Maryland Section

Maryland Section of the American Chemical Society

Welcome to the internet home of the Maryland Section of the American Chemical Society (MD ACS). One of 190 local sections, we are based in Baltimore, Maryland. We work to promote awareness and interest in a wide variety of chemistry subjects through monthly dinner meetings, community outreach, and working with students in chemistry and science.

The Maryland Section Celebrates the

150th anniversary of the periodic table


                           ACS Leadership Institute attendees:  


       Dr. Pumtiwitt McCarthy from              Dr. Eric Cotton from Community College

             Morgan State University                    of Baltimore County, Catonsville, MD.


 Volunteer of the Year 2019                   Maryland Chemist

            Dr. George Farrant                                of the Year 2018 Award                      

       Retired Chemistry Teacher                                 Dr. Jared DeCoste

   from Baltimore County Public Schools.           EdgewoodChemical Biological Center             



See the announcement in our February issue of the Chesapeake Chemist -2019
and join us for an interesting lecture and a delicious dinner.

                                 When: Wednesday, February 6, 2019

                                 Location: Mountain Branch Grille & Pub 

                                                  (at Mountain Branch Golf Club) 

                                                  1827 Mountain Rd. Joppa, MD 21085 

                                                   Meeting in Founders Room

                                Time: 6:00P.M.   to     8:30 P.M.

                                Contact: Angela Sherman, Notre Dame of Maryland University at  



Plan to attend … MARM-2019


ACS Celebrates Maryland Local section Volunteers

ACS Volunteer of the Year Award, 2019

     Dr. George Farrant, Student Awards Committee Chair. Retired Chemistry Teacher, BCPS

ACS Salutes to Excellence Award, 2018

     Dr. James A. Saunders, Nominations & Elections Committee Chair & Member at Large. Retired Chemistry Professor, Towson University

ACS Volunteer of the Year  Award, 2018

     Dr. Angela Sherman, Maryland Chemist of the Year Award Committee Chair & Treasurer. Notre Dame of Maryland University, Chemistry Dept. Chair