A Chemistry Competition for High School Students
The U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad and the International Chemistry Olympiad are multi-tiered competitions that bring together the world’s most talented high school students to test their knowledge and skills in chemistry. Nations around the world conduct examinations to — nominate the most high-performing students for the International Chemistry Olympiad.
Team USA brings gold and silver from Hanoi, Vietnam!
U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad program would like to proudly announce the success of the Alpha Eta Team at the 46th International Chemistry Olympiad competition, which concluded July 29, 2014 in Hanoi, Vietnam.
U.S. Team students:
Andrew Chen, West Windsor Plainsboro High School South, NJ, won silver medal
Robert Kao, Edwin O. Smith High School, CT, won gold medal
Stephen Li, Troy High School, MI, earned silver medal
Derek Wang, North Allegheny Senior High School, PA, received silver medal
The USA Team students competed against students 74 from countries.
Congratulations to Team USA for this great achievement!
Top 20 U.S. Students
Top 158 U.S. Students
Students can evaluate their performance on the U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Local Exam and National Exam.
2015 USNCO Schedule
- Oct. 17, 2014–Feb. 28, 2015
- March 1–31, 2015
Local Exam administered by ACS Local Sections
- April 6, 2015
Local Exam answers available
- April 14–20, 2015
National Exam for Local Section nominees
- April 27, 2015
National Exam Part I available
- June 2–17, 2015
Study Camp at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado
- June 18, 2015
2015 US team (Alpha Delta) announced
- July 20–28, 2015
47th International Chemistry Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan