The 127th Conference of the North Carolina Section of the American Chemical Society (NC-ACS) was held on Friday, November 1, 2013, at the North Carolina State University College of Textiles and Hunt Library Auditorium. Photos from the event are posted here.
The Technical Program was held in the College of Textiles Atrium and included 90 presentations across four poster session award categories: High School Students, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, and Postdoctoral Fellows. The poster competition winners included:
James L. Chao (International Business Machines Corporation, Retired) has been a Local Section Councilor for 20 years, is Chair of the Committee on Patents and Related Matters, and is serving on ACS President Marinda Wu’s Task Force on Jobs and Advocacy.
ACS Fellow Award:
Contribution to the Science/Profession: Recognized for design and development of novel interferometric methods in Fourier transform spectroscopy including time-resolved FT-IR and customized optical-mechanical accessories for specialized applications.Contribution to the ACS Community: Chairs the Committee on Patents and Related Matters. Has established a pipeline protocol to identify chemists for Society nomination for national awards, including the National Inventors Hall of Fame, National Women’s Hall of Fame, and National Medal of Technology and Innovation.