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About ComSci

The ACS Committee on Science aims to engage the global chemistry enterprise to build a better tomorrow by identifying new frontiers of chemistry, examining the scientific basis of, and formulate public policies related to, the chemical sciences, and recognizing outstanding chemical scientists.

To achieve this mission ComSci has four subcommittees:  Science and Technology, Policy, Communications, and Awards.  Their principal strategic goals are, respectively: to develop and implement a process to identify emerging areas of chemistry; to improve development of public policy statements relevant to the Committee’s mission; to use communication systems to engage ACS members and other stakeholders; and to advise the ACS Board of Directors effectively and efficiently to recognize outstanding scientific achievement.  


marty kociolek comsci committee chairperson

Martin Kociolek
ComSci Chair
Penn State Behrend College

mary kirchhoff staff liason

Mary Kirchhoff
Staff Liaison
American Chemical Society