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Project SEED Locations

COVID-19 Update: After much consideration, the American Chemical Society has decided to cancel all Project SEED research for Summer 2020. In place of the traditional research model, ACS is curating and hosting a four-week virtual summer camp.

The 2020 application is now closed. If you are interested in receiving a notification email when the 2021 application opens, please complete this quick form to provide your contact details.

The sites included below are reflective of locations that originally planned to host students during Summer, 2020.

Canceled Sites: California: San Gorgonio ACS Local Section, University of California, Davis; Michigan: Detroit ACS Local Section; Minnesota: Minnesota ACS Local Section; New Jersey: High Tech High School, Rowan University, Rutgers University; New York: Rochester ACS Local Section; Virginia: Longwood University, Virginia Commonwealth University; Vermont: University of Vermont

  • Alabama

    There are currently no sites in this state, but we are always looking to expand. Check back next year!

  • Alaska

    There are currently no sites in this state, but we are always looking to expand. Check back next year!

  • Arizona

    • Northern Arizona University
    Coordinator: Naomi Lee

  • Arkansas

    • University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff
    Coordinator: Grant Wangila

    • NYITCOM at Arkansas State Univ.
    Coordinator: Rajendram Rajnarayanan 

  • California

    • Aemtek, Inc.
    Site: California ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Elaine Yamaguchi

    • University of California, Berkeley
    Site: California ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Elaine Yamaguchi

    • University of California, Davis
    Site: California ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Elaine Yamaguchi

    • California State University, East Bay
    Site: California ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Elaine Yamaguchi

    • California State University, Fresno
    Site: California ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Elaine Yamaguchi

    • California State University, Los Angeles
    Coordinator: Robert Vellanoweth

    • University of California, Merced
    Site: California ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Elaine Yamaguchi

    • California State University, San Marcos
    Site: San Diego ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Valerie Kuck

    • Holo Inc.
    Site: California ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Elaine Yamaguchi

    • University of La Verne
    Coordinator: Nixon Mwebi

    • Novvi, LLC
    Site: California ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Elaine Yamaguchi

    • University of the Pacific
    Site: California ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Elaine Yamaguchi

    • University of San Diego
    Coordinator: Jessica Bell

    • San Diego State University
    Site: San Diego ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Valerie Kuck

    • San Gorgonio ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Dennis Pederson

    • Univar Solutions
    Site: California ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Elaine Yamaguchi

  • Colorado

    • Colorado State University, Pueblo
    Coordinator: David Dillon

    • Metropolitan State University of Denver
    Coordinator: Joshua Martin

  • Connecticut

    • University of Connecticut
    Coordinator: Alfredo Angeles-Boza

  • District of Columbia

    • University of the District of Columbia
    Site: Chemical Society of Washington
    Coordinator: J. Faye Rubinson

    • Georgetown University
    Site: Chemical Society of Washington
    Coordinator: J. Faye Rubinson

    • George Washington University
    Site: Chemical Society of Washington
    Coordinator: J. Faye Rubinson

    • Library of Congress
    Site: Chemical Society of Washington
    Coordinator: J. Faye Rubinson

  • Florida

    • University of Florida
    Coordinator: Steven Harris

    • South Florida ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: George Fisher

    • University of West Florida
    Coordinator: Katie Whitaker

  • Georgia

    • Georgia Gwinnett College
    Site: Georgia ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Ajay Mallia

    • Kennesaw State University
    Site: Georgia ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Ajay Mallia

    • Spelman College
    Coordinator: Kimberly Jackson

  • Hawaii

    There are currently no sites in this state, but we are always looking to expand. Check back next year!

  • Idaho

    • Boise State University
    Site: Snake River ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Don Warner

    • Idaho State University
    Coordinator: Andrew Holland

    • Northwest Nazarene University
    Site: Snake River ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Don Warner

  • Illinois

    • Chicago ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Raelynn Miller

  • Indiana

    • Eli Lilly & Co.
    Site: Indiana ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Elmer Sanders

    • Indiana Biosciences Research Institute
    Site: Indiana ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Elmer Sanders

    • Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
    Site: Indiana ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Elmer Sanders

    • Purdue University
    Coordinator: Corey Thompson

  • Iowa

    • Iowa State University
    Coordinator: Javier Vela

  • Kansas

    • Wichita State University
    Coordinator: Syed Taher

  • Kentucky

    There are currently no sites in this state, but we are always looking to expand. Check back next year!

  • Louisiana

    There are currently no sites in this state, but we are always looking to expand. Check back next year!

  • Maine

    • University of Maine
    Coordinator: Mitchel Bruce

  • Maryland

    • University of Maryland, Baltimore County
    Site: Chemical Society of Washington
    Coordinator: J. Faye Rubinson

    • University of Maryland, Eastern Shore
    Coordinator: Victoria Volkis

    • Morgan State University
    Coordinator: Louise Hellwig

    • Salisbury University
    Coordinator: Anthony Rojas

  • Massachusetts

    • University of Massachusetts at Amherst
    Coordinator: Michael Knapp

  • Michigan

    • Central Michigan University
    Site: Midland ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Michelle Rivard

    • Detroit ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Keith B. Williams

    • Kalamazoo College
    Site: Kalamazoo Local Section, ACS
    Coordinator: P. Douglas Williams

    • Kalsec, Inc.
    Site: Kalamazoo Local Section, ACS
    Coordinator: P. Douglas Williams

    • Michigan State University
    Coordinator: Chrysoula Vasileiou

    • MSU St. Andrews
    Site: Midland ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Michelle Rivard

    • Saginaw Valley State University
    Site: Midland ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Michelle Rivard

  • Minnesota

    • Minnesota ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Sarah Mullins

  • Mississippi

    • Alcorn State University
    Coordinator: Stefan Cooper Jr.

    • University of Southern Mississippi
    Coordinator: Douglas Masterson

  • Missouri

    • Kansas City Section ACS
    Coordinator: Michelle Paquette

    • Saint Louis University
    Coordinator: Ryan McCulla

  • Montana

    • University of Montana
    Coordinator: John Hartman

  • Nebraska

    • Creighton University
    Coordinator: Sade Kosoko-Lasaki

  • Nevada

    • Desert Research Institute
    Site: Southern Nevada ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Hokunani Keehu

    • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    Site: Southern Nevada ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Hokunani Keehu

     

  • New Hampshire

    • Dartmouth College
    Coordinator: Ivan Aprahamian

  • New Jersey

    • Fairleigh Dickinson University
    Site: Jose Marti STEM Academy
    Coordinator: Nadia Makar

    • Hudson County Community College
    Site: Jose Marti STEM Academy
    Coordinator: Nadia Makar

    • Montclair State University
    Site: Jose Marti STEM Academy
    Coordinator: Nadia Makar

    • New Jersey City University
    Site: Jose Marti STEM Academy
    Coordinator: Nadia Makar

    • New Jersey Institute of Technology
    Site: Jose Marti STEM Academy
    Coordinator: Nadia Makar

    • Ramapo College of New Jersey
    Coordinator: Sandra Suarez

    • Rowan University
    Coordinator: Timothy Vaden

    • Rutgers University
    Coordinator: Ola Elshorafa

    • Rutgers University
    Site: North Jersey ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Bobbi Gorman

    • Rutgers University, Newark
    Site: Jose Marti STEM Academy
    Coordinator: Nadia Makar

    • Rutgers University, Newark
    Site: North Jersey ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Bobbi Gorman

    • Rutgers University, New Jersey Medical School
    Site: Jose Marti STEM Academy
    Coordinator: Nadia Makar

    • Rutgers University, School of the Environmental and Biological Sciences
    Site: North Jersey ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Bobbi Gorman

    • Saint Barnabas Hospital
    Site: Jose Marti STEM Academy
    Coordinator: Nadia Makar

    • Seton Hall University, South Orange
    Site: North Jersey ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Bobbi Gorman

    • Stevens Institute of Technology
    Site: Jose Marti STEM Academy
    Coordinator: Nadia Makar

  • New Mexico

    • Sandia National Laboratories
    Coordinator: Bernadette Hernandez-Sanchez

  • New York

    • CUNY Queens College
    Site: Jose Marti STEM Academy
    Coordinator: Nadia Makar

    • Eastern New York ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Filbert Totsingan

    • Ellis Preparatory Academy
    Coordinator: Jeremy Heyman

    • University of Rochester
    Site: Rochester ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Colin Wright

    • Rochester Institute of Technology
    Site: Rochester ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Colin Wright

    • St. John Fisher College
    Site: Rochester ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Colin Wright

    • Syracuse University
    Coordinator: Miriam Gillett-Kunnath

  • North Carolina

    • Campbell University
    Site: North Carolina ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Jay Gehlhausen

    • Duke University
    Site: North Carolina ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Jay Gehlhausen

    • High Point University
    Coordinator: Comfort Boateng

    • North Carolina Central University
    Site: North Carolina ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Jay Gehlhausen

    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Site: North Carolina ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Jay Gehlhausen

    • University of North Carolina, Charlotte
    Coordinator: Michael Walter

    • North Carolina State University
    Site: North Carolina ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Jay Gehlhausen

  • North Dakota

    There are currently no sites in this state, but we are always looking to expand. Check back next year!

  • Ohio

    • University of Akron
    Site: Hiram College
    Coordinator: Carol Shreiner

    • Case Western Reserve University, Chemistry
    Coordinator: Carlos Crespo-Hernandez

    • Case Western Reserve University, Engineering
    Coordinator: Laura Bruckman

    • University of Cincinnati
    Coordinator: Anna Gudmundsdottir

    • Kent State University
    Site: Hiram College
    Coordinator: Carol Shreiner

    • University of Toledo
    Coordinator: Ajith Karunarathne

  • Oklahoma

    There are currently no sites in this state, but we are always looking to expand. Check back next year!

  • Oregon

    • Portland Local Section
    Coordinator: Angela Hoffman

  • Pennsylvania

    • Blumberg Institute
    Coordinator: Yanming Du

    • Covestro LLC
    Coordinator: Marie Urick

    • Lafayette College
    Site: Lehigh Valley ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Jeremy Heyman

    • Lehigh University
    Site: Lehigh Valley ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: Jeremy Heyman

    • Philadelphia Water Department
    Coordinator: Adam Eyring

    • Saint Joseph's University
    Coordinator: Catalina Arango Pinedo

  • Puerto Rico

    • Universidad Ana. G. Mendez - Gurabo Campus
    Site: Puerto Rico Section
    Coordinator: Ingrid Montes

    • University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras Campus
    Site: Puerto Rico Section
    Coordinator: Ingrid Montes

  • Rhode Island

    • Brown University
    Site: University of Rhode Island
    Coordinator: Jerome Robinson

    • Bryant University
    Site: University of Rhode Island
    Coordinator: Jerome Robinson

    • University of Rhode Island
    Coordinator: Jerome Robinson

    • Rhode Island College
    Site: University of Rhode Island
    Coordinator: Jerome Robinson

  • South Carolina

    • University of South Carolina
    Coordinator: Chuanbing Tang

  • South Dakota

    There are currently no sites in this state, but we are always looking to expand. Check back next year!

  • Tennessee

    • LeMoyne-Owen College
    Coordinator: Yahia Hamada

  • Texas

    • Baylor College of Medicine
    Coordinator: Rayne Rouce

    • Feik School of Pharmacy - University of the Incarnate Ward
    Site: San Antonio ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: E. Robert Fanick

    • University of Houston
    Site: Greater Houston Local Section
    Coordinator: Carolyn Burnley

    • Lamar University
    Coordinator: Sylvestre Twagirayezu

    • Prairie View A&M University
    Site: Greater Houston Local Section
    Coordinator: Carolyn Burnley

    • Sam Houston State University
    Site: Greater Houston Local Section
    Coordinator: Carolyn Burnley

    • Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi
    Coordinator: Jai Prakash

    • University of Texas, San Antonio
    Site: San Antonio ACS Local Section
    Coordinator: E. Robert Fanick

  • Utah

    There are currently no sites in this state, but we are always looking to expand. Check back next year!

  • Vermont

    • University of Vermont
    Coordinator: Rory Waterman

  • Virginia

    • George Mason University
    Coordinator: Andrea Cobb

    • James Madison University - Chemistry and Biochemistry
    Coordinator: David Wilson

    • Longwood University
    Coordinator: Sarah Porter

    • Quest Student Research Institute
    Coordinator: Tugba Kucukkal

    • Virginia Commonwealth University
    Coordinator: Michael Hunnicutt

  • Washington

    There are currently no sites in this state, but we are always looking to expand. Check back next year!

  • West Virginia

    • MATRIC
    Site: West Virginia State University
    Coordinator: Micheal Fultz

    • West Virginia State University
    Coordinator: Micheal Fultz

     

  • Wisconsin

    • A.O. Smith Corporate Technology Center
    Site: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    Coordinator: Anja Blecking

    • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    Coordinator: Anja Blecking

  • Wyoming

    There are currently no sites in this state, but we are always looking to expand. Check back next year!

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