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Peter Mahaffy

Peter Mahaffy

Peter Mahaffy is past chair of IUPAC’s Committee on Chemistry Education, served on the ACS Presidential Climate Science Working Group, the International Council of Science (ICSU) Committee on Freedom and Responsibility in Science, and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) Temporary Working Group on Education and Outreach. His current research and professional work is at the interfaces of chemistry education, visualization in science, sustainability/green chemistry, and the responsible uses of chemistry.  Mahaffy co-directs the King’s Centre for Visualization in Science, which provides digital learning resources used by over a quarter million students, educators and the public from over 100 countries each year.