Green Mountain Local Section

The American Chemical Society in Vermont

Current Announcements

Willem Leenstra Named a 2015 American Chemical Society Fellow

Posted by Senthil Natesan on October 12, 2015 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)

The American Chemical Society’s ACS Fellows Program was created by the ACS Board of Directors in December 2008 to recognize members of the ACS for outstanding achievements in and contributions to science, the profession, and the Society. Prof. Willem Leenstra was one of 78 newly elected members for 2015

The ACS Fellow distinction is somewhat unusual compared to the fellow status in other scientifi...

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Chemistry Olympiad 2015 Announcement

Posted by Senthil Natesan on January 12, 2015 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Dear Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce that the Green Mountain Local Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) will be participating in the 2015 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO). The primary goals of this program are to stimulate interest and achievement in chemistry among high school students throughout the United States and to provide recognition of outstanding young chemistry students, teachers, and schools.

 Students competing in the USNCO are eligible to ...

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Students compete in the US National Chemistry Olympiad

Posted by Senthil Natesan on May 17, 2014 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)


The Green Mountain Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) had six outstanding high school chemistry students participate in the US National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO) exam:Nathaniel Brennan and Daniel Ro of Essex HS (Teacher: Joel Lagrow), Benjamin Koonz of Lamoille Union HS (Teacher: Bradly Parker), Cole Khamnei of Burlington HS (Teacher: Aaron Fogg), and Kerrianne Little and Jacob Lisner of NorthCountry Union HS (Teacher: Chris Shaffer). These students were selected as ...

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ACS Green Mountain Local Section members presented their work at ACS National Meeting at Dallas, March 16-20, 2014

Posted by Senthil Natesan on March 30, 2014 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (0)


Robert Tracy,  a Junior Chemistry Major from Saint Michael’s College has been awarded         "Local Section Travel Award" for presenting the following work. Robert also serves as Secretary of Saint Michael's College ACS Student Affiliates Chapter.

Title: Carbon coated nanoscale metal oxide for the production of biofuels from biomass

Abstract: Conversion of biomass to fuels is a priority because there is potential to provide a sus...

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Green Mountain Local section receives Innovative Project Grant

Posted by Senthil Natesan on March 30, 2014 at 6:10 PM Comments comments (0)

We are pleased to announce that the Green Mountain Local Section has received a grant from the ACS Local Section Activities Committee to support a "Molecular Modeling Workshop" which will be conducted for two days at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences during the summer of 2014. Professors Stefan Balaz and Senthil Natesan are the project coordinators for the workshop.  This is the first grant of this type received by the Green Mountain Local Section. ...

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