Eastern New York Section

We are a local section of the American Chemical Society located in the Capital District of New York State, which includes the cities of Albany, Schenectady, Troy, Rensselaer, and Saratoga Springs. Our organization promotes public awareness of chemistry by involvement in outreach programs in our community, and works with students to encourage an interest in the chemical sciences.


Recent news for members and interested people


Listings of upcoming meetings and events


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News and Events

Upcoming Events, Pictures from Recent Events, Employment Opportunities

ENY ACS Elections for 2020

Electronic Ballots have been e-mailed to ENY ACS members for 2020 Officer elections.  We are electing a Chair, Chair-Elect, Secretary , Treasurer, Councillor and Alternate Councillor.  Votes will be collected until the November 20 section meeting, at which paper ballots will be available.

November Meeting

The November ENY ACS Meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 20, at 5:30 pm at the Russell Sage Dining Hall on the RPI campus.  Our speaker will be Ellen Robertson, Assistant Professor at Union College

THe title of Dr. Robertson’s talk is

What the Nano-Sheet! Peptoid-Mediated Assembly of 2D Nanostructures at the Oil-Water Interface

Further details are available under our events page.

Events and Webinars

Recent Photos

Our People

Our Officers

Officers for the Eastern New York Section of the ACS are elected annually in October/November.  Our officers are responsible for the administration of the local section

Our Councillors

Our Councillors serve as the liaisons between the Eastern New York section and the national ACS.  Our Councillors serve a three year term.

Our Committee Chairs

Committee chairmanship is open to any and all interested members of the Eastern New York Section

Our Members

The Eastern New York section of the American Chemical Society has over 900 listed members.