Herty Award Nominations

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The ACS Georgia Section is soliciting nominations for the 2022 Charles Holmes Herty Medal, which recognizes the work and service of an outstanding chemist from the southeastern region of the U.S.

The award recipient will be given a gold medal and honored at a ceremony held in the fall by the local section. Nominees may come from academia, government, or industry and must have resided or worked in the Southeast for 10 years or more.

The deadline for nominations is Dec. 15, 2021. Complete the online nomination form here. Nominations are active for up to three years, but nominators are welcome to update the candidate’s curriculum vitae and other ma

2021 Herty Medalist Undergraduate Research Symposium

The 2021 Herty Medalist Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held virtually on Friday, October 1 (1:30 pm- 5:00 pm). Registration for attendance and presentation is free.

Click commons.ggc.edu/hmurs to RSVP and/or submit the abstract by 5:00 pm, Friday, September 17, 2021.

The best undergraduate presentation winner will receive up to a $500 travel award to the American Chemical Society National Meeting and one-year American Chemical Society membership.

The Keynote speaker of the symposium will be the 2021 Herty Awardee Dr. Anne-Frances Miller, University of Kentucky (“How flavoenzymes can light our way to sustainable energy, without breaking the laws of thermodynamics”). Other confirmed speakers include Dr. Bryan Boudouris, Purdue University (“The chemistry and application of bioelectronic polymers”) and Dr. Michelle Gaines, Spelman College (“Conventional and creative ways to study the interfacial chemistry of polymer materials”). The symposium will also highlight undergraduate research presentations.

Senior Chemists Committee

Participation in the ACS Senior Chemists Committee provides our experienced community of chemists the opportunity to stay active after retirement, by continuing to contribute their valuable expertise. The ongoing advancements in chemistry touch every aspect of modern life and build on the accomplishments of those who came before. Let’s stay connected, share our accomplishments, ideas and ways of contributing even more through this Facebook group. We look forward to your involvement. Committee Chair: Linda Marquez

Join the committee’s Facebook group.