer!” workshop at SERMACS 2009, and through the hosting of local section meetings that aim to increase interactions between students, teachers, and the general public.
Our group is run exclusively by volunteers who are excited and motivated by chemistry and strive to provide substantial benefits to our membership. Please use the navigation links to the left to keep up with current local section events and contact us with suggestions for new content for the site or with new outreach ideas.
Jeremy Carr, Chair
This year's recipient
will present a talk entitled
Pursuit of My Dreams for Half-a-Century
Monday, April 8, 2013,
Reception at 7:00 p.m.
Lecture at 8:00 p.m.
Science Center Auditorium
There will be an additional lecture entitled
Magical Power of d-Block Transition Metals
in Organic Synthesis
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Chemistry Building, Room 134
Lecture at 4:00 p.m.
Refreshments at 3:45 p.m.
For more information go to our Kosolapoff page.
Applicants should submit a copy of their submitted abstract, proof of conference registration, and a letter of recommendation from their research adviser to the Younger Chemists’ Committee liaison. Award winners will be selected primarily on the basis of these submitted materials.
Since funds are limited, preference will be given to (1) those who have not previously received a travel award from the
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