Meeting/Event Information

    Past Meetings

    Marie Curie Live! + Undergrad Symposium + Holiday Party

    December 15, 2017
    5:30 PM to 9:30 PM

    North Central College, Wentz Science Center
    131 S. Loomis Street
    Naperville, IL 60540
    https://www.northcentralcollege.edu

    Live Reenactment, Holiday Party, Iota Sigma Pi Raffle, Door Prizes, Food and Toy Drive, Three Remote Streaming Sites, Daytime Undergraduate Research Symposium... "Hardships are but part of the life experience. They are there to test our mettle, our resolv

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    2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium

    December 15, 2017
    8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

    North Central College, Wentz Science Center
    131 S. Loomis Street
    Naperville, IL 60540
    https://www.northcentralcollege.edu

    POSTERS, KEYNOTE TALKS, CAREER FAIR: On Friday, December 15, the Chicago Section of the American Chemical Society (Chicago ACS) will host a one-day symposium on Chemistry Careers and the Future of Chemistry. The symposium is intended to attract college un

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    "Honey Bees as Chemists" - Prof. May Berenbaum, UIUC Entomologist

    November 17, 2017
    5:30 PM to 9:30 PM

    College of DuPage - Health and Sciences Building
    425 Fawell Blvd
    Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
    http://www.cod.edu/about/maps_and_directions/regional_map.aspx

    (NOTE: LECTURE=7:00) For decades, nutritionists and bee scientists have dismissed honey as little more than sugar water. It's now clear, however, that honey contains a broad diversity of phytochemicals that vary with the nectar sources utilized by the bee

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    $tart $mart - Workshop for Women

    November 11, 2017
    8:30 AM to 2:00 PM

    Loyola University - Cuneo Hall
    6430 N. Kenmore Ave., Room 103
    Chicago, IL 606600
    http://www.luc.edu/chemistry/

    $tart $mart is a three-hour workshop that provides women with the knowledge and skills for negotiating salaries and benefits in order to receive fair and realistic compensation as they approach the job market.

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    2017 Basolo Award Lecture and Reception - Anthony K. Cheetham, "Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Perovskites"

    October 27, 2017
    4:15 PM to 8:00 PM

    Technological Institute, Northwestern University
    2145 Sheridan Rd.
    Evanston, IL 60208
    http://www.chemistry.northwestern.edu/

    Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Perovskites

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    EDUCATION NIGHT: Dr. Sameer Patwardhan, "Introducing Solar Energy Science in Classrooms"

    September 15, 2017
    5:30 PM to 8:45 PM

    Roosevelt University - Schaumburg
    1400 N Roosevelt Rd
    Schaumburg,, IL 60173
    https://www.roosevelt.edu/campuses/schaumburg

    TEACHER WORKSHOP WITH SOLAR CELL KITS, POSTER SESSION, TALK, and DINNER

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    Prof. Stuart Rowan: "Using Dynamic Chemistry to Access Stimuli-Responsive and Adaptive Materials". PLUS Distinguished Service Award, 50- and 60-year Member Recognition

    June 16, 2017
    5:30 PM to 9:30 PM

    Loyola University - Chemistry Department (Life Science Building)
    1050 West Sheridan Road (Room 142)
    Chicago, IL 60660
    http://www.luc.edu/chemistry/

    A 3-fold event! Prof. Rowan will discuss molecular engineering, Avom Litin will receive the Distinguished Service Award, and our 50- and 60-year members will be recognized.

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    2017 Gibbs Awardee, Judith Klinman "C-H activation, quantum tunneling, and new ways of looking at enzyme catalysis"

    May 19, 2017
    6:00 PM to 9:30 PM

    Meridian Banquets
    1701 Algonquin Rd
    Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
    http://www.meridianbanquets.com

    Our ability to understand and design potent catalysts lies squarely at the interface of biology and chemistry. In particular, the enormous rate accelerations of enzyme catalyzed reactions make them ideal subjects for advancing this topic. Yet, despite ove

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    Priestley Medalist Tobin Marks, "How Do We Design Organic and Inorganic Materials for Flexible, Transparent Electronic Circuitry?"

    April 21, 2017
    5:30 PM to 9:30 PM

    Loyola University - Chemistry Department (Flanner Hall)
    1068 West Sheridan Road
    Chicago, IL 60660
    http://www.luc.edu/chemistry/

    This lecture focuses on the challenging design, realization, and implementation of new materials families for creating unconventional electronic circuitry. Fabrication methodologies to achieve these goals include high-throughput, large-area, high-resoluti

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    Jennifer Walling, “Environmental Policy and Advocacy”

    March 17, 2017
    5:30 PM to 9:30 PM

    Benedictine University - Goodwin Hall of Business
    5700 College Rd
    Lisle, IL, IL 60532

    PUBLIC AFFAIRS LECTURE: Recent environmental policy passed by the state legislature and currently under consideration will be reviewed. The presentation will include best practices to communicate environmental messages and information to legislators. The

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    Prof. Richard B. Silverman (Northwestern U.): "Drug Discovery: Ingenuity or Serendipity?"

    February 17, 2017
    5:00 PM to 9:30 PM

    University of Illinois at Chicago, Mol. Biol. Res. Bldg.
    901 S. Marshfield Ave. (Formal address 900 S. Ashland)
    Chicago, IL 60607

    Drug discovery is a long, challenging process, which is more often than not unsuccessful. How do medicinal chemists discover new drugs? Why are they so expensive? This lecture will describe some approaches taken to discover drugs, including an example fro

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    Prof. John Rogers, "Materials for Biodegradable Electronics"; Joint with AIChE

    January 20, 2017
    5:30 PM to 9:30 PM

    Roosevelt University - Schaumburg
    1400 N Roosevelt Rd
    Schaumburg,, IL 60173
    https://www.roosevelt.edu/campuses/schaumburg

    Please join us for our annual get-together with the chemical engineers of Chicago's Section of AIChE. Our featured speaker is Prof. John A. Rogers. NEW: STREAMING LOCATIONS UIC, NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE

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