Rochester Local Section (Chartered in 1912)

About Us

Welcome to the home page of the Rochester, NY local section of the American Chemical Society. The ACS is the world's largest scientific organization, representing nearly 160,000 members worldwide. The Rochester Section serves Monroe, Orleans, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, and Wayne counties in upstate New York.

There are currently over 900 members of the section, many of whom work for employers such as Eastman Kodak, Xerox, Bausch & Lomb, and the University of Rochester. The Section is also the home of the prestigious Harrison Howe award, presented annually to a scientist with an outstanding record of accomplishment and who holds great promise for further achievement.

The Rochester Section is one of the most active ACS local sections, and sponsors a wide variety of professional, educational, and outreach activities for the benefit of its members and the general public. Bookmark this page and check it often to keep apprised of new events and information.

About the American Chemical Society

The American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world’s largest scientific society and one of the world’s leading sources of authoritative scientific information. A nonprofit organization, chartered by Congress, ACS is at the forefront of the evolving worldwide chemical enterprise and the premier professional home for chemists, chemical engineers and related professions around the globe.

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