Founded in 1981, the Chinese American Chemical Society (CACS) is a nonprofit, professional organization and has neither national nor regional political affiliation . Membership is open to professionals and students in chemistry, chemical engineering, and related fields, and to individuals and corporations supporting the objectives of the society. Currently, CACS has 3 local chapters in North America.
Promote fellowship among Chinese American chemists, chemical engineers, and those working in related profession.
Enhance communication and professional interaction among members. Provide a forum for the discussion of issues of mutual interest and concern.
Create opportunities for members to share professional experiences and to participate in joint research and business ventures.
Provide a network for mutual professional enhancement and career development.
Provide career counseling for young people, particularly those interested in the scientific and engineering careers.
Encourage scholarly achievements in chemistry and chemical engineering, and recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the science of chemistry, to chemical engineering, and to the service of the chemical profession.
Facilitate interactions between CACS and other scientific organizations and communities.
Benefits of Joining CACS
Networking & contacts
Fellowship & community
Professional & career development
Job & research opportunities
CACS Communications (e-version starting with 40th Anniversary Special Issue)
Opportunities for recognition (three new CACS awards established in 2021!)
Outstanding Achievement Award
Extraordinary Service Award
Rising Star Award
Collaborate with other professional organizations
Collective voice for impact & advocacy (see Solidarity for Asian Scientists)
CACS Distinguished Advisory Board
(Click here for members’ biographies)
Professor Zhenan Bao, Stanford University; 2021 CACS Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient
Professor Chunshan Song, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; 2022 CACS Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient
Professor Peidong Yang, UC Berkeley; 2022 CACS Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient
OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
2023 President: Dr. Jingbo Louise Liu , Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMU-K), Jingbo.Liu@tamuk.edu
2023 President-Elect: Dr. Ling Zhou, Honeywell UOP, Ling.Zhou@Honeywell.com
2024 President-Elect: Dr. Yunlong Zhang, ExxonMobil, firstname.lastname@example.org
Immediate Past President: Dr. Yingchun Jasmine Lu, Viwit, Inc., email@example.com
Secretary: Dr. Wei Gao, Dow Chemical Company, WeiGao@dow.com
Treasurer: Dr. Chu-An Chang, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chair of the Board: Dr. Marinda Wu, email@example.com
Directors of the Board (in alphabetical order):
Lin Li, firstname.lastname@example.org (Immediate Past Chairman)
Chu-An Chang, email@example.com
L.S. Fan, firstname.lastname@example.org
Winston S. Ho, email@example.com
Shaw Huang, firstname.lastname@example.org
Yinlun Huang, email@example.com
Ving C. Lee, VLee@adesisinc.com
Lei Li, firstname.lastname@example.org (2021 President)
Norman Li, email@example.com
Yingchun Jasmine Lu, firstname.lastname@example.org
Qiong Yuan, email@example.com
Fanwen Zeng, firstname.lastname@example.org (2020 President)
Mark Zhen, MarkYZhen@yahoo.com
Lubo Zhou, email@example.com
Frank Zhu, Frank.Zhu@honeywell.com
Questions or Comments?
Please contact Dr. Lei Li, CACS President at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Dr. Marinda Wu, CACS Board Chair at email@example.com