The Qatar International Chemical Sciences Chapter was officially established on December 2, 2017.
ACS Council voted, at the ACS National Meeting in Washington, DC on August 20-24, 2017, to approve the application of the Qatar International Chemical Sciences Chapter application.
The application was ratified by the ACS Board of Directors on December 2, 2017 to operate under the provision of the ACS Bylaw IX (Constitution XIV).
Learn more about the ACS Qatar Chapter on their website.
Mission of the Qatar Chapter
- To promote and enhance the study and practice of chemistry in the State of Qatar
- To collaborate with academic, government, and corporate partners to reinforce the importance of chemistry in developing industry and human capital for Qatar
- To highlight the importance of academic studies and professional careers in STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)
- To advance Qatar's goals of a knowledge-based society by leading the development of seminars, workshops, and conferences as platforms for scientific exchange in Qatar
Vision of the Qatar Chapter
To improve quality of life and inspire humanity through the chemical sciences.
Upcoming Chapter Events
Date: March 10-12, 2020 | Doha, Qatar
Plenary Speaker: Sir Fraser Stoddart, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2016
Highlighting the research, educational and industrial advances in chemistry and chemical engineering in the Middle East and the North African regions, prominent scientists, engineers, and industrial leaders will share the enormous developments in innovative research and higher education in recent years.
For more information and updates on the ACS Qatar Chapter, please visit their Twitter account: @QatarACS
*The Qatar Chapter activities will be sponsored by funds generously donated by ConocoPhillips and Texas A&M University at Qatar
Chair: Hassan S. Bazzi, PhD.
Associate Dean for Research; Executive Director, Office of Development, Engagement, and Outreach
Professor of Chemistry, Texas A&M University at Qatar
Chair-Elect: Siham Yousuf Al-Qaradawi, Ph.D., F.RSC
Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry & Earth Sciences, Qatar University
Secretary: Dr. Mohammed Al-Hashimi
Research Associate Professor, Texas A&M University at Qatar
Treasurer: Mr. Ben Cieslinski
STEM Initiatives and Laboratory Manager, Texas A&M University at Qatar