ACS Students Recognized at Chicago Meeting
The UST Student Affiliates Chapter of the American Chemical Society attended the 233rd American Chemical Society Meeting in
Chicago on March 24-27 to receive its award for being recognized as “Outstanding” by the National ACS, a designation that puts the UST chapter in the top 3.5 percent of the 980 chapters in the country.
More than 15,000 scientists from around the world attended the meeting, which included more than 9,000 oral and poster presentations. Adeola Olowu, UST ACS president, accepted the award.
At the meeting, 10 UST students presented five research posters. Students Giancarlo Toledanes and Amy Knutson received certificated of recognition from the Chemical Education Division for their presentations, “NMR determination of the kinetics of deuterium exchange in 3-pentanone” and “NMR determination of the kinetics of deuterium exchange in 3-methyl-2-butanone and 2-pentanone.”