STEM Results Profile of the Day - American Chemical Society (ACS)
Submitted by Tommy Cornelis on October 17, 2012
A nonprofit organization chartered by Congress, the American Chemical Society (ACS) is at the forefront of the evolving worldwide chemical enterprise and is the premier professional home for chemists, chemical engineers and related professions around the globe. ACS’s mission is dynamic and visionary, committed to “improving people’s lives through the transforming power of chemistry.” ACS conducts a wide array of educational programs, scholarship efforts and research related to STEM education within the Chemical Enterprise as well as other convergent areas of technology like nanotechnology, biomaterials, pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals and green chemistry.
With more than 164,000 members, the American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world’s largest scientific society and one of the world’s leading sources of authoritative scientific information. ACS distributes more than $22 million every year in grants for basic research in petroleum and related fields. The ACS Directory of Graduate Research provides information on 672 departments, 8,542 faculty.