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SERMACS 2018 – Items of Interest

SERMACS2018, the 70th Southeastern Regional Meeting of the ACS http://sermacs2018.org, is being held Oct. 31 – Nov. 3, 2018 at the Augusta Convention Center in Augusta, GA. Abstract submission is open until Aug 16th and this is a meeting NUCL members will want to attend.

The division has helped fund numerous symposia of interest:

  • Advances in Actinide Coordination Chemistry & Ligand Design, Prof. Modi Wetzler, Clemson
  • Chemistry Applications of Neutron Scattering, Prof. John Larese, UT-Knoxville
  • Environmental Radiochemistry, Prof. B. Powell, Clemson
  • Mass Spectroscopy Methods in Nuclear Science, Dr. Brian Ticknor, ORNL
  • Nuclear Measurements: High Activity Radiochemistry & Nuclear Non-Destructive Assays, Dr. David DiPrete, SRNL
  • Nuclear Propulsion in Space Exploration, Dr. Luke Roberson, NASA
  • Pu-238 Production & Use, Dr. E. Fox, SRNL
  • Microwave Synthesis of Materials for Sensing and Radiological Applications, Dr. Aaron Washington, SRNL

as well as an undergraduate plenary given by Dr. Dale Ensor of Tennessee Tech.

The meeting will also host the unveiling of a National Historic Chemical Landmark with significance to the division: “ACS National Historic Chemical Landmark Designation for: Savannah River Site (SRS) Production and Separation of Heat Source Plutonium-238 to Power Space Exploration”

Exhibitors and Sponsors are still welcome to contact the organizing committee.

We hope to see you there!

ACS 2016 Central Region Meeting

CERM 2016
47th Central Regional Meeting
Theme "Elements & Strategies for a Better Future"
May 18-21, 2016
Northern Kentucky Convention Center
Covington, KY

The ACS Division of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology (NUCL) will be sponsoring two symposia at CERM:

  • Mass Spec Methods for Analysis of Radioisotopes in Environmental & Nuclear Forensic Applications
  • Methods & Applications of Radioanalytical Chemistry for Nuclear Forensics & Health

For more information, visit the CERM 2016 website: http://www.acscerm2016.org/main/

ACS 2014 Southeast Regional Meeting, Nashville, TN, October 16-19, 2014

The 2014 ACS Southeast Regional Meeting (SERMACS) (http://www.sermacs2014.org) in Nashville, TN on October 16-19, 2014 will feature an invited symposia on “Honoring Frank Kinard – Professor, Nuclear Chemist, Mentor, Friend”. Wendy Cory (CoryW AT cofc.edu) at the College of Charleston is the organizer and can be contacted by those interested in that symposia. The meeting will be held at Sheraton Music City in Nashville. The Division expects to provide some support for this symposia.