Portland Local Section

American Chemistry Society


Thu. 5/8 7:45 PM ACS Meeting Speaker: Janet English, science teacher, El Toro High School, Los Angeles Title: "How the Finns Optimize Student Learning: Perspectives of an American Science Teacher After a Six-Month Visit" Location: Native American Center, Portland State Univer... more
Thu. 9/18 7:45 PM ACS Meeting

Speaker: Prof. Bart Kahr, New York University (speaker bio and abstract)

Topic: "Twisted Crystals"

Plus: 25-year and 40-year ACS Service Awards

Sun. 10/5 4:00 PM ACS Meeting

Student Poster Session

Thu. 11/13 7:45 PM ACS Meeting DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED THERE WILL BE NO ACS MEETING THIS MONTH Speaker: Prof. Maureen Hoatlin, Oregon Health and Science University Title: "Meeting & Treating your Inner Mutant” Where: Vollum Center L... more
Thu. 1/15 5:00 PM ACS Meeting Tour of Gamblin Artists Colors 323 SE Division Place (*not* Division Ave. The site is just south of OMSI) Optional dinner to follow at Hair of the Dog Brewery at SE Water St and SE Yamhill RSVP to Dave Reingold indicating the number of reservation... more
Thu. 2/12 8:00 PM ACS Meeting

Speaker: Dr. Carl A. Koval, University of Colorado at Boulder

Title: "Development of Solar-Fuels Generators"

Location: Willamette University, Putnam University Center Alumni Lounge, 3rd Floor, 900 State Street, Salem, Oregon

map of campus

Thu. 3/12 5:00 PM ACS Meeting Tour: Oregon State Police Crime Lab Please note: this tour has already filled and no more reservations are being accepted There is a minimum age of 16 years for this tour Portland Metropolitan Forensic Laboratory 13309 SE 84th Ave Ste 200 Clacka... more
Thu. 4/9 7:30 PM ACS Meeting Speaker: Moses Lee, Program Director at M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust "Fluorescent Hx-amides—Advancing DNA Sequence Specific Recognition and Biological Application" University of Portland, Terrace Room (under the back of the Commons) Also ... more
Thu. 5/14 7:45 PM ACS Meeting Speaker: Prof. Todd Emrick, University of Massachusetts at Amherst "Advancing Polymer Chemistry at Interfaces and in Interlayers using Nature’s Functionality" Schedule: 6:00 pm Social Hour 6:45 pm Buffet Dinner (reservations required) 7:... more
Thu. 9/10 7:45 PM ACS Meeting Speaker: Dr. Rob Jensen, Portland State University Topic: "The Degradation of Electronic Cigarette Liquids" Schedule: 6:00 pm Social hour 6:45 pm Buffet dinner (reservations required) 7:30 pm Presentation of 25-40 year ACS service awards 7:45 ... more
Thu. 10/8 7:45 PM ACS Meeting Speaker: Prof. Jason Hein, University of British Columbia Topic: "Process Analytical Technology for Reaction Discovery” Schedule: 6:00 pm Social hour, featuring SEED student posters 6:45 pm Buffet dinner (reservations required) 7:45 pm T... more
Sun. 10/25 4:00 PM Poster Symposium The Portland Section of the American Chemical Society will present an Undergraduate Student Research Poster Symposium and Career fair Sunday October 25 from 4:00-7:00 PM in the 2-story entrance foyer (atrium) of PSU's Science Research and Teaching Ce... more
Tue. 11/3 1:30 PM Silver Chemists Meeting Tour of the US Geological Survey David A. Johnston Cascades Volcano Observatory (USGS CVO) 1300 SE Cardinal Court, Building 10, Suite 100 Vancouver, Washington, 98683-9589 The tour will be led by Dr. Seth Moran, the Scientist-in-Charge at... more
Thu. 11/12 7:45 PM ACS Meeting

Speaker: Dr. Jeremiah Gassensmith, University of Texas at Dallas

Topic: Viruses as the Structural Foundation for New Materials

6:00 - 6:45 Social hour

6:45 - 7:45 Buffet dinner (reservations required)

7:45 - 9:00 Speaker

Thu. 12/10 7:45 PM ACS Meeting Speaker: Dr. Paul Lucas, 3D Systems, Wilsonville, OR Topic: The Chemistry of 3D Printing Materials 6:00 - 6:45 Social hour and special presentation of "Twitter 101: the power of social media to connect scientists of all ages" by Jim Tung and Mari... more
Thu. 1/14 7:45 PM ACS Meeting

Speaker: Cynthia McEvoy, Oregon Health Sciences University

Topic: "Vitamin C Supplementation for Pregnant Smoking Women and Pulmonary Function in Their Newborn Infants"

Mon. 1/25 12:00 PM Silver Chemists Meeting "The Career of George S. Hammond" Presentation by Prof. Carl Wamser, Portland State University 12:00 Lunch at Gustav’s German Restaurant NE Sandy Blvd at 50th Ave, Portland 1:00 program RSVP for lunch and program or for program only to warren... more
Sat. 2/13 10:00 AM ACS Meeting Tour of the chemistry program at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry An ACS representative will be in the main lobby of OMSI starting at 9:45 am to collect your entrance fees and distribute the admission tags. There is a car park fee of $5... more
Thu. 3/17 6:00 PM ACS Meeting

Speaker: Mitch Tracy, Market Actives, LLC

Title: "That Stuff Tastes Awful: Bitter Aversive Technology"

Where: Vollum Center Lounge, Reed College


6:00 pm Social hour

6:45 pm Buffet Dinner (reservations required)

7:45 pm Speaker

Thu. 4/14 6:00 PM ACS Meeting Speaker: Jyllian Kemsley, senior editor for Chemical and Engineering News Topic: "From the Safety Beat: the UCLA Fatality and Beyond" University of Portland, Bauccio Commons (map) Schedule: 6:00 pm Social Hour 6:45 pm Buffet Dinner (reservati... more
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