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Connecting Cultures, Advancing Chemistry: CACS


Our Mission

  • Promote fellowship among Chinese American chemists, chemical engineers, and those working in related profession.

  • Enhance communication and professional interaction among members. Provide a forum for the discussion of issues of mutual interest and concern.

  • Create opportunities for members to share professional experiences and to participate in joint research and business ventures.

  • Provide a network for mutual professional enhancement and career development.

  • Provide career counseling for young people, particularly those interested in the scientific and engineering careers.

  • Encourage scholarly achievements in chemistry and chemical engineering, and recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the science of chemistry, to chemical engineering, and to the service of the chemical profession.

  • Facilitate interactions between CACS and other scientific organizations and communities.

Benefits of Joining CACS

Networking & contacts

  • Fellowship & community

  • Professional & career development

  • Job & research opportunities

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

Opportunities for recognition (three new CACS awards established 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)


Our Leadership Team

Chair of the Board: Qiong Yuan, CAS,

2024 President: Ling Zhou, Honeywell UOP,

2024 Vice President: Yunlong Zhang, ExxonMobil,

Secretary: Wei Gao, Dow Chemical Company,

Treasurer: Chu-An Chang,

Awards Nomination Committee Chair: Jingbo Louise Liu, Texas A&M University-Kingsville,

Student Committee Chair: Kunyu Wang , University of Pennsylvania,

Student Committee Vice Chair: Wenxuan Li, Princeton University,

Director of Chemical Engineering: Huping Luo, Chevron,

Director of Chemistry: Yingchun Jasmine Lu, Viwit Pharmaceuticals,

Director of Communication: Xiaozhou Zhang, ExxonMobil,

Director of Marketing: Chi Wang, ACS,

Directors of the Board (in alphabetical order):

Marinda Li Wu, (Immediate Past Chairman)

Chu-An Chang,

L.S. Fan,

Winston S. Ho,

Shu Hu,

Shaw Huang,

Yinlun Huang,

Ving C. Lee,

Lei Li, (2021 President)

Lin Li,

Norman Li,

Jingbo Louise Liu, (2023 President)

Yingchun Jasmine Lu, (2022 President)

Mark Zhen,

Lubo Zhou,

Frank Zhu,


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