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.


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Call For Nominations – The 2021 Buck-Whitney Award The ACS Eastern New York Section seeks nominations for the Buck-Whitney Award, which recognizes original work in pure or applied chemistry. The award consists of a bronze medal and citation, a $1,000 honorarium, and a travel grant to present a talk to the Eastern New York section in the Spring of 2022. The nominee’s work can be in either experimental or theoretical aspects of any field of pure or applied chemistry, and can come from industrial, government, or academic institutions. Nominations should include a list of the nominee’s accomplishments and contributions to chemistry. Send nominations by November 13th, 2021 to Dr. Steven A. Tysoe at BuckWhitneyAward@gmail.com.  The award winner will be announced at our monthly Section Meeting on November 17th, 2021.

ENY-ACS September 2021 Meeting

Our September meeting will be an in-person picnic at Thatcher Part in Voorheesville.  Please see the Events Calendar for details and registration information.



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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.