Join CACS today and enjoy 50% discounted ACS membership for one year (offer ends 9/30/2021)

Benefits of Joining CACS

  • Networking & contacts

Fellowship & community

Professional & career development

Job & research opportunities

  • ACS 50% new member partner discount in 2021*!

  • CACS Communications (e-version starting with 40th Anniversary Special Issue)

  • Opportunities for recognition (three new CACS awards in 2021!)

Outstanding Achievement Award

Extraordinary Service Award

Rising Star Award

  • Collaborate with other professional organizations

Collective voice for impact & advocacy

(see Solidarity for Asian Scientists)

*Offer valid 7/1/2021 – 9/30/2021

Chinese American Chemical Society (CACS) is a non-political and non-profit professional organization. The purpose of CACS is to encourage the advancement of chemistry and chemical engineering sciences and technologies in all branches, to improve the qualification and occupational opportunities of its members, to facilitate professional contacts, and to promote interactions with other scientific communities. CACS is the only Chinese professional organization that is officially recognized by ACS and AIChE.

CACS fulfills its purposes through 4-time-a-year activities in conjunction with ACS and AIChE annual meetings, and through wide ranged activities that are organized by the local chapters. If you are interested in becoming a member or would like to know more about CACS and its local chapters, please Click here: Local Chapters


Video Link to Prof. Zhenan Bao's talk on "Skin-Inspired Organic Electronics" on April 20th, 2021

Call for CACS 2021 Awards Nominations by June 1st, 2021

(Click here for details)

Letter on "Solidarity for Asian Scientists" from Dr. Marinda Li Wu, Chair for the CACS Board of Directors on April 14, 2021

(Click to read the letter)

Announcing 2021 CACS Spring Virtual Event at ACS National Virtual Meeting on April 20th, 2021

(Click for Announcement and Flyer)

Join CalACS for a Virtual Networking Session for students and professionals

on Tuesday, February 9th, 5-6pm PST

(Click here for registration info)

Fall AIChE Virtual Event Recording is Here Featuring Shaoyi Jiang, Ph.D.

Robert S. Langer ’70 Family and Friends Professor

Meinig School of Bio-medical Engineering at Cornell

(Click here to watch)

Announcing 2020 CACS Fall Virtual Event

at 2020 Virtual AIChE Annual Meeting

on November 16, 2020

(Click for Announcement, Event Flyer and

Online Registration)

Fall Virtual Event Recording is Now Available

Featuring Dr. H. N. Cheng

2020 ACS President-Elect

(Click here to watch)

Announcing 2020 CACS Fall Virtual Event

at ACS National Virtual Meeting

on August 19, 2020

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2020 CACS Spring Banquet Is Cancelled

at ACS National Meeting

on March 23, 2020, in Philadelphia, PA USA

(Click here for announcement)

CACS Banquet Photos


2019 CACS Fall Meeting and Banquet

ACS Fall National Meeting Monday,

August 26, 2019, in San Diego, CA, USA

(To read more details click here)