National Academies: Innovations in Catalysis to Address Modern Challenges, Abstracts Due Oct. 5th

The NAS Workshop for the Chemical Sciences Roundtable on “Innovations in Catalysis to Address Modern Challenges” will be a hybrid meeting (in-person and virtual) in Washington DC. It will be held October 24-25. In addition to a topically diverse set of speakers, the Workshop is seeking submissions from the catalysis community on short 3-minute presentations…

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2022 ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry Early Career Industrial Investigator Award recipient

Congratulations to Dr. Aaron Sattler (ExxonMobil Technology & Engineering Company), the recipient of the 2022 ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry Early Career Industrial Investigator Award. This award recognizes Aaron’s research on mechanistic C-H bond activation and H/D exchange, advancing research on catalysis and materials development for applied industrially relevant processes, such as alkane dehydrogenation.

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ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry & RSC Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms Group of Dalton Announce New Virtual Seminar Series

The Division of Inorganic Chemistry of the ACS and the Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms Group of Dalton (RSC) are pleased to announcement a joint virtual seminar series highlighting the latest advances in mechanisms. These seminars will be held throughout the year with one representative from each society. The inaugural seminar will be held on 24 May…

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Virtual Issue of Inorganic Chemistry: Periodic Table Talks


The ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry’s monthly seminar series, Periodic TableTalks, has engaged viewers with sessions featuring cutting-edge research across all six of DIC’s subdivisions – Bioinorganic, Coordination, Solid-State, Organometallic, Nanoscience, and Sustainable Energy & Environment. Inorganic Chemistry’s newest Virtual Issue, Periodic TableTalks, features the work of 12 researchers who participated in the latest series.…

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Congratulations to the ACS Inorganic Division 65th Anniversary Symposium Poster Prize Winners

ACS DIC Poster Winners

Inorganic Chemistry-Sponsored Poster prize:                Undergraduate:  Wenlai Han, Carleton College                Graduate/Postdoc: Christina Makris, UCSB Organometallics-Sponsored Poster Prize:                Undergraduate: Lijin Zeng, Patricia Cornejo, Marisol Emerson (jointly presented), Mills College                Graduate/Postdoc: Samuel Griffin, University of British Columbia Chemistry of Materials-Sponsored Poster Prize:                Undergraduate: Nina Strassner, Friedrich Alexander University                Graduate/Postdoc: Ashlee Hauble, UC…

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DIC Undergraduate Award in Inorganic Chemistry nominations

The nomination deadline for the 2020 ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry Undergraduate Award in Inorganic Chemistry has been extended to July 31. You can check to see if your school has nominated a student at You can nominate a student on the webform at This award is intended to recognize achievement by undergraduate…

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Fall 2020 National ACS Meeting will be completely virtual

Dear Members of the Division of Inorganic Chemistry, The ACS has decided to transition the Fall 2020 National Meeting to a completely virtual meeting. There will be no physical events associated with the meeting held in San Francisco. The virtual meeting will take place from August 17–20, 2020. While additional details will be forthcoming, ACS has selected virtual tools so that all accepted oral and poster abstracts will…

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Teaching inorganic chemistry remotely

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This is a reminder of all of the great inorganic chemistry teaching resources on the VIPEr website. Or for answers to real-time questions (“Does anyone have data for the Job’s method lab?”), consider joining the VIPErPit on Discord, where a hearty group of inorganic chemists are solving one another’s remote teaching challenges in real time.…

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Checking in with Inorganic Folks!

I wanted to both check in with everyone, and provide an update re: the San Francisco ACS meeting. At this point, we are proceeding as if the San Francisco meeting will occur, until we hear otherwise. The Plenary Awards session originally scheduled for Philly will occur on Monday morning in San Francisco. The Awards banquet…

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