Ames Local Section

About Us

The Ames local section was chartered in 1915 and serves Boone, Hardin, Hamilton, Jasper, Marshall, Polk, and Story counties in central Iowa.  We are based at the Iowa State University chemistry department in Ames. 


About the American Chemical Society

The American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world’s largest scientific society and one of the world’s leading sources of authoritative scientific information. A nonprofit organization, chartered by Congress, ACS is at the forefront of the evolving worldwide chemical enterprise and the premier professional home for chemists, chemical engineers and related professions around the globe.