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Current Issue of The Crucible - August 2014

August 2014


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Congratulations to Derek Wang – North Allegheny Student and USNCO Finalist – Headed to Hanoi!

The Pittsburgh Section of the American Chemical Society congratulates North Allegheny student Derek Wang.  For the second year in a row, Derek was one of 20 USNCO finalists who attended the Chemistry Olympiad Study Camp, June 3-18, 2014, at the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA), in Colorado Springs, CO. The students competed for a spot on the team representing the United States at the 46th International Chemistry Olympiad in Hanoi, Vietnam, July 20-29, 2014.  Derek earned a spot and will attend the International Competition in Hanoi!  Congratulations and good luck, Derek!

Pittsburgh Award and Distinguished Service Award Call for Nominations

The Pittsburgh Section of the American Chemical Society has announced the Call for Nominations for the Pittsburgh Award and the Distinguished Service Award.  New in 2014 are easy-to-complete nomination forms for both awards!  To see the new forms, click Pittsburgh Award Nomination Form and Distinguished Service Award Nomination Form.  The Awards Banquet will be part of the larger Central Regional Meeting of the ACS on Thursday, October 30 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Green Tree.  Nominations are due by Friday, September 5, 2014. 

CERM 2014 Registration is Now Open

Pittsburgh has not hosted a regional meeting since 2003!  From October 28-November 1, Pittsburgh will once again host the Central Regional Meeting of the ACS, CERM 2014.  Registration is now open and Advance Registration prices will be effective through October 3.  Register now!   

CERM 2014 Abstract Submission is Now Open

Pittsburgh has not hosted a regional meeting since 2003!  From October 28-November 11, Pittsburgh will once again host the Central Regional Meeting of the ACS, CERM 2014.  Abstract Submission is now open.   Submit an abstract today!

Women Chemists Committee Call for Award Nominations

The WCC has opened nominations for its annual awards.  Please see our awards section to learn more and nominate your colleague.  Nominations are due September 1.

Congratulations to Our Newest ACS Pittsburgh Section Travel Grant Recipeints

Congratulations to Jeffrey Aulett from the University of Pittsburgh and Christian Legaspi from Carnegie Mellon University.  They are the recipients of the latest travel grants.  Both willl present their research at the ACS Fall National Meeting in San Francisso August 10-14.  Congratulations!

Congratulations to Pittsburgh Section Councilor Michael Mautino

Michael Mautino is the 2014 ACS Pittsburgh Section Outreach Volunteer of the Year in recognition of his tireless efforts to organize and publicize the Pittsburgh Section’s NCW events.  Michael will be recognized among the Local Section Outreach Volunteers of the Year on the national ACS website.  Congratulations, Mike!

Pittsburgh Section Offers Travel Grants for Student Members

The Pittsburgh Section of the American Chemical Society has budgeted funds to help encourage undergraduate/graduate student participation in national and regional ACS meetings. The awards are intended to help defray meeting registration and travel-related expenses (lodging, transportation, per diem) for eligible students.  Click for the application.

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