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Chemists Celebrate National Chemistry Week!

This month, we chemists celebrate National Chemistry Week and the importance of glues and adhesives!

For more information about how we as a local section are celebrating National Chemistry Week, click here

2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded to Local Section Member!

We are very excited to announce that Dr. M. Stanley Whittingham, a 45-year member of the ACS Binghamton Local Section and a Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science at Binghamton University, has been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of lithium ion batteries! Congratulations, Dr. Whittingham!

Chenango County - Drs. Paul Scholarship

We are sad to announce the passing of Dr. Barbara Paul Losty, daughter of Drs. Henry and Mary Paul. Her obituary can be found here and in lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to made to either the Michael C. Niles Grant in Art scholarship at University of Missouri, or the Drs. Mary & Henry Paul scholarship fund in Binghamton, NY in her honor. Individuals wishing to donate to the Drs. Paul Scholarship fund may send a check made out to the ACS Binghamton Local Section to:

B. Turnpenny
Instructional Chemistry
S2 222
Binghamton University
Binghamton, NY 13902-6000

Welcome to the Binghamton Local Section of the American Chemical Society!

It is our pleasure to welcome you to the official website for the Binghamton Local Section of the American Chemical Society. Please click here to learn more about our local section.

Please check out the Activities tab to learn more about our many exciting events and programs, such as the United States National Chemistry Olympiad, Chemists Celebrate Earth Day, and National Chemistry Week.

Take time to become active as an ACS Member in our Section! Contact us with any questions and/or suggestions.

Binghamton ACS Local Section Mini Grants

The Binghamton ACS local section will be offering a limited number of mini grants to section members who wish to sponsor an event or activity that will increase the engagement of members and encourage innovative activities that will benefit the local community, schools, or legislative government.

Grant Details:
  1. A limited number of grants (up to $200) are available to local section members who wish to host an event/activity that meets the above criteria.
  2. The application is on a rolling basis and applications will be reviewed during the academic year. Grant funds are limited and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
  3. A summary report must be submitted within 30 days of the conclusion of the event/activity.

Some events for consideration include: hands-on science activities with K-12 students, their teachers and/or their parents, professional development events for undergraduate and graduate level students, etc.

Link to online application: