The ACS International Student Chapter – Dept. of Chemistry at University of Sri Jayewardenepura has been selected to receive a complete sponsorship to attend the 256th ACS National Meeting and Exposition in Boston, MA, USA taking place from August 19-23, 2018. Ms. Chamika Madawala (4th year Chemistry Special Degree Student) has been selected to attend the meeting permitting the opportunity to interact with other student members and chemistry professionals, as well as to attend several undergraduate/graduate events and represent the ACS Student Chapter at University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
Biannually, American Chemical Society (ACS) hosts a national meeting with five days of symposia, tutorials, and poster sessions that cover every area of chemistry, chemical engineering, and related sciences. A comprehensive National Meeting Exposition delivers additional value to meeting attendees, featuring more than 250 scientific companies. At each meeting, the ACS Career Navigator hosts a career fair for ACS members, leadership courses and short courses with renowned instructors and career workshops. The ACS national meeting attendees have the opportunity to share research findings, explore solutions and network with chemists, chemical engineers, allied professionals, students and educators from around the world.
This could be considered as an excellent platform for University of Sri Jayewardenepura to become integrated into the global chemistry landscape, present research and familiarize with ACS.