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ACS News

An Exciting Year Ahead

by Linda Wang
February 6, 2012 | A version of this story appeared in Volume 90, Issue 6

Credit: Linda Wang
Brian A. Bernstein, Flint H. Lewis, Nancy B. Jackson, Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, Marinda Li Wu, William F. Carroll, and Madeleine Jacobs pose for a picture at ACS headquarters in Washington DC.
Credit: Linda Wang

The American Chemical Society welcomed its new officers during a reception in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 18. ACS governance and key staff members mingled with guests from the Washington science establishment and funding agencies. Pictured from left are ACS Treasurer Brian A. Bernstein, ACS Secretary Flint H. Lewis, ACS Immediate Past-President Nancy B. Jackson, ACS President Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, ACS President-Elect Marinda Li Wu, ACS Board Chair William F. Carroll Jr., and ACS Executive Director and CEO Madeleine Jacobs. During his remarks, Shakhashiri emphasized the importance of outreach and delighted the audience with a chemistry demonstration.

Credit: Linda Wang
Bassam Shakhashiri stands at a table in a cloud of smoke as he performs a demonstration for the crowd at the 2012 new officers’ reception.
Credit: Linda Wang


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