Herty Award 2022 Celebration

88th Annual Herty Award Celebration
Honoring Dr. H. N. Cheng
2022 Herty Award Medalist

Dr. H. N. Cheng retired in May 2022 after a productive tenure working at the USDA Southern Regional Research Center. He has been active in developing green polymer chemistry as a platform to producing eco-friendly and sustainable products. Dr. Cheng was also ACS President in 2021. Prior to his election as President, he served in several ACS leadership positions at the national level, in local sections, and in technical divisions. During his presidential year, he championed the cause of chemistry, emphasizing the importance of innovation, disciplinary growth, sustainability, and digitization. Moreover, he was active in organizing symposia and webinars to benefit ACS members and the chemistry enterprise.

Award Dinner and Lecture
“Sustainability and Polymer Science – A Nexus of Opportunities”
Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center – Conference Room B (800 Spring Street NW)
September 15, 2022, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dinner Cost (includes 3 hours parking):
$35 Regular members
$25 Retired members/K-12 teachers
$20 Students
Cash bar. Dinner menu is available upon registration.

Register by noon on Sept. 5, 2022.

Download the event flyer here.

Herty Medalist Undergraduate Research Symposium 2022

The 17th Annual Herty Medalist Undergraduate Research Symposium (HMURS) will be held on Friday, September 16, 2022, 1:30 pm- 5:00 pm at Georgia Gwinnett College (Building E, LVIS).

More information about the symposium. 

Register and/or submit an abstract by 5:00 pm, Friday, September 2, 2022. Registration for attendance and presentation is free. 

Awards will be provided to the two best presentations. Winners will receive a $600 travel award to attend the ACS National Meeting and one year of ACS membership.