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Established on March 11, 1954, CM&E is a topical group of the American Chemical Society’s New York Section. ACS, founded in Manhattan in 1876 and chartered by the U.S. Congress, is the world's largest scientific society with over 160,000 members and the premier global home for chemists, chemical engineers and related professions. ACS is one of the leading sources of authoritative information with 47 scientific journals and a registry of 91 million inorganic and organic substances.
CM&E focuses on exciting global trends, vibrant multi-disciplinary networking and actionable insights, by organizing monthly luncheons and webcasts in midtown NYC where thought leaders present original research and cutting-edge outlooks on business, economy, and technology in energy, materials & life science. CM&E audience includes professionals from industry, investment, academia, government, media and supranational organizations.
Areas of interest include venture capital, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, personal care, cleantech, plastics, renewable resources, bio-nanotechnology, emerging markets, innovation and sustainability. Past speakers include:
> Andrew Liveris, Chairman and CEO, Dow Chemical
CM&E today is recognized as the preeminent business and investment group of the ACS New York Section and we are committed to continue to expand our presence globally.
CM&E events held at prestigious venues in midtown New York city such as the Yale Club, the Penn Club and Aureole restaurant. Professionals around the world can join us via live and recorded webcasts.
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The Illustrious History of the American Chemical Society’s New York Section
Thirty-five chemists met at the College of Pharmacy of the City of New York on April 6, 1876, to found the American Chemical Society. Seven months later, the first president of the newly formed society, John William Draper, delivered his inaugural address at Chickering Hall in New York.
American Chemical Society’s New York Section was the first group in in the association to give a National Prize. Since 1903, and as of 2012, the Annual Nichols Award has been given to 108 scientists of which 16 have also received a Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Some of those Nobel Laureates who were recognized with the ACS NY Nichols Medal include:
Recent recipients of the Nichols Medal are:
2011 - Julius Rebek, Jr. for Advances in the Science of Molecular Recognition and Encapsulation