Local Chapters

The Great Lakes Chapter of CACS (GLCACS) serves members in the Midwest states including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin.

President: Shuai Tan (Honeywell UOP)

Annual Conference Chair/President-Elect:  Chi Zhang (Honeywell UOP)

Student Session Chairs: Tianyu Liu (Honeywell UOP), Johnny Zhu Chen (Honeywell UOP)

Advisory Board: Norman Li (Chair, NL Chemical), Jane Li (NL Chemical), Xiaomao Wu (Abbott-Retired), Robin Wang (NL Chemical), Ling Zhou (Honeywell UOP)

Treasurer: Yanqun Zhao (AbbVie Inc.)

Web Developer: Wenjie Tang (Georgia Tech)

Webmaster : Lijun Xu (Honeywell UOP)

Website: www.greatlakecacs.org

Members from Eastern America area. It has the largest population of Chinese American chemists, biochemists, and chemical engineers and is the hot bed of pharmaceutical and chemical research and industry.

President: Xiaozhou (John) Zhang (ExxonMobil)

Annual Symposium Chair/President-Elect: Yuan Cheng (Regeneron)

Treasurer: Yabin Lei (IFF)

Secretary: Xizhe Zhao (Insmed)

Webmaster: Xiaobo Zhu (Sun Chemical)

Website: https://eastcacs.org plus LinkedIn and WeChat

Established in 2007, Southwest Chapter of CACS (SWCACS) serves members in the Western United States and the Gulf Coast region, which is the center of the U.S. petrochemical and energy industries.

President: Lixin You,


Treasurer: Jie Yu, 


2019-2020 Leadership Team

Website: www.southwestcacs.org

Northern California Chapter 

Originally founded in 1981 and relaunched in 2022

2022-2023 NCC officers

President: Marinda Li Wu (CACS Board Chair, ACS Past President)

President Elect: Huping Luo, Chevron

Secretary: Lin Li, Chevron

Treasurer: Chu-An Chang

Membership Chair: Anna Tai

Special initial funding from CACS Board Members (Dr. Norman Li, Dr. Ving Lee, Dr. Marinda Wu) & other Northern California lifetime members

Inaugural program – Chemistry Superstars (Stanford Prof. Zhenan Bao & UC Berkeley Prof. Peidong Yang), Stanford University, January 18, 2023