Kalamazoo Section of the American Chemical Society

We are a dynamic and visionary organization committed to improving people’s lives in our community through the transforming power of chemistry.  We strive to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Kalamazoo, Allegan and Van Buren counties.


2016 Tourtellotte Lecture

Dr. Geri Richmond
Presidential Chair in Science
University of Oregon

Surf, Sink, or Swim: Understanding Environmentally Important Processes at Liquid Surfaces

Tuesday 3 May 2016
7:30pm
Dalton Theatre, Light Fine Arts Building
Kalamazoo College
Reception following at 8:30pm

Note: This is an independent event and is not affiliated with the KACS

Dr. Geri Richmond

Job Openings at Albemarle

For more information, see our "Jobs" page.

Albemarle is seeking a program manager and an R&T Chemist for their South Haven site that specializes in the manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients.

Apply now

Welcome new KACS Education and Communications Chair

We are pleased to announce to addition of Mike Walsh from Kalamazoo College as our new education committee chair and Chris Pruis as our new communcations chair.


Recent KACS Events


Want to learn more about the new ACS CEO and Executive Director Thomas M. Connelly? Read his welcome letter.