Councilors’ Report: Fall 2018 ACS National Meeting in Boston
Oct20

Councilors’ Report: Fall 2018 ACS National Meeting in Boston

In attendance at the Councilor Session were Councilors Mariela Carpio-Obeso and Bill Miller, Alternate Councilor Shawna Rickards, and Historian Jan Hayes. Mariela Carpio-Obeso (left), Jane Hayes, and Bill Miller Shawna Rickard (left), Bill Miller, and Mariela Carpio-Obeso President Peter Dorhout spoke about an emphasis on RAMPing up safety: Recognize hazards, Assess risks, Minimize risks, and Prepare for emergencies. He was considered...

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Flavors of Chemistry 2018: Beer and Cheese
Oct20

Flavors of Chemistry 2018: Beer and Cheese

On September 29th we held our 4th annual Flavors of Chemistry event, with great success, with nearly 90 attendees. Members from several sections came together to honor award winners and learn about the chemistry of beer and cheese flavor. ACS Sacramento Section Chair Marc Foster opened the event by presenting awards to the Sacramento Section honorees. Three of the section’s long-time members were in attendance. Each long-time member...

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ACS Webinar: Chemistry for the Formation of  Urban Fine Particulate Matter
Sep30

ACS Webinar: Chemistry for the Formation of Urban Fine Particulate Matter

November 6, 2018 USA 12:00 p.m. EST, 9:00 a.m. PST, 17:00 GMT Speaker:Renyi ZhangUniversity Distinguished Professor and Harold J. Haynes Chair in Geosciences Professor of Chemistry and Atmospheric Sciences, Colleges of Science and GeosciencesTexas A&M UniversityCollege Station, Texas, USA This webinar will provide a synthetic view on recent progress in understanding the chemistry relevant to the formation of urban fine...

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Celebrating 50 Years of ACS Membership: Anthony S. Wong, Ph.D.
Sep20

Celebrating 50 Years of ACS Membership: Anthony S. Wong, Ph.D.

Ph.D.  Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry, University of California, Davis M.S.  Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry, University of California, Davis M.A.  Education, California State University, Sacramento B.A.  Chemistry, California State University, Sacramento Dr. Wong has over 45 years experience in the analytical chemistry field.  He has served as principal investigator of numerous government and industrial projects...

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Celebrating 50 Years of ACS Membership: Paul N. Noble
Sep20

Celebrating 50 Years of ACS Membership: Paul N. Noble

Highlights of a Career in Chemistry Paul N. Noble, ACS member since 1968 Brief Chronology: B. A. in chemistry, Rice University, 1964        Ph. D. in physical chemistry, University of California (Berkeley), 1968 Thesis title: “Intramolecular Potential Functions from Vibrational Analysis and ab initio Calculation”        NSF faculty associate, University of Texas (Austin), 1968-1970        Member of CSUS Chemistry Department,...

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