23rd Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference and 9th International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry | June 11 - 13, 2019

Author Archive

Green Chemistry Beyond the Bachelor’s Degree (….and Ph.D.) – Part II

Tuesday PM
June 17, 2014


Martin Mulvihill
University of California, Berkeley
“Connecting students with real-world applications of chemistry through project-based courses, outreach, and a focus on science communication”

Jennie Dodson
Network of Early-Career Scientists and Engineers (NESSE)
“Network of Early-Career Sustainable Scientists and Engineers (NESSE): an initiative from the ACS Summer School on Green Chemistry and Sustainable Energy 2013”

Edward Brush
Bridgewater State University
“Project GreenLab: A regional student-faculty collaboration in green chemistry curriculum development, research and outreach education”

Laura Hoch
The University of Toronto
“Impact of active student participation on driving the green chemistry conversation”

Milton Jackson Jr
University of Oregon
Oregon State University
“Mentoring graduate students in research and teaching by utilizing research as a template”

Amy Cannon
Beyond Benign
“The Green Chemistry Commitment: Resources for implementing green chemistry student learning objectives”

David Hogan
University of Arizona
“Learn to see green with GREEN”

Session Chair:

Anne Marteel-Parrish, Washington College

Education Theme Leader:

Julie Haack, University of Oregon

GC&E Careers Workshop

ACS Career Workshop at the Green Chemistry & Engineering ConferenceDue to the popularity of this workshop in 2012, we will be offering the careers workshop again in 2013. This 4-hour workshop will be on  Wednesday, June 19th. Expert career consultants from the American Chemical Society will provide attendees with a host of pertinent information guaranteed to excel one’s professional development. Topics will include: initial planning and résumé preparation, maintaining an effective job search, reviewing employment trends, enhancing professional skills, and more! This information session will also be an excellent way for job seekers to enhance their networking skills, free of charge!

2012 Business Plan

“The Inaugural Green Chemistry and Engineering Business Plan Competition was a great success! With this competition, the ACS Green Chemistry® Institute has given the innovators in our field a valuable tool to help bring exciting new technologies to market. I look forward to learning more about the cutting-edge ideas that will be showcased in 2013.”
–Michael Lefenfeld, CEO, Signa Chemistry, and Chair of the 2012 GC&E Business Plan Competition

Read about the 2012 GC&E Business Plan Competition winners

Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering in the 21st Century

The 2013 Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference (GC&E), was held June 18-20, 2013 in the Washington DC area. Over three days of programming included world-renowned keynote speakers, poster sessions and more than 25 technical sessions on subjects such as designing safer chemicals and products, bio-based chemical feedstocks, green chemistry education, and new business through green chemistry innovations. More than 220 oral and poster presentations were given. Check back for access to the conference recordings.

Save the date for the 2014 GC&E Conference to be held June 17-19, 2014 in North Bethesda, MD. GC&E is an opportunity for you—whether you’re a scientist, decision-maker, student, or advocate—to propel your understanding of green chemistry and engineering forward, build valuable connections, and share your research and insights with others.