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


Pictures from recent meetings and events

News and Events

Upcoming Events, Pictures from Recent Events, Employment Opportunities

ENY ACS Elections for 2020

Online and paper votes were tallied at our November meeting; the winners are Steve Tysoe (Chair); Peter Dinolfo (Chair-Elect); Harry Garber (Secretary); Peter Bonitatibus (Treasurer); Mary Carroll (Councilor); Tina Ovitt (Alternate Councilor).  Thank you all for your participation!

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Future Leaders Call For Nominations

The 5th annual Future Leaders Series meeting is coming up! This event is an opportunity for Ph.D. students expected to graduate in 2020 to present their work at our next local section meeting being held on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 (5:30 – 9:00PM)

Faculty are encouraged to nominate their Ph.D. students for consideration by Friday, Jan, 3,  2020.
Selected speakers will be notified by Wed, January 8, 2020.  We are looking for 3-4 speakers to present.
To nominate a student, the graduate advisor should send the following to the ENY-ACS section e-mail address: enyacs@gmail.com
Student’s name
Graduate advisor’s name
Expected date of graduation
Research title and abstract of the work to be presented at the meeting.
The January 2020 meeting will be held at:
Hale House
Union College
Schenectady, NY

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.