Outstanding ACS Student Chapter Award

“Congratulations to the UF Chemistry Club, formally known as the UF SAACS (Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society) Chapter, for being recognized with its first ever Outstanding (“Gold”) Student Chapter Award on the basis of their 2015-2016 activities. The Chapter shares the honor with just 45 others from around the country. UF SAACS also received its first ever Green Chapter Award! Leadership for the year was offered by the following elected officers: Nick Lee (President), Niva Tran (Vice President), Lauren McCarthy (Secretary), Christine Haworth (Treasurer), McKenzie Coughlin (Historian), Rodrigo Forster Torres (Technology Director), Mario Rincon (Outreach Coordinator), and Khondaker Sadman (Outreach Coordinator). Prof. Ronald Castellano and Prof. Leslie Murray are the Club’s faculty advisors.”

Professor George Christou elected a Fellow of the American Chemical Society

“UF Distinguished Professor and Drago Chair of Chemistry�George Christou�has been elected a Fellow of the American Chemical Society. His name was included in the 2016 list of new ACS Fellows published in July in C&E News, and he recently attended the ceremony for new Fellows on August 22 at the ACS national meeting in Philadelphia. ACS Fellows are chosen “for outstanding achievements in and contributions to science, the profession, and the ACS community.” He is one of only two new ACS Fellows in the state of Florida.”

Professor George Christou elected a Fellow of the American Chemical Society

“UF Distinguished Professor and Drago Chair of Chemistry�George Christou�has been elected a Fellow of the American Chemical Society. His name was included in the 2016 list of new ACS Fellows published in July in C&E News, and he recently attended the ceremony for new Fellows on August 22 at the ACS national meeting in Philadelphia. ACS Fellows are chosen “for outstanding achievements in and contributions to science, the profession, and the ACS community.” He is one of only two new ACS Fellows in the state of Florida.”