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Chemistry Societies & Organizations

Join the club! Here's a list of chemical and chemical engineering student and professional societies, organizations, and groups.

What Is the IUPAC and What Does It Do?
Find out what the IUPAC is and learn a little about about what the IUPAC does.

Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago
Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry is the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere. Here is a look at some of what this amazing museum has to offer.

ACS
The American Chemical Society, founded in 1876 and the world's largest scientific society. Members are mainly chemists but also chemical engineers. Information about ACS divisions, programs, and local sections.

AIChE
News about the profession, membership and benefits, activities, meeting information, calls for papers, continuing education courses, technical publications, awards program, and career information from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)
The AACC describes itself as an 'international scientific/medical society of clinical laboratory professionals, physicians, research scientists and other individuals involved with clinical chemistry and other clinical laboratory science-related disciplines'.

American Association for the Advancement of Science
Membership and meeting information is available.

American Hydrogen Association
Press releases, seminars, workshops, educational sites, newsletters, events, and membership information are provided.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers
There are sections for conferences, membership information, publications, career and employment, education and training, industry, government, and students.

American Oil Chemists' Society
Interests in fats, oils, proteins, surfactants, and detergents.

American Society for Testing and Materials
Organization that sets standards for testing and analysis. See ASTM Store for list of ASTM technical procedures and literature.

AOAC International
Formerly the Association of Official Analytical Chemists.

ASHRAE
Homepage of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers.

ASME
Homepage of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

BioMedNet
Web site catering to the biological and medical community.

Ceska Spolecnost Chemicka
Czech Chemical Society.

Chemical Heritage Foundation
For public understanding of chemistry and its contributions.

Chemistry.org
From the American Chemical Society, this is an extensive chemistry website, including searchable databases, educational resources, articles, meetings, a career resource center, and a global chemistry network.

Chemsoc
Information from dozens of chemistry societies. Coordinated by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

ChemWeb
Internet chemistry site featuring journals and databases. Requires free registration.

Electrochemical Society
Advancing interests in electrochemistry and solid state technologies.

European Fertilizer Manufacturers Association
The EFMA website includes news, an introduction to fertilizers; information on fertilizers, food, and the environment; industry statistics; fertilizer manufacturing facts; international trade and economics; member information; publications; and links.

Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker
Professional development of German chemists.

IChemE
The Institution of Chemical Engineers, an international body of chemical and process engineers based in Rugby, UK. Information on education & development, products & publications, and discussion groups.

Inter-American Photochemical Society
The site provides journal information, Who's Who, membership and conference information, photolinks, and newsletters.

International Titanium Association
There is a description of the Association, news and classified ads, a list of publications, buyer's guide, calendar for conferences and seminars, and list of titanium links.

International Union of Crystallography
This site offers information about the Union, as well as its regional associates and commissions. There are sections for journals and publications. A large portion of the website is devoted to a web of crystallography services.

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC)
In addition to a description of the IUPAC, this site offers sections on FAQs, nomenclature and symbols, chemical elements, education, industry, and publications.

ISA
The International Society for Measurement and Control has information about process measurement and control, and industrial automation.

Molecular Diversity Preservation International
Organizes collection and storage of molecular samples.

National Science Teachers Association
World's largest science education organization.

National Society of Professional Engineers
North American engineering society that represents licensed professional engineers (PEs) across all disciplines.

PITTCON
The organization running the Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy.

Royal Australian Chemical Institute
Teaching, practice, and application of chemistry in Australia.

Royal Society of Chemistry
Involved in chemistry publishing and teaching in the UK.

SETAC
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.

Society for Applied Spectroscopy
Research and applications in all facets of spectroscopy.

Sociedade Brasileira de Quimíca
Brazilian professional chemists association.

Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC)
Chapter information, news, publications, awards, courses, and a referral service are included.

Society of Plastics Engineers
Network of plastics professionals around the world promoting the knowledge and education of plastics and polymers.

Society of Women Engineers
A non-profit educational service organization dedicated to making known the need for women engineers and encouraging young women to consider an engineering education.

US Metric Association
Promoters of US transition to metric system.

Water Quality Association
International trade organization providing water treatment information.

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