What is the full form of ACS
ACS: American Chemical Society
ACS stands for American Chemical Society. It is the world's largest scientific society and a leading source of reliable scientific information. It is at the forefront of the evolving worldwide chemistry enterprise and a professional home for chemists and related professionals across the globe. It is based in the United States and its president is Allison A. Campbell.
ACS is a dynamic and visionary organization which aims to improve people?s lives through the transforming power of chemistry. Its mission is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of people and Earth.
What ACS Do
In the United States, it has 185 local sections which allow members to:
At the national level, the Society allows members to participate in 33 specialty divisions such as food and agriculture, industrial and engineering chemistry etc. These divisions help members to:
Globally, it represents more than 140 countries and its international membership exceeds 24,000. Around 60 % articles published in ACS journals and around 50% of the material covered in the Society?s Chemical Abstracts Service originates outside the United States.