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.


Upcoming Event: Sci-Mix Poster Session

Tuesday 15 November

Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to participate. Your poster can either be newly prepared or a recycled poster. Also featuring keynote speaker Tom L. McTier who will discuss the Discovery and Development of Simparica®, a novel companion animal isoxazoline parasiticide. For more information, see our event page.

Tom McTier headshot

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.