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.

               WELCOME TO MARYLAND SECTION                                                   FALL EVENTS                                

    The Maryland section hopes you had a great summer and now you are refresh to start the Fall with new events, programs, celebrations of chemistry, chemists and life as chemists!

     The success of the last eight months has been recorded in the the past  seven issues of the Chesapeake Chemist, our newsletter. This month issue, number eight,  promises to bring a continuous high quality reporting and the announcement of good events for the Fall 2018!      All are welcome!

    Your participation is appreciated! Contact us with ideas, share your research, bring news and events to share with your colleagues. We will publish it for you!

     In the Chesapeake Chemist Issue-No.8:

  • The fun of attending ACS National Meetings, report on 256th Annual ACS meeting in Boston, MA
  • Tips for writing and publishing scientific articles
  • New outreach programs
  • Announcement of the Braude Award winner
  • ... and more!


Join us at the MD Section's 3rd Executive Committee  Meeting at UMBC, MYER    Building Room 351,       Sept 24, 2018 at 6:00 P.M.

Click here for English version and for Spanish PDF of this article

              A Call for 2018-Nominations:                      MD ACS Officer Positions

        Nominations are solicited from the membership for  positions as officers within the Maryland Section of ACS. Nominations may be send to the Chair of the Nominations and Elections Committee, Dr. James A. Saunders at  either as self-nominations or to nominate a colleague.

        Positions that are available for the year 2019 are: 1 Chair-Elect, 1 Treasurer, 1 Secretary and 5 positions of Members-At-Large. The results will be announced in December 2018.

The Chair-Elect term is 3 years, ie., Chair-Elect for one year, Vice-Chair for one year and Chair for the last year. Councilor positions are open for a 3-year term. Members-at Large, Treasurer and Secretary are elected for 1-year term.   

The Braude Award 

               Our awardee this year is Dr. Jocelyn McKeon                                Associate Professor, Chemistry Department,                Notre Dame of Maryland University.

For reservations, contact coordinator Louise Hellwig 

For any other information contact:     

Beatrice Salazar, Chair-2018 at 

Information is Key

Please click here to read more about the section's goals for 2018.