Qatar Chapter

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

ACS Research Conference: Chemistry and Chemical Engineering in MENA

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.

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Click here for more information and to access the conference flyer

Social Media

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

Chapter Officers

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

Tel.: +974-4423-0029

Chair-Elect: Siham Yousuf Al-Qaradawi, Ph.D., F.RSC

Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry & Earth Sciences, Qatar University

Tel.: +974-4403-4666

Secretary: Dr. Mohammed Al-Hashimi

Research Associate Professor, Texas A&M University at Qatar

Tel.: +974-4423-0185

Treasurer: Mr. Ben Cieslinski

STEM Initiatives and Laboratory Manager, Texas A&M University at Qatar